2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$10,452

Net Price

97%

Admitted

27%

Enrolled

60%

Graduation Rate

14/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of Wyoming

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 11,479. In 2021, there were 220 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #1 in Wyoming and ranks #205 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

220

Total Enrollment

11,479

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for University of Wyoming

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#1

Wyoming Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1 schools that offer psychology degrees in Wyoming, University of Wyoming ranks #1.

#205

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of Wyoming ranks #205.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of Wyoming offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers General Psychology and Social Work. At the doctorate level General Psychology are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMAPhD
General Psychology14375
Social Work4124
Total Graduates184315
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 5,645 students applied to the University of Wyoming. The university admitted 97% and 27% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Wyoming universities is 5,645. On average, all Wyoming institutions admit 97% and 27% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of Wyoming students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 76%. Compared to all Wyoming four or more years colleges, the percentage is 65%.

The overall graduation rate for University of Wyoming is 60%, compared to 60% for all Wyoming universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 40%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UW to Wyoming Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of Wyoming to the average of all Wyoming four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UW

5,645

Applicants

97%

Percent Admitted

27%

Percent Enrolled

76%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

60%

Graduation Rate

WY Colleges

5,645

Applicants

97%

Percent Admitted

27%

Percent Enrolled

65%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

60%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 998 or 99% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 12 or 1% part-time faculty members employed at University of Wyoming. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 711 or 70%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UW

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

99%

Percent Full-Time

1%

Percent Part-Time

70%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

WY Colleges

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

52%

Percent Full-Time

48%

Percent Part-Time

48%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of Wyoming the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $3,696, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,200.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $5,382 and the average cost for graduate fees is $1,477.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of Wyoming in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of Wyoming2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,144
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,184
Total Living Expenses$14,328
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$3,696
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,200
Total Undergraduate Expenses$19,224
In-State, Graduate Tuition$5,382
In-State, Graduate Fees$1,477
Total Graduate Expenses$6,859
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of Wyoming is $10,452. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of Wyoming presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$6,905$3,597
$30,001 – $48,000$6,776$4,508
$48,001 – $75,000$9,394$6,920
$75,001 – $110,000$15,178$11,135
$110,001 and more$15,858$13,651
US Department of Education

Compare University of Wyoming to all Wyoming universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UW

$19,224

Cost to Attend

$9,577

Average Financial Aid

97%

Percent Receiving Aid

$10,452

Net Price

WY Colleges

$14,805

Cost to Attend

$6,607

Average Financial Aid

95%

Percent Receiving Aid

$7,939

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 1,361 or 97%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 8,339 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $9,577.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid8,339$9,577
Pell Grants1,869$4,537
Federal Student Loans2,547$6,109
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of Wyoming to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UW

8,339

Grant or Scholarship Aid

65%

Grants or Scholarships

1,869

Number of Pell Grants

15%

Pell Grants

2,547

Federal Student Loans

20%

Federal Student Loans

WY Colleges

2,354

Grant or Scholarship Aid

62%

Grants or Scholarships

795

Number of Pell Grants

21%

Pell Grants

677

Federal Student Loans

18%

Federal Student Loans

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