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.
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.
Use our unique strengths to make Wyoming and the world a better place.
As Wyoming’s university, we unlock the extraordinary in every person through education,
research, innovation, engagement, and service.
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.
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.
Don't take our word for it! Over the years, our very own students have created some wonderful articles, tips and
information about what it's like to be a student at the University of Wyoming. Follow
along with our students stories and consider planning a visit to Laramie and the University
of Wyoming to see all that we have to offer for yourself.
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 UW Alumni Association. With Networks locally throughout the state of Wyoming,
across the nation and internationally, the UWAA has much to offer graduates.
Start your college journey at UW.