University of Wyoming Graduate Schools

University of Wyoming (referred to as UW) is a Public, 4 years school located in Laramie, WY. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Wyoming is $6,859 for Wyoming residents and $17,569 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,487 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,829 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Wyoming (referred to as UW) is a Public, 4 years school located in Laramie, WY. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1923 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UW Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Wyoming (UW)
AddressCorner of Ninth and Ivinson, Laramie, WY 82071
Phone307-766-1121
Webhttps://www.uwyo.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.uwyo.edu/admissions/apply.html
Financial Infohttps://www.uwyo.edu/sfa
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Wyoming is $6,859 for Wyoming residents and $17,569 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,487 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 11,829 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 206 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 15 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,569
$6,859 for Wyoming Residents
Student Population2,487
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs206 graduate programs
(15 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Wyoming is $6,859 for Wyoming residents and $17,569 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $299 for Wyoming residents and $894 for out-of-state students.
University of Wyoming offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Wyoming offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)15 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Wyoming is $6,859 for Wyoming residents and $17,569 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.74% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Wyoming ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$4,518$1,347$13,500$1,347
2018-2019$4,698$1,380$14,040$1,380
2019-2020$4,878$1,411$14,598$1,411
2020-2021$5,076$1,441$15,174$1,441
2021-2022$5,382$1,477$16,092$1,477
The graduate school tuition & fees of UW is average compared to public graduate schools in Wyoming. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Wyoming graduate tuition is $17,569 (public) / - (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Wyoming$6,859$17,569
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Wyoming Graduate Schools$6,859$17,569
Public$6,859$17,569
Private-
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,328 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Wyoming. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.83% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,328. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.83% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,320$3,040$10,320$3,040
2018-2019$10,320$3,040$10,320$3,040
2019-2020$10,437$3,040$10,437$3,040
2020-2021$10,615$3,184$10,615$3,184
2021-2022$11,144$3,184$11,144$3,184
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $299 for Wyoming residents and $894 for other students at University of Wyoming. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 6.05% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Wyoming ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$251$750
2018-2019$261$780
2019-2020$271$811
2020-2021$282$843
2021-2022$299$894
The law school tuition at University of Wyoming is $16,837 for Wyoming residents and $34,237 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Wyoming.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Wyoming
Wyoming ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Pharmacy$17,918$1,477$37,876$1,477
Law$15,360$1,477$32,760$1,477

Graduate Programs at UW

University of Wyoming offers 109 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 762 students have completed their study at University of Wyoming.
Offered Degrees at University of Wyoming
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree575440
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship33093
Doctor's degree - other30137
Post Bachelor's Degree16992
Total10914762
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Wyoming by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 25 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 68 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 78 completers.
University of Wyoming offers 109 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 762 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 440 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 137 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 92 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 30 completers-
Agricultural Economics7-
Animal Sciences9-
Plant Sciences7-
Range Science and Management6-
Soil Science and Agronomy1-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 3 completers-
Environmental Studies3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 7 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization7-
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer Science4-
Education [+] (1 completers) 78 completers$57,100
Education60$57,100
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services18-
Music Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 31 completers-
Architectural Engineering1-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering8-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering10-
Petroleum Engineering3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
Work and Family Studies [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Human Nutrition3-
English Language and Literature [+] 12 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Creative Writing2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Molecular Biology1-
Botany/Plant Biology4-
Zoology/Animal Biology15-
Entomology0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics4-
Statistics5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 12 completers-
Natural Sciences6-
International/Global Studies6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 11 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science11-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology2-
Chemistry0-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Geophysics and Seismology1-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science0-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 7 completers-
Psychology7-
Human Services [+] 45 completers-
Public Administration21-
Social Work24$46,900
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Anthropology2-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics5-
Geography0-
Political Science and Government1-
Sociology0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 15 completers-
Music15-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 53 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist17-
Health Services Administration25-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse11-
Business [+] (2 completers) 66 completers-
Business Administration and Management51-
Accounting7-
Finance8-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total440
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 5 completers-
Animal Sciences2-
Plant Sciences0-
Range Science and Management2-
Soil Science and Agronomy1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] 16 completers-
Education8-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services5-
Engineering [+] 28 completers-
Chemical Engineering8-
Civil Engineering4-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Petroleum Engineering8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Molecular Biology0-
Botany/Plant Biology0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology2-
Zoology/Animal Biology0-
Entomology0-
Ecology11-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Statistics0-
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Geophysics and Seismology2-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science1-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychology5-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Anthropology0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics4-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)1-
Total93
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 78 completers-
Law78-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 59 completers-
Pharmacy51-
Nursing Practice8-
Total137
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Education [+] (7 completers) 70 completers-
Indian/Native American Education1-
Educational Leadership and Administration25-
Community College Education3-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration6-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Elementary Education and Teaching2-
Secondary Education and Teaching7-
Online Educator/Online Teaching6-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor18-
Education (other)2-
Human Services [+] 8 completers-
Social Work (other)8-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography4-
Transportation and Materials Moving [+] 1 completers-
1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Music Performance0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Play Therapy/Therapist9-
Total92

Graduate Student Population at UW

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,487 students enrolled into University of Wyoming graduate schools where it has total 11,829 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,564 full-time and 923 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,107 male and 1,380 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4871,1071,380
Full-time1,564755809
Part-tme923352571
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,705 White (68.56%), 25 Black/African American (1.01%), 84 Hispanic (3.38%), 37 Asian (1.49%), and 636 students with other races. 313 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4871,1071,380
American Indian/Native American23815
Asian371918
Black/African American25169
Hispanic842955
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander303
White1,705712993
Two More823151
Un-Known21599116
Non-resident Alien313193120
University of Wyoming offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,089 graduate students (43.79% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 711 graduate students (28.59% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,487
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,089
Enrolled Some Online Courses711
Not in Online Courses687
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Wyoming. 676 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.18% of total students), 130 students are aged above 50 (5.23%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Wyoming.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,4871,1071,380
Age 20-21631746
Age 22-24613269344
Age 25-29751370381
Age 30-34398195203
Age 35-39255101154
Age 40-49277111166
Age 50-641214081
Over 64945

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