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Bachelor of Science in



Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medicine is a residential program that can equip you to become world changing Doctor. You can graduate you can graduate with health care experience in Physics, Biology, and Organic Chemistry and Mathematical analysis.

More than this, our unique mission to develop Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through Whole Person Education, can truly set you apart to impact the Medical world. ORU offers the opportunity to adapt any major to a pre-med program and appreciates an individuals' need to follow their God-given gifts and abilities in selecting a major.

Our commitment to equip Spirit-empowered leaders is why the overall acceptance rate for 2015-2016 periods irrespective of the GPA was 58%, while the national acceptance rates are 39% and 33% for MD and DO programs, respectively.

What can I do with a degree from ORU in Pre-Medicine?

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Medical Research
  • Geriatric Health Care
  • Psychiatric Care
  • And More!


What are some of the core experiences of this program?

  • Organic Chemistry/Lab
  • Medical Terminology
  • Human Physiology/Lab
  • Human Anatomy/Lab
  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Human Cadaver Dissection
  • Methods in Biotechnology
  • Medical Missions

What makes ORU’s Pre-Med program stand out?

Each year ORU sends out several teams with a distinctive medical mission. Experience medical missions with a body, mind and spirit emphasis. There are also numerous shadowing opportunities available for physician, nurse practitioner, physician's assistant, occupational therapist, physical therapist and more.

What about accreditation?

As a university, we meet the highest accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Are there scholarships available? 

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship.

Alpha Epsilon Delta is the National Pre-Health Professions Honors Society dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in pre-professional health scholarship, including medicine, dentistry, veterinary science and many others. This society welcomes all engaged in the pursuit of a healthcare career. To learn more about financial aid, click here.

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