English Tests

After you apply, you will take the MTELP test (Michigan Test of English Language Proficiency). This test will determine which ESL class you need to take.

You do not need to take the TOEFL test (Test of English as a Foreign Language) to enroll in ESL at Oakland Community College. However, if you already have a TOEFL score of 550+ on the paper test and TWE 5.5; or 213 on the computer-based test and TWE 5.5; or 79-80 on the iBT with a minimum of 24 in writing, then you do not need to take ESL classes.

What students are saying about OCC English as a Second Language

"ESL at OCC is so organized and well-developed – if you want to be successful in your career, you’ve got to come to OCC!"

- Anna Ryu

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Contact Information

Auburn Hills
Phone 248.341.2200

Orchard Ridge
René Rubenacker
Phone 248.522.3590

Royal Oak
Phone 248.341.2200