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ORU Ranked for High Return on Investment

ORU High ROIOral Roberts University was recognized in the top 14 among more than 150 Okla. higher learning institutions analyzed for return on investment by AffordableCollegesOnline.org. The university was honored for having a large earnings gap between non-degree holders over thirty years, and the tendency to earn more on average than graduates from other Okla. schools.

AC Online analyzed more than 150 fully accredited, four-year, degree granting institutions in Okla. Return on investment was determined according to PayScale’s 2013 College Value Report as well as data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and Carnegie Classification.

“These are important lists for prospective students to consider,” says AC Online founder Dan Schuessler. “We’ve sifted through comprehensive data sources to find colleges and universities in Oklahoma that offer a high quality education with consistent, long-term payoffs in the workplace.”

Affordable Colleges Online provides students with information about affordable higher education options. The website offers financial aid videos, expert advice, and cost savings ideas. AC Online is a trusted resource for college stats and rankings. Most recently the site launched a feature that provides students with a categorized directory of free online introductory, or "101", classes from several top named U.S. universities such as MIT, Michigan and U.C. Berkeley.

To view the full list of rankings, visit http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/oklahoma.