Oral Roberts University Rankings

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In the World#2802 of 14178
In North America#852 of 2629
In the United States#784 of 2528
In Oklahoma#8 of 31
In Tulsa#2 of 5

Quick Review

Religion
Other Protestant
Acceptance rate
68%
Average SAT
1114
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$20,872 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
3,581
Graduates
579
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
oru.edu

Oral Roberts University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%73%66%
Applicants3,4341,1632,271
Admissions2,3458501,495
Freshmen enrolled full time550226324
Freshmen enrolled part time422

622 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
216 or 39%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 988
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Oral Roberts University are 988-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
345 or 62%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Oral Roberts University are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1625 (40%)
Black or African American609 (15%)
Nonresident Alien565 (14%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown523 (13%)
Hispanic462 (11%)
Two or more races169 (4%)
Asian94 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native41 (1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,872/year
Average aid awarded
$21,761
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,078
$30-48K$20,104
$48-75K$25,145
$75-110K$25,485
$110K+$26,238

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$28,998$12,960
Tuition in-state$28,998$12,960
Tuition out-of-state$28,998$12,960
Fee in-district$1,072$1,072
Fee in-state$1,072$1,072
Fee out-of-state$1,072$1,072

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,581
Combined charge for room and board$8,450
Room charge$3,950
Meal charge$4,500

Oral Roberts University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Divinity & Ministry2927
Psychology, General45
Business Administration and Management, General2322
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse39
Pastoral Studies & Counseling2610
Biology & Biological Sciences, General29
Engineering, General24
Communication, General21
Marketing & Marketing Management, General19
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management18
Bible & Biblical Studies152
Elementary Education and Teaching14
Accounting14
International Business & Trade & Commerce14
Management Science14
International Relations and Affairs13
Kinesiology and Exercise Science12
Cinematography and Film & Video Production12
Computer and Information Sciences, General11
Finance, General11
Pre-Theology & Pre-Ministerial Studies10
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other91
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies9
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other8
Theology & Theological Studies35
Political Science and Government, General8
Dance, General7
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other25
Organizational Communication, General7
Education, General7
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other6
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication6
Social Work6
English Language and Literature & Letters, Other6
Commercial and Advertising Art6
Counseling Psychology6
Biochemistry5
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor23
Religious & Sacred Music5
Fine & Studio Arts, General4
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4
Mass Communication & Media Studies4
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching4
Organizational Leadership4
Mathematics, General4
Music Therapy & Therapist4
Social Studies Teacher Education3
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels3
Sociology3
Journalism3
Advertising3
Music Teacher Education3
Community Organization and Advocacy3
History, General2
Music Theory and Composition2
Music, General2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2
Acting2
English Language and Literature, General2
Special Education and Teaching, General2
Visual and Performing Arts, Other2
Mathematics Teacher Education2
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology11
Actuarial Science1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education1
Music Performance, General1
Public Relations & Image Management1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other1
Financial Mathematics1
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics1
Music Technology1
Chemistry, General1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Sustainability Studies1
International & Global Studies1
Art Teacher Education1
Grand Total5839010
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%53%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 32%

Publications & Citations

Publications
581
Citations
15,266

Publication count by topic

Chemistry
108
Biology
106
Medicine
93
Computer science
71
Psychology
46
Sociology
21
History
20
Philosophy
16
Engineering
16
Business
13
Mathematics
13
Environmental science
12
Political science
9
Art
7
Materials science
7
Geology
6
Geography
5
Physics
4
Economics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy183016
Medicine20033,636
Biology22724,072
Computer science23991,497
Geography2443223
Business2495339
Chemistry25052,892
Geology2642115
Sociology2751110
Psychology2832762
Engineering3001292
Environmental science3301165
Art33411
Materials science3363464
Mathematics3497258
History35721
Physics360393
Political science376815
Economics50783

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199020356
19918341
19927361
19935335
19943317
19953336
19964308
19976332
19982406
19992310
20001297
20012306
20024336
20035300
20043348
20052363
200611342
200711329
200812412
200914437
201011453
201116550
201212633
201313725
201413606
201528719
201611566
201716563
201812514
201922537
202017544

General info

Alternative namesORU
Founded1963
WikipediaOral Roberts University
MottoEducating the whole person
Colorsnavy, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff669
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address7777 S Lewis Ave.
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74171
United States
City population404,000
Phone9184956161
Fax+1 (918) 495 6222

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