Admission for homeschool students

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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.

First-year student requirements  Transfer student requirements

Steps to Apply to ASU as a Home School Student

Step 01

Complete an undergraduate admission application.

Apply online with ASU’s Application for Admission, the Common Application or the Coalition Application. You need to submit only one application to be considered for admission to ASU.

To expedite the admission decision, self-report your high school grades in the application.

ASU does not have a preference for which application you use to apply. ASU does not require an essay or personal statement in any of these options.

ASU’s Application for Admission Common Application Coalition Application 

Step 02

Submit the nonrefundable application fee

Arizona residents: $50
Domestic nonresidents: $70
International nonresidents: $85

You can pay using a credit card (Visa or Mastercard) or eCheck at the time you submit your application or when you log in to My ASU. Or you can mail a check or money order to Admission Services (payable to Arizona State University) at the address below.

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

If you applied for admission through the Common Application or Coalition Application, pay the application fee through those applications.

There is no form, paper or code to submit for an application fee waiver. If your financial circumstances qualify you for an application fee waiver, you will answer a series of questions in the application that will automatically qualify you and post to your account.

Step 03

Submit a secondary school education affidavit and high school transcript (if applicable).

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

Homeschool applicants may self-report their grades or send a homeschool transcript. A homeschool transcript is a list of courses you have taken and the credit and grade associated with each course.

If you have completed courses through a traditional high school, you may self-report your grades or have your high school send an official copy of your transcripts to ASU.

If you have coursework from both a traditional high school and from homeschool, please self-report grades for both or have a transcript for each sent to ASU.

If you have earned college or university credit, request to have your official transcripts sent directly to ASU from the issuing institution.

Step 04

Submit the Evaluation of Laboratory Science Courses form.

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

Step 05

Send ACT or SAT scores (not required).

ACT or SAT scores are not required for admission, but may be submitted for ASU course placement and to meet aptitude requirements if you have less than a 3.00 GPA in your competency courses. To find the requirements for your specific program, please visit ASU’s Degree Search. Have your scores sent to ASU from ACT or College Board when you register for the test. Learn more about sending your test scores to ASU in our FAQ section.

Step 06

Check application status.

Once you’ve completed all these steps, ASU will review your application. To see if you have any missing items and to review your admission status, log in to My ASU using your ASURITE User ID, which is sent to you after you apply for admission.

Step 07

Fill out the FAFSA.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is used to award grants, loans, Federal Work-Study and certain scholarships. We encourage you to compare financial aid and college costs. You can file the FAFSA now. 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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