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First-Year Students


Follow these steps to apply for admission today!

Step 1: Apply for Admission and pay the $40 non-refundable application fee

Complete the application for admission as early in your senior year as possible. This will ensure that you are eligible for as many scholarship opportunities as possible. This will also ensure that you will receive other admission information in a timely manner.

Be sure to have your high school transcript with as you will need to list the classes taken and grades earned during the application process. For guidance through the application, check out this how-to.

The Common Application

The Common Application

Apply to the University of Wyoming using the Common Application if you are applying to other Common App Member Schools.

Step 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 can be sent to:

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

Step 3: Test Scores

Official ACT or SAT scores are also required.
UW's ACT code is 5006.
UW's SAT code is 4855.

Step 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.

How to Apply

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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