Home School Students

York College welcomes all Home School Students interested in pursuing higher education. Given your unique background, we recommend the following procedures for Admission.

Home School Students recommended procedures:

  1. Submit a completed application to the Admissions Office.
  2. Submit an official transcript of high school grades through the last term for which grades have been recorded.
  3. Provide a course description for each course taken through home schooling.
  4. Provide official scores of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT) with writing test by January of the senior year.
  5. Submit two “outside” letters of recommendation, excluding parents or other relatives.

The high school diploma must be issued by one of the following:

  1. School district from which the student is affiliated.
  2. An organization that has been approved by the state’s Department of Education to issue high school diplomas.
  3. A GED diploma.

A request for the waiver of the high school diploma can be made if the student has successfully completed 15-18 non-remedial, academic college credits prior to applying.  Courses must have been taken in the following areas:  English/Communications, Mathematics, Laboratory Sciences, Foreign Language, Social Science/History.  An official college transcript must be submitted to the York College Admissions Office directly from the college attended.

Since home schooling students are not ranked, merit scholarship awards will be evaluated on an individual basis.