The University of Wyoming (UW), established in 1886, is the public, land-grant university for the state of Wyoming. This means you’ll have unparalleled access to advanced spaces for discovering, practicing, and perfecting your skills. Nestled in the scenic Laramie Valley and in the shadow of the towering Snowy Range Mountains, the city of Laramie is the home to the University of Wyoming.
When you choose to study at UW, you will have chosen a one-of-a-kind college experience. Our comprehensive curriculum with advanced labs and classrooms are set within a beautiful outdoor setting with wide-open spaces and magnificent mountain ranges providing you an adventure of a lifetime. The University of Wyoming is home to nearly 12,500 students from all 50 U.S. states and more than 90 countries. UW is a friendly, safe and tight-knit community of students, faculty and staff. Our people make this place special, and we know that you’ll feel welcomed and love being part of the UW community.
As University of Wyoming, 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. As Wyoming's only university, we are committed to outreach and service that extend our human talent and technological capacity to serve the people in our communities, our state, the nation, and the world.
If you are looking to expand your horizons, come to UW and join a vibrant community of outside thinkers.