GUIDES TO COLLEGES & CAREER SCHOOLS

Are one of your homeschooled children preparing to enter college?
Are you yourself a homeschooled student trying to find the best institutions for post-secondary education?
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2018 Colleges Listings

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 ALABAMA

SAMFORD UNIVERSITY, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229. Samford University is a premier nationally ranked Christian university. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states and 30 countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. www.samford.edu.

WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 801 Main Street NW, PO Box 2000, Hanceville, AL 35077, 256-352-8000, lioncentral@wallacestate.edu. Wallace State provides seamless educational opportunities from early high school entry to the graduate level. Through dual enrollment, the FastTrack Academy and other programs, high school students seeking college credit in academic transfer programs, career technical education, or health care fields will find their needs met here. The STARS articulation system guarantees our students transferability of credit to any Alabama public college or university. For those who want to complete their bachelor’s and master’s degrees on campus, Wallace State students may take advantage of our University Center partnerships. Wallace State has been ranked among the Top 120 community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute and is the first-choice Alabama community college among high school seniors taking the ACT. www.wallacestate.edu.

 

DELAWARE

DELAWARE COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, 600 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE 19805, 302-622-8000, admissions@dcad.edu. The Delaware College of Art and Design is the Mid-Atlantic’s only two-year professional art and design college, offering the associate of fine arts degree in animation, fine arts, graphic design, illustration and photography. DCAD educates talented and dedicated students to become art makers, idea generators, problem solvers and visual communicators via a transfer program that allows them to earn AFA degrees and then matriculate as juniors into baccalaureate-granting colleges, universities and art schools locally, regionally, nationally and beyond. A paid internship program enhances the learning DCAD students do in their classrooms and studios, and summer programming for middle and high school students provides a pre-college experience for younger artists. www.dcad.edu

 

FLORIDA

SOUTH FLORIDA BIBLE COLLEGE AND THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (SFBC&TS), 1100 South Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, 954-545-4500, admissions@sfbc.edu. We are located in Deerfield Beach, FL. As an inter-denominational institution, SFCB&TS educates the student in the various evangelical doctrines. We are an institution of higher learning where the Bible is central in preparing men and women for ministry to serve Christ and His church through biblical thought and Christian life. Our teaching is central on the Bible. Students can complete their degree on our beautiful 10,000 square foot campus or completely online. The college is committed to the overall growth of each and every one of our students. Our goal is to help every student reach their dreams and achieve the impossible. We are rated #7 in the Country for affordable education by ABHE and the Affordable Colleges website for Bible Colleges and Seminaries. Our students have the opportunity to graduate debt free as they go into their professions. Call (954) 545-4500 for more information or visit www.sfbc.edu.

TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304, (850) 201-6200. Tallahassee Community College is one of the nation’s top community colleges. Every semester, over 12,000 students choose TCC as the next step in their educational journey. TCC offers over 90 academic and career programs and more than 600 courses. Plus, through our university partnerships, TCC students have the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees right on TCC’s campus. In addition, we offer transfer programs to neighboring Florida State University and Florida A&M University. Plus, Tallahassee is an ideal Florida city for college students. Campus life at TCC offers something for everyone. Our students have diverse interests—they’re athletes, actors, artists, musicians, activists and entrepreneurs. Our Model United Nations program is nationally recognized, and our speech and debate team is a perennial powerhouse at regional and national tournaments. http://www.tcc.fl.edu.

 

GEORGIA

LIFE UNIVERSITY, 1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta, GA 30060, 800-543-3202 or 770-426-2600, Admissions@LIFE.edu. Life University empowers students to design lives of success and significance. LIFE provides students with the vision to fulfill their innate potential, the inspiration to engage in self-discovery and the ability to apply a principled approach to their future roles in their communities. LIFE instills a set of values, a perspective toward wellness and a deeper meaning of service to humanity. LIFE has 15 undergraduate degrees in health sciences, business, nutrition and psychology fields; four graduate programs in sport health science, clinical nutrition, positive psychology and athletic training; and is home to the world’s largest single campus College of Chiropractic. LIFE.edu.

