Steps to Completing Your Application as a Homeschool Student
To be considered for admission, submit the following:
- Apply to the College of Arts and Sciences. Online. Print. Reinstate.
- Official high school transcript. An official transcript may be submitted from your home school organization, from your local school district or from the approved homeschooling parent, depending on your state's requirements. The final official transcript must include course titles, credits earned, grades for each year, and the date of high school graduation. The transcript is official when it shows the date of issue and the school officer's name, title and signature.
- SAT or ACT score results. Ability to Benefit Rule for Financial Aid Eligibility The ACT is an approved test for homeschool students who need to meet the "Ability to Benefit" rule for financial aid eligibility.
- Reference from Director/Administrator of the homeschool program if applicable and/or from a professional person who knows you well. In addition to the professional reference, we recommend a reference from a youth pastor or pastor. We will not accept references from a relative.
- Official transcripts from any courses taken at a college or university
- Yearly evaluations from a qualified educator, if applicable
- Optional essay question:* After reading the mission statement of Eastern University, please describe how you see your talents, interests and abilities fitting into the mission of the University.
*Maximum one page. Eastern University reserves the right to request an essay as a required credential of an application.
Upon completion of these credentials, your application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee, and you will be notified within 4-6 weeks of their decision.
Materials should be submitted to:
Attn: Undergraduate Admissions
1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids, PA 19087