Dual Credit for Homeschool Students

Homeschool juniors and seniors

  • Have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Meet any pre-requisites for individual courses. Math and sciences typically require specific ACT subscores.
  • Once in the program, students must maintain a 2.0+ Thomas More GPA to continue each semester.

Homeschool Sophomores

  • Sophomores will have their applications reviewed by Thomas More’s Dual-Credit program to determine if a homeschooled sophomore can be admitted into the program.
  • Have an unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Meet any pre-requisites for individual courses. Math and sciences typically require specific ACT subscores.
  • Once in the program, students must maintain a 2.0+ Thomas More GPA to continue each semester.

Homeschool freshmen

  • Freshmen are not permitted to take dual-credit courses with Thomas More.

All Students:

  • A notarized high school transcript
  • A copy of your ACT or SAT Scores, if available.
  • A completed online application

Homeschool sophomores:

  • Students should also submit a letter of intent with their application materials explaining why the student should be provided with admittance into the program and their course plans.
  • In addition, students should submit a letter of recommendation from an educator who can attest to the applicant’s academic and emotional capability to participate in college courses.

A copy of a student’s high school transcript can be emailed to gemini@thomasmore.edu

Homeschool students are eligible to take any course online or at Thomas More’s campus as long as they meet the prerequisites for any courses they are looking to take.

In general, any student interested in math or science courses will need to have taken the SAT or ACT and met the prerequisites for the course. Prerequisites will vary by course. If you need the prerequisites for any specific course, please email gemini@thomasmore.edu for more information.

  • Students are responsible for the cost of tuition for their course(s) and the cost of textbooks. The tuition rate varies each year.
  • Students are eligible for KHEAA’s KY Dual-Credit Scholarship, which covers up to two dual-credit classes while a student is a junior or senior in high school and KHEAA’s Work Ready Scholarship, which can cover up to two certain career and technical courses each semester.
  • However, please note that these scholarships are not managed through Thomas More University.
  • Once a student has been admitted, the Dual-Credit office will reach out to determine and or advise on course options for homeschoolers.
  • Homeschool students who have been admitted into Thomas More’s Dual-Credit program will be registered for your course(s) by the Dual-Credit office.
  • For additional information about advising and course options, please click here.

Contact the Dual-Credit Program

Email James Catchen
Associate Director, Dual-Credit