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University of Wyoming

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Laramie, WY

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Overview

University of Wyoming / Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is located in Laramie, WY, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Family and consumer sciences
Master of Science (MS) Food science and human nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Early childhood development

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Thesis Required
Project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4
Applied
4
Accepted
4
Enrolled
100%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 540
TOEFL IBT score: 76

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

7
Total Graduate Students
71%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 14.29%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 13
Male (5)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Asthma, obesity and healthy weights, nutrition concerns of children with special health care needs, food product development, food safety, postpartum health, exercise nutrition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1000 East University Avenue
Laramie, WY  82071
United States
Contact Dr. Karen C. Williams
Professor and Department Head
Email: fam-consci@uwyo.edu
Phone: 307-766-4145
Fax: 307-766-5686

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