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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
520
75th
620
25th
520
75th
27
25th
20
75th
27
25th
20
75th
28
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,635
Declined 284
Total Received 4,919
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Public

10,836

undergraduate students

2,780

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,616
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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 Setting: Small town

University of Wyoming
1000 East University Avenue
Laramie, WY
82071

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
520
75th
620
25th
520
75th
27
25th
20
75th
27
25th
20
75th
28
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 10
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,635
Declined 284
Total Received 4,919

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,139

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,350
Room $4,583
Board $6,032
Additional fees $1,441
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,606
Average Financial Aid - $8,139
Total with Avg. Aid $9,467

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,261,490
State $3,079,101
Institutional $1,485,423
Other external $648,650
Total $15,474,664

Non-need-based

Federal $1,017,271
State $14,581,733
Institutional $14,761,298
Other external $3,733,854
Total $34,094,156
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 307 766-2116
F: 307 766-3800
finaid@uwyo.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, cricket, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, racquetball, rodeo, rugby, shotgun sports, soccer, softball, tennis

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, cycling, cricket, equestrian sports, cycling, fencing, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, racquetball, rodeo, rugby, shotgun sports, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bench press, billiards, bouldering, bowling, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, inner-tube water polo, miniature golf, paintball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track (indoor/outdoor), ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball, waffle ball, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mountain West Conference (Football FBS)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Communication/Journalism.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Architectural Engineering.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Education, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Energy Systems Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entomology.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
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.
Geophysics and Seismology.
German Language Teacher Education.
German Language and Literature.
Health Services Administration.
History, General.
Human Nutrition.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Hydrology and Water Resources Science.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Biology.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Sciences.
Neuroscience.
Organizational Leadership.
Petroleum Engineering.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Range Science and Management.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Statistics, General.
Systems Science and Theory.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Theatre and Dance.
Wildlife Biology.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

13,616

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

10,836
students

Female
52%
5,655

Male
48%
5,181

20%

2,780
students

Female
54%
1,501

Male
46%
1,279

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

8,676
students

Female
50%
4,320

Male
50%
4,356

20%

2,160
students

Female
62%
1,335

Male
38%
825

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 10

Spring: December 10

Summer: beginning of classes

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

upper-division semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 60
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
United Kingdom
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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