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University of Wyoming Prospective Students

It's Not What You Are That Makes You A Cowboy, It's Who You Are.

Since 1886, the University of Wyoming has blazed a path to create what the world needs.  We go boldly into the future and make things happen.

We are excited by our open prairies, mountains, valleys and forest just waiting to be explored.  And stargazing? You won't find a better place.

University of Wyoming International Students

The World Needs More Relentless Curiosity.

The University of Wyoming joins together as an intellectual community already renowned for its regional, national and global relevance and impact by fostering and rewarding excellence in teaching, scholarship, innovation and creative endeavor.

UW inspires students to pursue a productive, engaged and fulfilling life, and prepare them to succeed in a sustainable global economy.

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The University of Wyoming offers you:

80 undergraduate and more than 90 graduate academic programs through seven colleges and multiple interdisciplinary institutes and schools. With a small student/faculty ratio of 15:1, UW is a community of scholars and learners committed to excellence. The University of Wyoming's academic programs of distinction focused in six broad areas: science and technology, the arts and humanities, environment and natural resources, life sciences, and professions critical to the state and region.

University of Wyoming Parents

 As the only four-year university in Wyoming,

we accept this honor of being the land-grant institution created for the people by the people. This spirit drives us to show the world who we are.

We're seeking students who share our relentless curiosity, who chase down the answer to their questions and thrive on the edge of the unknown.

Bucking the System Since 1886.

At the University of Wyoming, we thrive on blazing a path where others have not ventured. It’s our beautiful campus, friendly culture, relentless optimism and curiosity that make UW and our students unique.

Our students face the future with unbendable optimism and unshakeable determination.


UW consistently ranks as one of the nation’s best-value universities, offering nearly 200 academic programs with a small student/faculty ratio of 15:1. Wyoming high school graduates benefit from one of the lowest in-state tuition rates of any four-year institution in the country, and UW’s nonresident tuition also is among the lowest in the nation. More than 55 percent of UW students graduate with no student debt.

Cost of Attendance Fall 2019-Spring 2020
If you have not completed a bachelor degree, you are an undergraduate.
Cost estimates for Fall 2019-Spring 2020
*Undergraduate cost estimates do not include books, travel or personal expenses.
*Graduate cost estimates are tuition and fees only. 

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