Homeschool College Admissions Policies
·2020-2021 Note: As a result of decreased availability of ACT and SAT testing due to the pandemic, many colleges have become test optional for this year. Most…
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Test Optional | University of Redlands
University of Redlands is test optional. "Homeschooled students add to the rich learning environment in our classes by bringing their unique and diverse learning experiences. Given the variance of home school curriculum across the nation, we encourage, but do not require, homeschooled students to either submit an SAT or ACT score."
Admission for Homeschooled Students
Providence allows homeschoolers to apply under test optional admissions. No SAT or ACT is required but for homeschoolers it is "highly encouraged." Homeschoolers are required to submit a transcript, detailed description of homeschool courses and approach, a statement explaining the approach to homeschooling, and at least two recommendations.
Chapman University (redirect)
Chapman encourages homeschoolers to apply and to reach out to admissions with questions. Homeschoolers should submit information including The GPA scale your home-school uses Grading methods The learning approaches and philosophy of your school Available honors and AP courses Sample papers, projects and assignments A list of assigned texts
High School Courses: Undergraduate Admissions
In addition to other requirements for all applicants Northwestern expects homeschoolers to submit SAT subject tests. "Math Level 1 or 2, plus two other SAT Subject Tests of the applicant's choice from different areas (i.e., not two science or two foreign language or two history, etc.)"
Admissions - Home-Educated Students
University of Georgia is clear about its expectation for homeschooled students. Homeschoolers have three options for proving they have met specific requirements. 1. ACT or SAT in the top 5% nationally. 2. ACT or SAT and SAT II, IB and AP. or 3. Official courses for credit from an accredited high school or college. If UGA is a target school for you plan to be clear you've met these requirements!
Chapman University (redirect)
Chapman has helpful and detailed admissions policies for homeschoolers. They suggest homeschoolers submit a clear and detailed transcript and record of work. While homeschoolers are not required to take additional AP or SAT subject tests they may be helpful. Applicants should also be aware that specific major programs may have additional requirements.
First-Year Admission | Penn Admissions
University of Pennsylvania Home School Applicants. "More information is better" "please share your motivations for choosing a rigorous home school journey. Why did you or your family seek home schooling as an option for your education? Describe your curriculum in detail and tell us how you, your family or oversight group have organized your pursuit of knowledge across core academic disciplines including humanities, math, social and natural sciences, and foreign languages. How has being home
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Catalog < University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
UNC Homeschool Admissions. Homeschoolers should provide additional information to give more context. Suggestions include dual enrollment, APs, SAT subject test, course descriptions, portfolio samples, and recommendations from non-family members.
Washington University｜Requirements for First-Year Students | Undergraduate Admissions | Washington University in St. Louis
Wash U welcomes applications from homeschoolers. As a highly selective college Wash U would like 4 years of English 4 years of mathematics (architecture, business, and engineering strongly recommend calculus). 3-4 years of laboratory science (engineering recommends chemistry and physics). 3-4 years of history or social science At least 2 years of the same foreign language since the ninth grade
Admission & Financial Aid | Denison University
Denison suggests a rigorous curriculum including "four years of English and at least three years of mathematics, foreign language, science, and social studies during high school." Homeschoolers should admit an application, transcript, two outside references, and should try to interview.
First-Year Applicants | Oberlin College and Conservatory
Oberlin provides helpful information for homeschool applicants. Three years of lab sciences are expected. Applicants should submit detailed documents showing the subjects they've studied and the materials used. While it is optional applicants are encouraged to submit a paper work sample and to interview with Oberlin admissions.
Admissions & Aid
Emerson has the same expectations for homeschoolers as they do for other applicants. They should submit a detailed transcript including the years each course was taken. Homeschoolers should also make sure they can demonstrate their graduation was in line with the laws in their state.