Spring on the York College campus

Home School Students

From home classroom to campus community

We are excited you are considering pursuing your higher education at York College. Given your unique background, we recommend the following procedures for Admission.

Process for Admission

  • Apply

    Submit a completed application to the Admissions Office.

  • Transcripts

    Submit an official transcript of high school grades through the last term for which grades have been recorded.

  • High School Coursework

    Provide a course description for each course taken through home schooling.

  • Test Scores

    Provide official scores of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT) by January of your senior year.

  • Letters of Recommendation

    Submit two “outside” letters of recommendation, excluding parents or other relatives.

  • High School Diploma

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

    • School district from which you are affiliated.
    • An organization that has been approved by the state’s Department of Education to issue high school diplomas.
    • A GED diploma.
  • Waiver of High School Diploma

    A request for the waiver of the high school diploma can be made if you have 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.