Frequently Asked Questions

How much is tuition? 
$349 per credit hour. There is a general fee of either $259 per Term (12 or more hours) or $100 per Term (less than 12 hours), and an additional technology fee of $112 per Term. Administrative fees and text book costs are separate from tuition cost.

Is financial aid available?
Yes, financial aid is available for applicants who qualify, have completed full admission requirements and are pursuing a degree through the ORU Online Learning program. A free application for Federal Student Aid can be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Are scholarships available?
No, there are no scholarships available within the distance learning program, however you can look into outside scholarships for additional assistance.

How do I enroll in classes?
Follow the instructions here and let us know how we may help you.

How do I get my books?
You can purchase your books through our campus bookstore or at orustore.com.

The University Store at ORU has used, new, digital, and rental options for course materials. Orders can be paid for with a credit card or with Follett/Eagle Bucks and can be picked up at the store or shipped to your home vi a FedEx. Orders cannot be filled if funds are not available. Transfer or deposit funds to your campus card PRIOR to placing your order.

To deposit funds on your Eagle Bucks account, visit www.oru.edu/eaglecard.You will need your Z# available to make online deposits.

Is ORU accredited?
ORU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Do classes have specific start and end dates?
Yes, each ORU online course has a designated start and end date. Courses are offered in seven-week sessions with each semester (fall, spring, and summer) having two, seven-week sessions each. Students can take one or two courses in each of the seven-week sessions.