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Admissions Requirements|Admissions

APPLY TO UW TODAY!

We welcome all students to apply and will consider each student based on their individual academic achievement. Be sure and submit your application and one-time nonrefundable $40 application fee, official high school transcripts sent directly from your school, and official ACT or SAT test scores for admission consideration. 

ADMISSIONS

If you're a high school senior or graduate and new first-year student, or have fewer than 30 transferable semester college credit hours, you'll need:

  • A cumulative, unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

  • A minimum composite ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 980 (math/critical reasoning combined)

  • Completion of the success curriculum while attending high school

HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS CURRICULUM

4 years English

4 years Math*

To include a college preparatory Algebra I, Algebra II, and geometry sequence.   

4 years Science

One year must be from the physical sciences: physics, chemistry, or a college preparatory physical science course. Remaining years may be a combination of biological, life, physical, or earth/space science courses. 

3 years Social Science

2 years of same Foreign Language*    

2 years Additional Coursework

Chosen from fine and performing arts, social and behavioral studies, humanities, additional foreign language, or career-technical courses.

* Some math and foreign language requirements may be met in grades 7 and 8. If coursework is not indicated on your high school transcript, please submit an official junior high school transcript.

UW welcomes qualified home school students!

  • Home school students must meet the same requirements as other high school graduates.

  • The home school instructor should complete the Home School Credit Evaluation Form and send it to the Admissions Office.

UW welcomes students with General Education Development (GED) credentials!

  • Applicants must have an average score of at least 550 on the GED test with no individual score below 500.

  • Applicants less than 21 years old must submit ACT or SAT results to the Admissions Office.

  • Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age or his or her high school class must have graduated.

Or, checkout the Admission With Support requirements!

Equal Opportunity   

Persons seeking admission, employment, or access to programs of the University of Wyoming shall be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or political belief. 

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