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University of Wyoming

Nestled in the scenic Laramie Valley and in the shadow of the towering Snowy Range Mountains, the city of Laramie is the home of the University of Wyoming. When you choose to study at the University of Wyoming, you’ve chosen a one-of-a-kind college experience. Our unique curriculum, advanced labs and classrooms and beautiful outdoor setting with wide-open spaces and magnificent mountain ranges will provide you an adventure of a lifetime. The University of Wyoming is home to nearly 12,500 students from all 50 U.S. states and almost 90 countries. UW is a friendly, safe and tight-knit community of students, faculty, and staff. Our people make this place special, and we know that you’ll feel welcomed and love being part of the UW community. You can satisfy your relentless curiosity in more than 200 different academic programs at the University of Wyoming. UW offers personalized, interactive teaching and mentoring from world-renowned professors. The University of Wyoming, established in 1886, is the public, land-grant university for the state of Wyoming.  This means you’ll have unparalleled access to advanced spaces for discovering, practicing, and perfecting your skills.

 

About the University

Nestled in the scenic Laramie Valley and in the shadow of the towering Snowy Range Mountains, the city of Laramie is the home of the University of Wyoming. When you choose to study at the University of Wyoming, you’ve chosen a one-of-a-kind college experience. Our unique curriculum, advanced labs and classrooms and beautiful outdoor setting with wide-open spaces and magnificent mountain ranges will provide you an adventure of a lifetime.

The University of Wyoming is home to nearly 12,500 students from all 50 U.S. states and almost 90 countries. UW is a friendly, safe and tight-knit community of students, faculty, and staff. Our people make this place special, and we know that you’ll feel welcomed and love being part of the UW community.

You can satisfy your relentless curiosity in more than 200 different academic programs at the University of Wyoming. UW offers personalized, interactive teaching and mentoring from world-renowned professors.

The University of Wyoming, established in 1886, is the public, land-grant university for the state of Wyoming.  This means you’ll have unparalleled access to advanced spaces for discovering, practicing, and perfecting your skills.

Top 10 Reasons to Choose the University of Wyoming

  1. UW is home to 12,450 students and 625 international students from nearly 90 countries
  2. Scholarship and Assistance available 
  3. 15:1 Student-to-faculty ratio
  4. 91% of classes are taught by professors
  5. Located 2,200 meters above sea level
  6. Rated #1 Small College Town in the USA
  7. Laramie, Wyoming, home to UW is a college town conveniently located two hours north of Denver, Colorado.
  8. UW’s College of Business is recognized in the top 5% through its AACSB accreditation
  9. Our College of Engineering and Applied Science is ABET-accredited and a top college in the country.
  10. The University of Wyoming ranked 2nd among the nation’s land-grant universities and #5 overall in the Wall Street Journal’s 2020 “Is Your College Worth the Cost”

Scholarships & Assistantships


Brown & Gold Scholarship Commitment for International First-year Freshman: $4,000 to $7,000 per year based on their incoming cumulative grade point average (GPA). The scholarship is renewable for up to 8 semesters or up to the first bachelor’s degree, whichever comes first.

The UW Transfer Award is awarded to incoming international transfer students who have a minimum of a 3.4 GPA and an associate’s degree.  The annual amount of the award is $1000/year.

Graduate Assistantships are available in a number of fields, involving duties such as instructor, reader, laboratory assistant and other teaching responsibilities.  Assistantships include tuition and fee reductions which vary as well as a monthly stipend.

Cost

Tuition and Fees only: Undergraduate (Fall/Spring 2019-20) - $18,871

Total Annual Estimated Costs for Undergraduate (Fall/Spring 2019-20) - $33,092 (price includes tuition/fees, room and board, books and supplies, health insurance, and personal expenses)

Tuition and Fees only: Graduate (Fall/Spring 2019-20) - $16,159

Total Annual Estimated Costs for Graduate (Fall/Spring 2019-20) - $30,380 (price includes tuition/fees, room and board, books and supplies, health insurance, and personal expenses)

Application Procedures

Undergraduate Deadlines: Fall Semester (August start date) - June 1; Spring Semester (January start date) - November 1

Undergraduate Required Items: Online application (UW or Common Application), $40 application fee, certified and attested transcripts from high school or from each university attended, proof of financial support, copy of passport.

Graduate Required Items: Each graduate program has different requirements and deadlines. Please consult with your academic program for admissions requirements and required application materials specific to your program of interest. uwyo.edu/uwgrad

Housing Options

As a student, you have many housing choices at the University of Wyoming! There are six residence halls on campus and four apartment complexes. Whether you are interested in sharing a room or apartment with someone you know or meeting someone new we know that you will make some of your best friends in on-campus housing. Residence Halls are a five-minute walk from the central campus and the apartments feature free bus service to campus.

International Students and Scholars

International Students and Scholars support the University's goal to internationalize. The Office partners with other offices, departments, and divisions at UW to nurture the growth of an international community and to assist in the development of a campus environment that is responsive to their needs.

International Students and Scholars provides a broad range of client-centered programs and services and is the primary resource for the international community at the University of Wyoming. The Office advocates on behalf of international students and scholars and provides programs that assist them in adjusting to a new university, community, country, and culture. Services include but are not limited to:

Immigration, personal and academic counseling

Support for international student organizations

Outings and activities for international students

Weekly International Coffee Hours

Collaboration with campus partners such as the Advising, Careers and Exploratory Studies (ACES) office.

About the Intensive English as a Second Language Program at UW

The Intensive ESL Program is a full-time English language study program. Students have in class 20 hours every week for one whole semester of 15 weeks. All instructors have experienced ESL professionals and qualified with a Masters Degree or higher in TESOL or a relevant field of study.

Estimated Cost per Semester of ESL - $12,622 (price includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and health insurance)

 

Tuition

$15,000—$20,000 Year

Fast facts

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Affiliation

Public

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Top Programs

Biology, Business, Engineering

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Type of School

University



  • School Size

    Medium
  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed
  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation
  • Scholarships for International Students

    Yes
  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes
  • Setting

    Small/College town
  • Accreditation and Certification

    HLC, AACSB, ABET
  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment
  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 70+ , IELTS: Band 6+

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