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The unique experiences of homeschool students contribute to the diversity of ASU Online. You are considered a homeschool student if you graduated high school in a homeschool setting and have not completed an associate degree or higher.

Visit these pages for more information on high school and college requirements:

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Explore admission requirements

Homeschool students must meet the general admission requirements for ASU, including submission of specific documentation with your application to confirm completion of the requirements. 

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Review high school requirements

If you have under 24 completed college credits post-high school, you will need to meet high school competency and aptitude requirements.

Course competency requirements
To be admitted to ASU, you need the following coursework:

  • 4 years math.
  • 4 years English (non-ESL/ELL courses).
  • 3 years lab sciences (1 year each from biology, chemistry, earth science, integrated sciences or physics).
  • 2 years social sciences (including 1 year American history).
  • 2 years same second language.
  • 1 year fine arts or 1 year career and technical education.

Admission may be granted with one deficiency in no more than two competency areas. Deficiencies cannot be in both math and laboratory science. Students must earn a minimum 2.00 in each subject area. Most competencies may also be met by test scores or college courses. 

Review competency requirements for more details. 

Aptitude requirements
To be admitted to ASU, you will need one of the following:

  • top 25% in high school graduating class.
  • 3.00 GPA in competency courses (4.00 = "A").
  • ACT: 22 (24 nonresidents).
  • SAT: 1120 (1180 nonresidents).

High school equivalency diploma
Homeschool students may also meet some or all of the admission requirements by meeting one of the following:

  • GED*
  • HiSet*
  • TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion)*
  • California High School Proficiency Examination
  • College Credit Pathway

Review first-year student requirements for more details. 

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Review transfer requirements

A transfer student is an applicant who has attended one or more colleges or universities and has completed 12 or more transferable semester credits post-high school. 

Transfer students must meet one of the following aptitude requirements:*

  • 12–23 transferable credit hours with a minimum 2.50 cumulative transfer GPA and meet first-year student admission requirements
  • 24 or more transferable credit hours with a minimum 2.50 cumulative transfer GPA.
  • Associate degree from a regionally accredited higher education institution with:
    • 2.00 or higher cumulative GPA (residents).
    • 2.50 or higher cumulative GPA (nonresidents).

Some majors have higher admission requirements. To find the requirements for your specific program, visit our degree search.

* “A” = 4.00; ASU accepts transfer college-level courses in which you have earned a “C-” or better from a regionally accredited higher education institution.

Review transfer student requirements for more details. 

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Complete online application

You are one step closer to becoming an ASU Sun Devil. Complete the undergraduate admission application online. When completing the online admission application, you will be asked which high school you attended. Enter the name of your hometown into this field. Scroll through the city options until you find homeschool toward the bottom.

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

You will be required to submit a nonrefundable application fee.

  • $70: ASU Online programs.

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File your FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can help you find federal student aid. Submit the FAFSA online. ASU’s Federal School Code is 001081.

FAFSA year:
Depending on when you start classes, you may need to complete one or two FAFSAs. Explore this page to determine which FAFSA you need to complete.

Learn more about ASU Online financial aid services and scholarship opportunities.

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