Before you begin your application, we encourage you to give us a quick phone call. Our acceptance process is personal, thoughtful and intentional, as we explore a mutual fit with each applicant. Additionally, we know that graduate school in Kelly, Wyoming is an alternative graduate commitment and we are available to answer any questions you have.
or call 307-732-7760.
Tuition and Fees
2017-2018 tuition is $20,470. The tuition covers highly mentored graduate coursework, guest speakers and field trips. Food service plans and housing are available at additional charge. University of Wyoming graduate credit is a separate fee that covers 32 graduate credits. Our on-campus housing and food service includes 50 weeks of housing and three meals a day, seven days a week while the program is in session. For specific information on tuition and fees, email Tracy Logan or call 307-732-7760.
There is no application deadline for the program, as acceptances are made on a rolling basis until maximum capacity is reached. There is an application fee of $50. However, there are financial incentives to apply early. A $500 tuition deduction is given to students accepted before February 1st, and a $250 tuition deduction given to those accepted before March 1st.
Tuition Assistance & Scholarships
By enrolling in the Graduate Program of Teton Science Schools, you are eligible for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) through the University of Wyoming. For more information, please visit the University of Wyoming website.
Additionally, Teton Science Schools understands the financial committment associated with attending any graduate program. Therefore, we offer ten merit scholarships to defray the cost of tuition and fees; scholarships are awarded for accomplishments in scientific research, natural resource management, community involvement, environmental education or environmental action. Scholarship opportunities will be released to the accepted student cohort in late spring. Awards range from $1,200 to $3,000.
Work Studies & Stipends
Work-study opportunities are made available to all graduate students who would like to work during their time at Teton Science Schools. Our work-study opportunities take advantage of your individual interests and skillsets in order to form a more collaborative community. A few examples of work-study positions include gear room technicians, Murie Museum assistants, and additional program hosting opportunities.
Regardless of whether you decide to take advantage of work-study opportunities, our Summer Capstone experience includes a two-month graduate teaching assistantship stipend for all students of $1,175/month for a total of $2,350.