Type of Offering
Arts & Sciences


Ohio Northern University offers an ISTP that provides specialized courses for international students, giving them the opportunity to succeed in American academics with a TOEFL score between 50-78 ibt, IELTS overall band score of 5.5, ELS completion level between 109-111, SAT reading score between 200-600, or ACT English score of 22.


    • Earn college credits that fulfill degree requirements while improving English skills.
    • Courses focus on competence in academic listening, reading, speaking and vocabulary.
    • Work with academic advisors to plan a schedule leading to a degree.
    • ISTP classes carry academic credit that may be used as electives in some degree programs. 
    • Tutoring is available.


Ohio Northern University English Language Programs are accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period August 2016 through January 2020 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org.