International Freshman Admission
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Who counts as a freshman applicant?
In this section
Connect with our international admissions counselor to discuss anything regarding applications, official documents, fees and requests.
What's required?You'll need these four things to be considered for admission:
- Completed admission application
- $90 nonrefundable application fee
- Copy of the identification page in your passport
- English proficiency test scores- iBT TOEFL 61+ or IELTS 5.5+
- Official high school transcript
- Financial Guarantee documentation
Assured admissionStudents qualify for assured admission if they meet the following criteria:
*According to policy, results of the TOEFL taken at international testing centers and special testing centers will be accepted. Results of the TOEFL taken at institutional testing centers will only be accepted by the administering institution.
*OSU offers conditional admission to students who meet all admission requirements except the English language proficiency requirement.
Home study or Unaccredited High Schools: Graduates must satisfy the curricular requirements and have either a 1160 SAT or 24 ACT score. Grade-point average and class rank are not used to evaluate students who fall under either category.
Students who have been denied admission may appeal one time by submitting the Freshman Admission Decision Appeal Petition. Students are strongly encouraged to submit all updated academic information, including final high school transcripts, letters of recommendation, and any additional ACT or SAT scores, before completing the petition. The appeal petition and other application materials will be evaluated by the Admissions Review Committee, and the student will be notified of the outcome within three business days. In order to be considered, your petition must be submitted by noon the Thursday prior to the start of the term for which you have applied. If you have questions about the petition process, contact us at 405-744-5358.