Homeschool Students

Milligan values and welcomes the unique qualities and academic standards that homeschool students bring. Through quality academics and a focused Christian commitment, discover the world that surrounds you and embark on a journey towards promise and progress. Explore your passion, refine your talents, and affirm your faith.

Why Milligan?


Scholarships

Academic merit-based scholarships up to $15,000/year are available, plus fine arts, music, athletic, and leadership scholarships. Milligan also offers need-based grants, state, and federal aid. We have a payment plan to help make budgeting easier for you and your family. Contact our Admissions Office to find out what you might qualify for!

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Steps to Apply

Milligan honors a rolling admission policy, which means the admission committee will consider applications throughout the year, as long as space is available. However, we encourage students to apply early (by February 1 for Fall) for maximum scholarship and financial aid consideration. Also please note there are some academic and scholarship programs with specific dates and deadlines.

  1. APPLICATION: Complete and submit your official application.
  2. FEE: Submit a non-refundable application fee of $30.
    • Pay online »
    • If paying by check or money order, please make it payable to Milligan College, with the student’s name indicated on the memo line, and mail it to: Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 210, Milligan College, TN 37682
  3. REFERENCES: Ask for a reference from your church and another from your school.
  4. TRANSCRIPT: Submit an official homeschool transcript. To discuss requirements related to the transcript, call 800.262.8337.
  5. TEST SCORES: Request that official ACT and/or SAT-I scores be sent directly to Milligan.
    • ACT code: 3996
    • SAT-I code: 1469  ‎

Next Steps

AFTER YOU APPLY, your Admission Counselor will communicate with you regularly about your application file and status. Admission decisions are usually made within two weeks of application. If you qualify for an Academic Scholarship, you’ll find that out right away, too.

Once admitted, be sure to visit our ADMITTED STUDENTS page for the next steps to receive maximum financial aid and to secure your spot in the class and campus housing.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Character, ability, preparation, and seriousness of purpose are all qualities emphasized in considering applicants for membership in Milligan College. A college-prep course pattern is strongly recommended:

  • College prep English
  • College prep mathematics
  • College prep science
  • College prep history and/or social science
  • Two years of a single foreign language
  • Some work in speech, music, or art
  • Satisfactory scores on the ACT or SAT-I (MC freshmen usually average 23 ACT/1080 SAT)
  • Evidence of Christian commitment and academic potential