Freshman Applicants


West Texas A&M University admits 67 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!

Are you taking Advanced Placement classes (AP)? Find out what credit you will receive on our AP Credit Chart.

Contact Us

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