MIDDLE GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY, 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206, 877.238.8664, admissions@mga.edu. Middle Georgia State University serves 7,400+ students on campuses in Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman and Warner Robins – and online. Students choose from dozens of areas of study, everything from Accounting, Biology, Education, Health Sciences, Contemporary Musicianship and IT (fully online option) to Flight, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Public Service, and New Media & Communications. The University recently launched master’s degrees and is home to Georgia’s only public School of Aviation. Also unique to Middle Georgia State is The Georgia Academy, a residential program designed so that academically gifted students can earn high school diplomas from their home high schools and associates degrees from the University simultaneously. The University also offers a traditional Dual Enrollment program for qualified Georgia students who want to earn college credit while completing their high school requirements. These students, who live at home and commute, may attend fall, spring or summer semesters. Their tuition, fees and textbooks are covered by the Georgia Student Finance Commission. Student housing is available on the Macon, Cochran and Eastman campuses. Middle Georgia State has NAIA-affiliated sports and a wide variety of student clubs and organizations. Learn more: 877.238.8664, admissions@mga.edu or visit  https://www.mga.edu/.

TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE, 107 Kincaid Dr. MSC 899, Toccoa Falls, GA. 30598, 888-785-5624, admissions@tfc.edu. TFC is a premier Christian College in Northeast Georgia. Each fall, about 10% of TFC’s incoming class consists of students that have been home-schooled. Once on campus, one of the most important priorities of college staff is helping students adjust to college life. TFC is an excellent college choice for home-school students due in part to our small classes and low faculty to student ratio. TFC is committed to helping each student transition smoothly into their college career. www.tfc.edu.

 

MARYLAND

CARROLL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster MD 21157; 410-386-8000; infocenter@carrollcc.edu. Carroll Community College is your affordable introduction to high-quality higher education! Take a single course or a full class schedule to earn your associate degree. Complete the first two years of your bachelor’s degree–Carroll students have transferred to more than 680 different colleges and universities nationwide. Or choose a short-term career training option to enter the workforce job-ready or to prepare for licensure or certification exams. You can take courses online or at our Westminster campus. Visit www.carrollcc.edu to learn more!

CECIL COLLEGE, One Seahawk Drive, North East, MD 21901, 410-287-1000, 
admissions@cecil.edu. Cecil College has been serving the community and shaping its future for 50+ years. With a diverse student population, the college enrolls approximately 2,500 credit students and 3,400 non-credit students. Cecil offers associate degrees,
certificate programs and non-credit classes. Classes are taught by qualified faculty and can be taken in a traditional classroom setting or online. The college has formalized articulation agreements with public and private four-year institutions throughout Maryland and the United States to expedite the transfer process for Cecil College students and graduates. www.cecil.edu.

MONTGOMERY COLLEGE, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850, 240-567-5000, response@montgomerycollege.edu, Career success starts at Montgomery College. MC helps you get the hands-on education you need for the job you want. And you can save up to half the cost of attending other colleges. Montgomery College offers more than 130 programs across three campus locations in Maryland (Rockville, Germantown, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring). You can also take classes online. Our dedicated faculty members will help you reach your goals, whatever they might be. MC has seamless transfer pathways to over 100 schools and institutions. We make it easy to transfer to top universities across the country. At Montgomery College, you’re guided, supported, and empowered to set your course and succeed.  montgomerycollege.edu.

ST. JOHN’S COLLEGE, 60 College Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401, 410-626-2522,
admissions@sjc.edu. At St. John’s, where 8% of students are homeschooled, the transition from homeschooling to college is completely natural. This is because St. John’s shares so much in common with the spirit of homeschool: students guide their own learning through the great books with their peers in seminar discussions. Johnnies do not passively absorb information; they take ownership of their education. They are readers, but they love to reflect with others about what they read. Students at St. John’s study the liberal arts—from literature and philosophy to math, science, ancient Greek, and more—in a holistic curriculum without any majors. There are no textbooks; instead, we rely on the original word of the greatest thinkers in Western civilization. Whether it’s Aristotle or Aquinas, the authors are the true professors. St. John’s has two campuses: one in Annapolis, Maryland, and the other in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Both campuses share the same curriculum in two different settings. In Annapolis, you’ll study among cobblestone streets and the Chesapeake Bay, just miles from Washington, DC. No matter the campus, the intellectual culture of St. John’s permeates the college. Students are chatting about Jane Austen and Augustine in the classroom but also in the dining halls, dorms, and athletic fields. Come visit to see how homeschooled students flourish at St. John’s. www.sjc.edu.

