Each fall, home-schooled students make up 5 to 10 percent of the incoming class at Toccoa Falls College. Our statistics show that home-schooled students succeed at Toccoa Falls College and have a higher retention rate than the national average. TFC strongly encourages home-schooled students to apply to the college.
What is the application process for home-schoolers?
A completed admissions file includes the following:
- Completed and signed Application for Admission
- $25 non-refundable application fee
- Official high school transcript -
- Transcripts should be obtained from an accrediting or outside group when possible. If this is not possible, prepare the list of classes and the grades received in each class and mail them to the Office of Admissions. If you need a template, you may download the Transcript Tutorial. Please include the quantitative grading scale (i.e., 90-100 equals A, 80-89 equals B, etc.).
- Official College Transcript(s) from all colleges attended
- SAT or ACT score report (if fewer than 24 earned college credits)
- 250-word Christian Testimony/Essay
- Pastoral Reference
The college reserves the right to further examine an applicant by personal interview.
Does TFC require home-schoolers to take the GED?
Toccoa Falls College does not require home-schooled students to take the GED.
What is the TFC recommended high school curriculum of home-schooled students?
TFC does not endorse any particular curricular high school structure. However, the recommended course work to be completed in high school is listed in the academic and spiritual requirements section of the TFC website.
Can home-schoolers receive the Georgia HOPE Scholarship?
Home-schooled students from Georgia may be eligible for the HOPE Scholarship after attempting 30, 60, or 90 college semester hours of study if they earn a college cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Do home-schoolers at TFC fit in and adjust smoothly to college life?
Over the past 5 years, TFC has enrolled over 100 home-schooled students. Once students are on campus, one of the most important priorities of the college staff is helping students to adjust to college life. Our week-long orientation program includes TFC Success Seminar, a course designed to help students become familiar with the college’s services and to obtain the skills necessary for academic and social success. Toccoa Falls College is committed to helping each student transition smoothly into their college career.