Homeschool Students

Valdosta State University accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis. Upon receipt of all required documents, the student is most often notified of an admissions decision within 7-10 business days.

 

ADMISSION OF HOME SCHOOLED STUDENTS FROM AN ACCREDITED HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM

If you have completed your high school program through home school, you may be considered for admission if you meet criteria established by the University System of Georgia and VSU. The following items must be submitted with your application for admission in order to be evaluated.

  • Documentation of home school’s accreditation (accreditation is evaluated individually)
  • Official SAT or ACT scores:
    • A minimum SAT score of 900 on critical reading and math with 430 critical reading and 400
      math or a composite ACT score of 19 with 17 English and 17 math is required for admission.

  • Official transcript from your accredited home school program showing completion of the USG Required High School Curriculum.  Official transcripts from any other public or private high school(s) or college(s) you have attended must also be submitted.
  • Certification of Immunization (found under the Forms link)

ADMISSION OF HOME SCHOOLED STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT COMPLETED AN ACCREDITED HOME SCHOOL PROGRAM

  • Official SAT or ACT scores:
    • A minimum SAT score of 900 on critical reading and math with 430 critical reading and 400math or a composite ACT score of 19 with 17 English and 17 math is required for admission.Provide satisfactory documentation of equivalent competence in each of the Required High School Curriculum areas.

  • Completion of VSU Home School Portfolio
  • Certificate of Immunization (found under the Forms link)

 

REQUIRED HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM

  • 4 units of mathematics
  • 4 units of English
  • 4 units of science
  • 3 units of social science, including one course focusing on world studies.
  • 2 units in the same foreign language (2 units of American Sign Language may be used to satisfy this requirement.)

The Board of Regents Office of Student Affairs maintains a complete list of courses that can be used to satisfy the RHSC requirements. To obtain the list, you may contact them or the Office of Admissions at Valdosta State University.