University of Wyoming: Ranking & Review

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Laramie Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 158 458
Top 3%

University of Wyoming Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate97%96%98%
Applicants4,3062,1422,148
Admissions4,1692,0542,104
Enrolled undergraduates1,696869827
Enrolled total (including graduate students)12,3976,1226,275

4,598 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,731 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores236
Percent of students submitting SAT scores14%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
585
Math
580

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,550
Percent of students submitting ACT scores91%
ACT Composite
24
ACT English
24
ACT Math
24

University of Wyoming Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $19,777 $31,387
Off-campus $19,777 $31,387
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,320 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Wyoming provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,789 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $3,096 $12,384
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,347 $1,347
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $129 $516
Tuition for Full-time graduates $4,518 $13,500
Fees for full-time graduates $1,347 $1,347
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $251 $750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 323 71 5 399
Engineering 270 41 12 323
Education 184 88 24 296
Health Professions and Related Programs 198 33 56 287
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 173 14 24 211
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 128 25 5 158
Psychology 143 2 4 149
Social Sciences 127 14 3 144
Physical Sciences 67 31 22 120
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 86 14 100
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 89 89
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 71 16 87
Visual and Performing Arts 69 4 73
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 40 33 73
Legal Professions and Studies 70 70
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 37 22 59
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 42 8 3 53
English Language and Literature & Letters 28 25 53
History 29 7 36
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 33 2 35
Mathematics and Statistics 24 7 4 35
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 15 7 22
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 7 8 15
Philosophy and Religious Studies 12 1 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 6 6
Natural Resources and Conservation 3 2 5
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 2 2
Architecture and Related Services
Grand Total22,2044752322,913

A total of 2,206 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Wyoming.

At the master's and doctor's level 707 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%54%63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 35%

General info

Alternative namesUW
Founded1886
MottoNew Thinking
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsbrown, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,710
Instructional FTE726
Research FTE183
Public Service FTE80
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.uwyo.edu
AddressCorner of Ninth and Ivinson
Laramie, Wyoming, 82071
United States
Urbanization levelTown: Remote
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone3077661121
Fax+1 (307) 766 2271

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