All non-resident students who are children of UW graduates receive a reduced tuition rate equal to 150 percent of that paid by residents. This benefit is awarded for as long as the student is enrolled at UW, and applies to undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional work. Qualified students also receive this benefit for enrollment during summer sessions. There are no restrictions on the number of enrolled credit hours.
|Child of UW Graduate
|Room (Residence Hall)2||$2,247||$2,247|
|Board (Meal Plan)3||$2,238||$2,238|
|Books and Supplies4||$500||$500|
|Travel and Personal Expenses5|
|Total Estimated Semester Cost||$8,443||$13,093|
|Total Estimated Yearly Cost||$16,884||
Because of the deep discounts provided by this program, it cannot be combined with the Rocky Mountain Scholars Award or the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE). Eligible students are encouraged to also pursue merit, talent, and UW Alumni Association scholarships. UW Alumni Association scholarships applications are listed on our Competitive Scholarships page. To be considered, students should indicate on their admission application they are the child of a UW graduate.
Wondering how UW compares to the other institutions you are currently interested in? Check out this awesome calculator available through College Board. This will give you a completely unbiased comparison. Simply enter in the information it asks for based on the schools you are comparing and select calculate. The "Family Share of Costs" row will give you the estimated cost per school. If you have already been admitted to UW, check out your WyoWeb for up-to-date information related to your award packages.
The University of Wyoming Alumni Association is proud to offer a variety of scholarships for children of UW Alumni. These scholarships do require a separate application.
All students wishing to be considered for financial aid must complete the FAFSA 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.