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ORU Demographics & Diversity

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at ORU are predominantly White with a smaller Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 51% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Oral Roberts University students
Race Percent of Students
White 49%
Black 14%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 7%
Race Unknown 11%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 43% more female students than male students enrolled at Oral Roberts University with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, ORU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Oral Roberts University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Oral Roberts University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,668
Women 2,385

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

ORU serves a high number of out-of-state students with 63% of the student body residing outside of Oklahoma or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Oral Roberts University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 38%
Out of State 52%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 11%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,453 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 13.5%
Part time Undergrads 17.8%

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