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University of Wyoming

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (2)
Journalism & Media (1)



The University of Wyoming offers a world-class education in the small community of Laramie, Wyoming. Founded in 1886, the university each year welcomes more than 14,000 students from all 50 states and 90 countries. As a land-grant university, we are dedicated to serving the state of Wyoming and producing graduates who go on to be global leaders. 


When you enroll at the University of Wyoming, you’re not only signing up for a great education at an affordable price; you’re also becoming part of a community that prides itself on being challenged, rising to the occasion and embracing our local surroundings. You’ll find endless, four-season outdoor adventure, arts and culture, a lively downtown and a welcoming campus community.


The University of Wyoming is one of the nation’s comprehensive public research universities with a growing portfolio of research and scholarly activity in a variety of disciplines. UW offers exceptional opportunities for individualized undergraduate and graduate research. Through steady increases in the number of its outstanding faculty and through significant, ongoing investments in state-of-the-art research facilities, UW contributes strongly to the creation and broadening of knowledge through research and creative work.


The University of Wyoming offers an employee assistance program, that provides benefited employees and their household members with professional counseling, as well as legal and financial assistance.

The Human Resources Department's mission is to serve as the primary human resources unit for the University of Wyoming providing and continuously improving services for employees, students, retirees, applicants, departments and external agencies; thus enabling the University to serve the people of the State of Wyoming.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
696 -38
658 -54
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
701 -50
651 50
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.


Student services

Common help desk and related computer issues will be answered by the Help Desk during published business and expanded hours. General questions will be recorded in IT's call logging system and assigned to the Help Desk. An agent will respond during regularly scheduled hours of operation. After normal business hours, emergency system and network outages will be received, logged, and IT personnel will be notified. IT will analyze the events and begin a course of action to restore operations to a normal status.

Housing services

UW provides the opportunities and resources of a large university with the personal touch and community of a small campus. UW offers more than 200 clubs and organizations, 19 club sport teams, 45 intramural sports, Half Acre recreation facility, Outdoor Programs, and National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) courses.

Library services

The University of Wyoming Libraries are centers of discovery and learning where students conduct research to develop skills for life long learning. Faculty depend upon library collections to support their research and keep current with developments within their field. Librarians teach students how to locate, evaluate, and integrate information within their studies.

ICT services

ResNet is The Residence Hall Network and provides network access in dorm rooms, and some WiFi access.

The Information Technology Service Center and ResNet are services that Information Technology provides to help students, faculty, and staff with personal computers and mobile devices.

Medical services

Student Health Service is available for emergencies as well as for more routine medical situations. Some of the treatment services that Student Health offers are:

  • Acute and ongoing illness
  • Acute injury
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Women's health
  • Mental health
  • Men's health
  • Physical examinations
  • Wellness
  • Anonymous/confidential HIV testing

Student Life

Campus life

Residence Life & Dining Services believes that on-campus living and dining is an essential component of your education, personal growth, and college experience. It provides high-quality, nutritious foods to help students to excel.

Sports facilities

The purpose of the University of Wyoming Club Sports Program is to provide students the opportunity to participate in competitive sport clubs against intercollegiate teams, with an emphasis on student leadership, development, and involvement. The 21 Club Sports represent the University of Wyoming while competing regionally, and even nationally. Each club team is a Recognized Student Organizations that is affiliated with the Campus Recreation Department. The teams are administered by students under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation Programs and the Club Sports Coordinator.

Student clubs

A student organization is exactly what it says: An organization composed of and run by students. Aside from this, student organizations widely vary in their size, mission, and purpose. A group of people getting togetherto watch a movie is just as valid as a group that gets together to clean up Prexy's Pasture. The purpose of recognizing student organizations at the University of Wyoming is to provide an opportunity for students to exercise their right to freely associate for a common purpose.


  • The University of Wyoming has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I came to UW as a chemical engineering student. That semester was my worst academic performance I had ever had however, the professors saw I was not comfortable in the program and helped me determine where I wanted to be. It's been a lengthy process that has, at times, been far too individually guided.

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

At least for our discipline, I think it doesn't have enough capabilities for us.

Laramie, Wyoming, United States

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