University of Wyoming

Acceptance Rate 96 %
SAT Average 1,170
Tuition & Fees $19,531
Student Population 12,450
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,558

Academic Overview

University of Wyoming Campus, Laramie, WY
University of Wyoming is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Laramie, Wyoming. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $5,791 for Wyoming residents and $19,531 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 12,450 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 96% and the graduation rate is 60% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Wyoming varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $54,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Wyoming are $5,791 for Wyoming residents and $19,531 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $6,517 for in-state students and $16,615 for out-of-state students.
University of Wyoming 2021 Tuition & Fees
Wyoming ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UW. The acceptance rate of UW is 96% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 34%. The average graduation rate is 60% and the transfer-out rate is 25%. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,558 and 72% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 12,450 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Wyoming is 96 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Wyoming is 60 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Wyoming is 25 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Wyoming is 78 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Wyoming is 12,450
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Wyoming is 15 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,558 at University of Wyoming.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

UW offers 211 major programs through online and on-site education where 13 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate31
Bachelor's Degree930
Post Bachelor's Degree158
Master's Degree634
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship340
Doctor's degree - professional practice30

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Wyoming offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,789)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,827)

Veterans Benefits

University of Wyoming has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges