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Cost of Attendance|Admissions

Funding your education is an important investment with lifelong dividends. UW consistently ranks among the best values in the country based on the quality and breadth of education opportunities available, our low tuition rates for both Wyoming resident and non-resident students, and our amazing undergraduate scholarship programs. We know that when you compare costs at competitor public research universities, you'll find that UW is an amazing value!

Most colleges and universities calculate "cost of attendance" based on tuition, fees, room, board and anticipated book and personal expenses for the current school year.

Anticipated Annual Cost of Attendance for the
2014-2015 School Year - Undergraduate Students
Wyoming Resident Non-Resident+
Tuition & Fees* $4,645 $14,875
Room & Board** $9,755 $9,755
Books and Supplies (est.) $1,200 $1,200
Travel (est.) $890 $890
Personal Expenses (est.) $2,200 $2,200
TOTAL $18,690 $28,920
*Tuition & Fees based on 15 credits per semester; tuition is charged by the credit hour.
**Room & Board based on double occupancy room and unlimited meal plan

+ The child of a parent who graduated from the University of Wyoming is eligible to receive a discounted tuition rate at 150% of resident tuition. This discounted tuition rate is equal to $6,340 of tuition and fees in addition to the other costs listed above.

For a more comprehensive listing of tuition, fees, room, board, and additional costs, including those for Graduate students, visit the following link:

2014-2015 School Year (.pdf)

Scholarships

New undergraduates applying to the University of Wyoming will automatically be considered for one of UW's general scholarships based on their previous academic work. Check out www.uwyo.edu/scholarships for details on these general scholarships, and links to UW competitive scholarships available through various departments. Scholarship awards are subject to available funding.

Graduate students should connect directly with their academic program regarding funding options.

Financial Aid

UW awards federal financial aid based on a student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) results. All students wishing to be considered for financial aid must complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov) and have the results sent to UW. Once received, the Student Financial Aid Office will post an award offer to the student's WyoWeb account.

Residents who qualify for Hathaway Scholarships are asked to also complete the FAFSA, regardless of desire to accept grants or loans.

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