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Applying to the University of Wyoming only takes a few moments, but will lead to the beginning of something incredible. Are you ready to answer the call? Follow the four simple steps below to submit your application today! 

Have questions? We're here to help! If at any point you need assistance, contact the University of Wyoming Admissions Office at 307-766-5160 or

Follow these steps to apply for admission:

1. Fill Out An Application

Complete the application for admission early in your senior of high school. This will ensure that you are eligible for as many scholarship opportunities as possible and that you will receive other admission information in a timely manner. There is a $40 non-refundable application fee when you apply.

You may also apply to the University of Wyoming using the Common Application if you are applying to other Common App Member Schools.


2. High School Transcripts

Have your official high school transcripts sent to UW Admissions. Your transcripts must be sent directly from your high school. UW Admissions will provisionally admit students based on a six-semester transcript. Official high school transcripts should be sent to:

UW Admissions
Dept. 3435, 1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071

3. Test Scores

For the 2021 school year, the University of Wyoming will be test optional in reviewing admissions decisions. Scholarship consideration will require ACT or SAT scores.

Send in your official ACT or SAT scores
UW's ACT code is 5006.
UW's SAT code is 4855.

4. College Credit for AP, IB, CLEP, and Dual Credit College Courses

If you've taken Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or College Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject tests, please have an official copy of your scores sent directly to the UW Admissions Office from the testing agency. For more information about college credit for AP, IB, or CLEP exams, visit Credit Available to Undergraduate Students, or call the UW Office of the Registrar at (307) 766-5272 and ask to speak with a credentials analyst.

Contact Us

Admissions | Knight Hall 150

Department 3435

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5160

Toll Free: (800) 342-5996

Fax: (307) 766-4042


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