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University of Wyoming is a public institution situated in Laramie, Wyoming. Laramie is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

$23,024 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
97% Acceptance Rate

Where Is 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 Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW?

97% Acceptance Rate
51% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 97%, UW is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 96%, and the acceptance rate for women is 98%.

Can I Afford University of Wyoming?

$23,024 Net Price
28% Take Out Loans
0.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UW is $23,024. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UW, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $7,096 a year. That adds up to $28,384 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW is 0.9%. 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

7,376 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,869 undergraduate students at UW, with 7,376 being full-time and 1,493 being part-time.


There are also 2,610 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,376 full-time undergraduates at UW, 49% are male and 51% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 86
Black or African American 90
Hispanic or Latino 570
White 5,738
International Students 141
Other Races/Ethnicities 751

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

2,410 Took All Classes Online
8,304 Took At Least One Class Online
46.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 8,304 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.


This school is the 3rd most popular in Wyoming for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UW

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Wyoming was 46.1%. This is the #593 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%.


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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