Chances of getting into Oral Roberts University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
93.3%
Admission Difficulty for Oral Roberts University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into ORU and can I get accepted? The school has a 93% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,271 out of 2,433 applicants were admitted making Oral Roberts University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. Oral Roberts University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 27% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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ORU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1280
Applicants Submitting SAT
26%
SAT Scores for Oral Roberts University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Oral Roberts University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1280
Average SAT Score 1180

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Oral Roberts University?

Oral Roberts University typically requires applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Oklahoma for highest average SAT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Oral Roberts University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1280 and Above Good >96%
1175 to 1280 Avg + 93%-96%
1070 to 1175 Avg - 89%-93%
965 to 1070 Reach 82%-89%
Less than 965 Low <82%
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ORU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
74%
ACT Scores for Oral Roberts University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Oral Roberts University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into ORU?

Admission data indicates that ORU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #7 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 74 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Oral Roberts University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Oral Roberts University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >96%
23 to 26 Avg + 93%-96%
20 to 23 Avg - 89%-93%
17 to 20 Reach 82%-89%
Less than 17 Low <82%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.45
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Oral Roberts University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Oral Roberts University was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Oklahoma for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.45 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as ORU accepts 93% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Oral Roberts University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 38% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 15% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

78% of Oral Roberts University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Oral Roberts University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 46%
Top 50% of class 78%
Bottom 50% of class 22%
Bottom 25% of class 7%

Admission Statistics

Oral Roberts University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,457 976 2,433
Accepted 1,352 919 2,271
Acceptance Rate 93% 94% 93%
Enrolled 352 269 621
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 26% 29% 27%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Oral Roberts University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Oral Roberts University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Oral Roberts University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207582 IPEDS survey data for Oral Roberts University.