Distance Learning

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Online Campus

Do I have to come to the campus to complete the ORU Distance Learning program?

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No. There is no need for you to come to campus to complete your degree, although you are certainly welcome to visit at any time, especially when it’s time for you to graduate!

How much is tuition for the Distance Learning Program?

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The cost for online tuition is $447 per credit hour in the 2013-2014 academic year for undergraduate online courses. Administrative fees and text book costs are separate from the tuition cost.

Is financial aid available?

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Yes, financial aid is available for applicants who qualify, have completed full admission requirements, and are pursuing a degree through the ORU Distance Learning. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid can be completed at fafsa.ed.gov.

How do I get my books?

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You can purchase your books through our campus bookstore at oru.bkstr.com.

The University Store at ORU has used, new, digital, and rental options for course materials. Orders can be paid for with a credit card or with Follett/Eagle Bucks and are shipped via FedEx.

To deposit funds on your Eagle Bucks account, visit oru.edu/eaglecard. You will need to have your Z# available to make online eagle buck deposits.

Is Oral Roberts University accredited?

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ORU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Additionally, three of our colleges have the highest specialized accreditation in the nation. The College of Theology and Ministry is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools; the College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Oklahoma Board of Nursing; the College of Education is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Do classes have specific start and end dates?

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Yes, each ORU online course has a designated start and end date. Courses are offered in 7-week sessions with each semester (fall, spring, and summer) having two 7-week sessions each. Students can take one or two courses each of the 7-week sessions. Call for specific start dates.

How do I apply for ORU’s Distance Learning Program?

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To apply online for free, simply visit online.oru.edu and click “Apply” in the upper right hand corner.


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