Thank you for your interest in Assumption College! Assumption welcomes and encourages applications from home-schooled students. Home-schooled students have been a part of the Assumption community for many years, and we encourage students to apply for admission. We understand that home schoolers have a unique situation, but we are confident that by submitting the materials listed below, we will get an accurate picture of your talents and interests.
Preparing your Application
- Common Application and Writing Supplement (optional)
- A personal statement or essay (part of the Common Application)
- Official Educational Records (if associated with a home school program). Students may submit a detailed list of secondary level courses with supporting documentation attached. If students have done any course work from a traditional high school or college, we ask that you please submit it in your application for admission.
- Assumption College requires SAT or ACT scores for all home-schooled students. Assumption's code for the SAT is 3009 and our ACT code is 1782.
- Letter of recommendation (Students should choose this candidate wisely, as these letters are looked at closely and the reference should not be a relative.)
- $50 application fee payable through the Common Application website
Suggested Minimum High School Preparation
- English: four years
- Math: three years
- Natural Sciences: three years, including at least two years of laboratory science
- Foreign Language: two years
- Social Sciences: three years, including US History
- Early Decision deadline of November 1. Students who complete their applications by November 1 will receive a binding admissions decision shortly after December 1.
- Early Action deadline of November 1. Students who complete their applications by November 1 will receive a non-binding decision shortly after December 15.
- Early Action II deadline of December 15. Students who complete their applications by December 15 will receive a non-binding decision shortly after January 25.
- Regular decision deadline of February 15. All decisions are sent no later than March 15.
Financial Aid Information
To be eligible for financial aid, each home-school student needs to provide Assumption with documentation of a completed high school curriculum. This would include certification that the student has met the local school district's graduation requirements, GED equivalent or final high school transcript. Home-schooled students will be evaluated for merit-based scholarships up to $22,000 annually based on SAT/ACT scores and high school GPA.