Admission Requirements for Home Schooled Graduates

Wilmington University welcomes all Home School graduates. In an effort to serve the Home School community better, admission requirements have been revised to ensure academic opportunity for all Home School graduates.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education recognizes the following Pennsylvania Home School associations. Admission requirements for diplomas granted by the following associations are as follows:


1. Submit an Undergraduate Application

2. Submit Official Home Schooled transcripts to:

Wilmington University
320 N. DuPont Highway
New Castle, DE 19720-6491

3. Schedule a meeting with an Admissions Counselor

    • Call Undergraduate Admissions to schedule your appointment, (302) 356-6744

4. Complete a Math and English Skills Assessment

Students are required to complete an assessment (Accuplacer) of their English and mathematics skills prior to registering for their required freshman English and math courses in their intended degree program. Placement testing can be taken at a convenient time and location. All students are expected to take both tests unless exempted due to the transfer of an equivalent math and/or English course or acceptable SAT scores (450 or above on math and/or 450 or above on verbal tests).

To complete the Math and English Skills Assessment:

5. Submit Health History/Immunization Records

As recommended by the State of Delaware, Wilmington University requires full-time undergraduate students born after January 1, 1957, and all education and nursing students, regardless of date-of-birth and attendance status, to submit their health/immunization records to the Admissions Office. Part-time students who are not majoring in education or nursing are not required to submit their health/immunization records.

If you are not a Home School graduate of one of the aforementioned programs, please also submit:

6. A portfolio (include the following):

    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • Statement of Goals
    • Standardized Test Scores (SAT or ACT)

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