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Oral Roberts University

Address: 7777 South Lewis, Tulsa, OK 74171
Phone Number: 918-495-6161
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Ranked #21 of 55 Attractions in Tulsa
Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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133 reviews 133 reviews
74 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

It is a relatively small campus and if you have a free hour, I highly suggest a visit here. My review and suggestion has nothing to do with religious feelings. The buildings are the most unusual of any college campus I've ever been on (at least 50). They remind me of what George Jetson would be building for a college... More 

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Urumqi, China
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80 reviews 80 reviews
69 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

ORU is a cool university, but the hands statue at the front is the most memorable thing there. Check them out for a cool pic of an iconic Tulsa site.

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carmel
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154 reviews 154 reviews
49 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

In visiting and I have read about a lot of the buildings on the campus being DIFFERENT. They are very neat to see. Each building has its own architectural appeal. The parting hands are truly a sight to see. Worth a quick stop.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Open on the weekdays: There is a hidden secret (beyond the thousands unspoken) in ORU that I find a must see for gem and rock nerds. Paraphrase: Oral Roberts befriended a collector on his travels to Tulsa and if i remember right, when the collector passed, Roberts put the collection in his campus. HERE's HOW TO FIND IT. Go on... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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126 reviews 126 reviews
27 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

ORU is a "Christian" oriented institution, but that is not what made it an attraction for me. The campus buildings are really something to see. I call it "George Jetson" architecture. This campus was planned in the 60's when futuristic buildings were in vogue (like those in Brazilia designed by Oscar Niemeyer). Some of the buildings look like they could... More 

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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273 reviews 273 reviews
104 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The campus here is very beautiful! There are a lot of walkways so you can enjoy the many things that it has to offer. The Mabee Center is a great venue for concerts as well!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Building are quite unusual, campus layout lends itself to future development. Student housing is exceptional, student center is very modern having a wonderful environment. I did notice a great deal of wind around all the building, I would suspect its very cold during the winter months walking between buildings.

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113 reviews 113 reviews
65 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was very inspirational to me. Our family of five thought the artistry was very worth viewing. Beautiful campus, would also have loved to have visited the prayer chapel and the university. We drove through during student welcome back week, so that was not really an option this time.

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Greenbrier, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My husband and I took a much needed break to go out of town and visit this university campus. We were so impressed by the landscaping and serenity of the gardens below the tower that are open to the public for free. The buildings are very unique. The tower is used exclusively for prayer upstairs and there is so much... More 

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Camarillo, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Beautiful up close. Worth a visit for photo ops! Drove around campus area, very interesting architecture!

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