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Chances of getting into Oral Roberts University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
68.3%
Admission Difficulty for Oral Roberts University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow
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How hard is it to get into ORU and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,345 out of 3,434 applicants were admitted making ORU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Oral Roberts University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

ORU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
988-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
36%
SAT Scores for Oral Roberts University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 498
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 988
SAT Scores for Oral Roberts University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1110

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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 100 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 988 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in Oklahoma for highest average SAT composite score. 36 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Oral Roberts University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >78%
1114 to 1240 Avg + 68%-78%
988 to 1114 Avg - 56%-68%
862 to 988 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 862 Low <42%
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ORU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
64%
ACT Scores for Oral Roberts University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Oral Roberts University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

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 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 64 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Oral Roberts University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Oral Roberts University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >80%
21 to 25 Avg + 68%-80%
18 to 21 Avg - 57%-68%
15 to 18 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 15 Low <46%
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ORU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

What GPA do you need to get into Oral Roberts University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into ORU. 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 GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as ORU accepts 68% of students who apply.

 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

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Oral Roberts University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,271 1,163 3,434
Accepted 1,495 850 2,345
Acceptance Rate 66% 73% 68%
Enrolled 326 228 554
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 27% 24%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
126

Applicants have 126 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Oral Roberts University and what student information is used for 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.

FAQs

Does Oral Roberts University prefer SAT or ACT?

36% of students submit their SAT scores to ORU. 64% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Oral Roberts University?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to ORU. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Oral Roberts University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 988 and 1240. 36% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Oral Roberts University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 25. 64% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.