Oral Roberts University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Tulsa, OK

$29,700

Avg tuition

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About Oral Roberts University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Other Protestant  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Oral Roberts University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,682, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 78%. The university offers 76 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 56%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $29,700.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

78% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

78% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

56% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Considered (not required)

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Considered (not required)

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Considered (not required)

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-27

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 980-1220

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students enrolled

20%

Online student enrollment

16:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

36%

Black

15%

Non-U.S. Citizen

15%

Unknown

14%

Hispanic

11%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

3%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

43% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

2

Total Online Enrollment

857

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's Check Bold 3% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's X Bold Not offered

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $29,700 $29,700
Graduate $11,052 $11,052

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,920
On-campus room and board $8,650
On-campus other expenses $3,706
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $13,200
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $3,706
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,600

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $43,976 $43,976
Off-campus without family $48,526 $48,526
Off-campus with family $36,220 $36,220

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

43%

State Grant Aid

20%

Institution Grant Aid

99%

Pell Grant

43%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,774
State Grant Aid $4,370
Institution Grant Aid $20,199
Pell Grant Aid $4,697

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$34k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.