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Admission Requirements


 

Placement in Academic Courses

If English Proficiency is demonstrated by one of following ways, the student will be eligible to take the college level assessment (English/Math) test.

English Proficiency Requirements for Admission

  • No TOEFL or IELTS required for placement in Intensive English (IE) courses
  • Applicants should have completed some English study in their high school or college.
  • Upon arrival, students will be tested for English skills and placed at the appropriate level of study such as Intensive English, or English 101.
  • While TOEFL scores are not required, if the applicant has taken the test, the scores will be used as part of the skill level assessment for placement in Academic courses
  • TOEFL  55/157/480
  • IELTS  5.5 (with no band lower than 5.0)
  • STEP-Eiken  Grade 2A /Grade Pre-1
  • Other equivalent examinations at OC Testing Center for English skills and placement levels.
  • Completion of the appropriate ESL level at Language Schools
  • Students with TOEFL  55/157/480 score usually take one or two quarters of English instruction or Intensive English and other selected classes, to improve their writing, reading, speaking and pronunciation skills as prerequisite to college course work.