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Graduate International Students


International Admission Requirements for Graduate Students

Each program has its own admission requirements, application processes, and deadlines.  You MUST connect directly with your graduate program of study to inquire about their specific requirements and processes.


Admission Requirements

1. Online Application (a non-refundable application fee of U.S. $50.00 is required)


2. Provide Certified and Attested Copy of Transcripts

UW must receive official transcripts (mark sheets, transcripts, exam results, diploma, etc.) for admissions. These documents must be original or certified true copies that are either sent directly from the school(s) in a sealed envelope or from a transcript evaluation agency such as World Education Services (WES) or any other evaluation agency listed as a member on the NACES website. All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation.


3. Provide Official Proof of English Proficiency

The University of Wyoming's institutional minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 540 (76 iBT). The minimum acceptable IELTS score is 6.5. The minimum acceptable score for Cambridge English B2 First, C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency is 176. IELTS, Cambridge English and TOELF scores must be sent directly from the testing agency to be considered official. Please note that some programs/departments may require higher TOEFL/IELTS scores than what is required by the Admissions Office. Please check with the individual program/department in case higher scores are required for admission. All English proficiency scores are valid for two years. 

The following are TOEFL/IELTS alternatives for evaluating English proficiency.


4. Provide Proof of Financial Support

Official bank statement

UW's Confidential Financial Statement and Affidavit of Support. All financial documents can be scanned and emailed to us at

Please be advised that the programs below have different cost structures and require a program-specific Confidential Financial Statement and Affidavit of Support:

UW's College of Law Confidential Financial Statement and Affidavit of Support

UW's School of Pharmacy Confidential Financial Statement and Affidavit of Support

UW's MBA Confidential Financial Statement and Affidavit of Support


5. Copy of Passport (Passport copy can be submitted via a scanned e-mail to


6. If you are currently studying at a U.S. Institution, please provide your school’s immigration coordinator with the following details for transfer:

UW’s School Name: University of Wyoming

UW’s Campus Code: DEN214F00241000

If your school’s immigration coordinator has any questions or concerns regarding your transfer, they may contact us at 307-766-5193 or


7. Students Coming with Family

Please fill out the Family Information Form


Provide all Official Documents and application information to:

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