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Homeschool Student/Non-Accredited High School Student

An applicant who completed high school graduation requirements under a home school program or graduated from a non-accredited high school may be considered for admission.

According to the policies of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, an applicant whose SAT I combined (Verbal plus Mathematics) score is at or above the SAT I score of the previous year’s fall semester first-time freshmen admitted to the USG institution to which he or she is applying and who has completed the equivalent of each of the College Preparatory Curriculum areas as documented by a portfolio of work and/or other evidence that substantiates College Preparatory Curriculum completion qualifies for consideration for admission.

Home school applicants, regardless of age, need to submit the following documents:

  • East Georgia State College Application for Admission and $20.00 application fee (non-refundable)
  • EGSC Certificate of Immunization - All required immunization records.
  • Official SAT or ACT scores sent to EGSC directly from the testing agency: For Fall Semester 2006, the East Georgia State College average freshman total SAT score was 850. The equivalent ACT Composite score is 17. (SATV 430 and SATM 400) or (ACT English 17 and ACT Math 17)
  • Information for requesting official scores can be found at www.collegeboard.com or www.act.org .
  • Home School Portfolio - Applicants who were home schooled must submit a Home School Portfolio Summary form along with supporting documentation.
  • Letter of Completion from the primary teacher or program administrator certifying completion of high school and date of high school graduation.
  • Official College Transcripts from each college, university, or technical college attended are required.

Home school applicants who receive a General Education Development (GED) Diploma will need to submit official passing GED scores as well as a Home School Portfolio for College Preparatory Curriculum Evaluation. SAT/ACT scores are not required for applicants with GED.

Entrance exam (COMPASS) may be required prior to registration.

** Home school applicants who receive a GED are ineligible for retro HOPE after completing 30 hours of college coursework.