ST. MARY’S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND, 47645 College Drive, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686, 240-895-2045 admissions@smcm.edu. As Maryland’s public honors college, St. Mary’s College offers an undergraduate liberal arts education and small-college experience like those found at exceptional private colleges. St. Mary’s College shares the hallmarks of private institutions: an outstanding faculty, talented students, high academic standards, a challenging curriculum, small classes, a sense of community, and a spirit of intellectual inquiry. But as a state institution of higher education, St. Mary’s College is also committed to the ideals of affordability, accessibility and diversity. By combining these virtues of public and private education, St. Mary’s College provides a unique alternative for students and their families. www.smcm.edu.

 

MASSACHUSETTS

BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230, 1-800-235-7186 or 413-528-7228, admit@simons-rock.edu. For 50 years, Bard College at Simon’s Rock has brought the benefits of a liberal arts college education to younger students. Our core philosophy is that many high school students are more than ready, now, to take on meaningful, serious academic challenges. This guiding principle has earned us a 92% academic rating from the Princeton Review, and 78% of our students go on to graduate study. With the addition of Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock, we now welcome 9th and 10th graders to our beautiful Berkshires campus. Here they pursue an intensive two-year high school curriculum (taught by college faculty) specially designed to prepare them to enter college at Simon’s Rock after the second year. simons-rock.edu.

MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Bedford Campus: 591 Springs Rd, Bedford, MA  01730; Lowell Campus: 33 Kearney Square, Lowell, MA 01852; 1-800-818-3434. Middlesex Community College’s Dual Enrollment Academy welcomes homeschoolers! Established in 2011, our Dual Enrollment Academy allows qualified home-schooled students to earn college credit while satisfying high school graduation requirements. Students may enroll in college-level courses offered online, or during the day or evening on MCC’s Bedford and Lowell campuses. Currently, more than 500 high school and home-schooled students are enrolled in a wide variety of Middlesex courses each semester. Dual Enrollment Academy students can leave high school with three to 15 college credits. For more information, call 781-280-3790 or visit: https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/dualenroll/default.aspx.

MICHIGAN

CALVIN COLLEGE, 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49546, (616) 526-6000, 1-800-688-0122, info@calvin.edu. Calvin College is ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report among Midwest Regional Colleges. Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Calvin prepares students to be Christ’s agents of renewal in the world. Through rigorous academic study and intentional Christian community, you will learn to think deeply, act justly and live wholeheartedly in everything that you do. A Calvin education will form your heart and mind in ways that prepare you for your future. Research, expansive global opportunities and hands-on experiences contribute to the success Calvin graduates have in careers and further graduate study. In all of these things, Calvin’s excellent Christian faculty walk alongside you to ensure that you find God’s path for you in the world. Explore the story God is writing through Calvin students and professors at calvin.edu/go/calling.

DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY, 6191 Kraft Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512, 800-686-1600, info@davenport.edu. Going to Davenport University means getting a degree that leads to a career. But it also means connecting with one of our numerous student organizations, participating in on-campus activities, joining in athletics, and making friends inside classes and out. At Davenport, you can make your own experience. Want to stay close to home as a commuter student? Eager to get out on your own and live on campus? Davenport can help you get where the world is going! davenport.edu/4U.

GRACE BIBLE COLLEGE, 1011 Aldon St. SW, Wyoming, MI 49509, 800) 968-1887, graceadmissions@gbcol.edu. Any college will help to prepare you for a career, but not every college will prepare you for the rest of your life. That is one of the many things that sets Grace Bible College apart. We are committed to building lives that are lived on purpose – lives rooted in Jesus Christ and committed to serving others. Our small class sizes, experienced faculty, and commitment to transformational relationships provide our students with a very personal and invested experience as they pursue their purpose. Join us by applying online for free. https://www.gbcol.edu/

 

