UW Transfer Opportunities

The University of Wyoming wants transfer students to know that finalizing your four year degree is within reach. We are proud to offer the following opportunities for transfer students. Please complete and submit this application to be considered.

RESIDENT TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES

UW Transfer Commitment: A $1,000 financial pledge that benefits incoming resident students who transfer to the University of Wyoming. Requirements include:

  • An associate’s degree with more than 75 transfer hours
  • A minimum of a 3.4 Cumulative Transfer GPA (calculated using grades earned in credits taken at previous institutions)

Cowboy Transfer Commitment: A $4,000 financial pledge that benefits incoming resident students who transfer to the University of Wyoming from one of the seven Wyoming community colleges. Requirements include:

  • An associate’s degree with 75 transfer hours or less
  • A minimum of a 3.0 Cumulative Transfer GPA (calculated using grades earned in credits taken at previous institutions)

NON-RESIDENT TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES

UW Transfer Commitment: A $1,000 financial pledge that benefits incoming non-resident students who transfer to the University of Wyoming. Requirements include:

  • An associate’s degree
  • A minimum of a 3.4 Cumulative Transfer GPA (calculated using grades earned in credits taken at previous institutions)

Nebraska and WUE Transfer Awards: A 150% of resident tuition waiver, which is approximately $11,565 less than the standard non-resident tuition for students taking 15 credit hours per semester. Requirements include:

  • An associate’s degree
  • A minimum of a 3.4 Cumulative Transfer GPA (calculated using grades earned in credits taken at previous institutions)
  • Nebraska Transfer Award: Nebraska residents
  • WUE Transfer Award participating states include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

To be considered for the above transfer opportunities, the UW Admissions Office must have the following:

  • Application for admission and the non-refundable $40 admission application fee
  • UW Transfer Opportunities application
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of associate’s degree (typically reflected on transcript)
  • Awards are provisional until receipt of all final academic records.
    *Students selected to receive a transfer opportunity must confirm their enrollment at UW by August 1, 11:59 p.m. MDT, for students beginning in the fall semester.

Initial Eligibility and Scholarship Compliance

  • Transfer Opportunities are only available to first-time, entering transfer students seeking their first bachelor’s degree whom have earned an associate’s degree and have the minimum transfer GPA.
  • This scholarship provides support for up to 4 semesters (2 academic years) or up to the first bachelor’s degree whichever comes first.
  • Students must maintain full-time continuous enrollment (12 semester hours) during the fall and spring semesters each year but is not available for use during the summer semester.
  • Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative UW GPA (evaluated at the end of each Spring semester).
  • Details regarding the requirements to receive and renew will be included in the award Terms & Conditions.

Note: All UW financial awards are subject to available funding, and are only available for eligible admits who begin in the fall semester.

Award
Varies
College/Department
Scholarships and Financial Aid
Deadline
08/01/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. I will provide UW proof of my Associate’s Degree by August 1.
  2. I am working towards my first Bachelor’s Degree.