Applying as a Homeschooled Student
Ferrum College welcomes homeschooled students. The admissions and scholarship processes and requirements for homeschooled students are the same as for all other incoming freshmen.
How to Apply:
1. Complete the Ferrum College application for admission in one of two ways:
• Create an Account and Apply Online (no application fee!)
• You may contact us to request an application to be mailed to you, or you may download, print and, mail the PDF application, or request an application to be mailed to you.
2. Submit your Homeschool Transcript.
3. Provide Official ACT (CEEB Code 4352) or SAT (CEEB Code 5213) scores.
High School Prepartion:
The recommended high school curriculum for home schooled students consists of:
• Four years of English
• Three years of Mathematics (at least through Algebra 1)
• Three years of Social Science (History, Government, Economics, etc)
• Two years of Foreign Languages
• Two years of Science (at least one lab)
• Two years of Electives
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's):
Do I need to have a GED?
No, a GED is not necessary for home schooled students to be considered for admissions or for scholarship purposes.
What if I don’t have a transcript?
To make an admissions decision, a record of materials studied and grades received is necessary. You can either create your own, or just download the Home School Transcript template.
What if I’ve taken college classes?
Ferrum College will accept transfer credit from other regionally accredited institutions. See Dual Enrollment Credit for more details.