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PSEO Application Process

Make Sure Homeschooled Student Meets Eligibility Requirements

High school juniors or seniors who meet the following Admissions requirements may apply and be admitted to the PSEO program at North Central University or Crown College on a space-available basis:

  • Minnesota Resident: Only Minnesota residents are eligible for the PSEO program
  • The North Central / Crown College PSEO program is open to both high school Juniors and Seniors
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA (NCU) / Minimum 3.25 GPA (Crown College online & at WEST) from high school
  • NCU Minimum ACT score of 18 or SAT of 850 (optional writing portion not included) or 50% or higher on Pre-ACT: score of 17 or higher or PSAT
  • Crown College does not require any test scores
  • Ability to succeed at the higher education level of academic rigors
  • List PSEO Student on Homeschool Reporting Form to School District (Law Changed in 2022...must notify district now)

Apply to Crown College / North Central University (NCU)

  • The most up-to-date information for Crown College / NCU PSEO information is available at:
  • Crown College / NCU will collect your application, transcripts, Pre-ACT(score of 17 or higher)/ACT/SAT/PSAT score (whichever you desire), NSR (State Form)
  • Send ALL of this information directly to Crown College / NCU
  • Deadline for new applications:
    • Fall semester is typically July 1 at NCU and August 1 at Crown College
    • Spring semester, new applications are typically due November 1
  • Check the Crown / NCU websites for exact dates
  • Students must indicate on their application that they are enrolling in PSEO classes on the WEST campus
  • Student to sign FERPA Release at each PSEO institution accepted to

Accepted at Crown College / NCU?

  • NCU / Crown College will notify WEST of your acceptance
  • Refer to PSEO Registration Process Page for specific directions
  • Student to sign FERPA Release at each PSEO institution accepted to


Go to Registration and Enrollment Policies for payment options and information