International Graduate Students

Students whose first language is not English and whose undergraduate degree was not earned from an accredited college or university in the U.S. must submit official results of either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) directly from the corporation to OBU (institution code: 6541) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

TOEFL

The minimum score requirements for TOEFL are:

  • 550 on the paper-based test
  • 213 on the computer-based test or
  • 80 on the internet-based test.

TOEFL
P.O. Box 6151
Princeton, NJ 08541-6151
Email: toefl@ets.org
Visit: www.ets.org and www.toefl.org

IELTS

The minimum score for the IELTS is: 6.5

IELTS
825 Colorado Boulevard, Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Phone 323.255.2771
Email ielts@ieltsintl.org
Visit: www.ielts.org/usa

Students whose TOEFL or IELTS score is too low are strongly encouraged to consider enrolling in OBU’s Intensive English Program (IEP). This campus-based program is designed to develop language skills which will help facilitate academic success when the student leaves the IEP and proceeds to graduate work. For more information, please contact OBU’s International Student Liaison at 405.585-5011.

The following documents are also required:

  • Copy of Bank Statement
  • Copy of passport
  • OBU's signed financial guarantee
  • Official Transcripts (See this website for more information regarding the process of sending OBU foreign transcripts.)