NEW MEXICO

ST. JOHN’S COLLEGE, 1160 Camino Cruz Blanca, Santa Fe, NM 87505, 505-984-6060, admissions@sjc.edu. At St. John’s, where 8% of students are homeschooled, the transition from homeschooling to college is completely natural. This is because St. John’s shares so much in common with the spirit of homeschool: students guide their own learning through the great books with their peers in seminar discussions. Johnnies do not passively absorb information; they take ownership of their education. They are readers, but they love to reflect with others about what they read. Students at St. John’s study the liberal arts—from literature and philosophy to math, science, ancient Greek, and more—in a holistic curriculum without any majors. There are no textbooks; instead, we rely on the original word of the greatest thinkers in Western civilization. Whether it’s Aristotle or Aquinas, the authors are the true professors. St. John’s has two campuses: one in Annapolis, Maryland, and the other in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Both campuses share the same curriculum in two different settings. In Santa Fe, you’ll be perched high in the Sangre de Cristo mountains, enjoying the outdoors and the greatest artist town in America. No matter the campus, the intellectual culture of St. John’s permeates the college. Students are chatting about Jane Austen and Augustine in the classroom but also in the dining halls, dorms, and athletic fields. Come visit to see how homeschooled students flourish at St. John’s. www.sjc.edu.

 

NEW YORK

DAVIS COLLEGE, 400 Riverside Drive, Johnson City, NY 13790, 877.949.3248, admissions@davisny.edu. Davis College features a close-knit community, ministry focused degrees, and a tradition of excellence in biblical higher education since 1900. Our students enjoy face-to-face interaction with their professors and staff, as well as hands on real world experience through supervised internships and ministry opportunities. Graduates are uniquely prepared to lead with integrity, skill, sensitivity and critical thinking. There are three ways to attend Davis College: on-campus, online and at our various teaching sites. Pursue your bachelor’s degree, get a head start on college through Davis College’s dual enrollment program or continue your education at Davis College. Pursue God with a rigorous program of Bible incorporated into every degree. Discover Davis College, the only fully accredited college of Bible and ministry in New York State. For more information visit www.davisny.edu.

MOLLOY COLLEGE, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, P.O. Box 5002, Rockville Centre, New York 11571-50021-888-4-MOLLOY, info@molloy.edu. College-bound students and their parents are always looking for an academic environment that offers the best fit for the student and the best value for their tuition dollars. Molloy has been ranked in the top three nationally in Moneymagazine’s “best values” listing for two consecutive years, the only college in the country to earn such an honor.  The rankings were based on a variety of factors, including graduation rates and earnings of graduates. This category was designed to “determine which schools actually add the most value,” according to the magazine.  Molloy has also earned other honors, including being ranked the #10 best value among Catholic colleges nationwide by College Values Online.  Visit molloy.edu to learn more.

 

OHIO

LOURDES UNIVERSITY, 6832 Convent Boulevard, Sylvania, OH 43560, 800-878-3210, ext. 5291, luadmits@lourdes.edu. A Catholic university in the Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University proudly delivers a vibrant, diverse, student-centered education. Guided by the vision and ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania, Ohio, Lourdes provides a living and learning environment based on values and focused on creating a better world. As a University grounded in the liberal arts, with application to professional studies, Lourdes University prepares our graduates to be leaders of high integrity in their professions and communities. Lourdes alumni seek to heal those who suffer, teach those who search for knowledge and provide innovative leadership in business and non-profit sectors. Our alumni are global citizens working diligently to be a positive, creative force in their communities and the world. www.lourdes.edu.

MOUNT VERNON NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, 800 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050, 866-462-MVNU,  admissions@mvnu.edu. Sitting on 327 acres of rolling hills, MVNU’s peaceful grounds provide a safe atmosphere for students to learn, have fun and grow. Located 45 minutes from Columbus, Mount Vernon is filled with historical homes, parks, coffee shops, and more. We believe that faith drives us to action, so we’re structured to give you multiple spiritual opportunities. Our hope is that students will make their faith their own. No matter where you are starting from, your faith will be strengthened through academics, service experiences, and ministry opportunities. You are here on this earth for a reason. We’re here to help you SHINE. www.mvnu.edu.

OHIO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY, 1476 Lancaster Pike, Circleville, OH 43113, 877-762-8669, Enroll@OhioChristian.edu. Ohio Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally and spiritually. OCU is located in Circleville, Ohio, about 30 minutes south of Columbus. Faith is at the core of everything we do here. From the classrooms to the dorms – God’s word is living and active. OCU offers over 40-degree options across many fields, such as business, ministry, music, teacher education, psychology and many more! We have a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio and our largest class size is just 50 people. Ohio Christian has been recognized as a homeschool-friendly institution for many years.http://www.ohiochristian.edu/

THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO, 2801 W. Bancroft, Toledo, OH 43606-3390, 419-530-INFO or 1-800-5TOLEDO. Founded in 1872, The University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio is a national, public research university. More than 20,000 students each year choose UToledo for a world-class education, including students from 46 U.S. states and 80+ countries. The University’s suburban location in a mid-size city provides a safe, park-like campus home for all students amidst the culture of a vibrant metropolitan area. More than 350 student organizations offer UToledo undergrads a wealth of campus-centered activities to enjoy, as well as opportunities to develop leadership skills and lasting relationships. Whatever your academic interests may be, you’ll build your knowledge and skills through experiential learning opportunities at UToledo. Labs, co-ops, internships and exceptional undergraduate research opportunities prepare UToledo grads for success in graduate school and their careers. Browse our online list of more than 110 majors and programs to find your fit at utoledo.edu – or let us help you explore options to fit your career goals.  UToledo is here to assist you in making the most of your degree! utoledo.edu

PENNSYLVANIA

CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE, 600 Valley Road, P.O. Box 309, Summerdale, PA 17093, 717-728-2256, JoshuaAsh@Centralpenn.edu.Central Penn College has been helping students turn potential into career success since 1881, now offering career-focused associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields. Degree programs are available in: accounting, business administration, communications, criminal justice, healthcare, homeland security, information technology, legal studies and organizational leadership. The college, currently serving students at its Summerdale and Lancaster locations, attributes its high rate of student success to a caring faculty and its hands-on learning approach. Based on Central Penn’s most recent One-Year Graduate Survey, 88.6 percent of graduates were employed in their chosen field or continuing their education within one year of graduation. Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. http://www.centralpenn.edu/prospective-students/high-school-students/

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, 808 Ridge Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-6097, 412.237.2525, admissions@ccac.edu. Earn College Credits at CCAC While Still in High School. CCAC provides homeschooled students with a personalized learning experience, affordable tuition and nearly 160 programs of study. As an open enrollment institution, CCAC does not require entrance examinations—and there is no fee to apply. Start College in High School. CCAC’s Dual Enrollment program offers homeschooled students the opportunity to take college courses on campus or online. Dual Enrollment credits can be used to earn a CCAC certificate or degree, or students can transfer them to a four-year institution.  CCAC offers hundreds of online courses. Seventeen degrees and 13 certificates can be completed online, and more than four dozen additional programs can be completely almost entirely online. In-person and online tutoring services are also available. ccac.edu.

DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 901 S. Media Line Rd, Media, PA 19063, 610-359-5157. Delaware County Community College’s Dual Enrollment program offers homeschool students the opportunity to begin earning college credits while still in high school. Open to high school freshmen through seniors, students have the chance to gain college experience and enhance their future college applications. Dual Enrollment offers students flexible scheduling through day, evening, and online classes. Plus, classes are easily accessible with eight convenient locations throughout Delaware and Chester Counties. The transition from homeschool to a college or university is made easier by experiencing college and earning credits prior to high school graduation. Regardless of a student’s educational destination, Dual Enrollment can give them the jumpstart they need!  dccc.edu/get-ahead.

LA ROCHE COLLEGE, 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA  15237, 412-536-1272, admissions@laroche.edu. La Roche College offers an innovative, skills-driven education to prepare students for success in today’s competitive workforce. Undergraduate programs include the high-demand fields of business, education and health and medical sciences, as well as creative disciplines in interior design, graphic design, dance, film and media. Home-schooled students who are accepted to La Roche can apply for all federal, state and institutional aid, and will be evaluated in the same way as a traditional high school student. To apply, students will need to submit: a completed application, a transcript and SAT or ACT scores. Visit laroche.edu to apply. https://laroche.edu/Admissions/Freshman_Admissions/Home_Schooled_Students/

MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509, 570-348-6234, YourFuture@marywood.edu. Marywood University offers a premier liberal arts education, enhanced by a wide range of professional degree choices. We do not train students for jobs; we prepare students for careers and for making good decisions in a challenging world. This is a values-inspired, service-oriented, academically challenging educational experience – one that will prepare you with advanced knowledge, real-world experience, critical-thinking skills, and the focus needed for a balanced, successful life. www.marywood.edu/admissions.

