International Students

Oakland Catholic offers an immersive experience in the United States for international students as they study in our competitive educational program. Situated in the heart of the collegiate and cultural center of one of the fastest growing cities for technology and healthcare, the opportunities are bountiful for students who are looking to expand their horizons.

All international students applying to Oakland Catholic must work with an agency. To apply to Oakland Catholic High School, please follow the steps below.

Step 1: Work with a Homestay Organization

Homestay Organizations who partner with OC:

The Homestay Organizations listed above comply with Oakland Catholic High School's International Student Policy. (link to policy

Step 2: Submit Online Application

By clicking the link below, you will find our Application for Admission. Please follow the steps to create an account, then proceed to fill out the application. You may save and return to your application as often as you like prior to submitting.

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Please note that we will not have any access to your application however until you officially submit it. Upon submission of the application, you will receive an email confirming that we received your application.

If you have any questions at any time during this process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Step 3: Standardized Testing (TOEFL/TOEFL Junior)

Although a TOEFL/TOEFL Junior score is not required, it is highly recommended to allow a comprehensive evaluation of the applicant's English Language skills.

We look for a minimum TOEFL score of approximately 65-70 for an incoming ninth grade international student. A higher score would be expected for an international student entering the 10th grade.

Step 4: Admissions Interviews

Applicants are required to participate in at least one Skype interview. A second interview may be scheduled to further evaluate English reading and writing skills.

Step 5: Admissions Decison

In order to register you must complete a simple two step process.

Step 1:
Sign and email all forms enclosed in the acceptance packet.

Step 2:
Pay the required registration fee that will secure your seat at Oakland Catholic.


If you have any questions at any time during the admissions process, please do not hesitate to contact:

Mrs. Theresa Hill
Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
412-682-6633 x253

Mrs. Courtney Murcko
Admissions Officer
412-682-6633 x267


2018-2019 Tuition for International Students: $17,800

* Includes: Activity/Technology Fee & Apple Insurance.