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University of Wyoming is a public institution located in Laramie, Wyoming. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Laramie draws many to the area.

405 Undergraduate Degrees
83 Graduate Degrees
$23,024 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
94% Acceptance Rate

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University of Wyoming Rankings

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
#29 Best Value Management Sciences & Methods Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#41 Most Popular Management Sciences & Methods Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Best Value Economics 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
#4 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Econometrics & Quantitative Economics College Factual
#29 Best Value Colleges for Economics College Factual
#117 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Accounting College Factual
#122 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Accounting College Factual

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 required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UW?

94% Acceptance Rate
51% Of Accepted Are Women
33% Submit SAT Scores
UW has the high acceptance rate of 94%, 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 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 94%, and the acceptance rate for women is 94%.

Average Test Scores

About 33% 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 620. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 520 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 520 to 620 )
UW received ACT scores from 75% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 20 and 27. Composite scores were between 21 and 28.

ACT English Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Wyoming  ( 21 to 28 )

Can I Afford University of Wyoming?

$23,024 Net Price
39% Take Out Loans
3.5% 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

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 39% of students took out student loans averaging $7,462 a year. That adds up to $29,848 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UW is 3.5%. 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

7,783 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,342 undergraduate students at UW, with 7,783 being full-time and 1,559 being part-time.


There are also 2,487 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,783 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 84
Black or African American 89
Hispanic or Latino 491
White 5,985
International Students 175
Other Races/Ethnicities 959

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

4,576 Took All Classes Online
10,971 Took At Least One Class Online
46.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 10,971 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 5th most popular in Wyoming for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of UW

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Wyoming was $5,791 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $19,531. The following table shows how UW is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Accounting #1 #34
Accounting #1 #34
Business Administration & Management #1 #144
General Business Administration and Management #1 #132
Finance & Financial Management #1 #13
Finance #1 #10

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 #596 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UW regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UW ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UW.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Finance #12
Finance & Financial Management #23
Accounting #85
Accounting #151

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 Business Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
General Business Administration and Management 37 51 0 88
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 80 0 0 80
Management Science 75 0 0 75
Accounting 53 7 0 60
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 48 0 0 48
Finance 37 8 0 45
Econometrics & Quantitative Economics 31 5 4 40
Organizational Leadership 37 0 0 37
Agricultural Economics 0 7 0 7
Business Economics 7 0 0 7
Business Management & Marketing 0 0 1 1
TOTAL 405 78 5 488


*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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