Cookie policy

By clicking on or navigating the site, you agree to allow us to collect information on and off Studee as outlined in our cookie policy.

University of Wyoming

Check whether the University of Wyoming is right for you as an international student.

Uni facts

Laramie, USA
  • Type
  • Rank
  • International students
  • Nationalities
  • Total programs
  • Acceptance rate

Study abroad at the University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming (UW) is a public university that offers a world-class education in the small community of Laramie, Wyoming, US. Founded in 1886, it welcomes more than 14,000 students from 90 countries.

UW is made up of seven colleges covering agriculture and natural resources, arts and sciences, business, education, engineering and applied science, health sciences, and law. You can study everything from agronomy to zoology, criminal justice to theater and dance through 80 undergraduate and 90 graduate programs.

The University’s campus includes state-of-the-art facilities, including a recently renovated library, sports pitches, gyms, labs, four residence halls and four apartment buildings. UW’s 17 sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I, and are known as the Cowboys and Cowgirls.

Why study at UW?

  • Student-staff ratio

    A 15:1 student faculty ratio helps each student receive a personalized education

  • Sports and athletics

    The UW sports and athletic teams are NCAA Division I members

Life as an international student

International students are an important part of life at UW, with more than 706 overseas students representing 90 different countries currently studying at the university.

Their International Students and Scholars Office (ISS) will welcome and support you while you’re at WU. They provide a wide range of workshops and outreach services, and arrange the international student orientation which will help you get to grips with life at the University.

Campus accommodation is available to all international students, and the residence halls are within a five-minute walk of central campus. UW also offers 300 recognized student organizations, including the International Student Association, which includes groups for students from specific countries or regions of the world.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Swimming pools 1
    • No. of Climbing Wall 1
    • No. of Athletics Track 1
  • Fitness Centre
    • Climbing Walls
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Pool
    • Fitness Center Physiotherapist
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
    • On-Campus Shuttle
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 8
    • Cafe’s 3
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Campus Pharmacy
    • Emergency Contraception
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 21
  • Praying Rooms
    • Skills classes
    • Language Center
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

How Studee can help you

  1. Find your best matches

    See programs that best match your eligibility and aspirations

  2. Application guidance

    We'll get you to the right place to start your application

  3. Visa & travel advice

    Get help after application, all the way to your first day at university

Our team of advisors is ready to support you at every step of your study abroad journey.
Our services are 100% free for students like you because we're funded by universities.

Fees and funding

All scholarships are based on the student's academic achievements at the time of admission to UW.

The ISS office also awards over $60,000 in scholarships to eligible international students who are currently attending UW.

The Rocky Mountain Scholars Award

This provides up to $5,500 in annual scholarship support to new incoming international freshmen. Scholarship support is determined based on the student's cumulative high school GPA.


University of Wyoming

1000 E University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, USA

In Laramie, you’ll find endless four-season outdoor adventure, arts and culture, a lively downtown. it's a center for outdoor exploration of mountains, streams, lakes, with many entertainment options, both in town and country.

Find a program at the University of Wyoming

Program level

Visa requirements for the University of Wyoming

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements