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Non-Degree Seeking Students - Request Information

Not everyone is ready or wants to get a specific degree at the University of Wyoming. If this is you, non-degree admissions status might be for you.

The non-degree admissions status is a special status that is not available to international students or students who have a suspension status at UW or any other college or university. Non-degree admissions status is offered to undergraduate and graduate students.

Getting started at a University can be confusing, but we’re here to help. Find out more about the University of Wyoming and how we can help you reach your goals by filling out the form below.

Non-degree students CANNOT receive financial aid or UW scholarships.

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Find an Admissions Counselor

The University of Wyoming is located in beautiful Laramie, Wyoming—the heart of the Mountain West. But did you know we have admission counselors all over the United States? They’re eager to help you learn more about UW!


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UW Campus Highlights




Distance Support & Resources

When you take online coursework, you're a valued member of our campus community — even from afar. Distance resources are available to support you throughout your studies here. 


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Small Class Sizes

Our student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1, so you can expect personalized instruction and support throughout your time at UW. 


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Outdoor Recreation

We're only minutes away from endless outdoor recreation and access to arts and culture. Check out UW's student outdoor program!


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Choose from Hundreds of Courses

UW offers Hundreds of courses for non-degree seeking students where you'll meet faculty members who have won Nobel Peace Prizes and are world-renowned in higher education. We also have some of the nation's most advanced facilities, including our brand new Engineering, Education and Research Building (EERB) that offers research opportunities and one of the most well-equipped makerspaces in the country. These resources offer hands-on learning, and most are open to all students — no matter their program or degree level.


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Embrace the Unknown at UW

Your true character is revealed at 7,200 feet above sea level.

At the University of Wyoming, you'll take inspiration from the creativity, innovation, and determination around you. Our Cowboys enter the world with a "glass half full" perspective to work hard and see their goals through to the end. You'll take on the unknown with unyielding courage, because it's not what you are that makes you a Cowboy, it's who you are. 

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UW Office of Admissions

Department 3435, 1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-5160
Toll-Free: (800) 342-5996

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