The University of Wyoming aspires to be one of the nation’s finest public land-grant research universities. We serve as a statewide resource for accessible higher education of the highest quality; rigorous scholarship; technology transfer; and responsible stewardship of our natural resources. Nestled between two mountain ranges in southeastern Wyoming, UW offers varied academic and lifestyle opportunities including year-round cultural and recreational activities. Located in Laramie, a town of more than 30,800 with a unique blend of sophistication and western hospitality, UW draws over 13,000 students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries. UW offers 200 areas of study, a small student /faculty ratio, and renowned faculty. As a nationally recognized research institution, UWs global impact begins at our very own doorstep with innovative undergraduate and graduate research opportunities. UW provides an environment for success. There are approximately 190 areas of study in the colleges of Arts & Sciences, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Business, Education, Engineering & Applied Science, Health Sciences, Law and the School of Energy Resources. The average undergraduate class size is 29 students. UW has 200+ student clubs and organizations and is a Division I-A Athletic school in the Mountain West Conference.