Homeschool Students

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Welcome Homeschoolers

Ohio Christian University welcomes home schooled students – those who have been taught at home, either by their parents or by individuals outside of the traditional educational system. We aim to make your transition into college a smooth one, whether you are interested in getting a head start on your college degree by earning early college credit in our Trailblazer Academy, or you are looking to enroll in one of our Traditional Undergraduate degree programs or one of our online degree programs with OCUOnline Plus.


Three options for education:

Traditional Admissions

  1. Submit a completed application along with a $25 non-refundable application fee. Apply Online
  2. Submit an official high school transcript to Ohio Christian University Admissions Office
  3. If you have not yet taken the  ACT, SAT or CLT, you may attend one of our scheduled ACT test dates.
  4. Submit Minister's Reference Form and give it to your Minister/Pastor, asking that the questionnaires be completed and returned immediately.

Trailblazer Academy

  1. Complete the paper or online application (no application fee). Return Students, complete the Short Form Application
  2. Submit an official high school transcript to Ohio Christian University Trailblazer Academy Office
  3. Submit ACT/SAT/Accuplacer** scores

OCUOnline Plus

  1. Submit a completed application. Apply Online.
  2. Submit an official high school transcript or homeschool equivalent to OCUOnline Plus Admissions.
  3. Send ACT/SAT/CLT results to OCUOnline Plus Admissions.

Financial Info



At Ohio Christian University we believe that the benefits of a college education far outweigh the costs. The Ohio Christian University Financial Aid office is prepared to help you meet your financial needs so you can focus on your education.

Financial Aid Scholarships