MESSIAH COLLEGE, 1 College Avenue, Mechanicsburg, PA  17055, 800-233-4220, 717-691-6000, admissions@messiah.edu. Messiah College is a nationally ranked, private Christian college with a student body of 3,331 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, the campus is just 12 miles from the state capital, Harrisburg. Messiah College is nationally recognized for bringing together top-tier academics and Christian faith. Our motto, “Christ Preeminent,” shapes every experience you’ll have as a student here. Lifelong friendships. Support from faculty mentors. Outstanding preparation for life and career. Championship athletics. Celebrated arts programs. Transformational service and ministry. Eye-opening study abroad. At Messiah your life, your faith, your world and your possibilities open up. www.messiah.edu.

MOUNT ALOYSIUS COLLEGE, 7373 Admiral Peary Highway, Cresson, PA 16630-1999, 888-823-2220, 814-886-4131. The mission of Mount Aloysius College is to respond to individual and community needs with quality programs of education in the tradition of the Religious Sisters of Mercy. Each student is provided the opportunity to acquire knowledge and to develop values, attitudes, and competencies necessary for life-long learning within an environment that reflects a liberal arts orientation and a Catholic, Judeo-Christian heritage.
Mount Aloysius College is an accredited, comprehensive, degree-granting institution offering Associate, Baccalaureate, and select Graduate Programs where women and men of diverse cultural, educational, and religious backgrounds optimize their aptitudes and acquire skills for meaningful careers. Mount Aloysius graduates are job ready, technology ready, and community ready. www.mtaloy.edu.

PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS, 128 N Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19102, 215-972-7625, admissions@pafa.edu. The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) is the oldest art school in the country and the only art school/museum that focus exclusively on the fine arts. Offering accredited BFA and MFA degrees, PAFA students benefit from a small, diverse community; faculty who offer a great deal of individualized attention and instruction; extraordinary art-making facilities; and a world-class art scene in one of the country’s most manageable cities. Many homeschooled students find PAFA the perfect transition to college and a career in the fine arts. https://www.pafa.org/school.

THE UNIVERSITY OF VALLEY FORGE, 1401 Charlestown Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460, 610.935.0450, admissions@valleyforge.edu. The University of Valley Forge (UVF) offers high school students an opportunity to begin their college education early in an affordable and obtainable way through the dual enrollment program. The program allows juniors and seniors to take fully accredited online general education courses for college credit. If students take six credit hours (two courses) per semester, they will earn 12 credit hours per year and 24 total credits over two years. Essentially, they can complete their first year of college before their high school graduation! The cost per credit is $99 or $2,576 for a full year of college credits (which includes a $50/semester technology fee). The best part is that students who take at least 12 credits and enroll at UVF after graduation will get a $2,000 Early College Start Scholarship, so it’s like paying $576 for the first year of college! For more information on the dual enrollment program or the UVF admissions process, call 800-432-8322 or email admissions@valleyforge.edu.  Visit valleyforge.edu/dualenrollment for more information.

WAYNESBURG UNIVERSITY, 51 W College Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370, (724) 852-3248, admissions@waynesburg.edu. Waynesburg University, a private Christian university in southwestern Pennsylvania, provides a valuable, personal and hands-on educational experience that prepares undergraduate and graduate students for lives of purpose. Waynesburg offers more than 70 major concentrations and five integrated bachelors-to-masters programs in athletic training, business, counseling, criminal investigation and education. The University also offers graduate programs in counseling, criminal investigation, business, education and nursing. 100 percent online programs are available. Consistently ranked as a top school within these systems, Waynesburg has emerged as a national leader in educational value. Most recently, Waynesburg University was named to MONEY Magazine’s 2017-2018 “Best Colleges for Your Money” list, ranking in the top 7 percent of all colleges and universities considered nationwide. www.waynesburg.edu.

