The University of Wyoming (UW) was established as the state’s Morrill Act land-grant university in 1886 and serves as Wyoming’s only public university. UW had a fall 2019 enrollment of 12,249 students from all 50 states and 83 countries around the world. Students can choose from 196 majors, including 22 certificate programs, 82 bachelor’s programs, 56 master’s programs, and 36 doctorate/professional programs. The University of Wyoming also offers courses at various off-campus sites as well as offering programs online.
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 14:1, 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.