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William Woods University Admissions Essay

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Freshman Advantage

What is Freshman Advantage?

Freshman Advantage is a program for first-time college freshmen, designed to aid in the transition to college life.

What will it do for you?

The Freshman Advantage program helps to reduce "freshman anxieties" including making friends, adjusting to campus life, and getting familiar to the new surroundings.

This annual three-week program, held at our Fulton, Mo. campus, will allow students to:

  • Earn seven General Education credit hours
  • Meet friends from your incoming class
  • Bond with upper-class mentors
  • Connect with members of the faculty and staff
  • Learn your way around campus and the community

Freshman Advantage for Summer 2018

Classes will be held from June 11 - June 29, 2018. The cost of the program is $2,300. The non-refundable deposit for Freshman Advantage is $300 and needs to be paid by May 1, 2018. Students must pay the deposit before they can register for classes. Then the remaining balance will be $2,000.

Complete the Freshman Advantage Application
Submit your deposits/fees online

For more information

Please contact Jessie Studer at 573-592-4316 or e-mail: jessie.studer@williamwoods.edu

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Freshman Applicants

William Woods University seeks students qualified to benefit from a William Woods education and who will actively contribute to student life. Every aspect of an applicant's credentials such as high school courses, grades and activities, performance on the ACT or SAT, class rank and community involvement are taken into consideration. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible following completion of your junior year. William Woods University operates on a rolling admissions process.

Generally speaking, William Woods University encourages applicants to participate in a college preparatory curriculum but does not require a foreign language for acceptance. Freshman applicants with a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, at least a 19 on the ACT or 980 on the SAT will be accepted to the University.

Home-Schooled Applicants

William Woods has experienced a dramatic increase in enrollment from the home-schooling population, and has found that the prospective and current home-schooled students offer strong academics and a positive contribution to student life.

William Woods University seeks students qualified to benefit from a William Woods education and who will actively contribute to student life. Every aspect of an applicant's credentials such as classes taken, grades, performance on the ACT or SAT and community involvement are taken into consideration. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible following completion of your junior year. William Woods University operates on a rolling admissions process.

Apply as a Freshman Applicant

You are encouraged to apply as early as possible after you have completed your junior year. You will be notified of an admissions decision shortly after all application materials are received, in keeping with our rolling admissions policy. Additional information may be requested on an individual basis. Apply as a Freshman Applicant

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