Application Requirements

 

Spring 2018 deadline for transfer international students
is January 11th 2018

 

New Student Residing Outside of the United States

Items Needed for Admission

1. Apply now.

2. Submit a current financial letter of support (no older than 60 days) showing the ability to finance the projected educational goals ($18,200). A prospective student must demonstrate that s/he can meet all expenses incurred while a student. A bank statement alone will not be accepted; also include the Student Financial Verification form signed by student's sponsor.

3. Provide proof of English proficiency by meeting one of the following:

  • Score a minimum of 500 on the paper-based TOEFL, 173 on the computer-based TOEFL, 61 on the internet-based TOEFL (IBT), or 5.5 on the IELTS.
  • 460 or higher on paper-based TOEFL or 48 internet-based TOEFL or 5.0 or higher on IELTS AND Minimum of 12 weeks of intensive English language study at an approved institution. At least two-thirds of the 12 weeks must be instruction at an advanced level.
  • Submit an official transcript reflecting 24 completed college hours of accredited college work at a college or university in the United States.
  • Submit an official U.S. high school transcript, with date of graduation, which indicates that all curricular requirements have been met. A list of curricular requirements is available from the Admissions Office.

Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education - Current Intensive English Programs (IEP) Approved for Students Seeking Admission to Institutions in the Oklahoma State System

4. If you have not attended another college in the USA you must submit proof of a high school transcript through a third party evaluator.  Please remember OCCC DOES NOT HAVE AN APPLICAITON FEE.  The fees to evaluate your high school credentials are very similar to other schools application fees. We also have affordable tuition.

The third party evaluators can be found here:


Third Party Evaluation Services

Students may choose from a variety of accredited evaluation service companies.
Educational Credential Evaluators – www. ece.org
Global Credential Evaluators – 800-707-0979
Josef Silny & Associates, Inc. – www.jsilny.com
SpanTran Educational Services – www.spantran.com
World Education Services, INC. – www.wes.org

For a list of all options for Third Party Evaluation that OCCC will accept, please check the NACES site.

The evaluation for high school must be sent to OCCC International Student Services

5. Submit a valid passport

6. Submit a copy of your I-94 number found at cbp.gov/i94

7. Current copy of your I-20 student copy from the last school the student was authorized to attend.

It is recommended that students apply at least two months before the semester begins. 

All correspondence relating to international admissions should be sent to: international@occc.edu

Reinstatement of F-1 Status

If you need your F-1 status to be reinstated you must meet these criteria:

1.    Have a zero balance at your current institution

2.    Have applied for OCCC at least 3 months before the coming term

3.    Have not been out of status for over 5 months

Transfer In Student (transferring SEVIS record to OCCC)

Items Needed for Admission

1. Apply now.

2. Submit a current financial letter of support (no older than 60 days) showing the ability to finance the projected educational goals ($18,200). A prospective student must demonstrate that s/he can meet all expenses incurred while a student. A bank statement alone will not be accepted; also include the Student Financial Verification form signed by student's sponsor.

3. Provide proof of English proficiency by meeting one of the following:

4. Send all official transcripts reflecting accredited college work. If you have not attended another college, then all officially certified high school records must be submitted.

5. Submit a valid passport

6. Submit a copy of your I-94 number found at cbp.gov/i94

7. Current copy of your I-20 student copy from the last school the student was authorized to attend.

It is recommended that students apply at least two months before the semester begins. 

All correspondence relating to international admissions should be sent to: international@occc.edu

Reinstatement of F-1 Status

If you need your F-1 status to be reinstated you must meet these criteria:

  1.  Have a zero balance at your current institution
  2. Have applied for OCCC at least 3 months before the coming term
  3. Have not been out of status for over 5 months

Part time International Students must

  • Apply here
  • Provide a letter from the DSO at your institution with permission for you to take classes at OCCC each semester
  • Submit current official transcript from the school which holds your SEVIS record.
  • Come in person to meet with an Admissions Advisor in Recruitment and Admissions

When is the deadline for the application?

It is highly recommended that you apply at least 2 months before your first semester begins.

If you are currently an F-1 student transferring from a school in the United States you should apply at least a month before the semester begins.

If you need to acquire a F-1 visa, please follow these deadlines:

Term Deadline
Spring 2017
Summer 2017
Fall 2017
Spring 2018
Summer 2018
November 15th 2016
April 15th 2017
June 15th 2017
November 15th 2017
April 15th 2018

Please note: OCCC no longer requires a transfer-in form.