Acceptable documentation of high school graduation or its equivalency may include:

  • A copy of a high school transcript or diploma
  • GED transcript or certificate
  • Copy of associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree from an accredited college or university or official transcript indicating the same
  • Official college transcript indicating the basis of the applicant’s admission into the college program as being high school graduation
  • For students completing high school in a foreign country, who are unable to produce a copy of their diploma, ATS form “Affidavit of Student’s Graduation from a Foreign High School” completed in English
  • Copy of a fully completed Department of Defense form DD-214 indicating that the applicant completed high school prior to or during his/her armed forces service
  • For home-schooled individuals, the superintendent of schools of the district in which the student is home-schooled must certify in writing on official letterhead that the student’s program was substantially equivalent to a four-year high school program.
  • Graduation from Non-Chartered Non-Tax supported high schools is NOT considered documentation for entrance into programs unless school is listed/ registered with the respective state’s Department of Education at the time of graduation.
  • Graduation from an on-line high school is NOT considered documentation for entrance into programs unless school is listed/ registered with the respective state’s Department of Education at the time of graduation.

This documentation should be sent to:     ATS Institute of Technology
                                                                Attn: Admissions Department
                                                                25 E. Washington St. Suite 200
                                                                Chicago, IL 60631

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