Profile: University of Wyoming

Fast Facts

On Campus:27%
  • Fall 08/30-12/19
  • Spring 01/22-05/11

Tuition & Payments

You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
1%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
3%Two or more races

Campus Profile

The University of Wyoming, established in 1886 and still the only 4-year university in Wyoming, is a land-grant institution where innovative research and the pursuit of academic excellence take place within a safe, close-knit community. Just like the state of Wyoming, UW is both big and small. Wyoming, known worldwide for its beauty, is full of wide-open spaces and magnificent mountain ranges, and UW echoes these spaces in the scope of its innovation, its energetic ambition to better the global community, and its world-class facilities. Although Wyoming is the 10th-largest state in the USA, it has the smallest population, creating tight-knit communities around the state that band together for progress. In the same way, students and faculty at UW work together towards a greater future, meeting in small classes and enjoying a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

Campus Location - The University of Wyoming is located in the beautiful college town of Laramie, Wyoming, nestled between two mountain ranges. Laramie is home to 31,000 people, providing a welcoming, friendly and safe community for international students. Throughout the year the Laramie community is supportive of UW students. The city sponsors several fun events including pep rallies, concerts and outdoor adventures. Wyoming is famous for endless recreational opportunities, including Yellowstone National Park.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Equine Science, Farm and Ranch Management, Horticulture, Life Sciences, Livestock Production, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Pathology, Plant Science, Soil Science, Veterinary Science, Water Management

Anthropology: American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnic Studies

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, American Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Chicano/Mexican American Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drawing, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Athletics: Exercise Science, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Entomology, Fish Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biosciences, Physiology, Wildlife Biology, Zoology

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, International Agribusiness, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Petroleum Land Management, Public Administration

Chemistry: Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Photo Journalism

Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Family Science/Services, Family Studies, Home Economics

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Atmospheric Sciences, Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, Paleontology, Physical Sciences

Economics: Applied Economics, Economics, Environmental Economics

Education: Child Care, Child Development, Distributive Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, French, Health Education, Home Economics, Instructional Media, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education

Engineering: Architectural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Survey Engineering, Transportation Engineering

English: Creative Writing, English, Literature

Environmental Studies: Ecology, Energy/Environmental Policy, Environmental Biology, Environmental Design, Environmental Education, Environmental Education, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Geology, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Fish and Game Management, Fisheries Science, Natural Resources, Natural Resources/Science/Management, Range Management/Resources, Renewable Natural Resources, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Management

Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Design, Apparel/Fashion Merchandising, Textile Design

Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition

Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), Classical Languages, French, German, Japanese (some courses), Russian, Spanish

General Studies: Humanities, Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Spanish Literature

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Planning

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Communication Disorders, Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Health Education, Health Promotion, Kinesiology, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Computation Science, Mathematics, Statistics

Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC

Music: Choral Music

Performing Arts: Dance, Design/Technical, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Performance, Technical Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Astrophysics, Atmospheric Physics, Physics

Political Science: International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Psychology: Human Development, Psychology

Recreation: Parks Administration and Management, Recreation

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Speech Pathology and Audiology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Closed Programs
Nursing, Pharmacy, Speech Pathology and Audiology and Dental Hygiene.

Enrollment in engineering, business and computer science courses is highly competitive.

Unique Academic Programs
Energy Studies
Environmental Studies

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes
RA Exchange: Yes

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Non-Native English Speakers Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/7/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $100 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $1,000 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Parking Fee: $65 Semester Plan A & B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $2044 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

Use FAFSA CODE: 003932

Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Meal Plans Per Semester Notes About Meal Plans
Unlimited meal plan costs $2913.50 per semester.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.