International Student Policy

The University complies with U.S. government regulations for foreign students. Due to strict government regulations, the University has detailed requirements pertaining to foreign students. It is the responsibility of foreign students to obtain the proper documents and to furnish the University with these documents. Before a student can receive his/her I20 to obtain a visa, certain requirements must be met: The student must pass an English proficiency test. Ohio Christian University accepts the following tests of English as a second language:

       a. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): minimum score of 550 paper based, 213 computer based, or 79 Internet based.
        b. IELTS - minimum 6.0.

The students must show, at the university’s discretion, the ability to finance his/her education for the entire length of their program.