Head to 7,220 feet in elevation and you’ll find a unique setting in which your inspired creativity is unleashed. Established in 1886, the University of Wyoming is a land-grant institution with advanced research capabilities and a relentless drive for academic excellence. UW is in a safe and close-knit college community, just minutes away from mountain vistas and wide-open prairies. Our graduates take advantage of world-class facilities and emerge with a spirit of fearless independence. Your educational experience at UW will be full of wonder, innovation and will spark an ambition to serve the world around you.

Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Outdoor Leadership

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

The University of Wyoming is excited to receive applications from first year students. A first year student is someone who has not taken college credits after graduating from high school. In order to review your application and make a decision, the Office of Admissions requires the following: a submitted application, $40 application fee or fee waiver, high school transcript with at least 6 semesters of course work, and ACT or SAT scores. We look forward to receiving your completed application!

Transfer

The University of Wyoming is excited to receive applications from transfer students. A transfer student is someone who has taken college credits after graduating from high school. In order to review your application and make a decision, the Office of Admissions requires the following: a submitted application, $40 application fee or fee waiver, college transcripts from all institutions attended or currently attending. We look forward to receiving your completed application!

Additional Information

It’s not what you are that makes you a Cowboy, it’s who you are. That sentiment comes to life at UW. Interested in studying abroad? The Richard B. and Lynne V. Cheney Study-Abroad Scholarship Fund is the largest land-grant university study abroad scholarship endowment in the nation. Thanks to great scholarships, financial aid and low tuition, 54 percent of UW students graduate debt free. UW is ranked No. 14 in the country on the “Most Underrated” list by Business Insider, and because we have more than 200 academic programs, you’re sure to find your passion. You and your friends can cheer on the Pokes at a game for one of our 17 NCAA Division 1 sports, or you can compete in one of 50 intramural sports against other students. Oh, and we call it “Laradise” because our small town truly has something for everyone. With 2.9 million acres of nearby national forests and a vibrant downtown, it’s a no-brainer why College Values Online ranked Laramie as the best small college town in America.

Check out the UW Virtual Tour!

Visit us

The best way to experience all the wonderful things UW has to offer is simply by being here. There are so many options for a look at campus, including scheduled weekday visits, daily tours and special events for prospective students. There’s even a virtual tour on the UW website so you can experience our campus from a computer or mobile device. Once you’ve walked through Prexy’s Pasture on a sunny day and chatted with our friendly Admissions staff members, you’ll know UW is the choice for you.

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location
Address

Corner of 12th and Ivinson, Knight Hall Room 150
Laramie, WY 82071, United States of America

Phone number

(800) 342-5996

Region

West

West