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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How the Application Process Works

Freshmen Admissions

Applying for admissions is simple. Here's what you need to do:


1 . Complete the online application.

The W has NO APPLICATION FEE, and you can complete the form in 5 to 10 minutes.

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2. Submit transcripts and test scores.

Have your high school send us your official transcripts and submit your ACT/SAT score to The W. See the complete list of Freshmen Requirements for additional details.


3. Give us two business days.

Once we receive everything, you'll hear back from us within 48 hours with a decision.


4. Awards are automatic.

After we've verified your transcripts and scores, we will send you a notification of any scholarships you qualify to receive within 3 to 5 business days.

Curious to see what your student can get? Complete our freshmen scholarship calculator.



It's that simple!


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