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Home-schooled Students: Admission Checklist

Accredited High School Program Home-school Graduates

Home-schooled applicants who have graduated from an accredited high school program are asked to submit an official high school transcript and diploma, in addition to the items listed below.

The following items are required of all applicants to Armstrong State University:
  • Application for admission and $25 non-refundable application processing fee.
  • Immunization Records pdf
  • Official transcripts from all public/private high school or colleges attended
    • Official transcripts (paper): Must be in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Transcripts received from the student that are not in a sealed envelope will not be accepted.
    • Official transcripts (electronic): Must be received through secure transmission. A document or pdf that is emailed is not considered a secure method of transmission.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (sent to Armstrong from testing agency)
Home study programs accredited or approved by the following are acceptable:
  • Accrediting Commission for Independent Study
  • Association of Christian Schools International
  • Georgia Association of Christian Schools
  • Georgia Private School Accrediting Commission
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Non-Accredited High School Program Home-school Graduates

Students who graduate from a non-accredited high school must complete a Home School Admission Packet pdf to be considered for admission to Armstrong.  The portfolio includes:
  • Copy of Declaration of Intent to Home School, as filed with local Board of Education
  • Copy of a National Standardized High School Summation Exam (12th grade level)
  • (Example: Iowa TAP, SAT II, California Achievement Test, Stanford Achievement Test)
  • Completed College Preparatory Credit Worksheet and Home School Credit Evaluation
  • High school coursework will be evaluated for completion of the Collegiate Preparatory Curriculum (16 Units).
  • Student and Primary Teacher Certification of completion of high school and date of high school graduation

Note: Per Board of Regents’ policy, home-schooled students must take the SAT I or ACT test and score at or above the average SAT I score of the previous year’s fall semester first-time freshmen class.

Download the Home School Admission Packet. pdf

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