International Study Center

International student entry requirements

Admission to Study in the USA

To study at Oglethorpe University International Study Center you will need to meet certain conditions, called entry requirements. You also need to be a minimum of 17 years old when you begin your program.

Admission Requirements Include:

  • Your level of English language competency – English language requirements
  • Proof of your academic ability – academic entry requirements

International Year

  • Academic: High school graduate, minimum GPA of 2.5
  • English language: Minimum IELTS score of 5.0 (or equivalent)
  • ‭Age: 17+

Direct Entry to Your Degree

If you meet the academic requirements of the University and the higher English language requirements below (or speak English as a first language), you can apply directly to an undergraduate degree program.

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall
  • TOEFL: 79

Why the International Study Center?

Settle in to your new life in the USA with the support of our expert team.

How Much Does it Cost?

You'll study your first year at the International Study Center, so your overall time at Oglethorpe remains the same as domestic students, saving you time and money.