University of Wyoming (UW)

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University of Wyoming can be found in Laramie, WY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around thirteen thousand students enrolled each year at University of Wyoming.

Many of the students that got into UW got an SAT score between 1060 to 1280, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 22 to 28. We were able to estimate the University of Wyoming (UW) average GPA (3.23 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. University of Wyoming accepts around 100 percent of students applying. Of those that are admitted, roughly 34 percent continue on to register and enroll. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected University of Wyoming (UW) acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 89%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Wyoming (UW) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Wyoming was reported as 96.0% in Fall 2020 with over 5,330 college applications submitted to UW. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UW ACT Scores: 22 - 28
  • UW Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Wyoming?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Wyoming, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Wyoming has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 95.1%
  • 2017-2018: 96.9%
  • 2018-2019: 96.1%
  • 2019-2020: 96.0%
  • Projected UW Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 89.4%

How Does University of Wyoming (UW) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Wyoming is sixty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Northern Colorado90.8%
Regis University71.0%
Colorado School of Mines53.1%
University of Denver58.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Wyoming (UW) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 640
Math520 - 640
Total Score1060 - 1280
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math21 - 27
Composite Score22 - 28
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