Home Schooled Students

Applications from home-schooled applicants will be considered on an individual basis.  Admission decisions are based on academic achievement and all applicants must meet the required admission average.

Required Documents:

To be considered for admission, you must provide individual assessments in the required subjects for your program(s) of interest.  The following assessments are accepted:

  • 4U/M courses (accredited by the Ontario Ministry of Education).  The 4U/4M courses may be completed in any combination of correspondence, on-line learning, night school, or day school
  • Required courses at the Grade 12/senior level completed through an accredited institution
  • Approved courses from an accredited college or university
  • AP examination
  • ACT subject test

Official exam results as well as official transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions attended are required.

In addition to the above assessments, you must submit a personal statement outlining your educational history and why you are interested in attending the University of Guelph.  The statement should include:

  • Summary of home-school experience (e.g. curriculum)
  • Length of homeschool study
  • Future goals and career aspirations

Contact Admission Services for more information regarding admission criteria.

How to Apply: Apply online through the Ontario Universities Application Centre at ouac.on.ca


  • January 15 (early consideration) 
  • April 15: (documents)   

All documents can be submitted to Admission Services at applicant@uoguelph.ca.