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:
2300 Capitol Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050