Home Based Learner Requirements

Home-Based Learner Admission Requirements

If you are home-schooled or a home-based learner, you may be considered for admission to the University of Regina.  Here's how to apply:

  1. Submit the Undergraduate Program Admission Application Form
  2. Pay the $100 application fee
  3. Submit the Home-based Learner Profile: A statement of identification as a home-based learner and a letter of intent outlining your educational goals and objectives, and including relevant extracurricular activities (arts activities, athletics, community service, employment) as they pertain to university preparation
  4. A Home-Based Learner transcript detailing grade 11 and 12 courses
  5. Evidence (as noted below) of having achieved the following:
    1. a minimum combined score of 1100 in the SAT I (Critical Reading and Math portions only) or a minimum average of 24 in the ACT ; and
    2. One of:
      • A minimum grade of 60% in one university course in a relevant admission subject; the course may be taken from the University of Regina as an accelerated student or another accredited university
      • A minimum grade of 65% in one 30-level high school course taken through a provincial correspondence school or by challenging a provincial departmental examination; the course must appear on the official provincial transcript of high school grades
      • A minimum grade of 4 in an approved Advanced Placement course
      • A minimum score of 650 on one SAT II subject examination

Evidence of achievement is provided by the following documents, to be sent directly from the responsible institution or agency to the Admissions Office (documents are not accepted from applicants unless otherwise indicated):

  • test scores: official statement of results
  • from the testing agency
  • 30-level high school course: one official provincial high school transcript (accepted from applicant)
  • University of Regina course: no evidence required; applicants should note attendance on the application form
  • Other university course: two official university transcripts
  • AP course: official statement of results from the College Board

An interview with a Faculty advisor may be required by the University or requested by the applicant.

Successful applicants will be admitted to the Faculty of Arts (with a condition of "mandatory advising"), the Faculty of Fine Arts or the Faculty of Social Work (Qualifying Program).  Home Based Learners applying to other faculties may ask to be admitted to the Faculty of Arts to qualify for transfer to their faculty of choice (see transfer requirements).

Further details can be found in the Admission Profile for Home-Based Learners.