TENNESSEE

UNION UNIVERSITY, 1050 Union University Drive, Jackson TN 38305, 1-800-33-UNION. Union University and home educated students are a great match. Homeschooling Parent has given Union their “Seal of Approval” for being a Homeschool friendly university. Union students who were home educated have led in a variety of campus activities including research, student government, media, theater, academics, residence life, honors and more. The Elizabeth Tigrett Medal is the most prestigious academic and character award at Union, given at the end of each year’s commencement exercises. Nine of the last 12 recipients were previously homeschooled. Outstanding area home schooled students may be admitted to take a maximum of 12 credit hours during their junior and senior years of high school on a space available basis. A personal conference with the Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions is required before the student is accepted for admission. A 20 ACT Composite or a 940 SAT (combined Critical Reading and Math scores) is required.http://www.uu.edu/admissions/undergraduate/homeschool.cfm?utm_source=homeschoolersguides&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=ug

 

VIRGINIA

CHRISTENDOM COLLEGE, 134 Christendom Drive, Front Royal, VA 22630, 540-636-2900, admissions@christendom.edu. Christendom College is a Catholic liberal arts college offering a time-tested and rigorous education that develops the student’s intellect in such a powerful way that he graduates with the ability to master any subject—no matter how complex the vocational calling. Our curriculum and committed faculty are complemented by a culture of unmatched personal attention helping each student discern and develop his academic and vocational goals. Our students thrive in a supportive and Christ-centered culture dedicated to helping them realize their potential and become the great men and women God has called them to be. They graduate inspired and empowered to achieve true greatness and become tomorrow’s leaders. www.christendom.edu.

REGENT UNIVERSITY, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464, 888.718.1222. Regent University is an HSLDA Tier 1 homeschool-friendly institute integrating knowledge and faith together. We offer a Rewarding Education Performance (REP) Program within our Early College Program, along with other excellent tuition benefits and enrollment opportunities for homeschooled students. Presented from a Christian worldview, our fully accredited curriculum provides 128 affordable, award-winning degree options. Through courses, connections and campus life, Regent’s innovative community will equip you with the skills needed to change the world. More than 11,000 students – representing all 50 states, 128 countries and 39 denominations – are earning associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus and online. And nearly 23,000 alumni are transforming lives globally in a variety of fields. You can too. Visit regent.edu/homeschool.

WEST VIRGINIA

DAVIS & ELKINS COLLEGE, 100 Campus Drive, Elkins, W.Va. 26241, 304-637-1900, admission@dewv.edu. Davis & Elkins proudly claims its heritage as a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-related college, embracing the broad diversity of our student body, and providing the space and climate where spiritual needs and views of students of different faiths can be nurtured and shared in both discussion and service. A private college of liberal arts and professional studies, Davis & Elkins values curiosity and thoughtfulness, while fostering social, emotional, spiritual and physical well-being. Toward those ends, the College provides a friendly and supportive environment for curious, engaged and freethinking students of diverse backgrounds. Safe and supportive, stimulating and friendly, Davis & Elkins College encourages students to approach their adventure in education as a journey of self-discovery. For more information, please visit our website at www.dewv.edu.

POTOMAC STATE COLLEGE AT WVU, 101 Fort Avenue | Keyser, WV 26726, 1-800-262-7332 or 304-788-6820, go2psc@mail.wvu.edu. West Virginia University (WVU) at Potomac State College in Keyser, W.Va., offers students challenging academics, a vibrant campus, personal attention, a solid foundation, and affordable costs. The College offers more than 50 programs of study. Students can earn a two-year, associate of arts degree for transfer to the WVU/Morgantown campus or other colleges of choice.  Or, students might be interested in one of our six fast-track career and technical degrees in programs such as Criminal Justice or Equine Management. Students can also complete their four-year, Bachelor of Applied Science degrees in Business Management, Criminal Justice and Computer Information Systems. Best of all, Potomac State College’s tuition and fees are ranked amongst the lowest of four-year institutions in the nation by the National Center for Education Statistics. Realize What’s Possible… and plan a visit today, call 800-262-7332. For additional information: www.potomacstatecollege.edu/admissions.

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