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Home-school Students - Transcripts

Liberty University recognizes that transcripts from home-schoolers may vary widely from one family to another. However, all transcripts must meet certain university standards to facilitate an admission decision and academic placement should the applicant be admitted.

  • Home schooling records must indicate the courses completed; the credits, units, or hours associated with each course; and a letter or numerical grade indicating the student's level of performance in that subject area for that year.
  • Courses or subjects reflected on the transcript should be organized by grade level (9 through 12) and date.
  • To be considered "final", transcripts must include a "Graduation Date", "Home-School Addendum" and a signature from the school administrator (usually a parent).
  • Home-schooled students must also take the ACT or SAT standardized college entrance exams.

View a sample transcript. While this format may not be compatible with certain home-school educational philosophies or modes of instruction, the more closely home-school records resemble a standard transcript, the more easily an admission file can be evaluated and the more likely the applicant can be evaluated for Liberty's academic scholarships.

Please contact a Liberty University Admissions Counselor at 1-800-543-5317 (Mon-Fri 8am-9pm and Sat 10am-6pm EST) with any questions.