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UW offers 80 undergraduate and more than 90 graduate academic programs through seven colleges and multiple interdisciplinary institutes and schools. With a small student/faculty ratio of 15:1, UW is a community of scholars and learners committed to excellence. UW s academic programs of distinction are focused in six broad areas: science and technology, the arts and humanities, environment and natural resources, life sciences, and professions critical to the state and region.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Serving Wyoming and the world through learning, engagement and discovery

The College of Agriculture Natural Resources offers programs in the science and economics of reclamation, soils and rangeland management, community economic development including family entrepreneurship, economic impacts of energy development, and has a national reputation in wildlife and livestock health research and management. We regularly lead UW in research dollars awarded per faculty member. In 2013/14, a total of $15 million was awarded to the college, and in the past three years, 35 percent of all patents filed by the university were generated from our departments. Our rangeland ecology and watershed management degree program is the largest accredited program of its kind in the nation. Experience the world with our study abroad programs in Europe, Africa, South America and Australia.

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College of Arts Sciences

Fostering creativity and critical thinking

The College of Arts Sciences offers a broad education that matches cultural breadth and disciplinary depth to ensure students gain critical understanding of the visual and performing arts, humanities, social sciences, the world and its languages, and the physical, biological, and mathematical sciences. We encourage our students to conduct student-originated research, work one-on-one with a professor through independent studies, and take advantage of study abroad opportunities. With the 45 majors and 69 minors, the possibilities are endless.

UW s College of Arts and Sciences carries a proud tradition of students who successfully compete for prestigious national scholarships and fellowships (Truman, Goldwater and Rhodes) and acceptance at respected graduate and professional schools. Our exceptional faculty is continually honored with local, national and international awards and grants.

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College of Business

Building a better society through better business

The UW College of Business strives to be the premier provider of ethical business leaders and business/economic scholarship in the areas of ethics, environment, energy, and entrepreneurship in the Rocky Mountain region. We are committed to teaching and expanding the frontiers of knowledge in sustainable business practices to benefit the state of Wyoming and beyond. The College of Business nurtures Wyoming s future business owners with the Ellbogen 30K Competition, which awards cash prizes to outstanding student entrepreneurs.

Internationally accredited through the AACSB achieved by fewer than 5 percent of business schools worldwide the College of Business is housed in a $54 million facility that combines state-of-the-art technology with world-class design and functionality. We also offer an international MBA option in partnership with Germany s Pforzheim University, where students spend a year at each university, earning an MBA from both UW and Pforzheim.

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College of Education

Preparing skilled educators for a career in the classroom

Dedicated to building stronger educators since 1914, the College of Education has been nationally accredited by the NCATE/CAEP for more than 60 years. Students benefit from a low student-faculty ratio, strong partnerships with Wyoming school districts and a rigorous teacher preparation program. With high employment placement statistics and a high demand for the quality of our graduates, we are a leader among education programs. We are committed to expanding, transforming literacy education in Wyoming through the Literacy Research Center and Clinic.

Recognizing the integral role of the College of Education at UW and in the State of Wyoming, the University of Wyoming s Board of Trustees passed in November 2014 a resolution of support for the College of Education the UW College of Education Initiative. This resolution seeks to elevate UW s College of Education to nationally preeminent status in the preparation of educators.

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Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

Become a future leader and problem-solver

UW s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources advances the understanding and resolution of complex environment and natural resource challenges. Our students come from departments across the UW campus to solve real-world environmental issues. We prepare students to be future leaders, collaborators, and critical thinkers who will build robust, durable solutions to the most important challenges of our era.

Come to the Haub School to study environmental science, natural resource policy, outdoor leadership, sustainability, or environmental law. You ll take courses from a wide range of departments to develop broad thinking. You ll bring expertise from your second major or concentration to real-world team projects addressing natural resource challenges. And you ll get outside, meeting on-the-ground professionals who are tackling natural resource issues throughout Wyoming and around the world.

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UW at a Distance


The University of Wyoming was the first university west of Missouri to offer correspondence courses. For nearly a century UW has sent its faculty across the state to meet with citizens, students, teachers, business owners, ranchers, and farmers to help them learn.

UW’s colleges and departments offer courses, degree programs, and additional learning opportunities to students across the nation through online and combination deliveries. You can even take UW distance courses as a non-degree seeking student! Most distance classes follow the same academic calendar as on-campus University of Wyoming classes. In addition, many on-campus services provided through the University of Wyoming are available to distance students.

UW at a Distance delivers the University of Wyoming to you!

School of Energy Resources

Leading the way to our energy future

The School of Energy Resources (SER) offers a unique multidisciplinary program designed to meet 21 st century challenges through innovation, entrepreneurship and critical analysis. The Energy Resource Management and Development program allows students the opportunity to learn modern energy technologies, business skills and key practices essential to navigate the future energy economy. A core curriculum is designed to provide breadth of learning and one of two concentrations offers specialization in Professional Land Management (Landman) or Energy Air, Land and Water.

UW s Energy Innovation Center (EIC) is a state-of-the-art research and collaboration facility that supports SER s mission of positioning Wyoming as a global leader in energy education and research. The EIC has six rapidly reconfigurable, ultramodern research laboratory spaces and is home to the Shell 3-D Visualization Center . The visualization center proudly houses the only four-walled, 3-D CAVE (Cave Automatic Virtual Environment) in Wyoming and enables scientists and engineers to visualize and interact with highly complex data sets.

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