Rooted in the traditions of the West and surrounded by the rugged Rocky Mountains,
the University of Wyoming was founded in 1886 and is a nationally recognized land-grant
research institution with expert faculty, top-ranked academics and world-class facilities.
Take advantage of small class sizes, supportive professors and the incredible local
and state support that Wyoming’s sole four-year university has to offer. With 200
areas of study and 85 undergraduate majors across various colleges and programs, every
cowboy can find the degree that's right for them at UW.
As the Equality State’s university, we strive to break through barriers and explore
new frontiers of teaching and learning. Through the unfettered pursuit of knowledge,
we aim to apply innovation, intelligence and tenacity to meet the economic, social
and environmental challenges of today, and to create a sustainable, diverse and equitable
world without borders for tomorrow.
We honor our heritage as the state’s flagship and land-grant university by providing
accessible and affordable higher education of the highest quality; rigorous scholarship;
the communication and application of knowledge; economic and community development;
and responsible stewardship of our cultural, historical and natural resources.
Our 12,000 students hail from all 50 states and 82 countries. 59% of our students
are from the great state of Wyoming. No matter where you are from, at UW you can enjoy
a global education with a small-town feel.
Scholarships and Financial Aid
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Additional Student Resources
With the Student Success and Graduation Hub, as well as other campus resources, you
will have support at every step of your college journey at UW. This robust support
system allows students and families to actively engage in navigating academic and
personal struggles while adjusting to college. From academic advising to therapeutic
counseling, at UW we’ve got you.
Support and prepare students transitioning to college
Help students access campus resources
Guide students to graduating without prolonged delays
UW has one of the highest job placement rates in the country at 73.4%
The brown and gold runs strong. Even after graduation, UW is here for you! Show off
your Poke spirit and support for the University of Wyoming by becoming a member of
the Universty of Wyoming Alumni Association. With Networks locally throughout the
state of Wyoming, across the nation and internationally, the UWAA has much to offer
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