Conditional admissions at Orange Coast College are ideal for students aiming to enhance their academic English skills by attending an Intensive English Program before enrolling in degree and credit programs. It is also recommended for students who do not meet the minimum English proficiency test requirements like TOEFL, IELTS, Step Eiken, or Duolingo Test for English.

Orange Coast College offers an on-campus Intensive English Program known as IEC at OCC. Additionally, the college has partnerships with various language schools throughout California and the U.S. Please find the complete list in bullet #5 below.