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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Wyoming is a highly rated public university located in Laramie, Wyoming. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,332 undergraduate students. The Wyoming acceptance rate is 96%. Popular majors include Nursing, Psychology, and Elementary Education. Graduating 60% of students, Wyoming alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,700.

About

1000 E University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Mountain West Conference

University of Wyoming Rankings

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UWyo Admissions

Acceptance Rate
96%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1060-1280
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$12,880 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,684 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 99 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 111 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 111 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    10%
  • None
    58%
  • Some
    32%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,332 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,475
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 76 responses
  • Involved
    42%
  • Cold. It snows a lot.
    21%
  • Going through the motions
    20%
  • Determined
    12%
  • Overwhelmed with work and looking for a release
    4%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
58%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 136 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 169 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 85 responses
  • Amazing, down home community.
    35%
  • Best small college town in America
    16%
  • Nice school. Terrible town.
    14%
  • Country vibe, city slickers
    8%
  • Nice college town. I won't stay for all four years
    5%
  • Okay
    5%
  • Nice school. Terrible weather
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 71 responses

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