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University of Wyoming

Overview
Type of school: Public institution
Year founded: 1886
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: N/A
Environment: Suburban
Endowment: $133,037,090
Admissions Address

1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071

Website

http://www.uwyo.edu

Admissions E-mail

Why-wyo@uwyo.edu



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QuickFacts
Selectivity: Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.4
Send application by: August 10
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Noah Buckley
Admissions office telephone: (307) 766-5160
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: August 10
Decision sent by: Other
Accept offer by: No set date
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $40
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Electronic application:
 
http://uwadmnweb.uwyo.edu/admissions/apply_now.asp Tuition deposit: None (Nonrefundable)
Room deposit: $100 (Partially refundable)
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Required
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Lab 3 3
Foreign language N/A 2
Social studies N/A N/A
History N/A N/A
Academic electives N/A N/A
Total academic units 13 19

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Neither required nor recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: August 10
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Not considered
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Considered
Recommendation: Considered
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Considered
Character/personal qualities: Considered
First generation: Not considered
Alumni/ae relation: Not considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Not considered
Volunteer work: Not considered
Work experience: Not considered
Level of applicant's interest: Important
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 95%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): N/A
Applications, acceptances, enrolled data not available for graphing.

 
Total applicants: N/A
Total acceptances: N/A
Total freshman enrollment: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: N/A
Male acceptances: N/A
Male freshman enrollment: N/A
 
Female applicants: N/A
Female acceptances: N/A
Female freshman enrollment: N/A
 
Students that applied here may also have applied to: N/A
 
Out-of-state freshmen: 38%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 21%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 48%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 81%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 86%
Average high school GPA: 3.4
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 99%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 23%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: N/A
Math: 490 – 610
Combined: –

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 N/A 3.0%
600-699 N/A 26.3%
500-599 N/A 42.0%
400-499 N/A 24.6%
300-399 N/A 4.1%
200-299 N/A N/A

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 89%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 19 – 26
Math: 19 – 26
Composite: 21 – 26

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 5.1% 7.9% 4.6%
24-29 42.6% 33.1% 42.3%
18-23 47.3% 46.1% 40.4%
12-17 5.0% 12.5% 12.7%
6-11 N/A 0.4% N/A
Below 6 N/A N/A N/A

 



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