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Reviews 1037 total reviews with an average rating of 3.8

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4 College Freshman

Administration: I like the strictness of the school because it holds us to a high standard of excellence in our behavior and the way we dress. We may not be able to do drugs and drink like many colleges allow, but we find other ways to more productively use our time and we have fun in the process.

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4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Depending on the dorm you choose, you will either get a fairly average sized dorm room or a larger one. Both sizes are nice and clean and provide adequate space for your things. The best options are the "Towers" dorms as they are the most spacious. The atmosphere in all the dorms is fun and relaxed, although it can be quite noisy. The cost is the only downside. The dorms are incredibly pricey and the housing process can be kind of tricky.

5 College Student

Health & Safety: I always feel safe on campus, even after dark.

3 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Local Area: Tulsa is a good city with plenty of opportunities; you just have to look for them.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Party Scene: There are a few parties that the student association puts on each semester. Otherwise, everyone is busy with classes.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Scholarships: It's easy to get the funding needed to be there, just make sure you keep track of the costs.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Administration: ORU looks to encourage a culture that builds community on and off campus through its rules.

5 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The campus is very safe and everyone works to keep it that way.

4 College Junior

Majors: Business Administration is really great because it offers a wide range of skills that are applicable in every job.

College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I live on campus, so I do not know much about the off campus experience except what some of my friends say.

College Junior

Greek Life: I'm not really familiar with any "Greek" life on campus.

4 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: There are plenty of options for off campus dining. However, it helps if you have transportation and know someone who is familiar with the area. Thankfully, I have some friends who know where several smaller restaurants are that serve more authentic food from other cultures.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: They provide plenty of scholarships for students. However, I wish they could post more information about outside scholarships.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: It feels very safe on campus. Not only does the religious environment of the campus ease the minds of students, but we also have a moat around the campus. (That moat was not intentional; the river was just getting too big, so the city of Tulsa had to renovate all areas where the river was flowing.)

3 College Junior

Local Area: Tulsa is a fairly safe city, but there are a few drawbacks that make me want to live elsewhere.

3 College Junior

Party Scene: I DO NOT party... EVER! I am more concerned with getting good grades so I can get into a study abroad program at Oxford.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: I don't think there is a terribly big variety of restaurants, but I am only referring to the places right next to the campus. I don't like to drive very much, so I don't know what else is beyond the area next to the campus.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I live with my parents, so I have neither campus nor off-campus housing. As such, I do not know the answer to this question.

4 College Junior

Athletics: To be honest, it's not fun to be forced to log your level of exercise every week, but at least the school is concerned about the health of the students.

5 College Junior

Majors: Although I have yet to have an internship, the classes I am taking for my major are VERY difficult. As a result, I can be confident that I will have sufficient knowledge to operate property in a starting position of my field of study.

3 College Junior

Administration: While some people may view the rules to be a bit strict, at least it shows that the school cares about its students.

4 Recent Alumnus

Off-Campus Dining: Many choices such as sonic, subway, first watch and Gyros.

5 College Freshman

Majors: I have not had an internship yet, but when I am ready to find one I have a lot of great resources available to me.

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3 College Freshman

Athletics: The sports teams, overall, are quite competitive in their conference.

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5 College Sophomore

Majors: The professors all love you and are like you. They all want us to succeed and are always there to talk to. The school wants us to succeed so they provide plenty of opportunities for us to meet with professionals in our field.

4 people found this useful Report
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Men's Tower Dorms
Men's Tower Dorms
Men's Tower Dorms Men's Tower Dorms These are the two men's Towers Dorms. There are two twin women's dorms on the other side. If the dorms are seen from an aerial view, each tower is in the shape of the star of David.
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Nearly everyone at ORU said that if they had to make their college decision all over again, they would still choose this university. Students give high marks to the strong Christian community here, and say that the professors and students are approachable, kind, and helpful. Another positive is the size of the school—it’s easy enough to get personal attention from the teachers, but the school is still large enough that you’ll regularly be able to meet lots of new, unique people.

Overall, Oral Roberts University is a great place for anyone who has a strong desire to become spiritually awake, intellectually alert, physically disciplined, professionally competent, and socially adept!

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