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International Admission Requirements for Transfer Students


Fall semester (mid-August) - All application materials must be received by June 1.

Spring semester (early January) - All application materials must be received by November 1.

Summer semester (early May) - All application materials must be received by April 1.

Admission Requirements

1. Online Application and U.S. $40 Application Fee

For help navigating the application, check-out How to Apply to UW! A non-refundable application fee of U.S. $40.00 is required before the application can be submitted. This fee cannot be waived or deferred. If this fee is submitted in the form of an international money order or a check, it must be drawn on a U.S. bank, made payable to the UW Admissions Office. Please print your full legal name on your check or money order.


2. Provide Certified and Attested Copy of Transcripts

The school must send official transcripts (mark sheets, transcripts, exam results, certificates, diploma, etc.). Required academic records (mark sheets, transcripts, exam results, certificates, diploma, etc.) must be original or certified true copies sent by the school in a sealed envelope. All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation.


3. Provide Proof of English Proficiency (for non-native English speakers)

Min. score 71 for iBT/ 6.0 IELTS

Engineering Students Min. score 80 for iBT/ 6.5 for IELTS

Nursing students Min. score 90 for iBT with minimum skill scores of 21 Reading, 21 Listening, 25 Speaking, 23 Writing - click here for more information

Pharmacy students should consult directly with the Pharmacy school on their requirement


4. Provide Proof of Financial Support

Official bank statement

UW's Confidential Financial Statement and Affidavit of Support. All financial documents must be originals. You may scan and email the original documents to us at


5. Copy of Passport (Passport copy can be scanned and emailed to


6. If you are currently studying at a U.S. Institution, please provide your school’s immigration coordinator with the following details for transfer:

UW’s School Name: University of Wyoming

UW’s Campus Code: DEN214F00241000

If your school’s immigration coordinator has any questions or concerns regarding your transfer, they may contact us at 307-766-5193 or


7. Students Coming with Family

Please fill out the Family Information Form


Provide all Official Documents and application information to:

University of Wyoming Admissions
Dept. 3435, 1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071

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