Application Process

Transfer Students

1. Complete the Application

You may submit the application the following ways:
Apply online and get your application fee waived
Download the application
Request an application be sent to you

2. Submit the $35 Application fee

When completing the online application your fee is waived.

When downloading the application or completing the paper application:
You may pay with a debit or credit card over the phone by calling 800.678.8876 x1, or pay online.
You may mail your check or money order to our Undergraduate Admissions Office, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., Tulsa, OK 74171.

3. Request your transcripts

In order for a transcript to be marked official, it must be sent directly from your school to ORU. If it is in your hands at any time, it is not considered official.

Transfer Students
Any person who has earned 15 college credits or more since graduating from high school is considered a transfer student and must submit the following:

Please request official transcripts to be sent directly to the ORU Admissions Office from each institution (both accredited and non-accredited) you have attended during college. Please also submit high school transcripts if you fall into any of the following categories:
1. You have not completed 24 credits at a college since graduating from high school.
2. You are transferring from a non-accredited institution to ORU
3. You are transferring from a Bible school to ORU
4. You are transferring from a school that has an articulation agreement with ORU

International Students or US Citizens living abroad

Any person who has attended school outside of the 50 United States must submit transcripts through the following service:
World Education Services (WES): Click on the following link to access information specific to your country.

4. Request your test score(s)

Students who have completed 15 credits or more at an accredited college or university after high school graduation do not have to submit an ACT or SAT score.

ORU accepts the ACT or the SAT for admission.
Go to to request your ACT score or to request your SAT score.

All international students must prove they have sufficient knowledge of the English language before they can be admitted. Any international student whose primary language is not English must submit one of the following:

  • ACT score
  • SAT score
  • TOEFL score

5. Immunization Records

Please submit a copy of your immunizations.

Click here to download the list of immunizations required by ORU along with the Medical Assessment Form that must be completed prior to enrollment.

Click here to submit any questions regarding our immunization policy.

6. Housing

The $150 deposit will reserve students a spot in ORU's on campus housing. Students may submit the deposit upon acceptance to the university.

Students can submit their deposit the following ways:
Mail: Checks or money orders may be mailed to Undergraduate Admissions: 7777 S. Lewis Ave. Tulsa, OK 74171
Phone: Call 800.678.8876 x1 to pay the enrollment deposit over the phone
Online: Go to to submit your online payment

Click here to read our housing policy.

The deposit is fully refundable if requested in writing by May 1st prior to enrollment in the fall semester or December 1st prior to enrollment in the spring semester. This deposit will also be refundable at the end of a current student's time at ORU if the housing policy is upheld and the deposit is requested back in writing.

7. Student Insurance

All students must carry health insurance while attending ORU. You can choose a private carrier of your choice.