Exploring Academic Outcomes of Homeschooled Students

Cogan, Micheal F.
June 2010
Journal of College Admission;Summer2010, Issue 208, p18
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on homeschooled students' academic performance during their stay at doctoral institutions in the Middle Western U.S. According to the conducted descriptive analysis, homeschooled students got higher American College Testing (ACT) assessment grades, grade point averages and graduation rates compared to traditionally-educated students. It mentions that the purpose of the study is to compare homeschool students to their non-homeschooled peers regarding their academic capability and behavior. It mentions that the results of the analysis should not be considered inferential to the general population of undergraduate students in the U.S. however serves as guidance to understand academic outcomes of homeschool students in entering postsecondary education.


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