The University of Wyoming is a land-grant university located in Laramie, Wyoming, situated on Wyoming's high Laramie Plains, at an elevation of 7,200 feet (2194 m), between the Laramie and Snowy Range mountains. Founded in September 1886, it was opened in September 1887.
UW combines major-university benefits and small-school advantages, with more than 180 programs of study, an outstanding faculty, and world-class research facilities all set against the idyllic backdrop of southeastern Wyoming's rugged mountains and high plains. This is a national research university prominent in the fields of environment and natural resource research, specializing in agriculture, energy, geology, and water resource related fields.
The University of Wyoming consists of seven colleges: agriculture, arts and sciences, business, education, engineering, health sciences, and Law. It maintains a low student-faculty ratio - one of the lowest such ratios among four-year schools in the west. UW also offers a variety of cultural and social activities.
The university is a hub of cultural events in Laramie as it offers a variety of performing arts events, ranging from rock concerts in the Arena Auditorium to classical concerts and performances by the University's theater and dance department at the Fine Arts Center.
Undergraduate admission decisions are made on a rolling basis as soon as a completed application is received by the UW Admissions Office. In order to avoid complications and delays, all application materials should be on file in the Admissions Office at least 30 days before registration for classes.
The University of Wyoming offers students to earn the degrees online through its online campus. Online UW also allows you to choose online courses.
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.