1. Review Ball State's admission requirements for homeschooled students.
  2. Complete and submit the university application for undergraduate admission and housing.
  3. Have transcripts of your college preparatory course work (showing course titles and letter grades) sent directly from your homeschool to the Office of Admissions.
    • We request homeschools to also submit materials showing the curriculum and the content of each course.
  4. Have your SAT and/or ACT scores sent to the Office of Admissions. Scores may be sent via testing agency or on an official high school transcript. For SAT use code 1051. For ACT use code 1176. ACT test takers are encouraged to take the writing portion of the ACT to be considered for English placement and advanced credit.
  5. Complete and submit an applicant statement. While an applicant statement is not required, homeschooled students are encouraged to submit applicant statements. Possible topics to address are:
    • Any unique educational opportunities you’ve had.
    • Any significant life experiences that have affected your academic preparation.
    • Special awards or recognitions you have received.
  6. Submit a $55 application fee (nonrefundable). Payable via major credit card or an electronic check (ACH) payment.