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The University of Wyoming, or UW, is a land-grant university located in Laramie, United States. It was established in 1886. The campus is situated on Wyoming's high Laramie Plains between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountains. UW offers more than 80 bachelor, over 60 master, and more than 25 doctoral degrees. The university is organized into the following academic units:
  • College of Agriculture
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Law
  • Haub School and Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources
  • School of Energy Resources
UW's sports teams are nicknamed the Cowboys and Cowgirls. They compete in the NCAA Division I (I-A for football) as a member of the Mountain West Conference.

Profile of University of WyomingThe campus of University of Wyoming is in Laramie, WY, which is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Degrees at University of Wyoming include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. University of Wyoming is known for its programs in science, engineering, and landscaping and horticulture.

University of Wyoming Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 490 and 610.

The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. University of Wyoming has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, University of Wyoming had 12, 875 students enrolled (10, 549 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
The school offers students meal plans. University of Wyoming values student athletics, and belongs to the Mountain West Conference.

University of Wyoming Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees. University of Wyoming Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching350elementary school teaching, education, secondary teaching, physical education teaching, school Counselling, educational administration, music teaching, special education, . . .
Business and Management321business management, accounting, finance, marketing, management science, managerial economics, MIS
Liberal Arts263social services, history, anthropology, political science, geography, English, sociology, international relations, . . .
Engineering213civil engineering, architectural engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, petroleum engineering
Science187zoology, geology, biology, chemistry, wildlife biology, microbiology, molecular biology, botany, . . .
Family and Social Work140social work, family and consumer science, public administration, child development
Nursing and Emergency Medicine133registered nursing, nurse practitioner, various nursing
Therapy and Counselling91psychology
Media80communication studies, journalism
Security and Law Enforcement75criminal justice and safety
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy59exercise science, parks and recreation management
Landscaping and Horticulture58range management, various plant science courses, soil science, agronomy
Medicine48pharmacy, neuroscience
Medical Support and Technology46audiology and speech pathology, dental hygienist, health service and sciences, audiology
Agricultural Science and Management35agricultural operations, agricultural journalism, food science, agricultural economics
Animal Science and Care31animal science
Art Studies27art studies
Real Estate and Construction Management25real estate
Computer Science and Engineering21computer science, computer engineering
Mathematics21mathematics, applied mathematics courses, statistics
Music20music, music performance, music theory and composition
Engineering Technician10surveying tech
Drama and Performing Arts9drama
Religion and Philosophy9philosophy
Conservation and Resource Management1conservation, environmental studies
Architecture and Planning1urban planning
Contact: University of WyomingUniversity of Wyoming

Corner of Ninth and Ivinson

Laramie, WY 82071

General Phone: (307) 766-1121


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