General Homeschool Admission Requirements

King's welcomes students who have received their education through home-based learning. Our university has a long history of attracting and admitting home school students who are successful and vibrant members of our community.

Admission Requirements
The King's University offers non-competitive admission. Home school students who meet the following entrance requirements can expect admission to King's:

  • Letter of Recommendation from Homeschool Facilitator.
  • English proficiency. This can be demonstrated by achieving an acceptable grade on one of the following options:
    • King's on campus English Language Studies Assessment Test (ELSAT).
    • A SAT/ACT English Exam.
    • Pearson Test of English.
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL).
    • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB).
    • AP/IB Exam.
    • An approved post-secondary introductory English course.
    • English 30-1 Provincial Diploma exam.
  • Proficiency in program-specific areas. Home school students applying into Science, Commerce, Environmental Studies, or four-year Psychology or Sociology programs have additional program-specific requirements. Students may demonstrate proficiency through one of the following methods:
    • Math Prerequisite:
      • King's on campus Math Competency Exam.
      • A SAT/ACT Exam.
      • AP/IB Exam.
      • An approved post-secondary math course.
      • Math 30-1 or 30-2 Provincial Diploma Exam (depending on chosen program).
    • Biology, Chemistry, or Physics Prerequisites:
      • An interview with a science faculty member at King's who will ask questions and assess the student's knowledge of the subject area.
      • An acceptable grade on the corresponding SAT exam.
      • AP/IB Exam.
      • An approved post-secondary science course.
      • An acceptable grade on the corresponding Provincial Diploma exam.

Admission Application
If you are a homeschool student looking to apply to King's, you will need to submit the following:

  • General King's Application.
  • Application Fee ($70).
  • A Letter of Recommendation from your Homeschool Teacher.
  • A Home School Transcript (if available).
  • Your exam scores (if applicable).

Please note that all homeschool students are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

If you require the ELSAT or King's on campus Math Competency Exam, please book at least seven days in advance. ELSAT and King's on campus Math Competency Exams can be written from Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

If you have further questions or need to book an ELSAT or King's on campus Math Competency Exam, please contact our Homeschool Admissions Counsellor, Michelle Nguyen, via email or by calling 780.465.3500 ext. 8094.