First-Year Home-Schooled

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Home-Schooled Applicant Requirements:

  • Complete your first-year application
  • Provide 2 letters of recommendation: one discussing academic success, and another attesting to involvement in the community or extracurricular activities (NOTE: Neither letter should be from a parent).

If you are a New Jersey resident:

(Select one)

  • Submit a transcript approved by a home-school program, public or private school, or primary teacher. Transcripts from other educational institutions (community college, former public education, etc.), if applicable, should also be submitted.
  • Submit a portfolio of academic work that includes syllabi, a list of textbooks used, grade evaluations by primary teacher and any other documentation of academic work (includes samples of writing, tests, etc.).*

If you are an out-of-state student:

  • All home-state requirements must be met and all supporting documentation must be provided to Stockton University. Students from out-of-state are also expected to follow all the requirements listed above.
* All home-schooled first-year applicants who submit a portfolio of high school work must have it signed by the applicant’s primary teacher. Transfer home-schooled students who submit a portfolio and have completed fewer than 24 transferable credits must also submit the signed portfolio.

Home-schooled students must have completed (or be in process of completing) the 16 college-preparatory units required of all first-year students:

  • Four (4) units of English,
  • Three (3) units of mathematics (one of which must be algebra),
  • Two (2) units of social studies,
  • Two (2) units of laboratory science, and
  • Five (5) additional units of academic electives will be selected from courses in college preparatory subjects and foreign languages. 

The courses completed or in process must total 16 units, all of which must be college preparatory subjects.

The required high school courses specified above are minimums. List all additional coursework. You may also attach supplemental information you feel will be helpful in evaluating your application.