As the only university in the state of Wyoming, the University of Wyoming is in a unique position to enrich the lives of its students and its community. Because of this, the school enjoys incredible support and benefits from numerous resources on both the financial and social levels. The school is a major research institution and has produced high-quality educational opportunities at both the undergraduate and graduate level since 1886. UW’s dedication to research and teaching is attested to by the number of Truman, Rhodes and Goldwater Scholars that have been educated at the university.
Located in Laramie, Wyoming, UW’s student body is diverse and consists of students from all over the world. The school believes that this variety enriches the education of all by encouraging students to share their cultures and heritages with those around them. UW believes that it is this kind of open dialogue that promotes appreciation for diversity and respect for other people and cultures.
Offering over two hundred different clubs and organizations, the University of Wyoming encourages students to interact in a manner that encourages cohesion and acceptance of others. There is an active Greek life on campus and numerous political, religious and social clubs from which to choose. Students are required to live on campus during their freshman year and this is yet another way that the university encourages a spirit of community and interpersonal cooperation.