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The University of Wyoming offers close to 200 areas of study, a small student/faculty ratio, and superb faculty.  As a nationally recognized research institution, UW’s global impact begins at our very own doorstep with innovative undergraduate and graduate research opportunities. UW welcomes you to join a vibrant community of dedicated faculty and staff. Tradition, pride, leadership and excellence are just a few of the fundamental principles exercised at UW. A modest and warm community, offering the resources of a large university, UW provides an environment for success!

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UW offers 80 undergraduate and more than 90 graduate academic programs through seven colleges and multiple interdisciplinary institutes and schools. With a small student/faculty ratio of 15:1, UW is a community of scholars and learners committed to excellence. UW’s academic programs of distinction are focused in six broad areas: science and technology, the arts and humanities, environment and natural resources, life sciences, and professions critical to the state and region.

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Competing at the NCAA Division I-A level and as a member of the Mountain West Conference, the Cowboys and Cowgirls regularly contest regional and national powers in football, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, swimming, track, tennis, volleyball, and wrestling. UW provides a healthy-minded environment with the Half Acre recreation facilities, the Outdoor Program, UW credit for National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) courses, 19 club sport teams, and 45 intramural sports.

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Research and Economic Development

The University of Wyoming is one of the nation’s comprehensive public research universities with a growing portfolio of research and scholarly activity in a variety of disciplines. UW offers exceptional opportunities for individualized undergraduate and graduate research. Through steady increases in the number of its outstanding faculty and through significant, ongoing investments in state-of-the-art research facilities, UW contributes strongly to the creation and broadening of knowledge through research and creative work.

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UW Life

UW provides the opportunities and resources of a large university with the personal touch and community of a small campus. UW offers more than 200 clubs and organizations, 19 club sport teams, 45 intramural sports, Half Acre recreation facility, the Outdoor Program and National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) courses.

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Contact Us

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Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2929




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