Homeschooled students may be able to attend C-GCC provided they meet admissions requirements. Homeschooled students need to complete the following admissions requirements prior to determining admission to Columbia-Greene:
- Complete a no fee C-GCC Application for Admission. We recommend that you apply online.
- Provide official documentation of secondary school workIf the student’s homeschool experience was monitored by a school district or accredited program, documentation on school letterhead with an administrator’s signature or an official transcript indicating the date of or anticipated date of completion of homeschool requirements must be submitted.If no such documentation is provided, homeschooled students must be at least 17 years old and the traditional high school class they would have entered ninth grade with must have already graduated to be eligible to apply to C-GCC.
Students who do not have official documentation of high school graduation, successful program completion or High School Equivalency Diploma, may complete the 24 credit hour High School Equivalency Diploma program in accordance to New York State Education Department guidelines and have an official transcript on file before a College degree or certificate will be issued.
- Take the placement examStudents must achieve placement test scores necessary for admission to C-GCC in accordance with our admissions policies and federal Ability to Benefit (ATB) guidelines. For more information about placement testing, please see our Placement Testing page.
- Meet with an Admissions Counselor (optional)Meeting with an admissions counselor allows the college to work individually with each homeschooled student to explain the admissions process and to answer all questions the student may have regarding his/her transition to higher education.