Study English in the USA

Learn English with Oklahoma Christian University's ESL Courses

If you are a citizen of the United States, please visit our Admissions page.

Oklahoma Christian University (OC) provides English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for international students who do not meet OC’s admission requirements for English proficiency and wish to study English in the USA. International students may be admitted to the ESL program without a minimum English test score.  Then after studying ESL classes and achieving a minimum TOEFL score, and ESL students may continue to their desired course of study, whether a bachelor’s or master’s degree. ESL classes consist of a core curriculum of reading, writing, oral communication, and TOEFL preparation.

English proficiency requirements

In order for ESL students to continue from ESL classes to a major course of study at OC, they must submit a minimum English test score.

The admission requirements for each academic level are as follows:


TOEFL -- 500 paper based test

TOEFL -- 61 internet based test

IELTS -- 6.0


TOEFL -- 550 paper based test

TOEFL -- 79 internet based test

IELTS -- 6.5

TOEIC – 750

ESL Curriculum

OC provides ESL classes for all three terms of enrollment – fall, spring, and summer.  Students will be enrolled in the required ESL courses until they meet the university English proficiency admission standards.

OC offers the following English as a Second Language courses:

  • ESL Academic Reading
  • ESL Academic Writing
  • ESL Oral Communication
  • ESL TOEFL Preparation & American Culture
  • Introduction to the Bible


ESL students pay the same price for tuition as other undergraduate students.  For more information see