If you are considering submitting an application to University of Wyoming, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 10 and the application fee costs $40.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|University of Wyoming 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||22.6%|
|Mean SAT Score||1147|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||33%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||75%|
University of Wyoming does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
University of Wyoming is a moderately difficult school to get into. University of Wyoming evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Wyoming accepted 94% of all applicants, around 4,635 of the 4,919 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of Wyoming, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of Wyoming must submit the following items. Double check with University of Wyoming's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3.0|
|Other Requirements||√||pre-college curriculum, minimum ACT composite score of 21 or SAT of 1060|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Wyoming have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 57.5% submitted a class rank. At University of Wyoming 22.6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 51.8% were in the top 25% and 81.6% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Wyoming, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||30.1%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.8%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11.7%|
|2.50 and 2.9||10.7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.9%|
University of Wyoming does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Wyoming is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 33% of University of Wyoming's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 75% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Wyoming applicants, you should strive to earn between 1050 and 1240 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Wyoming 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1240 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of Wyoming student is 1147.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Wyoming students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Wyoming students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of Wyoming, you should strive to earn between 21 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Wyoming's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Wyoming students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 10. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Wyoming during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Wyoming?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Wyoming.
Does University of Wyoming accept transfer credits?
University of Wyoming accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Wyoming accepts:
Does University of Wyoming accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Wyoming accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Wyoming?
University of Wyoming is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of Wyoming's acceptance rate?
University of Wyoming's acceptance rate is 94%.
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How hard is it to get into University of Wyoming? University of Wyoming is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Wyoming acceptance rate is 94%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Wyoming is Aug 10.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Wyoming is Aug 10.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Wyoming is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Wyoming. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1240 and Above
1050 to 1240
1050 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Wyoming students is 1147. Applicants with SAT scores of 1240 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Wyoming, while applicants with SAT scores between 1050 to 1240 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1050 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Wyoming.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Wyoming, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.54. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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