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Graduate Students

Admission to Graduate Studies at the University of Wyoming



Taking the next step in your path can be challenging, but a graduate degree or certificate from the University of Wyoming can help you continue to pursue your academic and career passions.

Why Earn Your Graduate Degree at the University of Wyoming?


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Graduate students at UW represent 60 countries from around the world.


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Graduate students range in age from 17-75.


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Graduate students in many programs receive an assistantship to help offset the costs of tuition and fees, and include a stipend.


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University of Wyoming alumni receive a discount on tuition of graduate classes at UW.





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over 100 degree programs and certificates

The University of Wyoming has more than 100 graduate degree programs and certificates.  Our master's and doctoral programs are designed to be customizable to allow students to focus on specialized areas of study, while working closely with their faculty advisor








Graduate application requirements

Each graduate programs has individual requirements for applicants. Prospective students should contact their program of interest for more application information. International students may have different admissions requirements that include the submission of English proficiency testing




Are you seeking admissions to the following programs? Select the program below for special admission requirements and deadlines.

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Each graduate student’s experience is unique at the University of Wyoming. We know that each graduate student has individual goals. World-class faculty and mentors are here to ensure that graduate students have the best opportunity to achieve their dreams.


Tips for Applying to a Graduate Program at UW

Admission to graduate programs at the University of Wyoming is competitive. Each graduate program has its own admissions requirements, application processes, and deadlines so it is important for prospective graduate students to reach out to their graduate program coordinator for admissions and application information.
Prospective international graduate students should reach out directly to a graduate program to learn what documents are required for application to the program, which may include English proficiency testing results. 







How does admission to a program work?

All graduate program admissions decisions will be made by the graduate program a student is seeking admission to. Eligibility for enrollment will be verified by the UW Admissions Office.
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Visit Campus

Choosing a graduate school is a big choice and we want to make sure you are feeling confident in your decision. UW offers in person and virtual campus tours.


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Graduate Assistantships


Many graduate programs at UW offer students the opportunity to hold a graduate assistantship, which can help offset the cost of tuition. Additional scholarships or fellowships may also be available.


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Graduate Education Viewbook

Flip through the School of Graduate Education viewbook to learn more about graduate education at the University of Wyoming.


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Equal Opportunity Admission Statement


Persons seeking admission, employment, or access to programs of the University of Wyoming shall be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or political belief.

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UW Office of Admissions

Knight Hall 150
1000 E. University Avenue, Department 3435
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-5160
Toll-Free: (800) 342-5996