Wyoming’s commitment to education offers one of the highest high school graduation rates in the United States.
- Laramie County Community College offers programs for associates degrees, in addition to bachelors and masters degrees offered by other higher education branches on campus.
- The University of Wyoming, Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado offer diverse courses of studies.
- The New York Times has listed the University of Wyoming as one of the nation’s 10 best buys in colleges, and the Carnegie Foundation ranks it among the top 100 research universities in the United States.
- The state of Wyoming has established a generous scholarship program named the Hathaway Scholarship that rewards eligible Wyoming students with scholarship money to attend the University of Wyoming or a Wyoming community college. The program provides merit- and need-based awards to eligible students.
|Number of Elementary Schools||27|
|Number of Junior High/Middle Schools||3|
|Number of High Schools||4|
|Total District Enrollment||13,413|
|2009-2010 High School Graduates||806|
|Students per Teacher Ratio 2013||13:6|
Colleges & Universities
Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne has nearly 5,000 students. With three major research universities within an hour’s drive, there are over 56,000 college students within fifty miles of Cheyenne.
|Colleges & Universities||Enrollment||Location||Distance from Cheyenne|
|Laramie County Community College||4,943||Cheyenne, WY||0 mi|
|Colorado State University||25,000||Fort Collins, CO||41 mi|
|University of Wyoming||13,300||Laramie, WY||42 mi|
|Wyoming Technical Institute||n/a||Laramie, WY||42 mi|
|University of Northern Colorado||13,000||Greeley, CO||50 mi|
|Eastern Wyoming College||1,349||Torrington, WY||72 mi|
|Western Nebraska Community College||3,151||Scottsbluff, NE||78 mi|
|University of Colorado - Boulder||28,624||Boulder, CO||81 mi|
|Metropolitan State University of Denver||21,000||Denver, CO||97 mi|
|Regis University||16,000||Denver, CO||97 mi|
|University of Colorado - Denver||7,780||Denver, CO||97 mi|
|University of Denver||4,741||Denver, CO||97 mi|
|Colorado School of Mines||3,900||Golden, CO||98 mi|
|Colorado Christian University||2,200||Lakewood, CO||100 mi|
|Casper College||4,052||Casper, WY||142 mi|
|Chadron State College||3,000||Chadron, NE||150 mi|
Cheyenne, WY Campus
|288||F.E. Warren AFB, Wyoming||2 mi|