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Oral Roberts University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

37 Undergraduate Degrees
18 Graduate Degrees
$30,285 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
93% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Oral Roberts University?

Location of Oral Roberts University

Contact details for ORU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7777 S Lewis Ave., Tulsa, OK 74171
Phone: 918-495-6161
Website: oru.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OralRobertsUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/OralRobertsU

How Do I Get Into ORU?

You can apply to ORU online at: webapps.oru.edu/new_php/admissions/undergraduate/application/

Admission Requirements for ORU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into ORU?

93% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women
26% Submit SAT Scores
Since ORU has an acceptance rate of 93%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 94%, and the acceptance rate for women is 93%.

Average Test Scores

About 26% of students accepted to ORU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 620. Math scores were between 490 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Oral Roberts University  ( 500 to 620 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Oral Roberts University  ( 490 to 590 )
200
800
ORU received ACT scores from 74% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Oral Roberts University  ( 20 to 27 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Oral Roberts University  ( 18 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Oral Roberts University  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford Oral Roberts University?

$30,285 Net Price
63% Take Out Loans
9.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of ORU is $30,285. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At ORU, approximately 63% of students took out student loans averaging $10,321 a year. That adds up to $41,284 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ORU is 9.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Oral Roberts University Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,714 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,581 undergraduate students at ORU, with 2,714 being full-time and 867 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  ORU

There are also 579 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,714 full-time undergraduates at ORU, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  ORU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Oral Roberts University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of ORU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 68
Black or African American 400
Hispanic or Latino 361
White 1,229
International Students 300
Other Races/Ethnicities 356

Geographic Diversity

Oklahoma students aren't the only ones who study at Oral Roberts University. At this time, 39 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 76 countries are represented at ORU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, South Korea, and India.

Online Learning at Oral Roberts University

565 Took All Classes Online
565 Took At Least One Class Online
33.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 13 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at ORU. In 2017-2018, 565 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at ORU has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 15th most popular in Oklahoma for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of ORU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Oral Roberts University was 33.6%. This is the #395 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ORU regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of ORU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Education 86%
General Education 86%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Oral Roberts University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Elementary Education 14 0 0 14
Other Educational Administration & Supervision 2 0 5 7
General Education 0 7 0 7
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 2 3 0 5
Early Childhood Education 4 0 0 4
Music Education 3 0 0 3
Social Studies Education 3 0 0 3
Teacher Education 0 3 0 3
General Special Education 2 0 0 2
Mathematics Education 2 0 0 2
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 2 0 0 2
Art Education 1 0 0 1
English & Language Arts Education 1 0 0 1
Science Education 1 0 0 1
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0
Adult & Continuing Education Administration 0 0 0 0
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 0 0 0
Other Education 0 0 0 0
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 0 0 0 0
Business Education 0 0 0 0
French Language Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
German Language Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Modern Language Education 0 0 0 0
Reading Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Spanish Education 0 0 0 0
Speech Teacher Education 0 0 0 0
Other Teacher Education & Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 0 0 0 0
Secondary Education 0 0 0 0
Teacher Development & Methodology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 37 13 5 55

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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