University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY

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Tuition & Fees

$5,791

$19,531

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
39%
500-599
40%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
700-800
8%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
44%
18-23
37%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

14.8

students

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,132
Declined 216
Total Received 5,348
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Public

9,807

undergraduate students

2,442

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

University of Wyoming, founded in 1886, is a public, multipurpose institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering & Applied Science, Law, Health Sciences, and Business. Its 785-acre campus is located in Laramie, Wyoming, 50 miles west of Cheyenne, and 130 miles north of Denver, Colorado.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 12,249
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational

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785-acre campus in Laramie (population: 32,306), 145 miles from Denver; branch campus in Casper. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Denver. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Laramie Regional

University of Wyoming
1000 East University Avenue
Laramie
82071

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Campus Resource Fair and Club Day
  • Relay for Life

Fun Facts

  • University of Wyoming has the largest single scholarship endowment for study abroad support in the United States.
  • The tallest building in Wyoming is White Hall, a 12-story dorm on the University of Wyoming campus.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
83%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
39%
500-599
40%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
700-800
8%
600-699
35%
500-599
41%
400-499
12%
300-399
1%
30-36
14%
24-29
44%
18-23
37%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline August 10
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.52

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,132
Declined 216
Total Received 5,348

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 60
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,350
Room & board $10,615
Additional fees $1,441
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $2,344
Total $19,950
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Softball, Table tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Softball, Table tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Racquetball

Club Sports Women

Racquetball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
American Indian/Native American Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Architectural Engineering
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Molecular Biology
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physics, General
Physiology, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Nursing Studies
Psychology, General
Range Science and Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Systems Engineering
Wildlife Biology
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

12,249

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

9,807
students

Female
51%
5,044

Male
49%
4,763

20%

2,442
students

Female
53%
1,291

Male
47%
1,151

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

8,332
students

Female
51%
4,175

Male
49%
4,157

16%

1,475
students

Female
59%
869

Male
41%
606

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 31%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 7%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

982

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 10

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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