2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog

ADMISSION

Home-Schooled Students

Students who have received home-schooling must submit the following supporting documents in addition to The Common Application.

  1. Official transcripts from any high school(s) or postsecondary institution(s) attended;
  2. An academic portfolio that includes:
  • A transcript of courses taken, either self-designed which includes reading lists and syllabi, or a formal document from a correspondence school or agency;
  • Evaluations or grades received for each subject;
  • A short research paper, preferably completed within the last year (including evaluator’s comments);
  • Two letters of reference from sources other than parents.

3.     An additional essay on the reasons for choosing home-schooling; and
4.     An interview (on campus, via Skype, or by telephone) with a member of the admissions staff.

Please note that the supporting documents noted above is in addition to those items required of all applicants: official test results from The College Board or the ACT, Inc., two teacher recommendation letters and essays as outlined on The Common Application.