Homeschool Students

  • Homeschool Students 

    Thank you for your interest in Dean College! We welcome applications from homeschooled students and believe you will find the small close-knit community at Dean will be the perfect next step as you continue your education.Girls Walking On Campus

    Homeschool students are encouraged to visit campus and meet with an Admissions Counselor to discuss their curriculum and experiences through their high school years. Please see the steps below for application instructions. 

    We are happy to work with you throughout the admissions process. While all admissions staff members are familiar with homeschoolers, our Homeschool Coordinator is Arielle Morton, amorton@dean.edu or 508-541-1511. Please feel free to contact us any time. We hope to see you on campus soon. 

    Application Process:

    • Complete the Common Application or our own streamlined application. There is no application fee for either application.
    • Provide a high school transcript consisting of a complete list of high school level or college courses with applicable grades or assessments, along with a brief overview of your homeschool curriculum. Note: if college courses were completed, submit an official transcript from the college attended to be evaluated for college credit toward your degree at Dean College.
    • Documentation from your local school district approving your homeschool curriculum, or other official notification that you meet your school district's homeschool policy. This usually comes from your local school superintendent's office.
    • Students who have completed their high school requirements must provide a high school diploma or equivalent documenting graduation requirements were completed.

        Optional Items:

    • Personal statement or essay
    • SAT or ACT scores. Dean's SAT code is 3352 and ACT code is 1816
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Interview with an Admissions Counselor

    Suggested Minimum High School Course Completion:

    • English: Four Years
    • Math: Three Years (Minimally up through Algebra II)
    • Social Science/History: Three Years
    • Science: Three Years (At last one lab science, preferably two)

    Scholarships and Financial Aid:

    • Homeschool students will be evaluated for merit-based scholarships at the point of admission. No other application is required. Additional details can be found here.
    • Students may begin applying for need-based financial aid by submitting the FAFSA, beginning October 1st of the senior year.

    Important Application Dates:

    • Fall Semester
      • Early Action Deadline: December 1st
      • Priority Admissions Deadline: March 15th
      • Rolling Admissions after March 15th
    • Spring Semester
      • Priority Admissions Deadline: December 1st
      • Rolling Admissions after December 1st

     

     

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