Points of Pride

Women's Choice Awards

Oral Roberts University is recognized as one of America’s safest campuses by the Women’s Choice Award & Niche.com. Take your first steps toward ORU’s beautiful 263-acre campus at oruglobal.com!

Affordable Colleges ROI logo Named to the Oklahoma list of top colleges for return on investment by AffordableCollegesOnline.org
ORU Online Ranks #20 in Oklahoma ORU's Online programs ranks among top programs in Oklahoma by OnlineCollege.com
Homeschool Friendly ORU's ranked as one of the top Home School Friendly Colleges & Universities by homeschoolingparent.com
2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region Named by the Princeton Review as one of the best colleges in the West. ORU is one of 124 institutions that The Princeton Review recommends in its "Best in the West" section of its website feature "2015 Best Colleges: Region by Region," at www.PrincetonReview.com.
Named as one of the top 5 healthiest colleges in the U.S. based upon drug-free campuses and healthy dining options
Best Colleges USNEWS logo Listed in US News Rankings - Top Tier
military friendly schools Named to Victory Media's 2015 list of military friendly schools
Ranked as one of the top 100 Social Media college in the Nation for 2012 and 2013
Best Value Colleges USNEWS logo Listed in US News Rankings - Best Value
All Steinway School logo Only All Steinway School in Tulsa


Academic Points of Pride

  • 3 Gates Millennium Scholarship Recipients
  • 100 percent acceptance rate into law school for graduates of the History, Humanities and Government department
  • 100 percent of 2013 College of Education graduates were employed within three months of commencement
  • 100 percent of Pre-Med Honor Students were accepted into medical school.
  • 90 percent acceptance rate into law school
  • 93 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses
  • 89 percentile on National Field Test for business graduates - 91 Percentile and higher for Management (95%), Finance (94%), Accounting (93%) and Marketing (91%)
  • 86 percent acceptance rate into medical schools for students with GPA of 3.6 or higher
  • 56 percent of the faculty hold terminal degrees in their field
  • College of Business Enactus team named 6th best team in the U.S. in 2013
  • 20 Scholarships valued at $20,000 each will be awarded to new fall 2015 freshmen and transfer undergraduate students

Athletics Points of Pride

  • Golden Eagles compete in 16 NCAA Division I men's and women's varsity sports
  • In 2015-2016, ORU had a school record five student-athletes earn Academic All-American honors
  • In 2015-2016, ORU crowned three All-Americans; two in indoor track & field and one in outdoor track & field
  • ORU has produced 91 All-Americans in the last 19 years
  • During that same period, the Golden Eagles have won 147 conference championships and made 81 NCAA Tournament appearances
  • ORU won seven individual Player and Coach of the Year awards from the Summit League during the 2015-2016 season
  • The baseball team posted a 4-1 record against Big 12 teams during the 2016 regular season and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 17th time in as many seasons as members of the Summit League including wins against Auburn and Mississippi State