Oral Roberts University (ORU)

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Oral Roberts University can be found in Tulsa, OK, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 3,500 students enrolled per year at ORU.

Most of the students getting into ORU earned an SAT score within the range of 910 to 1130, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 20 to 25. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the ORU average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.33. This school has an acceptance rate of around 44% with 65% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at oru.edu.

Overall ORU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Oral Roberts University was reported as 43.5% in Fall 2013 with over 1,420 applications submitted to Oral Roberts University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ORU ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • ORU Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Oral Roberts University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Oral Roberts University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Oral Roberts University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 65.2%
  • 2010-2011: 72.7%
  • 2011-2012: 59.3%
  • 2012-2013: 59.3%
  • 2013-2014: 43.5%
  • Projected ORU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 55.5%

How Does ORU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Oral Roberts University is twenty-eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Tulsa40.6%
Rogers State University54.5%
Bacone College71.8%
Oklahoma Wesleyan University49.3%
Oklahoma Baptist University56.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to ORU (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math18 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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