About UW

University of Wyoming (UW) — public non-profit university. It is located in Laramie, United States. UW is a member of Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2023, it is among top-990. Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), places the university in 98 position in the world. In the USA, UW is considered one of the most prestigious higher education institutions.

UW does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Location
Laramie, United States
Establishment year
1886
Students
11,627
International students
564
Female students
50%
Acceptance rate
94%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2023 
#987
Rating in the USA
2021 
#251
Rating THE
2022 
#98

UW tuition fees

The academic calendar at UW is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees here are different for locals and foreigners. For locals, it starts from 4,349 USD, and for foreigners — a minimum of 8,080 USD. The university has several scholarships and student financial support programs that help students cover part of their tuition costs. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
Yes
Financial AidAllowances and other types of social assistance
Yes
Bachelor
Local
4,349 USD/year
Foreign
18,085 USD/year
Master
Local
5,075 USD/year
Foreign
8,080 USD/year

Additionally

Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus
10,615 USD/year
off campus
10,615 USD/year
Other expensesTransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
3,184 USD/year
off campus
3,184 USD/year

Bachelor degree in UW

Only students with a GPA of at least 3 are admitted to the undergraduate programs. Another important criterion for the selection committee is the results of entrance exams. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score is 6. The TOEFL score is not lower than 71. Applicants will need a subject exam — ACT or SAT. At UW,you can also get a bachelor's degree remotely.

GPA
3
IELTS
6
TOEFL iBT
71
TOEFL PBT
525

Master's degree in UW

The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. To confirm your level of English, you must pass IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 76. IELTS — 6 or higher. UW provides an opportunity to get a master's degree remotely.

IELTS
6
TOEFL iBT
76
TOEFL PBT
525

Doctorate degree in UW

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass TOEFL with 76 points. The minimum score for IELTS is 6.5. UW is inviting students for online PhD programs.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
76
TOEFL PBT
540

UW campus

At UW, learning takes place away from the city in the countryside. This allows students to be less distracted by the noise and temptations of the big city. If you enjoy spending time outdoors, you will love studying here. University students have access to the library. It contains a collection of scientific papers, textbooks and fiction. UW regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

Campus Type
Rural
Library
Yes

What to do after graduation

After graduation from the university, students can stay in the country for 1 year. To do this, you need to extend your student visa or apply for a job seeker visa. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

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Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
505111State University of New York at AlbanyUSALaramie
 
6,998 USD
 
14,996 USD
557117University of WyomingUSALaramie
from  18,085 USD
to  19,165 USD
from  8,080 USD
to  16,088 USD

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
11Harvard UniversityUSACambridge
from  7,918 USD
to  52,645 USD
from  7,748 USD
to  73,420 USD
22Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSABoston
 
58,224 USD
 
58,224 USD
33Stanford UniversityUSAStanford
 
57,678 USD
from  56,472 USD
to  76,929 USD
54California Institute of TechnologyUSAPasadena
 
48,098 USD
 
48,098 USD
75Princeton UniversityUSAPrinceton
 
55,995 USD
 
53,876 USD