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UW Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Inexpensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does University of Wyoming Cost?

Learn the base cost of University of Wyoming by getting details on in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees. Compare tuition and fees to nationwide and state averages to put those costs in context. If you're looking for specific information on UW costs, you can go to any of the following sections:

How Much Does UW Charge for Tuition?

$5,317 In-State Tuition & Fees
$16,957 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2020-2021, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at University of Wyoming ran about $16,957 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $5,317 per year.


UW tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does University of Wyoming cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do UW Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. University of Wyoming out-of-state undergraduates, on the other hand, pay about $16,957 a year in tuition and fees, making the school relatively inexpensive.

In-state undergrads in Wyoming pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. Undergraduates who hail from Wyoming pay an average of $5,317 a year to attend UW, making the school a bargain if you only consider tuition and fees alone.

If you want to know how UW compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

NationwideRocky MountainsWyoming
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveAverageExpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveExpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: University of Wyoming Financial Aid.

UW Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

5.17% In-State Tuition Increase
6.01% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$29,999 Est. 4-Year Cost

Tuition and Fees for in-state University of Wyoming increased with an average annual rate of 5.17% over the past five years. This school year, in-state students can expect to pay $6,943 if the growth keeps up.

If the in-state UW tuition and fees growth rate stays consistent, two years of study could cost $14,244, and four years would cost $29,999.

Tuition and fees for out-of-state students have grown by about 6.01% in the past five years. This school year, students outside of the state will pay an estimated $23,404.

This means an estimated $48,213 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at UW, and $102,392 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at UW.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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