Study English in the USA at Oklahoma Christian University

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

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. 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 ESL 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