Colleges in Wyoming: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

Wyoming Colleges Summary

Wyoming has the smallest population of any state in the union so it's not a surprise that it also has the second lowest number of colleges and career schools in the US, with 12 as of 2005 data. Only Alaska has a smaller number of post-secondary schools. Wyoming and Alaska are also the only two states with less than 40,000 students.

As of 2005, nine of Wyoming's schools were public, meaning that 75% of the state's post-secondary schools are public, the highest such percentage in the United States. Wyoming is also only one of three states that have more than 90% of its students attending public schools. The remaining schools in Wyoming are all for-profit schools; there are no private not-for-profit schools in Wyoming.

The University of Wyoming is the largest college in the state, with more than 10,000 students. There are three colleges with 3,000 or more students. These are: Laramie County Community College, Casper College, and Western Wyoming Community College. The largest for-profit school in Wyoming in Wyo Tech with more than 2,500 students.

The mailing address and web site address for the Wyoming Department of Education is as follows:

Hathaway Building
Second Floor
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050
Website: http://www.k12.wy.us/index.asp

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Colleges and Universities in Wyoming

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Casper College Casper 4,192 456 Yes
Central Wyoming College Riverton 2,024 236 Yes
Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture Cheyenne Cheyenne 46   Yes
Eastern Wyoming College Torrington 1,505 163 Yes
Laramie County Community College Cheyenne 4,763 188 Yes
Northwest College Powell 1,747 600 Yes
Sheridan College Sheridan 3,277 350 Yes
University of Wyoming Laramie 12,875 2,820 No V: 480-610
M: 500-630
Western Wyoming Community College Rock Springs 3,322 429 Yes
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