Best Colleges in Wyoming

Forever West of the Rat Race

Hit the Jackpot in Big Wyoming

It’s all about the cowboys and buffalo here in Wyoming. The Cowboy State is home to 12 colleges and universities in total. However, what makes it unique is how diverse these opportunities are. From community colleges to a tribal college, Wyoming also runs an impressive state school system and a few private and for-profit institutions.* Graduates of Wyoming colleges go on to work at companies like Bighorn Airways, Gillette News-Record, and High Plains Uranium.* Due to its abundance of natural resources and picturesque landscapes, Wyoming students tend to gravitate toward agricultural and environmental majors. And with lower cost of living and lower unemployment, why not take advantage of the great Wyoming opportunities?

On your weekends, there are plenty of museums and historical sites to explore. Wyoming is known for its rich Native American history and also plays host to plenty of hiking trails, cutting edge winter sports, and even guided fossil hunts. When you’re ready to get refreshed and perhaps meet some new folks in town, head on over to one of the rustic wooden bars located throughout the state. The Dip Diner, located in Medicine Bow, Wyoming is the world’s largest Jade Bar. Cut from a massive boulder, you’ll be taken in by the authentic Native American and Wild West artifacts. Over in Jackson, the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar has effectively captured the pioneer spirit of Wyoming. This establishment is divided into half saloon, half museum. Head on over to Wyoming when you’re ready for a Wild West adventure of an education.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics *Wikipedia, “List of colleges and universities in Wyoming”, “Companies based in Wyoming” *www.wyomingtourism.org

Best Four Year Universities in Wyoming

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Wyoming Laramie, WY

University of Wyoming offers 276 Degree programs. It's a large public university in a remote town. In 2015, 3,081 students graduated with students earning 2,269 Bachelor's degrees, 523 Master's degrees, 222 Doctoral degrees, and 67 Certificates degrees.

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2 CollegeAmerica-Cheyenne Cheyenne, WY

CollegeAmerica-Cheyenne offers 6 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a small city. In 2015, 12 students graduated with students earning 8 Associate's degrees, and 4 Bachelor's degrees.

Best Community Colleges in Wyoming

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs, WY

Western Wyoming Community College offers 91 Degree programs. It's a small public college in a remote town. In 2015, 642 students graduated with students earning 460 Associate's degrees, and 182 Certificates degrees.

2 Central Wyoming College Riverton, WY

Central Wyoming College offers 122 Degree programs. It's a small public college in a remote town. In 2015, 389 students graduated with students earning 231 Associate's degrees, and 158 Certificates degrees.

3 Sheridan College Sheridan, WY

Sheridan College offers 83 Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a remote town. In 2015, 910 students graduated with students earning 557 Associate's degrees, and 353 Certificates degrees.

4 Casper College Casper, WY

Casper College offers 163 Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a small city. In 2015, 959 students graduated with students earning 645 Associate's degrees, and 314 Certificates degrees.

5 Laramie County Community College Cheyenne, WY

Laramie County Community College offers 117 Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a small suburb. In 2015, 990 students graduated with students earning 697 Associate's degrees, and 293 Certificates degrees.

6 Northwest College Powell, WY

Northwest College offers 95 Degree programs. It's a small public college in a remote town. In 2015, 358 students graduated with students earning 332 Associate's degrees, and 26 Certificates degrees.

7 Wyotech-Laramie Laramie, WY

Wyotech-Laramie offers 8 Degree programs. It's a small private college in a remote town. In 2015, 1,578 students graduated with students earning 1,348 Certificates degrees, and 230 Associate's degrees.

8 Eastern Wyoming College Torrington, WY

Eastern Wyoming College offers 53 Degree programs. It's a small public college in a remote town. In 2015, 269 students graduated with students earning 179 Associate's degrees, and 90 Certificates degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Wyoming University of Wyoming Laramie, WY
2/5
17 : 1 12,648
Western Wyoming Community College Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs, WY
2/5
20 : 1 3,298
Central Wyoming College Central Wyoming College Riverton, WY
2/5
19 : 1 2,116
Sheridan College Sheridan College Sheridan, WY
2/5
30 : 1 4,307
Casper College Casper College Casper, WY
2/5
19 : 1 3,680
Laramie County Community College Laramie County Community College Cheyenne, WY
2/5
22 : 1 4,181
Northwest College Northwest College Powell, WY
2/5
18 : 1 1,694
Wyotech-Laramie Wyotech-Laramie Laramie, WY 13 : 1 462
Eastern Wyoming College Eastern Wyoming College Torrington, WY
2/5
28 : 1 1,769
University Logo Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture-Cheyenne Cheyenne, WY 17 : 1 50
CollegeAmerica-Cheyenne CollegeAmerica-Cheyenne Cheyenne, WY
4/5
17 : 1 50

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