Oral Roberts is a private university focusing on the liberal arts. Based in the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the university is officially multidenominational, not being tied to any particular Christian group. Founded in 1965, the university was first accredited in 1971, and is named after its founder.
Students under the age of 23 are expected to live on campus, and have access to a wide range of different accommodation options. As well as this, the campus plays host to a number of different dining areas, and has a variety of different meal plans available for students. In order to help foster a distinct sense of community, the university maintains a number of different student organisations catering to a range of interests. As well as this, regular services are held at the university’s chapel, and are broadcast throughout campus.
The university arranges its academic programmes into six different colleges. These are the College of Education, College of Business, College of Nursing, College of Science and Engineering, College of Theology and Ministry, and the College of Arts and Cultural Sciences. The university offers nearly 80 different majors across a wide range of subjects.
The city in which Oral Roberts University is located, Tulsa, is one of the largest cities in the state of Oklahoma. Students at Oral Roberts have easy access to the modern trappings of such a city, ensuring that anything not found on campus can be found in Tulsa.
Some famous alumni of Oral Roberts include the pastor Ted Haggard. Also, Simpsons’ character Ned Flanders is also a graduate of the university.