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Address: 7777 South Lewis, Tulsa, OK 74171
Phone Number: 918-495-6161
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Campus looks like futuristic from the 1960's

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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Perry, Oklahoma
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

facilities are nice but staff and rules are very restrictive. no food or drinks can be brought in but LOTS of starbux and mcD cups. Tried to go upstairs to film the kids and was not allowed. limited seating, limited space, single bathroom for each sex. At a volleyball tourney and was told the kids couldnt practice or warm up... More 

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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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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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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52 attraction reviews
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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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23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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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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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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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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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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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