Affordable Colleges Online Names ORU Among Top Online Communications Programs In the Nation

The Oral Roberts University (ORU) Online Bachelor of Arts in Communication program has been ranked among the Best Online Communications Programs in the nation by Affordable Colleges Online (AC Online). The 2015-2016 list of rankings placed ORU 15th in a review of hundreds of eligible programs.

"It is very satisfying to see the ORU Online Communication program placing in the top communication schools evaluated by AC Online,” said ORU Provost Kathaleen Reid-Martinez. “This type of external review provides invaluable insight to the University's continuous review processes, and those required by the Higher Learning Commission, the University's regional accrediting agency."

The ORU Online Bachelor of Arts in Communication equips students with valuable professional skills in interpersonal communication, social decision making and self-expression, with an emphasis on theory-to-life situations. Communication majors develop skills in public speaking, problem solving, conference leadership, seminar development, systems analysis, interviewing, listening and in-house communication consulting. The program also incorporates the University's unique Whole Person approach to Education—body, mind and spirit.

The AC Online rankings are determined and scored based on established criteria including online tuition rate, the number of online bachelor’s degrees available, student-faculty ratio (undergraduate), six-year graduation rate and job placement services, among others.

To see more information about the ORU Online Bachelor of Communication Program visit http://www.oru.edu/academics/online_campus/accredited_bachelor_degrees/.