WyoTech Laramie, located in Laramie, Wyoming got its start in 1966. Once housed in a single, 9,000 square-foot building, today WyoTech Laramie has added to its square footage the 298,000 square-foot Diesel/Street Rod and Motorsports Chassis Fabrication facilities. Featuring modern classroom, shop and administrative facilities, this for-profit institution holds true to its original ambitions of serving the constantly changing demands of the automotive, diesel, and collision/refinishing industries. Once known as the Wyoming Technical Institute, today WyoTech offers students college-level career-oriented training and education in the automotive, diesel, motorcycle, HVAC, watercraft, and collision/refinishing industries. There are six WyoTech campuses nationwide, in Blairsville, Pennsylvania; Dayton, Florida; Fremont, California; Long Beach, California; Sacramento, California; and of course Laramie, Wyoming. WyoTech students may choose from technical skills diploma programs, or associate degree programs. Students study on a workday schedule, roughly eight hours a day, five-days a week. The scheduling is meant to prepare students for the realities of their industry careers post-graduation.

At the Laramie campus students are offered the opportunity to study in the diesel technology program, the collision refinishing technology program or the automotive technology program. These fields of study prepare Laramie students for careers in heavy equipment maintenance, locomotive maintenance, over-the-road truck maintenance, fleet maintenance, dealership service, aftermarket parts/specialist, applied service management, automotive diesel combination, street rod and custom fabrication, trim and upholstery technology, advanced diesel, and motorsports chassis fabrication. Programs can be complete as quickly as within a year and a half’s time. WyoTech strives to provide students with industry-ready programs of study through constant program upgrades and modifications, and industry-based advisory committees. Students in Laramie enjoy the natural setting, perfect for the outdoorsy type with biking, hiking, fishing, four-wheeling, skiing, hunting and more all available in the local area. With the University of Wyoming close by, students at WyoTech can get the big-school, college-town feel, while within the security of a small-town, small-school environment.

WyoTech Laramie is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, which is listed as a nationally recognized agency by the U.S. Department of Education. WyoTech nationally is a member of the Association of Diesel Specialists, Automotive Service Excellence, the Automotive Transmission Rebuilders Association, the Career College Association, the Laramie Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, the National Technical Honor Society, the Rocky Mountain Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, the South Dakota Auto Body Association, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, the Technology Maintenance Council, the Wyoming Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, and the Wyoming Trucking Association.

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Information Summary

Ranks 2nd in Wyoming and 1432nd overall. See the entire top 2,000 colleges and universities list
Overall Score (about) 73.9
Admission Success rate N/A
Student Ratio Students-to-Faculty 5 : 1
Retention (full-time / part-time) 69% / N/A
Enrollment Total (all students) 38


Due to the unique nature of WyoTech Laramie, students must begin the admissions process by attending an interview with an admissions representative. During the meeting the prospective student and admissions rep will discuss the student’s career goals, and whether or not the school will help the student realize these goals. If both the student and admission rep agree to proceed, the student’s application will be admitted. This interview will likely take place in your home, with a local admissions representative.

After the student application has been submitted WyoTech support staff will assist the student in locating and securing housing, obtaining financial aid, and registering for classes.

International students are welcome to apply, and must request and complete all required admissions documents, and complete all required procedures. When the documents have been received, WyoTech will issues the I-20 Certificate of Eligibility form to the student.


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Financial Aid

At WyoTech Laramie students count on a team of student finance planners to help students to receive the financial aid packages they deserve, with federal, public and private aid options available. Students may qualify for any number of scholarships, loans, grants, or military student aid. WyoTech currently participates in Federal work study programs, payment loans for undergraduate students, Federal unsubsidized Stafford loans, the Federal Pell Grant program, the Federal supplemental educational opportunity grant, Federal subsidized Stafford loans, and Federal Perkins loans.

All students must begin the process of applying for financial aid by filling out the FAFSA online.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 6111th for the average student loan amount.
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At WyoTech Laramie, students may elect to stay in safe, convenient, affordable housing facilities. There are four different fully furnished housing complexes, and security, maintenance, and utilities are all included. A variety of fun and social activities are held for student residents. Roommates will be assigned by WyoTech, although special roommate requests will be considered. Students may choose from unit bedrooms, single, or double bedrooms.

Life at WyoTech allows students to be surrounded by likeminded peers and mentors. The campus facilities are equipped with many vehicles, testing equipment and tools, perfect for hands-on learning and playing. Students receive assistance from the career services department both pre-graduation and post-graduation from a degree or certificate program, and can get help with job placement, career fairs, job listings, resume writing, resume distribution and interview prep. WyoTech counts on its nationwide network of employers and reputation to assist students in finding job placements.

WyoTech Laramie students are by and large male; however, there is a sizeable group of female students at Laramie. Of the over 1,500 students enrolled at WyoTech Laramie, all are full-time students. The majority of students are recent high school grads, with the next largest age group falling in the early- to mid-twenties.

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