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Wyoming Colleges and Universities

 

Colleges and Universities in Wyoming

From Laramie and Cheyenne in the south to Cody in the north, Wyoming offers education, natural beauty and plenty of breathing room. Colleges and universities in Wyoming include the University of Wyoming in Laramie as well as seven two-year community colleges located throughout the state. You'll also find private schools that offer 2-year and 4-year degrees. And when it comes to a break from your learning, you'll obviously be able to find plenty to do.

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Discovering your job after college in Wyoming

The mining sector, which saw an 8.8 percent increase in jobs in the final quarter of 2010, is Wyoming's top economic contributor, responsible for a third of the state's total economic output. However, it's probably no surprise that tourism is a significant component and that it added $2.6 billion to the economy in 2010, according to Wyoming Business Report. Energy is also big business in Wyoming. The state has the largest coal-producing region in the U.S., is one of the top producers for natural gas and is considered one of the most favorable areas in the country for wind power development, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Many occupations requiring a bachelor's degree or beyond are expected to grow by 22 percent or more during the 2008-2018 decade, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The mean earned wages for workers in some of these occupations, according to 2010 Bureau of Labor Statistics data, were:

  1. Computer software engineers, systems software: $65,460
  2. Network systems and data communications analysts: $62,520
  3. Personal financial advisor: $73,690
  4. Petroleum engineer: $86,930
  5. Physician assistants: $97,890

Wyoming is a state of many firsts: It was the first to offer suffrage to women and also the first to have a woman governor. If you want to live and work in a state where barriers can broken, consider staying in Wyoming for your education.

See also: Wyoming Vocational Schools and Career Training

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            Other Colleges & Universities in Wyoming

            Casper College
            Casper, Wyoming www.caspercollege.edu
            Central Wyoming College
            Riverton, Wyoming www.cwc.edu
            Eastern Wyoming College
            Torrington, Wyoming ewc.wy.edu
            Laramie County Community College
            Cheyenne, Laramie, Pine Bluffs, Wyoming www.lccc.wy.edu
            Northwest College
            Powell, Wyoming www.northwestcollege.edu
            Sheridan College
            Sheridan, Gillette, Wyoming www.sheridan.edu
            University of Wyoming
            Laramie, Wyoming www.uwyo.edu
            Western Wyoming Community College
            Rock Springs, Wyoming www.wwcc.wy.edu
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            Jackson
            Preston University
            Cheyenne, WY
            Wyoming Community College Commission
            Cheyenne