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Oral Roberts University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 243 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 3 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

57% Women
43% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

The Summit League

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $163,037)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $91,429)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 21 20 - -
Baseball 39 - - -
Basketball 17 13 - Yes
Golf 9 8 - -
Soccer 27 24 - Yes
Tennis 10 9 - Yes
Volleyball - 14 - Yes
Badminton - - - Yes
Court Sports - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - - Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Softball - - - Yes
Table Tennis - - - Yes
Weight Lifting - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 2.6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.7%
Black/non-Hispanic 17.7%
Hispanic 5.4%
Non-resident alien 8.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 8.7%
Two or more races 0.9%
White/non-Hispanic 54.1%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 5

Notable Alumni

  • Kathie Lee Gifford (attended but did not graduate) , TV personality
  • Ryan Tedder [Class of 01] , Lead singer of OneRepublic
  • Dave Darton [Class of 76], Minister, author
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Shelby from Harrison, AR
  • 4
  • The dorms in all honesty aren't that bad. There are four dorm options for the girls (Gabrielle, Claudius, Susie, and Frances), and there are three for the boys (EMR, Wesley,…

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  • Michael from North Carolina
  • 5
  • oru has beautiful dorms! they just renovated the dorms and the bathrooms are like nice hotels. also, they clean the dorms daily so it is definitely well kept by students…

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  • Aaron from Tulsa, OK
  • 5
  • The dorms are great. You're most memorable times will be in the dorms.There are dorms for the students who want peace and quiet along with dorms for those who want…

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  • Cassondra from Sapulpa, OK
  • 5
  • There are multiple options for student housing at Oral Roberts University. There are four different facilities for the women to choose from and three for the men. There are the…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Delaney from Cibolo, TX
  • I am a current student here

    The food in the cafeteria is pretty good, not as good as homemade food but it's better than most cafeteria food I've eaten. There's also plenty of food outside the cafeteria such as Moe's, Chick-fil-a, and the smoothie place (seriously, the smoothies are to die for). Also if you have an allergy or some other dietary need, get talking to a dietitian before you get on campus and save some time.

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  • 3
  • Pauline from Fort Worth, TX
  • I am a current student here

    Food in the cafeteria is decent. Not exactly the best, plus sometimes the plates and utensils and cups are not clean all the time so that can be an issue. If you want places outside the cafeteria they're amazing. Plus they are good places for studying as well. Therefore, I recommend going off campus and using Eagle bucks or find shops on campus you can go to.

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  • 4
  • Anastasia - Monument, CO
  • I am a current student here

    There are many options for food at ORU. Our cafeteria is catered by Sodexo, so we are offered two different entrees, a fast food bar, salad bar, sandwich bar, bakery and special dietary bar for most meals. We also have a Chickfila, Moes’ Southwest Grill, Hava Java(coffee and pastries), Jazzman’s(coffee and pastries) and two Freshens Smoothies on campus that are a part of different meal plans. Our cafeteria also does late-night dining on week days.

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  • 4
  • Daniel - Tulsa, OK
  • I am a current student here

    Food changes almost every week and the dining arrangement is clearly very organized to make sure students can sit in large or small groups.

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  • 3
  • Mark from Tulsa, OK
  • I am a current student here

    The food is pretty good but most of the time it is the same and I get tired of eating the same food.

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  • 4
  • Shelby from Harrison, AR
  • I am a current student here

    There are several options for food on campus. Our main food source is our cafeteria, which is known as Saga. We have a Chick-Fil-A, Moe's, Hava Java, Jazzman's, Freshens, and a few other food/drink places on campus. You won't be too disappointed here when it comes to food. Sometimes saga isn't the best, but most of the time they are.

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  • 3
  • Phaedra from Tulsa, OK
  • I am a current student here

    I like having free food at saga at all times; the quality varies day to day. The only restaurants on campus are Chik fil A and Moe's and that gets very old.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Taya - Antioch, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The only Greek life is each floor on a dorm room because ORU does not have fraternities or sororities.

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  • 0
  • Shelby from Harrison, AR
  • I am a current student here

    There is no Greek like due to the fact that we are a private Christian college. Although, every wing (floor in the dorms) is given a floor name and they all have a brother and/or sister wing. This is the closest thing to Greek life at ORU.

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  • 0
  • David from Cypress, TX
  • I am a current student here

    The fraternity/sorority lifestyle is reserved for the Claudius and EMR dorms. Though it is not at the level of a public university.

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