University of Wyoming


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Wyoming


The University of Wyoming is the state's sole provider of bachelor- and graduate-degree granting education. The main campus is located in Laramie, a town in the southeast of the state. Denver is about two hours to the south. At an elevation of over a mile, this picturesque corner of the state with its high plains and mountains offers students and residents a wide range of outdoor activities. The University of Wyoming's strengths in the liberal arts and sciences earned the school a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In athletics, the Wyoming Cowboys and Cowgirls compete in the NCAA Division I Mountain West Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Nursing, Psychology, Secondary Education

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 12067
Total Grad Students: 1988
Undergraduate Students: 10079
Faculty: 1007

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 12:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 10:1

Percent Male: 48%
Percent Female: 52%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 22%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 55%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Corner of Ninth and Ivinson
Laramie Wyoming 82071


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Main Phone: 307-766-1121

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Applying to Transfer

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 21 27
English 21 27
Math 21 27
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 490 600
Math 490 610

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 95%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -95%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1200

Other Expenses: 3090

Room and Board: 8759

Tuition and Fees: 12855

Total Cost: 25904

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 4125

Total Cost – In-State: 17174

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5466

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 91%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 43%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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