Oral Roberts University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$25,800

4.24% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,744

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

9.46%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

93.3%

2,433 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,919

82.2% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

56.5%

225 Graduates

About

Oral Roberts University is a higher education institution located in Tulsa County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Oral Roberts University were Registered Nursing (44 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees), and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (25 degrees).

In 2017, 661 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oral Roberts University. 60.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (336 degrees), 3.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oral Roberts University is $25,800, which is $5,067 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oral Roberts University is $25,800, which is $5,067 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,744.

In 2017, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,800

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Oral Roberts University was $25,800. The cost of tuition at Oral Roberts University is $5,067 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$19,744

2017 Value

8.57%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Oral Roberts University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,744. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Oral Roberts University grew by 8.57%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,153

Room and Board

$1,848

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oral Roberts University was of $9,153 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,848. The cost of room and board increased by 5.17% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Oral Roberts University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 2.3% with respect to 2016, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

9.46%

2016 Default Rate

86

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Oral Roberts University was 9.46%, which represents 86 out of the 909 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Oral Roberts University received 2,433 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 7.77% annual decline. Out of those 2,433 applicants, 2,271 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.3% acceptance rate.

There were 3,919 students enrolled at Oral Roberts University in 2017, and 26% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oral Roberts University has an overall enrollment yield of 27.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,271

Accepted Out of 2,433

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oral Roberts University was 93.3% (2,271 admissions from 2,433 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 68.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -7.77%, while admissions grew by 25.7%.

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SAT Scores

26%

Submission Percentage

165

Scores Submitted

26% of enrolled first-time students at Oral Roberts University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oral Roberts University has a total enrollment of 3,919 students. The full-time enrollment at Oral Roberts University is 3,220 students and the part-time enrollment is 699. This means that 82.2% of students enrolled at Oral Roberts University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oral Roberts University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.2% White, 13.1% Black or African American, 11.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.44% Two or More Races, 2.63% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.17% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oral Roberts University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (27.2%), followed by White Male (17.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.69%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (15.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (13%) and White Female (11.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oral Roberts University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,919 students. The full-time enrollment at Oral Roberts University is 3,220 and the part-time enrollment is 699. This means that 82.2% of students enrolled at Oral Roberts University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Oral Roberts University was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Oral Roberts University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,575

  2. Black or African American

    515

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    442

The enrolled student population at Oral Roberts University is 40.2% White, 13.1% Black or African American, 11.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.44% Two or More Races, 2.63% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.17% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 588 students (15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 139 more women than men received degrees from Oral Roberts University. The majority of degree recipients at Oral Roberts University are white (336 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oral Roberts University is Registered Nursing (44 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees) and Pastoral Studies & Counseling (25 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Oral Roberts University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (152 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), and Communications (42 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oral Roberts University are Accountants & auditors (1,116,552 people), Other managers (758,947 people), Financial managers (445,633 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (411,479 people), and Chief executives & legislators (353,476 people).

The most specialized majors at Oral Roberts University are Theology (152 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), Communications (42 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (33 degrees), and Business (165 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oral Roberts University are Surgeons, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Sales engineers

The most specialized majors at Oral Roberts University are Theology (152 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), Communications (42 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (33 degrees), and Business (165 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oral Roberts University are Elementary & secondary schools (806,644 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (545,778 people), Banking & related activities (532,414 people), Computer Systems Design (527,212 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (436,714 people).

The most specialized majors at Oral Roberts University are Theology (152 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (36 degrees), Communications (42 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (33 degrees), and Business (165 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Oral Roberts University.

Most Common

  1. 44 degrees awarded

  2. 38 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oral Roberts University was Registered Nursing with 44 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 261

  2. 400

In 2017, 261 degrees were awarded to men at Oral Roberts University, which is 0.652 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (400).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 38 degrees were awarded to men at Oral Roberts University in Divinity & Ministry, which is 2 times more than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to women at Oral Roberts University in Registered Nursing, which is 13.7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%

100% Completion Time

58%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 46% of students graduating from Oral Roberts University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oral Roberts University is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 7.56% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    336 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    91 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oral Roberts University is white (336 degrees awarded). There were 3.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (91 degrees).

6.05% of degree recipients (40 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    205 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    131 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    62 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Oral Roberts University is white female (205 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (131 degrees).

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Operations

Oral Roberts University has an endowment valued at nearly $43M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.38M (7.86%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Oral Roberts University had a total salary expenditure of $107M. Oral Roberts University employs 50 Assistant professors, 46 Professors, and 40 Associate professors. Most academics at Oral Roberts University are Male Professors (38), Female Assistant professors(27), and Male Assistant professors (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oral Roberts University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 113 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 106 employees, and Management with 75 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$43M

2017 Endowment

2.58%

growth from 2016

Oral Roberts University has an endowment valued at about $43M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Oral Roberts University grew 2.58% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $9.85M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $826k - Federal

  2. $62.8k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Oral Roberts University received $826k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $62.8k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$38.6M

2017 Salaries

1.58%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Oral Roberts University paid a median of $38.6M in salaries, which represents 35.9% of their overall expenditure ($107M) and a 1.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.78% growth from 2015 and a 4.04% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.4M

Instructional Salaries

156

Number of Employees

In 2017, Oral Roberts University paid a total of $10.4M to 156 employees working as instructors, which represents 27% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

50 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

113 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oral Roberts University were Assistant professor with 50 employees; Professor with 46 employees; and Professor with 40 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oral Roberts University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 113 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 106 employees; and Management with 75 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oral Roberts University was Male Professor with 38 employees, Female Assistant professor with 27 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Oral Roberts University.

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