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Admission for
homeschool students

Apply to ASU

Arizona State University welcomes homeschool students and recognizes the unique academic experiences these students contribute to our rich, scholarly environment. We have a growing community of home-educated students who thrive at ASU.

We understand that your academic background differs from students who attended traditional public, private or charter schools. As a homeschool student, you can easily fill out the application and then include additional information to accurately demonstrate your accomplishments.

Admission requirements

As a homeschool student, you must meet the general requirements for ASU admission, including specific documentation with your application to confirm your completion of the requirements.

Competency requirements

Per Arizona Board of Regents policy, laboratory sciences must include one class period per week in a laboratory environment and students must complete the Evaluation of Laboratory Science Courses form as part of the application process. Please email your completed Evaluation of Laboratory Science Courses form to ASU's homeschool representative.

Aptitude requirements

When you submit your ACT or SAT scores and apply to ASU, you’ll also be automatically considered for one of ASU's New American University scholarships.

Graduation requirement

Upon completion of your secondary school education, complete the Affidavit of Completion of Secondary School Education. The affidavit must be completed by a parent or guardian and notarized.

Steps to Apply to ASU as a Home School Student

Step 01

Send your Transcripts

If you took courses at a community college or university, you must have your official transcript sent to ASU.

Have your transcript sent from the issuing institution to the address below.

Admission Services Applicant Processing
Arizona State University
PO Box 871004
Tempe, AZ 85287-1004

Step 02

Request to have your ACT or SAT scores sent directly to ASU

ACT or SAT scores are required for merit scholarship consideration and ASU course placement. They are also required for some majors and can be helpful in the general admission process. Have your test scores sent to ASU from ACT or College Board.

More info on SAT and ACT

Step 03

Fill out the FAFSA

The Free Application for Student Aid is used to award federal grants, loans, work-study and certain scholarships, and can be filed now for the 2019-2020 school year. We encourage you to file right away. ASU’s Federal School Code is 001081.


Admission to Barrett, The Honors College

Homeschool students who want to be considered for admission to Barrett, The Honors College are encouraged to submit a separate application — early application is strongly suggested. Please contact the Barrett admission staff for help with any questions about the college and application process.


Scholarship opportunities

Homeschool students will be considered for ASU scholarships upon admission. Explore scholarships and additional types of financial aid.

Frequently asked questions about homeschool student admission at ASU

Can I be admitted to ASU as a homeschool student?

Yes, ASU welcomes and values all our homeschool students and the special academic experiences they bring to the university. Homeschool students submit the same ASU admission application as students who went to public or private school.

Are homeschool student admission requirements the same as high school student admission requirements?

Yes, like public and private high school students, homeschool students must meet and demonstrate completion of ASU’s general requirements for university admission.

Can homeschool students apply for financial aid?

Yes, homeschool students are eligible to apply for and receive financial aid. You should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid  to see how much federal aid you may be eligible to receive. By submitting ACT or SAT scores, ASU will automatically consider you upon admission for a merit scholarship.

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