Oral Roberts University

Starting as a small unit, the Oral Roberts University, the world’s largest Charismatic Christian learning center, today receives applications from students of over 70 countries over the world.

Facts
Name of the Institution Oral Roberts University
Type of Institution The university is a Private, Interdenominational, Charismatic Christian institute
Location (Contact Details) 7777 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, Oklahoma – 74171, United States of AmericaPh. No. – 918-495-6161

Email – admissions@oru.edu

Ownership Private
Accreditation / Affiliation The Oral Roberts University is accredited by the -

  • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education & the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission & the Oklahoma Board of Nursing
  • Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
  • Council on Social Work Education
Courses Offered Honors Independent Study, Seminar Courses and Honors Regular Courses in -

  • Fine Arts
  • History
  • English and other Modern Languages
  • Communication
  • Humanities and Government
  • Art and Cultural Studies
  • Art and Media
Departments / Branches
  • Business
  • Education
  • Science and Engineering
  • Nursing
  • Theology
  • Ministry
  • Social Work
  • Music
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Communication Arts
  • Graphics
Admission Procedure / Eligibility Criteria
  • The admission departments for undergraduate and graduate applicants are different. The applicants must visit these departments and register their names respectively.
  • Photocopies of mark sheets of high school / last college attended must be submitted
  • IELTS or TOEFL score as proof of English proficiency
  • ACT or SAT score sheets
  • Letters of recommendation from authorities of high school or college last attended
  • Proof of payment of admission and registration fees
  • Submission of completely filled and signed application form
  • Proof of certificate that supports economic stability for studies and stay at the university
Campus Placements
  • There is an active placement cell in the university that arranges on campus recruitments for final year and just passed out students of the university.
  • The Global Hire Network is a body operating in the university that connects students with potential employers. If a student is registered with this body, chances of a bright career increase.
  • Career events like the Spring and the Fall Expos also invite several employers within the university campus, thereby making it easier for students to search for the best job.
Scholarships
  • Alumni Grant
  • Pell Grant
  • Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Academic Competitiveness Grant
  • National SMART Grant
  • Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH)
  • Rhode Island State Grant
  • Vermont State Grant
  • Pennsylvania State Grant
  • Oklahoma’s Promise Grant
  • Oklahoma Tuition Equalization Grant
  • Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant
  • ORU Retention Scholarships
  • FastWeb Scholarships
  • National Society of Hispanic MBAs scholarship
  • National Black MBA Association scholarship
  • American Association of University Women scholarship
  • Industry Experience / Connection Scholarships
  • Graduate Theology Weekend Scholarships
  • Chaplain Candidacy Scholarship
Fee Structure An average cost of education in the university is listed below -

  • Tuition fees for semester study programs – starts from $4,869
  • Tuition fees for yearly study programs – starts from $9,738
  • Stationery and other costs (semester) – starts from $900
  • Stationery and other costs (yearly) – starts from $1,900
  • Boarding cost (semester) – $4,297
  • Boarding cost (yearly) – $8,594
  • Travel cost (semester) – $911
  • Travel cost (yearly) – $1,822
Established in the Year 1963
Website www.oru.edu
Facts & Figures
  • The university is the largest Charismatic Christian institution in the world.
  • The university has been ranked 123 in the ‘Best in the West’ list prepared by The Princeton Review.
  • The university has more than 4000 students from different states across the United States and 70 countries across the world.
  • The university has derived its name from founding father Oral Roberts, an evangelist of the mid twentieth century.
  • The university has introduced master’s and doctorate programs in the past decade. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching arranges the research programs of the students.
  • The university received accreditation in the year 1971.
Events Following is the list of events that will be held in the university:

  • Fall Career Expo (held in the month of October)
  • Spring Career Expo (held in the month of March)
  • Complete Nutrition
  • Events at Mabee Center
  • Stay Connected, Stay Involved
  • Whole Person Indoor Triathlon
Distance Learning The university offers distance learning programs in all fields of study taught.

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