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If you are considering going to school in the Equality State of Wyoming, you have 11 colleges and universities to choose from. The largest school, by student population, in Wyoming is University of Wyoming, which is located in Laramie, and had 12,427 students in 2010. Located in the city of Cheyenne, Laramie County Community College is the second largest school in Wyoming. It had 4,905 students in 2010.

Popular Courses of Study in Wyoming

When planning your educational career path, you will not only have to choose a college from among Wyoming's 11 schools, but you will also have to choose from one of the 785 certificate and degree programs offered at these schools. If you choose to study automotive technology, education or nursing, you will be studying one of the most popular subjects in Wyoming for undergraduates. There were 16,576 students that graduated from Wyoming schools in 2010. Of these, 14% studied automotive technology, 14% studied education and 14% studied nursing. The remainder of Wyoming students, approximately 1,826 students, graduated with credentials in subjects such as early childhood education, finance or graphic design.

Student Demographics in Wyoming

If you decide to study at a Wyoming school, you will be joining the 37,047 other students currently studying in Wyoming colleges. Around 93% of Wyoming students are enrolled in undergraduate programs. Of Wyoming's undergraduate students, 58% are full-time students and 42% are part-time students.

Wyoming does not have a very diverse student population. In 2009, only 17% of undergraduate students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority background. The male to female ratio amongst undergraduates at Wyoming colleges and universities is 9 to 10. And approximately 64% of undergraduate students are under 24 years of age.

Faculty Demographics in Wyoming

While the student population at Wyoming schools is not very diverse, the faculty at Wyoming schools is relatively diverse. There were 2,965 faculty members employed by Wyoming colleges and universities in 2009. Approximately 29% of these faculty self-identified as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The male to female ratio amongst Wyoming faculty was 4 to 10.

Cost of Education in Wyoming

In Wyoming state, the average cost of an undergraduate education was $2,319 per year for the 2009 school year. This number factors in tuition, living expenses and financial aid. The average undergraduate education cost in Wyoming is less than the national average. But this number can be misleading. For example, an undergraduate education at University of Wyoming, the state’s most expensive school, costs in the range of $3,726 per year. On the other hand, a degree from Wyoming's least expensive school, Western Wyoming Community College, costs closer to $1,994 per year.

Student Completion, Graduation and Retention Rates

In Wyoming an average of 16,576 students graduate from degree and certificate programs every year. In Wyoming, in 2009, 1 out of 2 students who started an undergraduate program four to six years earlier graduated. And out of every 10 students who started their first year of an undergraduate degree 6 actually returned to study their second year. This means that if you enroll in a Wyoming school for your undergraduate degree, there is a 63% likelihood that you will return to school for year two of your education and 42% likelihood that you will graduate after 4-6 years.

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  1. 1University of Wyoming

    Address:
    Corner of Ninth and Ivinson, Laramie, Wyoming 82071

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Laramie County Community CollegeLaramie County Community College

    Address:
    1400 E College Dr, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82007-3299

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  3. 3Casper College

    Address:
    125 College Dr, Casper, Wyoming 82601-4699

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4Western Wyoming Community CollegeWestern Wyoming Community College

    Address:
    2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902-0428

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  5. 5Sheridan CollegeSheridan College

    Address:
    3059 S Coffeen Ave, Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  6. 6Central Wyoming CollegeCentral Wyoming College

    Address:
    2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, Wyoming 82501

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  7. 7Northwest CollegeNorthwest College

    Address:
    231 W 6th St, Powell, Wyoming 82435

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  8. 8Eastern Wyoming CollegeEastern Wyoming College

    Address:
    3200 West C St, Torrington, Wyoming 82240-1699

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  9. 9WyoTechWyoTech

    Address:
    4373 N 3rd, Laramie, Wyoming 82072-9519

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  10. 10College America-CheyenneCollege America-Cheyenne

    Address:
    6101 Yellowstone Rd Ste 101, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  11. 11Cheeks International Academy of Beauty CultureCheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture

    Address:
    207 W 18 St, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001-4413

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

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