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University of Wyoming is a public institution located in Laramie, Wyoming. The location of UW is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

133 Undergraduate Degrees
19 Graduate Degrees
$22,439 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
97% Acceptance Rate

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University of Wyoming Rankings

UW holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Wyoming ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UW.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#141 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UW has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#21 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#32 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual
#74 Best Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#181 Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual

Where Is University of Wyoming?

Location of University of Wyoming

Contact details for UW are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Corner Of Ninth And Ivinson, Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-1121

How Do I Get Into UW?

You can apply to UW online at:

Admission Requirements for UW

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW?

97% Acceptance Rate
50% Of Accepted Are Women
14% Submit SAT Scores
UW has the high acceptance rate of 97%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 96%, and the acceptance rate for women is 98%.

Average Test Scores

About 14% of students accepted to UW submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 650. Math scores were between 520 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 520 to 650 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 520 to 640 )
UW received ACT scores from 91% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 21 and 27. Math scores were between 21 and 27. Composite scores were between 22 and 27.

ACT English Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 21 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 21 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 22 to 27 )

Can I Afford University of Wyoming?

$22,439 Net Price
50% Take Out Loans
4.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW is $22,439. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UW, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $6,619 a year. That adds up to $26,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW is 4.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Wyoming Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,332 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,807 undergraduate students at UW, with 8,332 being full-time and 1,475 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UW

There are also 2,442 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,332 full-time undergraduates at UW, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UW

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Wyoming students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UW Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 80
Black or African American 93
Hispanic or Latino 549
White 6,180
International Students 259
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,171

Geographic Diversity

Wyoming students aren't the only ones who study at University of Wyoming. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 95 countries are represented at UW. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Canada.

Online Learning at University of Wyoming

1,666 Took All Classes Online
4,824 Took At Least One Class Online
1.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 4,824 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UW has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UW

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wyoming was 1.8%. This is the #1,365 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Wyoming Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 133 0 133
Nursing Practice 0 19 19
TOTAL 133 19 152


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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