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Admissions For Homeschoolers


Did you complete some or all of your schooling at home? You’re still welcome at WSU and your requirements are the same as any other freshmen! Check out how to apply at WSU as a homeschooled student.

How to apply for admission

1. Submit a completed application for freshman admission.

2. Send the following to WSU:

  • Official scores from either the SAT or the ACT.
  • Official transcripts from all high schools and colleges attended.
  • One of the following:
    • An academic resume that provides documentation of all subjects studied and textbooks used, including the signature of the parent or guardian; responsible for the student’s curriculum
    • Or an official transcript from the GED exam.

Transcripts and test scores must be sent directly from the school or testing agency to WSU via secure electronic document transfer, fax, or mail. Email is not accepted. 

Mailing address for transcripts and supporting documents:

Office of Admissions
Washington State University
370 Lighty Student Services Bldg
PO Box 641067
Pullman, WA 99164-1067

The Office of Admissions will review your application and supporting documents, and will send written notification of your eligibility for admission.


For answers and more information about our home-schooling admission policy, contact Kelly Myott-Baker in the Office of Admissions at 509-335-5153  or toll-free at 888-468-6978.

Note: This is a guide to the admission process, not a statement of policy. See the WSU General Catalog for official requirements and regulations.

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Find the right application for you below.

  • Freshman Use this application if you anticipate graduating from high school this academic year.
  • Transfer Use this application if you have attended college since graduating from high school.
  • Scholarships Make sure to apply for scholarships along with your admission application.
  • International Use this application if you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America.
  • Returning Student If you previously enrolled at any WSU campus, and have been away for more than one semester, use this application to reapply for admission.
  • Non-Degree Use this application if you don’t intend to complete a degree at WSU and will be taking courses for personal enrichment, transfer to another college, or a teaching endorsement.
  • Post-Degree Use the post-bachelor’s application if you’ve already earned a bachelor’s degree and want to add an additional degree or certificate.
  • Online Use this application if you want to earn a WSU degree online.  See the list of degrees offered online.

Not sure? Find out more about our different applications.

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