First-Time Freshman

First-Time Freshman

If you have never attended college (outside of dual credit courses) and would like to pursue an undergraduate degree at University of the Southwest, you are in the right spot and are one step closer to officially becoming a Mustang!

Admission Requirements

Complete the free Undergraduate Admission Application

Application Process

  • Explore University of the Southwest’s undergraduate majors/areas of emphasis.
  • Complete the free Undergraduate Admissions Application.
    • Official college transcripts if you have earned dual credit while attending high school.
    • Official Advanced Placement (AP) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) scores are not required for admission, but are strongly recommended (if applicable). Official scoresheet(s) must be received in order for credit to be reviewed/granted.
    • Admission documents can be sent via mail to:
      • University of the Southwest
        Office of Admissions
        6610 N Lovington Hwy, Suite T-40
        Hobbs, NM 88240
      • Or electronically through the following e-transcript providers: Parchment, eScrip-Safe and National Student Clearinghouse.
  • Allow 3 business days for your application to be processed. Upon receipt, you will be sent an acknowledgement via email by your Director of Undergraduate Admissions & Student Support. Next steps, additional information, further requests (if applicable) and initial admission decisions will be shared via email.
  • Questions about the application process? Contact us.

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