Colleges That Accept Homeschool Transcripts in All 50 U.S. States

A common concern for parents who are considering homeschooling their children is college. What colleges accept homeschool transcripts? There are actually a lot of options to choose from, regardless of what state you live in, and you might be surprised by some of the colleges that are homeschool-accepting (think Harvard, Yale, MIT). If you're completely new to homeschooling, be sure to check out our previous article here and get to know your state's requirements for homeschooling first.

Do Ivy League Colleges Accept Homeschoolers?

Yes, they do. If you read the information on most Ivy League school's website, you will find instructions for honeschool admissions. There are generally different requirements as far as what kind of documentation needs to be submitted, but the standards will be the same. One of the hard parts may be finding your necessary letters of recommendation, since the letters obviously cannot come from the student's parents. Keep that in mind as you begin your academic journey, and plan extra-curricular activities carefully! Here is a brief list by state of colleges that accept homeschool transcripts. Note that this is not an exhaustive list; if you don't see your college of choice here, contact the school directly and ask them about homeschool admissions. Also note that school policies are subject to change, so it's always a good idea to follow up with the school itself.

Colleges Accepting Homeschool Students

AlabamaAuburn UniversityBirmingham-Southern CollegeOakwood University AlaskaAlaska Pacific UniversityUniversity of Alaska - Anchorage ArizonaThe University of ArizonaArizona State University ArkansasHarding UniversityJohn Brown CollegeLyon CollegeNorth Arkansas CollegeUniversity of Arkansas Community College CaliforniaAcademy of Art UniversityBiola UndergradCalifornia Institute of TechnologyCalifornia State UniversityClaremont McKenna CollegeLa Sierra UniversityLoma Linda UniversityPacific Union CollegeStanford UniversityUniversity of California ColoradoColorado State UniversityJohnson & Wales UniversityPikes Peak Community College ConnecticutSouthern Connecticut State UniversityTrinity CollegeUniversity of ConnecticutYale University DelawareDelaware Valley UniversityGoldey-Beacom CollegeUniversity of Delaware FloridaFlorida CollegeFlorida Gulf Coast UniversityAdventist University of Health SciencesFlorida International UniversityFlorida State UniversityPalm Beach Atlantic UniversitySoutheastern University GeorgiaAgnes Scott CollegeAugusta State UniversityArmstrong Atlantic State UniversityBerry CollegeBrewton-Parker CollegeDalton StateEmmanuel CollegeUniversity of North GeorgiaGeorgia CollegeGeorgia Gwinnett CollegeGeorgia Southwestern State UniversityGeorgia TechSavannah College of Art and DesignUniversity of West Georgia HawaiiUniversity of Hawaii at ManoaUniversity of Hawaii at Hilo IdahoNew Saint Andrews CollegeNorthwest Nazarene UniversityUniversity of Idaho IllinoisChicago State UniversityGreenville CollegeJudson UniversityLake Forest CollegeUniversity of ChicagoUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign IndianaBall State UniversityBethel CollegeGrace CollegeHanover CollegeIndiana University BloomingtonIndiana Wesleyan UniversityOakland City UniversityUniversity of Notre Dame IowaGrinnell CollegeUniversity of IowaGrand View University KansasCowley CollegeKansas State UniversitySterling College KentuckyAsbury UniversityBellarmine UniversityUniversity of Louisville LouisianaBossier Parish Community CollegeCentenary College of LouisianaMcNeese State UniversityTulane University, New Orleans Campus MaineBowdoin CollegeGordon College MarylandMount St. Mary’s University MassachusettsAmherst CollegeGordon CollegeHarvard UniversityNortheastern UniversityMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Simmons CollegeWorcester Polytechnic Institute MichiganAndrews UniversityCalvin CollegeCornerstone UniversityHope CollegeKalamazoo CollegeKendall CollegeKuyper CollegeLake Superior State UniversityRochester CollegeSpring Arbor University MinnesotaCrown CollegeUniversity of Minnesota MississippiBelhaven UniversityMississippi Gulf Coast Community College MissouriCollege of the OzarksColumbia CollegeEvangel UniversityState Technical CollegeMissouri State UniversityMissouri University of Science and TechnologySoutheast Missouri State UniversityStephens CollegeUniversity of Central Missouri MontanaGreat Falls CollegeMontana Bible College NebraskaYork CollegeUnion CollegeUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln NevadaNevada State CollegeUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas New HampshireDartmouth UniversityNortheast Catholic CollegeKeene State CollegeRiver UniversitySouthern New Hampshire UniversityUniversity of New Hampshire New JerseyMonmouth UniversityPrinceton UniversityRowan University New MexicoUniversity of New Mexico New YorkBrooklyn College – CUNYThe College at BrockportColumbia UniversityCornell UniversityDavis CollegeEugene Lang CollegeHoughton CollegeJamestown Community CollegeThe King’s CollegeNyack CollegeSarah Lawrence CollegeNew York University North CarolinaBelmont Abbey CollegeBrevard CollegeDuke UniversityHigh Point UniversityLees Mc-Rae CollegeMontreat CollegeWarren Wilson CollegeUniversity of North Carolina-Asheville North DakotaTrinity Bible College OhioFranciscan University of SteubenvilleKettering CollegeMiami UniversityMt. Vernon Nazarene UniversityWright State UniversityXavier University OklahomaOklahoma City University OregonGeorge Fox UniversityLewis and Clark CollegeLinfield CollegeSouthern Oregon UniversityUniversity of OregonWestern Oregon University PennsylvaniaArcadia UniversityElizabethtown CollegeGettysburg CollegeGrove City CollegeHussian School of ArtLancaster Bible CollegeLebanon Valley CollegeMessiah CollegePittsburgh TechThiel CollegeUniversity of Pennsylvania Rhode IslandBrown UniversityRhode Island CollegeUniversity of Rhode Island South CarolinaThe CitadelCollege of Charleston South DakotaSouth Dakota State University TennesseeLee UniversityRhodes CollegeSouthern Adventist UniversityUnion UniversityVanderbilt University TexasAustin CollegeHouston Baptist UniversityLeTourneau UniversityNorthwood UniversitySouthwestern Adventist UniversitySouthern Methodist UniversityUniversity of DallasUniversity of St. ThomasUT at San Antonio UtahBrigham Young UniversityUtah State University VermontMarlboro CollegeSterling College VirginiaLiberty UniversityBridgewater CollegeRegent UniversityRandolph College WashingtonEvergreen State CollegeTrinity Western UniversityUniversity of WashingtonWalla Walla UniversityWashington Adventist UniversityWhitworth University West VirginiaWest Virginia University WisconsinBeloit CollegeLawrence UniversityUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMarquette University WyomingUniversity of Wyoming


If college was a main deciding factor in whether or not to pursue homeschooling, this list should provide plenty of evidence that a lot of great colleges accept homeschool transcripts. With that knowledge in mind, you can focus on your educational philosophies and curriculum. If you need help, I offer a free 30-minute consultation to help point you in the right direction!
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