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    College of Business Frequently Asked Questions

    November 07, 2017

    Have questions about the University of Wyoming College of Business? Here’s your one stop shop for the answers to our most frequently asked questions:

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    • How do I apply?
      • Whether you’re applying as a first year student or transfer student, the application process to the University of Wyoming is relatively straight forward. Visit our Office of Admissions website to learn more about admissions requirements and to apply to UWyo!
    • Do I get admitted into the College of Business separately after being admitted to the university?
      • No, you do not need to apply separately to get admitted into the College of Business. When you apply to UWyo, indicate your major of interest on your admissions application, to automatically become enrolled as a College of Business student.
    • When is the best time to apply?
      • The University of Wyoming has a rolling admissions system, meaning applications are accepted throughout the year, with the cycle starting in July. The ideal time to apply is from August – October of your Senior year of High School.
    • How does the college’s scholarship process work?
      • Many scholarships through admissions and the College of Business are automatic consideration, meaning all you have to do is apply at UWyo for us to know you are interested. The earlier you apply, the higher your chances are for receiving scholarship opportunities. Our undergraduate recruiter can help you move through this process once an admissions application has been submitted.
    • What if I don’t know what to study?
      • It’s okay to be unsure about your area of study! Many students enter the College of Business as “business undeclared,” meaning they know they want to study business, but are not sure which degree in particular. All business students take the same core business classes as an underclassman, which can help students narrow their focus on a specific subject.
    • Which majors can I study at the College of Business?
      • The College of Business offers degree programs in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, and Marketing. In addition, there are several concentrated areas of study to choose within our Economics, Management and Marketing programs.
      • Interested in learning more about each area of study? Click below to get more information about our programs offered:


    Accounting Economics/Business Economics Finance 

    Management Marketing

     

    •  How do I know what classes to take?
      • The UWyo College of Business is fortunate enough to have our very own Academic Advising Office, with full time staff to help students navigate through which classes are necessary to graduate on time. In addition, each program has degree plans to help students track their classes necessary for graduating in four years.
    • Do students get help with internships? / Are internships mandatory?
      • While internships are not a required part of degree requirements in the College of Business, we highly encourage students to pursue internship opportunities to gain experiential learning prior to graduating. Our college has its own career center, which helps students find such opportunities. The Johnson Career Center also helps students create resumes, LinkedIn profiles, improve interview skills, and search for jobs. With help from the JCC, students have held internships with Black Hills Energy, Target, Union Pacific, PWC, and more. 
    • What makes the College of Business different from others?
      • At our College of Business, students, faculty and staff work together in a tight-knit, family-like atmosphere to ensure our students gain core knowledge combined with industry experience to ensure exceptional outcomes. Things that set our college apart include:
        • 54 Percent of UW students graduate debt-free.
        • Our college offers more than $400,000 in scholarship to our students every year.
        • Our student-faculty ratio is 22:1 and our average class size is 32.
        • UW has more than 250 recognized student organizations, including Alpha Kappa Psi (Coed Business Fraternity), AMA (American Marketing Association), Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting), Global Business Club, SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), Supply Chain Club, DECA, Phi Beta Lambda (In process of forming), and many more.

     

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