As home schooling, in most instances, is a more holistic educational experience than traditional high school programs, we require a more comprehensive application submission, following the format for home schooling as outlined in the NYS Commissioner of Education's Regulations-Section 100.10.
New York State residents who enroll in online correspondence high school programs of study are not considered HOME SCHOOLED as per the New York State Department of Education. Please refer to the section regarding online correspondence high school programs of study.
The Application Process
In addition to the general undergraduate admission requirements in effect at the time of application, New Paltz asks that home schooled applicants provide the following:
Please note that the application for admission will not be reviewed until all required documentation is received
Accepted and Planning to Attend
Home-schooled students must provide documentation of successful completion of the high school home school program as required by the New York State Department of Education.
This can be done by
A national matriculation examination from a foreign country will not be recognized as evidence of graduation.