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You are a home-schooled applicant if you’ll complete a home-school program during the 2023-2024 academic year or if you’ve graduated from a home-school program but have earned fewer than 12 credits at a college or university.

As you prepare to apply, be sure to review our Requirements/Overview and the Application Checklist below to make sure you have all the things you need for your application.

First-Year Home-schooled Application Checklist

Required Application Materials:

  • Completed Ripon College application or Common App application
    • Our $30 application is waived if you apply by Jan. 15!
  • Academic transcript
    • Must include grades from three years of secondary school/advanced academic experience
  • Interview with Office of Admission

Optional Application Materials:

  • Letters of recommendation
  • Results of ACT or SAT tests 
    • We will consider your test scores if you elect to submit them.
  • Personal statement/college essay

As you prepare to apply, review Ripon College’s Requirements/Overview to ensure you have the proper academic preparation to be successful at Ripon College.

You can begin your application at ripon.edu/admission/apply.

International applicants and Transfer/Re-entry applicants may access application information on their respective sections.