1000 E. University Avenue Laramie, WY 82071 307-766-1560
http://www.uwyo.edu/ Why-wyo@uwyo.edu
About University of Wyoming
  • Year of Foundation 1886
  • Size of Campus 785 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 9,510
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53% 47% 289%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $2,970 In state, $11,280 Out of state
  • Room and Board $8,360
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 9,587
The University of Wyoming provides quality undergraduate and graduate education to 13,000 students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries. Established in Laramie, WY in 1886, UW is a nationally recognized research institution with accomplished faculty and world-class facilities. Offering 190 areas of study through traditional and distance learning opportunities, UW provides an environment for success.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 8
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Campus Events-; Concerts and Convocations events: Sept. 04- Comedian Darryl Hammond-Arts and Sciences; Oct. 04-Singer Chris Ledoux- AA; April 05- Comedians: Frank Caliendo, Mike Birbiglia and Kevin Bozeman-Arts and Sciences; Friday Night Fever: Jan. 05- Bi
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Percent students who are frat members 5%
  • Number of honor societies Cardinal Key, Iron Skull, Mortar Board, SPURS, Alpha Kappa Psi Beta Nu Chapter, Geography Club/GTU, Golden Key International Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society, Rho Chi-Beta Phi Chapter, Tau Beta Pi W
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Ministeries, Campus Ventures, Canterbury Club Episcopal Campus Ministry, Catholics on Campus, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Chi Rho Christian Student Center, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Laramie Valle
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Anime Club, Asian American Pacific Islander Student Association, Associated Students with Interest in China, Association of Black Student Leaders, Chinese Students & Scholars Association, International Student Association,
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Denver, Colorado (155), Laramie (6)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Laramie (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 26%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 23%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 33%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 41%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 317
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Subscriptions 11,642
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 4,375
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums American Heritage Center, Anthropology Museum, Art Museum, Cultural Programs, Department of Theatre and Dance Programs, Department of Music Programs, Geological Museum, Insect Museum, Planetarium, Rocky Mountain Herbarium, Williams Botany Conservatory.
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,919
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 16
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,366,006
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 85
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books 6,943
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,226
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 2,932,429
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,021
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 25%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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