Admission Requirements

The following is a step-by-step guide for completing OC’s international student admission process for undergraduate studies. Please complete each step below as soon as possible for priority consideration. You may email documents to your international admissions counselor. Official transcripts and bank statements must be presented to the International Office before starting classes. 

 

1. APPLICATION

Complete an admission application and pay a $25 non-refundable application fee at www.oc.edu/apply

2. PROOF OF ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

International applicants must send official, original English proficiency test scores. OC accepts the following minimum English proficiency test scores:

  • TOEFL - 61 iBT (500 pBT) - ETS School Code: 6086
  • IELTS - 6.0
  • TOEIC - 600  

No English proficiency score is required for students applying to OC's intensive English language program, the Language & Culture Institute (LCI).

Send English proficiency scores by post or courier to the address below.

3. TRANSCRIPTS

Submit transcripts (grade reports) for all high school and university studies, as well as original, official diplomas, certificates, and national examination results.  All educational documents must be in English or sent with an official English translation. 

4. STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING

Send a signed Statement of Understanding which describes the rules and expectations of an international student at Oklahoma Christian University.

5. COPY OF PASSPORT PAGE

6. FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS

  • Send bank statements or letters showing a total balance of at least $28,670 (the estimated cost per year, to live and study full time at Oklahoma Christian University). Confirmed OC scholarships may also count toward proof for this total amount.

After the above admission requirements have been received and evaluated, OC may issue a final admission letter and I-20. The admission letter and I-20 will be sent to admitted students with F-1 visa instructions.

DEPOSIT

A $3500 deposit is required before you can enroll in classes and reserve housing. The deposit is fully refundable and will go toward your tuition for the first semester.  Click here to make your secure deposit today.

NEXT STEPS FOR ALL ADMITTED STUDENTS

1. Before enrolling, new students should complete and submit the following:

2. New students are required to attend Take Flight and Earn Your Wings, a one-week, new student orientation the week before the fall semester starts in August. 

3. First-time international students (freshmen) are not required to submit the SAT or ACT for admission to OC. However, students may qualify for OC scholarships by taking one of those tests and submitting a minimum score. Please contact your international admission counselor for more information.
4. Submit official and original transcripts and bank statements to the International Office before you begin classes. 
 
 
ADDITIONAL STEPS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

Send these additional immigration documents:

  • I-94 card (front and back)
  • All previous I-20's

Send a OC SEVIS Transfer Release Form, signed by the transfer student, and completed and sent by the university which holds the student's current SEVIS record. 

Please note that students must hold legal status in the United States to be eligible for admission.  

 
SEND OFFICIAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS TO:
 
Oklahoma Christian University
Office of International Programs
2501 East Memorial Road
Edmond, OK 73013
USA
Tel: +1-405-425-5475
Fax: +1-405-425-5477