University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming Overview

The University of Wyoming offers a world-class education in the small community of Laramie, Wyoming. Founded in 1886, the university each year welcomes more than 14,000 students from all 50 states and 90 countries. As a land-grant university, we are dedicated to serving the state of Wyoming and producing graduates who go on to be global leaders. Here you can study everything from agronomy to zoology, criminal justice to theatre and dance.

Swansea University currently has a University-wide agreement in place with the University of Wyoming.

Key Information


The estimated financial cost for one academic year (nine months) of study at the University of Wyoming is $13,564, this includes room and board, health insurance and books. Students must be able to prove that they have access to this amount of money in order to be accepted to study at the University of Wyoming. 

The estimate above assumes a modest standard of living and does not include any personal expenses students may incur. Please anticipate an average of $2500 on personal expenses per year, this includes local travel, entertainment clothing, etc. 


We recommend that exchange and study abroad students live on campus in a residence hall or a campus apartment.

Two types of on-campus housing are available for Exchange and Study Abroad students:

To learn more about these, as well as costs and dining plans, visit the Residence Life and Dining Services web page.  To apply for a Residence Hall or Apartment, click on the housing contract link under your Checklist on WyoWeb.  The online application can be found there. You will not be permitted to apply for housing until you have been admitted to the University of Wyoming and are enrolled in at least one class.  Housing offer letters are sent only to email addresses.  It is important for you to check your email address regularly after you submit your housing application.


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Global Opportunities Bursary - £1000

The Global Opportunities Bursary is available for students spending a semester or a year studying abroad outside of Europe as part of their degree (except Texas).

The International Development Office provides students with a £1000 bursary, once students have submitted all the necessary paperwork.

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.