West Texas A&M University

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How to Apply: Freshman

Freshmen for Fall 2016: We are processing HS transcripts received Dec. 7-11, 2015.
All Fall 2016 Applicants:
If you mailed a document in the last 2 weeks, please expect it to take up to three weeks to show reflect in your account.
We are able to confirm receipt of documents by calling 1-800-99-WTAMU.
Thank you for your patience, GO BUFFS!

Freshman Applicants


West Texas A&M University admits 71 percent of freshman applicants. And it's simple to apply--the items below are all we need!


Admission Steps

First-time freshman applicants, including students who have received college-level credit while in high school, who wish to be considered for admission should submit the following:

  • Application for admission  - use the Apply Texas Web Application *
  • Official high school and any college transcripts
  • TAKS or EOC/STARR scores (for Texas residents attending public school)
  • Entrance exam scores on the American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test I (SAT I)
    • The ACT School Code is 4250 and the SAT School Code is 6938.

* Applicants to WTAMU are not required to answer page 7 ("extracurricular, personal, volunteer activities") or page 8 ("employment information") on the Apply Texas common application.

 That's it!


More Information

Want to see more detailed information about Freshman Admission Requirements? Click on the link.

Are you a high school student at a Canyon ISD school and want to take dual credit? Check out our Pre-University Program

Coming from outside Texas? Our out-of-state tuition rates are lower than anywhere in the nation! In fact, you'll pay just a bit more than Texas residents.Take a look at our page just for students from outside Texas!


Contact Us

Email: admissions@wtamu.edu
Phone: 1-800-99-WTAMU or 806-651-2020
Fax: 806-651-5285

Mailing Address:
Office of Admissions
WTAMU Box 60907
Canyon, TX

Online: information request form