Oral Roberts University

Tulsa, OK

Oral Roberts, founded in 1963, is a private, non-profit, non-denominational church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 263-acre campus is located in Tulsa.

School Profiles: Undergrad Christian Life

Oral Roberts University

Tulsa, OK

Whole Leaders for the Whole World

AT A GLANCE

Accolades
Ranked 4th in the nation for student engagement by the Wall Street Journal
2019-2020 Colleges of Distinction
2019-2020 Oklahoma Colleges of Distinction
2019-2020 Christian Colleges of Distinction

Overview
School type: Private, four-year, Christian 
Academic calendar: Semesters 
Religious affiliation: Interdenominational
School size: 4,160 students
Student-faculty ratio: 17:1
Four-year graduation rate: 55% 
Freshman retention rate: 92% 
Number of registered organizations: 35+ 

Costs and Aid (2020—2021 Academic Year)
Undergraduate in-state tuition: $29,700
Undergraduate out-of-state tuition: $29,700
Room and board: $8,650
Average additional fees: $1,230
Scholarships: Yes
Grants: Yes
Work-Study: Yes
Co-ops/Internships: Yes 

Admission 
Average GPA: 3.59
Average ACT score: 25
Average SAT score: 1218
Essay required: No
Interview required: No
Application deadline: Rolling admission starts August 1
Application fee: Free at apply.oru.edu 

Top 5 Majors
• Ministry and Leadership
• Business Administration
• Nursing
• Psychology
• Engineering

Located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Oral Roberts University is one of the world’s leading Spirit-empowered Christian universities. At ORU, every aspect of your education is designed to take your innovative ideas to the next level. From our world-class Global Learning Center to our cutting-edge virtual reality simulator, ORU is a place where you can see your dreams transformed into reality. You matter at ORU, and we want to surround you with resources that will prepare you for the vocation God has designed you for. 

As an ORU Golden Eagle, you will graduate feeling confident and prepared for your future. Named a College of Distinction for the 2019–2020 academic year, ORU opens doors of opportunity for its students that are hard to find elsewhere. With a 99.5% job placement rate, our graduates are serving at the top of their fields as innovators all over the nation and around the globe. Join ORU and embrace an education that will transform and equip you as the world-changing leader you were created to be. Learn more at oru.edu.

Majors for every career and calling
At ORU, we believe you were made by God on purpose for a purpose. That’s why we offer over 150 on-campus and online majors, minors, concentrations, and pre-professional programs spanning countless interests at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Explore ORU degrees at exploremajors.oru.edu.

Scholarships and financial aid 
ORU offers academic awards, need-based aid for those who qualify, NCAA Division I athletic scholarships, talent awards, and Quest Whole Leader scholarships ranging up to the cost of full tuition per year, making ORU more affordable than you think. For a full list, visit finaid.oru.edu