Question: How Do Homeschoolers Get Into College?

Do colleges accept homeschooled students?

Colleges will typically place more weight on your SAT/ACT scores if you are homeschooled.

Today, more and more homeschooled students are attending colleges and are just as successful as their traditionally schooled peers.

How well do homeschooled students do in college?

Back in the 1970s, only 13,000 students were homeschooled while today there are more than 1.5 million. A new study published in The Journal of College Admission suggests that homeschool students enjoy higher ACT scores, grade point averages and graduation rates compared with other college students.

What is the percentage of homeschoolers go on to college?

A 2016 study by the National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) indicates homeschoolers scored between 15 and 30 percentage points higher on standardized academic achievement tests.

Do homeschoolers get into Ivy League?

The good news is – even though homeschooled students are traditionally under-represented at Ivy League colleges, every one of the eight colleges included in the League does accept applications from homeschoolers.