• Address: 1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071

  • Phone Number: (307) 766-4300

  • Website: http://www.uwyo.edu/distance/

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About University of Wyoming (UW)

University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming was established in the year 1886. This university is located in Laramie. The university has more than 13,992 students who have enrolled in various courses.

Ranking

  • According to the U.S. News and World Report in the year 2010, The university was ranked among the nation's top colleges and universities.

  • University of Wyoming has been named as one of the best among public universities

University of Wyoming (UW) Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public
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Headquartered at

Laramie, Wyoming

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003932
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Institutional Accreditation

HLC
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Programmatic Accreditation

CCNE

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

eLibrary , Financial Aid, Yellow Ribbon Program, Veterans Friendly , Student Portal

Data Source: http://www.uwyo.edu/distance/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

University of Wyoming (UW) Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 95 %
Student Faculty Ratio 14: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 77 % Part Time: 39 %
Total Population 12,366
Student Population Full Time: 9,673 Part Time: 2,693
Gender Division Male: 49 % Female: 51 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 4,883 2,391 2,491
Total Applicants Admitted - 4,643 2,242 2,400
Applicants Enrolled - 1,551 780 771
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 1,534 772 762
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 17 8 9

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 51 %

The College Monk

Female: 60 %

Total Graduation Rate: 55 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

University of Wyoming (UW) Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in University of Wyoming (UW)

College of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Literature Safety

College of Business

Majors available

Business Management

College of Education

Majors available

Education

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Majors available

Public Administration Political Science

College of Health Sciences

Majors available

Health Science

College of Law

Majors available

Sociology

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Majors available

Chemistry

Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

Majors available

Media Studies

Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing

School of Energy Resources

Majors available

Media Studies

University of Wyoming (UW) Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $40
Graduate Application Fee $50

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 204
Number of students submitting ACT scores 1,420
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 13%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 92%
SAT Math 547 average 480 - 615 range
SAT Critical Reading 555 average 490 - 620 range
ACT Composite 24 average 22 - 27 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


University of Wyoming (UW) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $9,423
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,375
$48,001 - $75,000 $12,373
$75,001 - $110,000 $14,999
Over $110,000 $15,403

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 22% $4,187
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 89% $7,704
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 19% $4,315
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 70% $5,359
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 39% $6,997
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 38% $5,305
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 13,155
Military Aid
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://www.uwyo.edu/admissions/veterans/index.html
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 218 $3,783
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 207 $3,703
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 11 $5,285

Data Source: http://www.uwyo.edu/distance/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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