English as a Second Language Program Admission

The faculty and staff of the English as a Second Language (ESL) program at TCC are ready to help you become more proficient in the English language so that you may be successful in the classroom, the workplace, and other social surroundings where English is used.

As an ESL student at TCC, you have access to the same student services as other TCC students. You can be a part of student organizations and community activities, use libraries, and use fitness centers to develop the body as well as the mind.

Schedule of ESL Classes

The booklets provide more information about the ESL program and list current classes and schedules.

Fall 2023 ESL Booklet

Intensive English Program (IEP)

Students who want to meet the English Proficiency requirement for full admission to TCC through the Intensive English Program (IEP) must begin with a qualifying TOEFL® or IELTS score:

  • Paper-based TOEFL®: 460–499
  • Duolingo 75–80
  • Internet-based TOEFL®: 48–60
  • IELTS (Academic)®: 5–5.5

Students in the IEP program must also take and pass all five courses of intensive English during twelve weeks of study. At least two-thirds of these courses must be completed at the advanced level, which is indicated by the name "Advanced 1, 2, or 3". These courses include the following:

  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Speaking

Contact Us

The Language Center at TCC

The ESL program is located at our Northeast Campus on the corner of Harvard and Apache, just two miles west of Tulsa International Airport.

TCC Northeast Campus
3727 East Apache Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74115

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Salli Wandke
ESL Academic Counselor, The Language Center, Student Union Room 109

Daniel Chaboya
ESL Director, The Language Center, Student Union Room 109