Frequently Asked Questions About Admissions

Where do I get information about attending Missouri State University-West Plains?

The office of admissions, (417) 255-7955, in Cass Hall or the campus website.

I have taken classes in the past and I want to get started again. Where do I need to go?

The first step is to be readmitted to the University. The readmission application and information is available on the returning students page or by contacting the office of admissions, (417) 255-7955, in Cass Hall.

What is the next step after admission?

Schedule an appointment in the Advisement and Academic Coaching Center for Empowering Student Success (AACCESS), (417) 255-7222, in Melton 100 to proceed with registration and be advised of other necessary procedures.

How do I get admitted to Missouri State University-West Plains?

New degree-seeking students should submit an application and $15 application fee to the office of admissions. Go to admissions website to apply online or for a printable application. Applications are also available from the office of admissions, (417) 255-7955, located in Cass Hall. Request your official high school or GED and all college transcripts be sent directly to the office of admissions. Approximately two weeks after the above documentation is received, you will receive an admission letter with information regarding registration.

There are several admission categories for students who wish to take courses but are not pursuing a degree through Missouri State University-West Plains. Additional information can found on the nondegree-seeking students page or by calling the office of admissions, (417) 255-7955.