International Admissions

To begin the international admission process, please contact Mary Ann Brown in the Graduate School of Engineering and Computer Science to schedule an appointment and to submit application materials.

Documents Required for Application Approval

International applicants must complete the following requirements and submit all documents to the Office of International Programs to be considered for admission and I-20 issuance:

Official Transcripts

  • Official transcripts and degree certificates must be submitted from each college or university attended.
  • Official transcripts and degree certificates issued in a foreign language must be accompanied by an official English translation.
  • Official transcripts and degree certificates must be submitted in person or sent by mail or courier.

Comprehensive Course-by-Course Evaluation

Minimum English Proficiency

Students whose first language is not English must submit proof of English proficiency. OC accepts the following English proficiency tests and minimum scores:

TOEFL IELTS TOEIC
550 pBT or 79 iBT 6.5 750

OC's ETS Code for TOEFL, TOEIC and GRE is 6086.

Applicants who are unable to submit a minimum English proficiency test score may gain English proficiency by studying in OC's ESL program, the Language and Culture Institute (LCI). For more information about LCI, email Mr. Lj Littlejohn at lj.littlejohn@oc.edu.

Financial Documentation

Financial documentation is required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and OC, and must be submitted in person or by mail or courier.

  • Completed MSE Financial Worksheet
  • Official, original bank statements or letters showing proof of funds available for one full year of support
  • An Affidavit of Support, which is required in the case of third-party funding of support
  • A Dependent Data Form, which is used to declare any dependents who may be traveling to the U.S. with an international student

Statement of Understanding

A signed MSE Statement of Understanding detailing expectations for international students at OC must be sent by email.

Immigration Documents

Copies of the following may be sent by email:

  • Passport photo page
  • Visa page
  • 1-94 card (front and back)
  • Copies of all I-20s

SEVIS Transfer Release Form

International students transferring from another U.S. educational institution must request that their current institution complete the SEVIS Transfer Release Form and have it sent to the Office of International Programs.

Tuition

Tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year is $540 per credit hour for domestic students and $580 per credit hour for international students.  

In order to confirm your intent to enroll at Oklahoma Christian University, a $1500 refundable enrollment deposit is required. This deposit saves your place in OC's incoming class by allowing you to enroll in classes.  This deposit will be applied as a credit to your first semester’s tuition cost.   Your $1500 enrollment deposit may be made using the following payment link - www.peertransfer.com/school/oc.  

Please read OC's Financial Policy for Graduate Students here.

Enrollment

International students must maintain full-time enrollment (at least 9 credit hours) as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) to maintain student status.