Conditional Admissions


Please be advised that Southwestern Oregon Community College does not offer an English as a Second Language (ESL) program for international students on the F-1 visa. We admit international students only for academic study at out college. A TOEFL or IELTS score is required for international admissions and we admit students with low TOEFL scores (45iBT). 

We will offer a Conditional Letter of Acceptance (CLA) if you apply to the language school and to Southwestern Oregon Community College at the same time. A CLA is helpful when you are applying for a student visa as a proof of your conditional admission to Southwestern Oregon Community College and of your plan to continue your studies after the language school. 

Southwestern Oregon Community College has agreements with several local and national language schools (see list below), which allow guaranteed admission to our College upon completion of a specified level at the language school and TOEFL or IELTS scores will not be required.  

List of our partner English language schools (in alphabetical order)

 

School

Location

TOEFL Equivalent

1.

American Academy of English (AAE)

San Francisco or Oakland, California

Advanced or ESL for Academic Purpose (EAP)

2.

Brandon College

San Francisco, California

Advanced Level

3.

Capstone English Mastery Center

*Portland, Oregon

Grammar and Reading/Vocabulary 3A

4.

Converse International School of Languages (CISL)

San Francisco or San Diego, California

Level B2: High Intermediate

 5.

English Language Center (ELC)

Boston, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara Level 600A

6.

English Language Institute (ELI)

San Francisco, California

Level 6: Proficient

7.

ELS Language Centers (ELS)

*Portland, Oregon or other locations

ELS 109

8.

English Center

Oakland, California

High Advanced (level 6)

9.

Golden Gate Language Schools

Campbell, California

Intensive Program Level 12

10.

Kaplan

*Portland, Oregon or other locations

High-Intermediate level

11.

Pera College

Vancouver, CANADA

ESL 106-Academic English 1

12.

Portland English Language Academy

*Portland, Oregon

Level 6: Proficient

13.

St. Giles International-San Francisco

San Francisco, California

Level 5

14.

The Language Company (TLC)

Oakland, California or other locations

Advanced (Level 9)

15.

Vancouver International College

Vancouver, CANADA

Advanced course

 

* These locations are nearest Southwestern Oregon Community College located in Coos Bay, Oregon.

 


 

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