Where to Start Looking to Find a College in Wyoming
Wyoming has only one four-year institution with 500 or more full-time undergraduates, The University of Wyoming. Families looking for information on Wyoming specific scholarships should visit the Wyoming Department of Education. It has information on the Hathaway and Douvas scholarships. The website also links to the state’s community colleges and the University of Wyoming.
The Wyoming Community College Commission oversees all of the state’s community colleges. The site has information on Wyoming specific tuition programs for nursing and teaching. It includes a map of all of the community college service regions with links to their websites. Users can also access the WyCLASS system through the website which allows students to find and register for courses at all seven Wyoming community colleges.
Some Numbers to Help You Find Wyoming Colleges
Wyoming has only one four-year (public and not-for-profit) institution with 500 or more full-time undergraduates according to the Integrated Post-secondary Data System, The University of Wyoming. It had an average five-year graduation rate of 45% and did not meet the DIY College Rankings 50-50 profile requirements.
College-bound seniors in Wyoming had an average of 20.1 ACT Composite score with a 19.3 for English and 19.9 for Math. The 75th Percentile scores were a Composite of 23, 23 for English, and 24 for Math. The 75th percentile scores for the ACT at the University of Wyoming was 27.
The top 20 colleges ACT test takers in Wyoming applied to:
- University of Wyoming
- Casper College
- Laramie County Community College
- Western Wyoming Community College
- Sheridan College
- Northwest College
- Colorado State University
- Gillette College
- Black Hills State University
- Central Wyoming College
- Eastern Wyoming College
- Montana State University-Bozeman
- Utah State University
- Montana State University-Billings
- University of Utah
- Brigham Young University
- Arizona State University
- Chadron State College
- Colorado Mesa University
- University of Washington
List of Wyoming Colleges
In the following table, the four-year graduation rate is used for private colleges and the five-year rate for public colleges. The data are based on the data available from IPEDS in December of 2014 which are available on the DIY College Search spreadsheet.
Wyoming Colleges with Test Scores and Graduation Rates
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