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Homeschooling

Steps to Apply

  1. Complete and submit your official application for admission
    Every advantage goes to the early applicant.
  2. Submit a non-refundable $50 application fee.
    
If applying online, you must submit the fee through your application portal.



    CWU will accept the College Board or ACT fee waiver, or you may submit the CWU Request for Application Fee Waiver form and accompanying documentation.
  3. Submit an official transcript
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    Submit transcripts, current through the time of application. The homeschool transcript should include a letter grade assigned for each subject studied, beginning in the ninth year of schooling, as well as the signature of the homeschooling parent or agency representative. A final official transcript must be submitted upon completion of course of study and must include graduation date or the date when studies were completed. In the absence of a transcript, you must take the GED or High School equivalency through a community college. Scores from the test must be sent directly to Central Washington University before the application deadline. If a final transcript is submitted, these tests are not required.
  4. Submit your scores from the SAT or ACT.
    The SAT or ACT is required of all applicants except those who are transferring in from another school.

Admission Requirements

Please note the following admission requirements for homeschool students.

  • Present evidence of their completion of the academic CADR courses by submitting an official home-school transcript. Transcripts must be signed by a parent in order to be official
  • Submit ACT or SAT scores
  • • The GED as proof of high school completion. A GED is not required but may be submitted to participate in varsity athletics.
  • • Any official college transcripts (if applicable). Regardless of the number of college credits completed, students earning college credit in high school will be considered freshmen for admissions purposes as long as they do not take coursework after graduation from high school (excluding summer)

All home-schooled students will be reviewed by the Admissions Review Process

Recommended Homeschool Curriculum

Central recommends prospective students take the following classes prior to enrolling:

  • 4 years of English
  • 4 years of Mathematics
  • 2–4 years of Foreign Language
  • 2 years of Science
  • 2 years of Social Science

Elective courses in fine arts and PE are encouraged.

Priority Deadlines

Deadline TypeApply Before
Fall QuarterFebruary 1
Winter QuarterNovember 1
Spring QuarterMarch 1
Summer QuarterJune 1

Note: Applications submitted after priority dates will still be considered for admission.

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