University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2386
In cooperation with the University Admissions office, the Department of Agricultural Economics follows a two step admission process. In the first step prospective students apply to the Department. In the second step, applicants that are recommended for admission by the Department are then asked to complete the University admission process. Each step is described below.
If you have questions about the application process, please contact our Graduate Program Coordinator, Ben Rashford (307-766-6474).
All of the application materials listed below are to be sent directly to the Department. Print or electronic (preferred) copies of materials are acceptable. Application packets should be completed by February 1 to receive full consideration for Fall admission. Applicants, however, may be considered on a rolling basis beginning January 1.
iii. Statement of Purpose
The statement of purpose should (at a minimum):
1) identify the degree track for which you are applying,
2) describe your educational and career goals, and
3) describe why you are a good fit for AGEC.
v. Three Letters of Reference
[Note: Letters of reference will be accepted electronically if sent directly from the referee to AGEC.]
Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. [Note: unofficial transcripts are acceptable at this stage of the admissions process; however, official transcripts will be required prior to full admission. Use UW’s institution code 4855 for official transcript requests.]
vii. GRE Scores
[Note: unofficial GRE scores are acceptable at this stage of the admissions process; however, official GRE scores will be required prior to full admission. Use UW’s institution code 4855 to request official GRE scores.]
viii. TOEFL/IETLS Scores (international students only)
[Note: unofficial TOEFL scores are acceptable at this stage of the admissions process; however, official TOEFL scores will be required prior to full admission.]
All application materials should be sent to:
Agricultural and Applied Economics
Dept. 3354, 1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
windsong at uwyo.edu
If you are recommended for admission by the Department, you will be required to complete the following:
i. UW Graduate Application and Fee
Complete the official online UW Graduate Application and pay application fee.
ii. Official Transcripts and Test Scores
Applicants must request that all official transcripts and test scores be sent directly to AGEC or UW Admissions (if unofficial documents were used in step 1).
iii. International Student Advisors Report (for international students who completed their B.S. at a U.S. institution)
iv. Confidential Financial Statement (international students only)