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Your inner courage lets you find out who you are, and what you’re made of. Your story is one worth telling. At the University of Wyoming, we’ve got room for community. We’ve got room for change. We’ve got room for courage.

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Step 1: Fill Out an Application

Apply to UW in four easy steps.

Step 2: Submit Your Transcripts

Step 3: Discover Financial Assistance & Opportunities

Apply through UW or use the Common Application if you're also applying to other schools. There is a low $40 non-refundable UW application fee to apply and it takes about 10 minutes.
Have your official transcripts sent directly from your high school to us at:

UW Admissions
1000 E. University Ave, Dept. 3435
Laramie, WY 82071

The University of Wyoming offers several financial opportunities to help students receive the education they deserve. Check out what we can offer you

Step 4: Submit Incoming Course Credit & Scores

PRO TIP: Several of our commitments and scholarships don't require an ACT/SAT score! Check out all our financial opportunities to view more details.
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Why do students choose Wyoming?


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The University of Wyoming has a team of experienced admission counselors who are eager to help you learn more about UW!

Contact Us

UW Office of Admissions 
1000 E. University Avenue, Dept. 3435
Laramie, WY 82071
(307) 766-5160  |
Adrienne Loveland
Assistant Director, Admisisons
Adrienne Loveland
Assistant Director, Student Recruitment

Discover your home away from home at UW.

No matter if you come from a bustling city, small town or somewhere between, you'll discover a warm and inviting community at the University of Wyoming. In a town of almost 32,000, your personal story adds depth and vibrancy to our space.

Take a look yourself and see what makes Laramie so beautiful.

We're #1 on the list of 20 states where college is worth the cost with our very affordable tuition

Our average 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio gives students individualized attention.

Study abroad at over 400 worldwide locations with the country's largest endowment.

you belong here.

you belong here.

If you've taken college-level examinations that are eligible for college credit, such as AP or IB, be sure to have the testing agency submit your official scores to UW admissions. If you have dual or concurrent enrollment credit, we'll need official transcripts for those too. Learn more!

95% of UW first-time students receive scholarships and financial aid.