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Updated Fall 2020 incoming freshman opportunities for admissions

Haven’t taken the ACT or SAT? Then you can still be admitted by doing the following: Submit your application and high school transcript and we will admit you upon review. During Blues Week in August students being admitted without an ACT or SAT will be offered The Residual ACT (or ACCUPLACER) for the purpose of course placement. Students not submitting an ACT, SAT or Residual score will be automatically enrolled in the Year-long Academic Support Program, which requires intermediate-level coursework. Please contact (662) 329-7106 for more information.

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Old Maid's Gate


The Long Blue Line Starts Here.

University life is about daring. It's about discovering who you really are, and then challenging yourself to become the person you always knew you would be.

The men and women that have passed through the gates of The W have gone on to become nurses and doctors, teachers, celebrated chefs, lawyers and judges, scientists, military officers, famed authors, and business executives. Each member the Long Blue Line, the men and women that have attended our university since 1884, started where you are now and dared to believe that they could achieve anything they dreamed.

We're glad you're here.


The Application Process

Applying to The W is easy. Complete an online application, submit your transcripts and scores, and we'll have a decision for you in a couple days. There's NO APPLICATION FEE and most applicants qualify for a scholarship.



Types of Applicants

We know there are different types of undergraduate applicants, you each need different types of information. We have created sections for you. You'll be able to see the requirements for admissions, how to get credit for classes you've already taken, and even how The W can help with your tuition.