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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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Oral Roberts University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% 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 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Oral Roberts University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,904
Women 2,807

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

ORU serves a low number of students outside of Oklahoma, with 40 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Oral Roberts University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 40%
Out of State 48%
Foreign 12%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,453 per year

43% 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.