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_ Submit an Application for Admission and $15 Application Fee

For an application, see your high school counselor, download one or apply online from our website at or call the admissions office at (417) 255-7955.

_ Official High School or HiSET Transcript

High school transcripts must be sent from the school to us through the mail. HiSET graduates should request that an official copy of their HiSET scores be sent to the admissions office.

_ College(s) Transcripts

College transcripts must be sent from the school(s) to us through the mail. Transcript request forms are available in the admissions office.

Approximately two weeks after the above documentation is received by the admissions office, you will be mailed an admission letter with information regarding registering for classes.

In the meantime, to be eligible to register you must complete the following:

_ Testing For Course Placement

While the ACT is not used by Missouri State University-West Plains for admissions, freshmen and transfer students with fewer that 24 hours of transferable college credit should have ACT scores on file and sit for a University-administered writing test for placement purposes prior to registration for classes. ACT scores must be less than five years old. If your ACT scores are not on your high school transcript, please request that the testing company send them to the admissions office. For students who have not taken the ACT at a national test site, Missouri State-West Plains offers a residual ACT. Contact the Advisement and Academic Coaching Center for Empowering Student Successt (AACCESS)  at (417) 255-7222 for additional information.

Office of Admissions
128 Garfield
West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: (417) 255-7955 or toll free (888) 466-7897