Tuition & Fees

$5,581

$18,151

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
37%
500-599
41%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
34%
500-599
43%
400-499
14%
300-399
2%
30-36
19%
24-29
35%
18-23
36%
12-17
8%
6-11
1%
Below 6
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
51%
18-23
30%
12-17
11%
30-36
14%
24-29
47%
18-23
35%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,083
Declined + 210
Total Received 5,293
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Public

9,998

undergraduate students

2,452

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 4855
ACT 5006

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,450
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  AOsA (American Osteopathic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Laramie, WY

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.

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
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 8% of male students
 
5 sororities 7% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
37%
500-599
41%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
34%
500-599
43%
400-499
14%
300-399
2%
30-36
19%
24-29
35%
18-23
36%
12-17
8%
6-11
1%
Below 6
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
51%
18-23
30%
12-17
11%
30-36
14%
24-29
47%
18-23
35%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 10
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,083
Declined + 210
Total Received 5,293

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Shelley Dodd
Director of Admissions
P: 800 342-5996
F: 307 766-4042
admissions@uwyo.edu

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,356

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,170
Room $4,493
Board $5,944
Additional fees $1,411
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,218
Average Financial Aid - $10,356
Total with Avg. Aid $6,862

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,463,207
State $2,601,441
Institutional $1,429,948
Other external $656,826
Total $14,151,422

Non-need-based

Federal $817,046
State $14,103,755
Institutional $13,431,001
Other external $3,371,416
Total $31,723,218
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Debra Hintz
Director of Student Financial Aid
finaid@uwyo.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Thomas K. Burman (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Matt Whisenant (women's)
Deputy Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mountain West Conference (Football FBS)
Mascot
Cowboy Joe
School colors
brown and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American Diaspora Studies
Agricultural Business
Agricultural Communications
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Education
Agro-ecology
Agronomy
American Indian Studies
American Studies
Animal/Veterinary Science
Animal/Veterinary Sciences
Anthropology
Architectural Engineering
Art
Art History
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Botany
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling
Counselor Education/Supervision
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dental Hygiene
Earth Systems Science
Ecology
Economics
Economics/Finance
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Energy Resource Management/Development
Energy Systems Engineering
English
Entomology
Environment/Natural Resources
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geology/Geohydrology
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
Food Science/Human Nutrition
French
Gender/Women's Studies
Geography
Geology
Geology/Earth Science
Geophysics
German
Health Services Administration
History
Humanities/Fine Arts
Hydrologic Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology/Health
Kinesiology/Health Promotion
Law
Management
Management/Marketing
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics/Science
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Molecular/Cellular Life Sciences
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Organization/Leadership
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Education/Teaching
Physics
Physiology
Planning
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Rangeland Ecology/Watershed Management
Religious Studies
Russian
Secondary Education
Self-Designed Major
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Soil Science
Spanish
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
Statistics
Technical Education
Theatre/Dance
Wildlife/Fisheries Biology/Management
Zoology
Zoology/Physiology
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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
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

12,450

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

9,998
students

Female
51%
5,069

Male
49%
4,929

20%

2,452
students

Female
53%
1,298

Male
47%
1,154

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

8,457
students

Female
50%
4,153

Male
50%
4,304

16%

1,541
students

Female
60%
916

Male
40%
625

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
71%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 64
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Kuwait
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ryan Goeken
Assistant Director of Admissions
307 766-4138
rgoeken@uwyo.edu

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