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The OU Track Pathway
OU Track at CESL is a unique program that allows qualified applicants to attend the University of Oklahoma sooner, with targeted academic English courses.
Grraduate students receive guidance from English language teaching professionals in reading, writing, critical thinking, and presentation strategies that will provide necessary tools for success in their Master’s or PhD programs at OU.
To qualify for the OU Track program, OU applicants must do the following:
- Obtain an IELTS composite score of 5.5 or 6.0 OR an iBT TOEFL composite score of 61 to 78
- Meet other academic unit requirements for admission
Qualified applicants can apply to the OU Track program at CESL.
The OU Track program consists of the following:
- One semester (two consecutive CESL sessions / approximately 12-14 weeks) of advanced course work at CESL; participants must achieve grades of B or higher in their courses
- Participation in OU Track information sessions with OU Admissions, International Student Services, and Academic Integrity
The OU Track program must be completed immediately prior to the start of participants' academic programs, to be considered for OU admissions.