International Student Services

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Why Choose OCCC

Welcome to Oklahoma City Community College! We are thrilled that you are thinking about joining our global community. Our campus is home to a vibrant and diverse group of international and domestic students, who benefit from our robust course offerings, flexible schedules and on-campus clubs and organizations. Life as an international student doesn’t have to be difficult. We hope this information helps you understand and plan for your time at OCCC.

International Guidebook

We’ve put together a comprehensive guide to life at OCCC for international students. Click to read why we may be the best fit for you, from affordability and employability to student life and more.

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Meet Akash Patel, Founder and Executive Director of the World Experience Foundation

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Student Testimonials

If we could, we’d let you sit down with a few of our current international students, ask them questions, and get to know them in person. This is the next best thing. Click to watch our latest video testimonials from OCCC international students.

Oluwaseun Fawibe


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Aasma Sapkota


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Dawa Sherpa


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Van Ngyuen


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OCCC Advantage



Starting at $315 per credit hour, OCCC proudly offers affordable courses and programs. Our professors are attentive to international needs, and you will be progressively pursuing your degree.


Credits earned at OCCC will transfer to major 4-year institutions in Oklahoma:

University of Oklahoma, Norman
Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond


Did you know you can apply for off-campus work authorization while you earn your Associate’s degree or after? By participating in OPT (Optional Practical Training) you gain one year of work authorization that you would not have if you went straight to a Bachelor’s degree. Earn a degree, earn transfer credits and earn money!


OCCC is pleased to offer learning labs and free tutoring for OCCC students. Information regarding labs and online tutoring.

OCCC Library


Keith Leftwich Memorial Library offers hundreds of books, access to computers, scanners, printers, textbooks, and more. Find your favorite here.

Diverse Majors

Diverse Majors

Not sure of a major to pursue? At OCCC, at an affordable cost, you will have an opportunity to explore your interests. Find a list of our diverse majors.

Flexible Scheduling

Flexible Schedule

OCCC offers many scheduling options for busy students: traditional daytime, evening classes, 8-week or 4-week Fast Track classes, 5-day courses, and intersessions.

Fitness Center

Fitness Center

At OCCC’s Recreation & Fitness Wellness Center, OCCC hosts free fitness classes, fully-equipped cardio & weight rooms, and 2 full basketball courts as well as volleyball a badminton courts. We want you to be healthy and happy while you are at OCCC!