ORU Demographics & Diversity
Racial DiversityVery 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 students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
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.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
ORU serves a high number of out-of-state students with 63% of the student body residing outside of Oklahoma or from other countries.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$63,453 per year
41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|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.