Applicants who meet the University's academic and financial requirements, but who do not meet the minimum placement test requirement, may be offered conditional admission. This enables students to increase their language proficiency through study in OSU's intensive English language programs (INTO OSU) while possibly taking academic courses.
February 13th, 2013
Starting April 1, 2013, students who are studying in the INTO OSU Center in any ESL program (General English/Academic English/Conditional Pathway/CAPN/Campus Year Abroad/Study Abroad With English) who are planning to enter a Pathway, Conditional Admission Program (CAP), or OSU degree seeking program must meet the following requirements to progress or be admitted to the relevant academic program (these requirements include those who receive a qualifying external test such as IELTS or TOEFL English language proficiency score):
Students who are denied admission based on fulfillment of the language proficiency requirement may appeal the decision. The appeal will be reviewed by a committee to determine whether the language proficiency requirement has been fulfilled. The committee will consider a variety of factors including, but not limited to, academic performance, language level in Center, and ability for the student to be successful in the desired program.