Our homeschool admission requirements are designed to recognize your unique approach to learning and allow us the opportunity to assess your accomplishments.

Steps to Apply:

1. Complete an online application

2. Submit supporting documentation:

Graduating with a Provincial Diploma: If you're enrolled in a homeschool program, please send us your report card and/or final transcript from your Distance Learning School program or the Ministry of Education.

Graduating without a Provincial Diploma: 

a) Complete and submit the Educational Background Chart. (Your admissions counsellor can provide you with this document.) 

b) Complete one of the following requirements:

  • Submit results for English 12 with Provincial Exam (or equivalent) meeting TWU admission requirements
  • Submit official CAEL results. A minimum overall score of 70 is required, with no section lower than 60. For more information on the CAEL test, visit their website.
  • Submit official SAT or ACT scores. Scores may be sent directly to TWU by using the following codes: SAT 0876 or ACT 5242

Students with more than 27 credits of post-secondary work may be considered for admission based on this coursework. Please submit your transcripts.

We encourage all homeschooled students to contact their TWU admissions counsellor in order to review their individual academic achievements.


Program-Specific Requirements

School of Nursing

For admission into the nursing program, you must submit a general admission application first. If you are admitted, you will need to submit a separate nursing application.

Applicants must complete Grade 12-level English, Chemistry, Biology and Grade 11-level Math (Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-Calculus 11 for BC students), and must achieve a B- average GPA in all four courses with no less than 67% in each of them. The deadline to apply is February 28. 

Faculty of Natural & Applied Sciences

If you are considering majoring in any of the programs in the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, we strongly encourage you to take Grade 12-level Biology, Chemistry, Math (Math for BC students) and Physics (or equivalents) in order to be fully prepared for university studies in the sciences.


Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

Early Admission 1: Apply by March 1

Early Admission 2: Apply by May 1

Regular Admission: Ongoing as space allows

Spring Semester

Regular Admission: Apply by November 1

Early admission allows the University to track and shape the incoming class. If you apply for early admission and do not yet meet the University's requirements your application will be re-assessed in a later round. Final confirmation of admission and awards will be issued once the final transcript has been received. Final transcripts must be received by August 1.

Note: The deadline for theatre and music scholarships, as well as endowment awards is March 15. Therefore, your admissions application must be submitted before March 1 in order to qualify for these awards. 


AFTER ADMISSION

Once you've been admitted, you will be contacted by your admissions counsellor to discuss financial aid, housing, and course registration. Visit the Admitted Student section for your next steps.