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University of Wyoming



In-state Tuition

$3,515 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$10,055 / year

Room and Board

$6,861

Application deadline

August 10

Application fee

$30




Educational Resources

Libraries

Facilities:UW Information network Plus, Brinkerhoff Earth Resources Information Center, George William Hooper Law Library, Goodstein Foundation Library, Rocky Mountain Herbarium, Learning Resources Center, Science & Technology Library: Collections: Audio Viual Library & Services, Brinkerhoff Geology Library, Coe Library, Government Documents, Hebard Collection, Herbarium Library, Jackson Research Center Library, Learning Resource Center, Science Library.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,366,006 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 11,642 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,932,429 microforms.
  • 4,919 Audio/Visual items.
  • 6,943 e-books.

Museums & Art

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.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,226 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 85 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 317 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,226 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 16 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 4,375 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

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)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 23% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 26% of housing units are Singles.
  • 33% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 41% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events 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- Bingo in the Union Gardens; Feb. 05 (3 week ongoing event co-sponsored with SAC)-UW Idol in A&S and Union Ballroom; March 05- Mentalist, Craig Karges in the A&S; April 05-Comedy Night (with C&C); Aug. 04-Casino Night-Union Gardens; Sept. 04-Comedy Night-A&S; Sept. 04-Fun on the Go-Union Ballroom; Oct. 04-The Kinsey Sicks(co-sponsored with a number of groups)-Arts and Sciences; Concerts: Yonder Mountain String Band; Zilla; New Monsoon; Comedy: Second City Comedy Tour; Preacher Moss; Special Events: The Kinsey Sicks; UW Idol Singing Competition; Movies: Rocky Horror Picture Show; Warren Miller Film; Banff Mountain Film Festival;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 189 organizations on campus.
  • 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 Wyoming Alpha Chapter, Wyoming Alpha Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, Wyoming Honors Organization.
  • 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 Valley Fellowship of Christian Cowboys, Hillel The Jewish Students Organization, Intervaristy Christian Fellowship, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Lutheran University Ministry, Soka Gakkai International University Students, St. Andrew's Lutheran Student Fellowship, The Navigators, Wesley Foundation, Muslim Student Association, Wyoming Athelets in Action.
  • 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, Keepers of the Fire, Korean Student Association, MILAAP The Indian Students Organization, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanos de Atzlan, Muslim Student Association, Russian Club, Turkish Student Association, Union of Students Speaking Russian, Wyoming African Students Association, International Studies Student Group, Vietnamese & Friends Association, Wyoming Club of Chinese Language.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Amnesty International, College Republicans, Laramie Progressive Action Collective, Rocky Mountain Democrats, Academy of Students of Pharmacy, Agriculture Council, Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, Alpha Tau Omega, Chi Omega Psi Delta Chapter, Delta Delta Delta, Theta eta Chapter, Interfraternity Council, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Lambda Chi Alpha Delta Rho Chapter, Panhellenic Council, Pi Beta Phi, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Alpha epsilon, Sigma Chi Fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon Wyoming Alpha, Alpha Mu Chapter of Phi Delta Chi, Alpha Tau Alpha Theta Chapter, American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences, American Association of Petroleum Geologist Student Chapter, American Indian Studies Alliance, American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Marketing Association, American Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers Inc, Arnold Air Society General Samuel C. Phillips Squadron, Associated Master's of Social Work Students of Wyoming, Associated Students of the Performing Arts, Association of Student Social Workers, Collegiate Chorale, Collegiate Music Educators National Conference Chapter 16, Environment & Natural Resources Club, Environmental Engineering Club, Epsilon Omega Criminal Justice Club, Financial Mangement Association, Food Science Club, Forensic Science Club, Geology Club, Graduate & Professional Students Association, Institute of Electrial & Electronics Engineers, Institute of Management Accountants, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Intellectual Property Club, International Association for Jazz Education, International Engineering Club, International Studies Student Club, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Pi, MBA Student Council, Minority Law Students Association, National & International Research & Philanthropic Promotion Organization, National Council of Teachers of English UW Affiliate, Natural Resources & Environmental Law Club, Organization of Active Students interested in Sociology, Phi Alpha Delta Pre Law Fraternity, Physiology Club, Political Science Club, Potter Law Club, Pre Vet Club, Residence Halls Association, Silver Wings, Student Affiliates of American Chemical Society, Student Dietetics Association, Student Health Advisory Council, Upstart Crows The English Students' Organization, Women's Action Network, Wyoming Anthropological Association, Wyoming Collegiate Agroecology Club, Wyoming Collegiate Athletic Council, Wyoming Law Students for Equal Justice, Wyoming National Community Pharmacy Association, Wyoming Student Alumni Association, Wyoming Student Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Wyoming Student, Wyoming Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Wyoming Student Chapter of the National Art Education Association, Wyoming Society of Health Systems Pharmacy, Campus Role Playing & Gaming Club, Centennial Singers, Circle K International, Collegiate FFA, Conclave of Inspired Scholars, Cowboy Death March Team, Cowboy Tailgate Club, Freshman Senate, Heart to Heart Pregnancy, National Society of Collegiate Scholars at Wyoming, Non Traditional Student Council, One for the Road Wyoming Unicycling, PC Gamer's Club, Photography Club International, President's Senior Class Ambassadors, Rocky Mountain Activist Network, Society of Women Engineers, Spectrum, Student Art League, Student Math Association of Wyoming, Student Volunteer Leadership Team, Students for Creative Anachronism, Swing Club, The Singing Statesmen, Tobacco Prevention Task Force, University Amateur Radio Club, Upt Til Dawn, Wyoming Block & Bridle Club, Wyoming Collegiate 4-H Club, Wyoming Federalist Society, Wyoming Mounted Color Guard Club, Wyoming Percussion Club, Baseball Club, Club Softball, Campus Shorin RYU Karate & Kuboto Club, Hockey Club, Nordic Ski Club, Women's Rugby, Alpine Ski Team Club, Cycling Club, Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, Mountaineering Club, Rodeo Club, Shotgun Sports, Athlete Advisory Committee, Typhoon Asian Pacific, University Flycasters, Fencing Club, Men's Rugby Club, Ultimate Frisbee, Women's Club Hockey, Water Polo Club, Women's Club Volleyball.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Branding Iron (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Denver, Colorado (155), Laramie (6)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Laramie (2)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 25% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,021
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 8 fraternities
  • 8 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 4 sorority houses
  • 5% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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