Admission by Examination

An individual without a high school diploma who has not completed secondary school may be admitted to freshman standing on the basis of:

  1. Accredited Home School Agency

    Applicants may be admitted upon successful completion of high school through an accredited home school agency with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher. WWU must receive an official high school transcript from the accredited home school agency.

  2. GED Scores

    Average score of 50/640 on the five/four sections, with no individual score below 45/150. All students admitted with GED scores will take placement tests in Mathematics and English to determine appropriate courses.

  3. California High School Proficiency Examination

    Applicants who are under 18 years of age but have successfully completed the California High School Proficiency Examination may be considered for admission provided that (1) a minimum of two years of high school has been completed; (2) written parental permission has been given; (3) the application letter lists reason, goals and objective for acceleration. A copy of this letter will be sent to the applicant's high school principal and residence dean/counselor for their reactions and recommendations.