Application Process and Requirements

Application Process and Requirements for the ORU Graduate School of Business

We are delighted that you've chosen to apply to the ORU Graduate School of Business! You can complete an Online Application by clicking here. If you wish, you may download the Graduate School of Business Application here.

Application Checklist

The following is a checklist of all information required by applicants to the Graduate Business degree programs.

  • Complete all Applicant Information within the Graduate School of Business Application
  • Include Application Processing Fee $35
  • Personal Sketch
    Please answer the questions in your own words. Type answers in double-space format and attach to your application. All submissions are held in confidence.
  • Honor Code
    All ORU students accept the Honor Code as their lifestyle while at ORU. Your signature on this form acknowledges your acceptance of the ORU lifestyle.
  • Minister's Recommendation (Download PDF)
    This form is to be completed and returned by your minister or other church leader who is not a relative.
  • Academic/Professional Recommendations (Download PDF)
    Two academic recommendations from current or former professors are required. Professional recommendations may be submitted if you have not been in college within the last five years. Each of these recommendations are to be returned to ORU directly by the person submitting the reference.
  • Institutional Financial Aid Applications
    For interested applicants: Academic/Professional & Graduate Assistantship forms.
  • Official Transcripts
    Official transcripts must be received directly from all colleges and universities attended in their original sealed envelopes unless you are an international student (see below). This also includes all technology and unaccredited schools.
  • Official Test Score
    Applicants must submit scores from the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), OR the National Field Test taken within the past five years in order to apply for academic scholarships.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS—ADDITIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • TOEFL or IELTS Test Score
    All international students whose native language of instruction is not English must submit official TOEFL scores from within the past two years. A minimum score of 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, or 79-80 internet-based is required for admission. For further information on the TOEFL, please call 609.771.7100 or go to http://www.ets.org.
  • World Educational Services (WES)
    All international students are required to use this service for quick and accurate translation and evaluation of transcripts. All transcripts must be submitted directly from your undergraduate institution to WES for evaluation. More information is available at www.wes.org.
  • International Student Financial Guarantee Form
    All international students are required to document verification of their financial support. Support must be verified prior to the University issuing a Form I-20. The Form I-20 is needed in order for an applicant to be issued a student visa. The guarantor must agree to meet the actual expenses incurred for each year the applicant is enrolled at ORU.
  • Sevis Transfer Request
    This form is only for international students in F-1 Status transferring to ORU from another U.S. school.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS FOR STUDENTS LIVING ON CAMPUS

  • Tuition Deposit
    After admission has been granted, a non-refundable advance tuition payment in the amount of $125 is required. This deposit will be credited to your university account.
  • Medical Assessment
    In accordance with the University philosophy of educating the whole person (spirit, mind and body), all students are required to participate in the University's health and fitness program. A medical assessment form must be completed with immunization records and submitted to the University. A copy of this form is located at http://admissions.oru.edu/MedicalAssessment.pdf.

Once completed, return all application documents to:
Graduate School Admissions, Oral Roberts University
7777 S. Lewis Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74171, USA