Rock Valley College

Home Schooled Students

Home-schooled students are eligible to take college courses for dual credit, meeting the same requirements as other schools.
  • Courses are offered at RVC locations.
  • Students receive both high school and college credit for college-level courses successfully completed. (*Students may take college courses for college credit only if they choose).
  • RVC tuition charges apply; families are responsible for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and transportation.

Note: Students under the age of 16 must meet special admission procedures to enroll in college level courses. Please follow instructions in the Early Enrollment Packet (under Resources & Forms), or contact the Early College office for more information.


How to Get Started

  • Complete the Rock Valley College application.
  • Take the RVC ACCUPLACER Placement Test (photo ID required) OR submit ACT/SAT scores (these scores may waive a student from having to take the ACCUPLACER test).
  • Schedule an appointment with the Early College office, to register for classes.
  • Complete a Dual Credit Agreement form (required) and submit it to the Early College office.
  • Pay tuition and fees, and purchase books and supplies.
  • Contact Early College for questions.