9,791
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,904
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
96
96%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of Wyoming is a University institution located in Laramie, WY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 E. University Avenue
Dept 3435
Laramie, WY  82071
United States
Contact Katie Watson
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@uwyo.edu
Phone: 307-766-4261
Fax: 307-766-4042

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,306
Applied
4,169
Accepted
9,791
Enrolled
97%

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.48
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Pre-college curriculum, minimum ACT composite score of 21 or SAT of 980

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 10th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 10th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 586 520 650
SAT Math 579 520 640
ACT Composite 25 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,020
In-state
16,110
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,380
Full-time student fees
10,320
Room & board
4,493
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

9,904
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,701
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,992
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,060
Avg. Loan Aid
4,182
Avg. Grant Aid
5,158
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,791
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
33%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.16%
Black or African American 1.09%
White or Caucasian 71.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 1.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 3.93%
Other 10.6%

Gender

Male (49.91%)
Female (50.09%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 24%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Campus Resource Fair and Club Day and Relay for Life

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour front desk coverage at campus housing and at campus police

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
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Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

732
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 723
Part-time - 9
Male - 441
Female - 291