Home Schooled Students

Admission Information for Home-Educated Applicants

The transition from high school to college is never easy and entering a formal educational setting after working independently may make that transition a little more challenging, but the College of Coastal Georgia is here to make that change a little less stressful. The focus of the College is your education and social growth in a small campus setting with an emphasis on individual attention.

Students using a program accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission, Georgia Private School Accrediting Commission or a regional accrediting association (such as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, or North Central Association) follow the regular admission procedure.
Curriculum recommendations for all students include:
  • 4 units of English including grammar and usage, Literature, and advanced composition
  • 4 years of mathematics including Algebra, Algebra II, Geometry and an advanced course (Trigonometry, Statistics, Calculus)
  • 3 units of science including at least one laboratory course from life science and one laboratory course in physical science (an additional unit will be expected for Fall 2012 applicants)
  • 3 units of social studies including U.S. and world history
  • 2 units of the same foreign language
Preferred National exam for admission is the ACT:
The ACT includes percentile rankings in not only English and math, but also science and social studies. Students who score a 17 in English, 17 in math and within the 55th percentile in the science and social studies subgroups will be considered to have met College Preparatory Curriculum requirements in the respective areas.

Items that should be included in Application Package:

  • Application for Admission and $25.00 non-refundable application fee
  • Certificate of Immunization
  • Copy of the Declaration of Intent to Home School as filed with local school board
  • Official ACT or SAT scores. A minimum score of 17 on the ACT English and ACT math must be met to be considered for admission. The minimum score for the SAT is 430 Reading and 400 Math.
  • An Academic Portfolio for Foreign Language (if taken)
  • Portfolio of Extra-Curricular Activities and Academic Achievements during high school that support academic preparedness for college. This portfolio should include awards received, academic accomplishments, and activities in which you participate (church, volunteer, civic, and athletic activities, etc.)
  • Affidavit from primary teacher and student certifying completion of high school and date of high school graduation, and a copy of your transcript
  • Two Letters of recommendation from non-family members (Tutors, Employers, Clergy, Civic Leaders)
For questions or to schedule an appointment, please call the Office of Admissions, at 912-279-5730
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