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Detailed Tuition and Cost

A Spirit-empowered degree from ORU is life-changing and worth the investment. Use the direct and indirect costs listed on this page to start planning your educational budget while we partner with you to discuss the many pathways to consider in financing your degree.

 

Direct Costs
=
Tuition + Room + Meal Plan + Fees

Indirect Costs
=
Books + Travel + Additional Expenses

Financial Aid
=
Scholarships + Grants + Federal Aid

 

 

Your Educational Budget
=
(Direct Costs + Indirect Costs) - (Financial Aid) 

 

Direct Cost

Keep in mind, that most of our undergraduate students benefit from scholarships, federal assistance and our interest-free payment plans, which can greatly help you reduce the need to borrow. We’d love to help you create a financial plan. Connect with us today!  

Direct Costs (2019-20)
Direct Cost Snapshot (Fall and Spring Semester)
Tuition                                                                                           $28,998
Room (average based upon standard room)                         $3,950
Meal Plan                                                                                      $4,500
Student Fees                                                                                  $1,197
Total Estimated Direct Cost                                                     $38,645

As a full-time residential student, you can save up to $13,500 during the fall and spring semesters through our block tuition. Block tuition means you pay one flat rate per semester for a course load between 12–18.5 credit hours.

 

Program/Degree

Per Semester
(Block Rate)

Fall and Spring
(Block Rate)
All Undergraduate Residential Programs $14,499 $28,998

 

*If you enroll in less than 12 credit hours, you’d pay the standard cost per credit hour. If you enroll in more than 18.5 credit hours in a semester, you’d pay the block-tuition rate plus the standard cost per additional credit hour.

Residential Students 
Plan Per Semester Fall and Spring
Basic $2,250 $4,500
Flex Eagle $2,250 $4,500
Flex Gold $2,250 $4,500
Flex Plus $2,250 $4,500
Flex One $2,250 $4,500
Apt. (Option A)* $1,000 $2,000
Apt. (Option B)* $1,000 $2,000

*Apartment options are only for students living in our on-campus apartments. Students living in our apartments may also select a traditional meal plan at $2250 per semester.

Commuter Students 
Plan Cost
Option 1 $60
Option 2 $145
Option 3 $265
Option 4 $180
Option 5 $1,275

Commuter meal plans are non-refundable, non-transferable plans that expire at the end of the academic school year.

Housing rates vary depending on residence hall, room type and occupancy. Explore our options below. All freshmen must live in EMR and Claudius for the 2019 - 2020 academic year.

Residence Hall Per Semester 

Fall and Spring

Claudius - Double Occupancy $1,975 $3,950
Claudius - Private Room $2,475 $4,950
Claudius - 7th Floor Suite $3,325 $6,650
EMR - Double Occupancy $1,975 $3,950
EMR - Private Room $2,475 $4,950
EMR - 7th Floor Suite $3,325 $6,650
Frances - Double Occupancy $1,975 $3,950
Frances - Private Room $2,475 $4,950
Michael - Double Occupancy $1,975 $3,950
Michael - Private Room $2,475 $4,950
Susie - Double Occupancy $1,975 $3,950
Susie - Private Room $2,475 $4,950
Susie North - Double Occupancy $1,975 $3,950
Susie North - Private Room $2,475 $4,950
Gabrielle - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Floor - Dbl. Occupancy w/ Private Bath $2,210 $4,420
Gabrielle - 1st & 2nd Floor - Private Room w/ Private Bath $2,710 $5,420
Gabrielle - 3rd Floor - Double Occupancy $1,975 $3,950
Gabrielle - 3rd Floor - Private Room $2,475 $4,950
New Residence Hall - Dorm Level - Double Bdr. $2,475 $4,950
New Residence Hall - Dorm Level - Single Bdr. $2,975 $5,950
New Residence Hall - Apt. Level - Double Bdr. $4,200 $8,400
New Residence Hall - Apt. Level - Single Bdr. $4,700 $9,400

 

Fee Fall and Spring
General Fee $752
Student Support Services Fee $125
Technology Fee $320
Total Fees $1,197

 

 

Indirect Costs

In addition to direct costs like tuition, you may use financial aid to help with certain indirect costs such as books, travel and miscellaneous expenses. To help you prepare a budget, we’ve estimated the following indirect costs.

Item Per Semester Fall and Spring
Books and Supplies $960 $1,920
Travel Allowance $893 $1,786
Miscellaneous Expenses $960 $1,920

 


2019 Summer Direct Cost

Tuition rates for summer vary depending on session and learning format.

Housing rates for summer vary depending on the number of days in your residential session with an average cost of $28 per day for Summer 2019. We encourage you to consider our Summer 360 Program, which allows you to work on-campus during the summer, earn money and receive a summer housing waiver (free housing!). To qualify for free housing, you must work a total of 360 hours between Spring 2019 graduation and the end of July. For more information, visit our Student Employment Office.

Financial aid is available for the summer terms upon application and follows the FAFSA used for the preceding fall and spring terms. Once you have enrolled in your summer class, submit your Request for Summer School Financial Aid online to receive personalized financial aid information for the summer term. Academic and Quest scholarships are not available during summer terms.

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