Oral Roberts University was founded in 1963 by Oral Roberts because he believed he was obeying God’s mandate. As a four year, private, for-profit institution of higher education, the school's mission is "to build Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through whole person education to impact the world with God’s healing." The campus of Oral Roberts University is located on 263 acres in south Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa is an economically diverse metropolis which offers the students of Oral Roberts University an array of internship and professional opportunities as well as cultural and recreational resources.
Oral Roberts University awards bachelor's degrees, post-baccalaureate certificates, post-master's certificates, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees. These colleges are:
- College of Arts and Cultural Studies
- College of Business
- College of Education
- College of Nursing
- College of Science and Engineering
- College of Theology and Ministry
Students can also learn bachelor's and master's degrees completely online through the Oral Roberts Online Campus.