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Oral Roberts University

7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74171-0001
+1 918-495-6161
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Went to arena. Everyone is so nice and friendly. Offered me free sample of brats-worth. Very clean... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
David B
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Stopped to take a picture of the campus.

Pulled in to take a picture of the praying hands at the front entrance. They have a small parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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7777 S Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74171-0001
+1 918-495-6161
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to arena. Everyone is so nice and friendly. Offered me free sample of brats-worth. Very clean arena.

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pulled in to take a picture of the praying hands at the front entrance. They have a small parking lot nearby that was empty on the weekend, which allowed me to park and walk across the street to take the picture. I then drove further...More

Thank HuskerCob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding!... I️ recommend this university experience to anyone. Both parent & student approved! Great education and great spiritual atmosphere that fosters leadership and spiritual growth.

Thank Paul Alvin H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

(Caveat): I graduated from here in 1972. The campus buildings range from normal school buildings, to interesting mid-century architecture to more modern buildings. The center-piece of the campus is the prayer tower which is surrounded by the prayer gardens which are beautiful and well kept....More

Thank Darrel-Carol
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I wouldn't want to go to school here, but it is well worth a visit just to see the amazing architecture. While it likely cost quite a bit, it resulted in making this a showplace in Tulsa. Twice I turned down a chance to see...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 25 October 2017

stopped by to check out the impressive architectural designs of the campus and the different buildings. It is truly a rare gem in the mid centry modern design. The grounds are wonderfully landscaped as well.

Thank IrishFoodluvr
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went to see ORU as we were in Tulsa and it was worth it. Its a Christian University campus and amazing to see how one man had a dream and built it.

Thank BlessonVk
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Yes, this is a university campus, and there are several unique structures, which deserve a close exploration. What is of value is the stories that are part of this place. Visit the Prayer Tower. You will find a certificate which was presented to Oral Roberts...More

Thank wonsukma
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Before heading to Tulsa, one of my friends said that we should check out Oral Roberts because of its unique architecture so we made a stop. When asking questions to student staff members, they were short with us and not helpful. Not a great beginning....More

2  Thank ksingrey92
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I would not make a special trip to ORU just to see it...but if you are driving by it is worth seeing. Of course, I have been at several events here so maybe I am just too used to it.

Thank cubfaninco
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