Nurses who graduate from the Anna Vaughn School of Nursing are eagerly employed in a wide range of public and private healthcare situations. The program is highly regarded not only for the exceptional technical quality of the healthcare education, but also for its compassionate orientation toward meeting the needs of the whole person: spirit, mind and body. Our nursing school graduates can be found literally around the world, including:

  • All Tulsa hospitals
  • OSU Health care
  • Medical clinics
  • Physicians' offices
  • Nursing homes
  • Hospices
  • Public Health Department
  • Missions clinics


In 2018, 100% of our nursing graduates found employment according to the 2019 ORU Career Services Post Graduate Survey.

52% of students who reported finding full-time jobs applied for them through campus-sponsored career fairs.*

41% of graduates reported that they found full-time jobs when they posted their resumes to the campus career center's website.*

*NACE 2007 Graduating Student Survey


Career and Scholarship Opportunities


ORU career services

The following information is published by the American Association of School of Nursing. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2012), the Registered Nursing Workforce will grow faster than any other occupation through 2020.The Bureau of Labor projects that by 2020, the R.N. workforce will rise to 3.45 million, a 26% increase over 2010. The Bureau of Labor projects 1.2 million job openings for RNs by 2020. The "United States Registered Nurse Workforce Report Card and Shortage Forecast" projects a shortage of Registered Nurses through 2030, with shortages most intense in southern and western regions of the country.

Companies Recruiting Nurses That Participated in ORU's Recent Career Events

  • American Red Cross
  • Arkansas Department of Human Services and College of Health Education
  • Army National Guard
  • Associated Centers for Therapy
  • Camp Victory
  • Coffeyville Regional Medical Center
  • Community Care Managed Healthcare of Oklahoma
  • DaVita, Inc. 
  • Family and Children's Services
  • Harvest Mexico Ministries
  • Hillcrest and Hillcrest South Medical Center
  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
  • Maxim Healthcare Services
  • Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
  • Parkside Psychiatric Hospital & Clinic
  • St. Francis Academy
  • St. Francis South
  • Tulsa City-County Health Department
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • United States Army
  • United States Marine Corps
  • Word Indigenous Missions


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