A petroleum engineering student poses for a portrait in Vedauwoo near Laramie.

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences


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Only the most innovative and creative solutions will overcome the energy and technology challenges facing today's world. The students, faculty, and staff of the University of Wyoming's College of Engineering and Physical Sciences understand these challenges. They coordinate with leading national science and technology agencies to devise strategies to make our nation and world safer, cleaner and more technologically sound. All students have the opportunity to learn from and work alongside world-class researchers who engage our most complex topics. UW College of Engineering graduates are leaders within many of the world's most influential corporations and government agencies.

Academic Programs

Important Information

  • 55% of UW students graduate debt-free.

  • Our college offers more than 275 merit-based scholarships per year.

  • Our student-faculty ratio is 20:1 and our average class size is 28.

  • Fall and spring career fairs are attended by 50-60 local, regional and national employers/organizations hiring UW engineering students for internships and positions upon graduation.

  • Upon graduation about 55% of CEPS graduates have a job in their chosen field, 75% at three months and 90 percent at six months.

  • UW has more than 250 recognized student organizations, including Pi Epsilon Tau (Petroleum Honor Society), SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers), TBP (Tau Beta Pi), SWE (Society of Women Engineers) and many more.

  • Download the CEPS infographic (PDF) to get all the facts and figures.