University of Wyoming (Laramie) is a universitywide partner in Laramie, the United States.

Academic calendar

Semester I: 3rd week in August – 2nd week in December
Semester II: 3rd week in January – 2nd week in May


2.75 or 3.00 GPA requirements for students in the Colleges of:

  • Health Sciences
  • Business
  • Engineering
Areas of study open to exchange students

All areas are open for exchange students. Exceptions include the Masters of Business Administration, College of Nursing, Masters of Social Work and the Law College, which do not admit students in the advanced degree programs.

Courses at Master’s level

Yes. All areas are open for exchange students; exceptions include the Masters of Business Administration, Masters in Social Work and the Law College. The College of Law will accept students to sit for one or two courses when they petition for classes.

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

No assistance available for incoming foreign students. However, students can apply for on-campus housing though the Residence Life and Dining Service Office.

Estimated living costs per month
  • $100/$200 damage deposit payable to Residence Life & Dining.
  • Housing-Double Occupancy: $2,246.50/semester (on campus apartments are available)
  • Meals: $2,913.50 unlimited meal plan/semester
  • Books: $500 per semester.
  • Campus Transportation: Included
  • Mandatory Health Insurance: $1950 (per semester)

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Credits and grading

Normal study load per term
undergraduate students – 12 credit hours – 4 courses on average
Graduate students - 9 credit hours – 3 courses

One credit is equal to 15 in class contact hours /one professor contact hour per week.

Course level:
1000 – 2000 Introductory level; First & Second Year
3000 – 4000 Upper division; Second, Third & Fourth Year
4000 – 5000 Fourth year & Graduate level

Grading system: A=4.00 / F=1.00
Minimum pass: C for Major or D for Electives
Graduate students usually have to get a B, or a 3.00 to pass their courses. 

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Number of places available

3 places per year

Photo by student Tao Tang


Photo by student Annemieke Proost

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More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.


If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.