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Study at Oral Roberts University

Oral Roberts University, also referred to as ORU, was established in 1963 and is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This university was named after its founder, Oral Roberts, the evangelist. The university offers its students graduate and undergraduate programs in a range of subject areas including business, education, arts and cultural studies, science and engineering, and nursing.

The athletic teams of Oral Roberts University are named the Golden Eagles. ORU is a member of the Summit League and the male and female students of the college take participate in sports such as basketball, tennis, golf, cross country and soccer. The famous alumni of this university includes Todd Burns, former Major League baseball player; David Barton, author and commentator; and Brian Graden, television executive.

Profile of Oral Roberts University

Oral Roberts University is in Tulsa, OK. Tulsa is a large city. The school is classified as a Other Protestant college. Oral Roberts University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at Oral Roberts University include music and media.

Oral Roberts University Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. The top quarter of students at Oral Roberts University scored at least 590 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 440 to 590 in 2007. People seek out the school, and many students are from other states.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 3, 166 students study at Oral Roberts University .

Student Life

The school offers a real campus feel. Oral Roberts University makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Mid-Continent Conference athletics.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The mission of Oral Roberts University in its commitment to the Christian faith is to educate the whole person in spirit, mind, and body, thereby preparing its graduates to be professionally competent servant-leaders who are spiritually alive, intellectually alert, physically disciplined, and socially adept. The University seeks to synthesize the best practices of liberal arts, professional, and graduate education with a charismatic emphasis to enable students to go into every persons world with Gods message of salvation and healing for the totality of human need. "

Oral Roberts University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Religion and Philosophy165pastoral Counselling, ministry, theological and ministerial studies, theology and religious vocations, theology, bible studies, missionary studies, religious music, . . .
Business and Management147business management, management science, finance, international business, accounting, marketing, business administration, MIS, . . .
Liberal Arts80political science, interdisciplinary studies, history, Spanish language, Biblical languages, French language, liberal arts and sciences, English, . . .
Media64mass communication, communication and journalism, communication studies, radio and television, broadcast journalism, media studies, organizational communications, journalism courses
Education and Teaching60elementary school teaching, educational administration, ESL instruction, educational admin and supervision, curriculum and instruction, music teaching, physical education teaching, special ed, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine38registered nursing
Therapy and Counselling34psychology, physical therapy, psychology courses
Music23music, music theory and composition, music performance, piano, voice
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19exercise science, parks and recreation studies
Science16biology, biochemistry, physics, pharmacology, microbiology, chemistry, biological and physical sciences, marine biology, . . .
Family and Social Work10social work
Engineering9engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering physics, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering
Design5graphic design, design and applied arts
Fine Arts4fine arts
Drama and Performing Arts2drama, various performing arts
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science, computer engineering
Medical Support and Technology0pre-pharmacy, clinical lab tech
Photography and Commercial Art0film and photography, commercial art
Medicine0pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary, pre-med

Contact: Oral Roberts University

Oral Roberts University

7777 S Lewis

Tulsa, OK 74171

General Phone: (918) 495-6161


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