How can i afford a graduate degree from oru?

A graduate degree from ORU will prepare you for a future with the ability to position yourself for advancement while increasing your impact, influence, and opportunities wherever God calls you. As you review the cost of attending, remember that nearly 100% of our full-time students receive financial assistance. Like them, you can benefit from many forms of financial aid for which you may qualify. Figuring out how to pay for ORU isn't just a financial plan -- it's a success plan.


Image Placeholder

Quest Whole Leader Scholarship and Fellows Program

Ranges Up to Full Tuition

Eligibility is limited to new students accepted to an ORU graduate program and current ORU graduate students who have completed twelve or fewer hours of graduate study in their program of interest at ORU.

Image Placeholder

Academic Scholarships

Ranges From $1,000 - $2,200

Academic Scholarships are annual awards based upon academic qualifications.

Image Placeholder

Ministry Discount

Up to 50% Off Tuition*

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be serving full-time in a verifiable ministry.


Military Discount

Up to $1,000*

The Military Discount Scholarship may be pro-rated for part-time enrollment.


Christian School Service Scholarship

Up to 50% Off Tuition*

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be serving full-time at a Christian school. This scholarship has a six-semester limit.


Public School Service Scholarship

Up to 50% Off Tuition*

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be serving full-time at a public school in Oklahoma. This scholarship has a six-semester limit.

ORU Alumni Scholarship

ORU Alumni Scholarship

$500 Per Full-Time Semester

This scholarship is awarded to graduates of Oral Roberts University for up to 3 years upon initial reciept.

View All Graduate Scholarships


Federal financial aid may be available for qualifying students based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is free to complete and may help you offset the cost of education-related expenses.

Learn More


ORU is committed to helping you reduce the cost of attending through any available avenue. Whether it be financial aid, scholarships, or grants, we’re prepared to navigate financial aid options with you. Below is a quick overview of some types of financial aid.

These are offered based on need and do need to be repaid with interest. Students will be required to complete a FAFSA to qualify for federal loans.

Learn more about the FAFSA.

These are non-governmental loans made available to students and parents by banks for the purpose of paying for college expenses. They do need to be repaid with interest.

Learn more about private loans.


cost of education

At the graduate level, our tuition rates vary depending on the program and learning format chosen.
Select a category below to view information for a specific program. As you review the cost of attending,
keep in mind that many of our graduate students benefit from institutional and federal assistance.

Residential Masters Online Graduate Programs Residential Doctoral and PhD


Image Placeholder

Graduate Work Study

Learn More

During the fall and spring semesters, students can work on campus through the Student Work-Study Program. Students must accept a work-study award from Financial Aid, so be sure to submit your FAFSA!

Image Placeholder

Payment Plans

Select A Plan

We offer a flexible, interest-free monthly payment plan option that can help you reduce the need to borrow finances while paying off your remaining balance over time. Payment plans range from 4 to 5 months each semester.

Image Placeholder

Schedule A Meeting

Get Started

Let one of our Graduate Admissions Representatives help you figure out a financial plan that you're comfortable with. Connect with them today to get started!


Take the next step
toward your career.