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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.

Submit a completed application to the Admissions Office.

Submit an Application

Submit an official transcript of high school course work and grades through the last term for which grades have been recorded. Official transcripts must be issued by a certified and accredited home school agency or organization, a home certified home school evaluator, or the school district for which you are affiliated. If course work was completed via enrollment at a college or university, official transcripts should also be submitted from these organizations.

York College is "test optional" for more information about what this means, and what you will need to submit if you're not submitting test scores, please read our admission guidelines.

Admission Guidelines

(Optional) Submit two “outside” letters of recommendation, excluding parents or other relatives. Required only upon request from the Admissions Office. If you are applying test optional you will be required to submit letters of recommendation. For more information please read our admission guidelines.

Admission Guidelines

An official final transcript must be received and should include a date of graduation/completion as well as all course work attempted and grades associated with those courses. The transcript must be certified or issued by one of the following:

  • The school district from which you are affiliate
  • A certified and accredited home schooling agency or organization
  • A certified home school evaluator
  • An organization that has been approved by the state's Department of Education to issue high school diplomas
  • A official GED test score report and 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.