Academic Policy Details


Undergraduate Admission

Students admitted to undergraduate study at William Woods University are admitted in one of two classifications.

Undergraduate Student Classifications

Regular: A student who has satisfied all requirements and prerequisites for admission to the Graduate College degree completion program and intends a sustained pattern of study for the purpose of completing the degree.

Special: A student who holds a baccalaureate or graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution and who intends to enroll for a specific course or courses; or, a student otherwise qualified for admission who intends to enroll for a course with no intention of completing a degree; or, a student intending to qualify for Regular standing who has yet to complete the application process but who documents prior baccalaureate work and qualifying grade point average from a regionally accredited institution.

Undergraduate Admission Process

To be considered for admission to Regular or Special Standing, a prospective student must submit a complete application for admission to Graduate College. A complete application for admission consists of the following:

  1. A completed Graduate College Application form, and
  2. Official  transcripts from all high schools (GED) and  undergraduate institutions the student attended.
  3. 25 Transferable credit hours. * (Degree Completion Programs only)

International applicants see related policy

Revised 01/27/2014


These policies apply to the Semester Program/On Campus students only.  Graduate College Students will need to consult the Graduate College Regulations.