University of Wyoming is on a 2,021-acre campus in a small town setting in Laramie, Wyoming. There are many activities and organizations for University of Wyoming students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
University of Wyoming also has fraternities and sororities.
University of Wyoming students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Campus Resource Fair and Club Day and Relay for Life.
University of Wyoming offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most University of Wyoming students live off campus. In 2021, 13% of undergrads at University of Wyoming lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 87% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Wyoming. There are 2,285 spots available in on-campus housing for all 9,342 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,221 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Wyoming offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Wyoming there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Wyoming:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Fencing||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Lacrosse||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Riflery||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Downhill)||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Racquetball||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Triathlon||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Tennis||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Water Polo||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Wyoming is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Wyoming campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
University of Wyoming offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Wyoming, take Interstate 80 to Laramie, WY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Laramie Regional airport.
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