This land of immense vistas and stunning natural splendor is also the home of very few people.
In fact, despite being able to contain 80 Rhode Islands inside of its land mass, Wyoming has the fewest people of any US state. That leaves lots of room for you to explore and enjoy.
The sparse population doesn’t mean you should pass over Wyoming in your college search. Just the opposite is true—if you’re looking for a high-quality and affordable degree, this list just might have what you’re looking for.
And if you’re open to looking elsewhere for an online degree, take a glance at our national ranking of the Best Online Schools in America.
Read on below in order to see how we rank colleges and what’s on this list.
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What are the best online colleges in Wyoming?
The state of Wyoming is home to only two colleges offering four-year degrees. Of those two, only the University of Wyoming offers online degree programs. So at this time, our Best Online Colleges in Wyoming ranking only covers the University of Wyoming.
While there weren’t any other points of comparison for this ranking, we always still take the best and most relevant data into consideration for our rankings. College Choice focuses on three general factors when ranking colleges: institutional excellence, return on investment, and student satisfaction. Data comes from Payscale, IPEDS, U.S. News & World Report, and various individual sites where students rank their experience at college.
See our rankings methodology page.
Since 1886, Laramie-based University of Wyoming has been producing global leaders in every field. A strong community connects learners throughout the region and around the globe. Over 14,000 students from every state and 90-countries are a part of this ideal learning environment. Offering 200-plus areas of study, the institution keeps students active with challenging coursework.
UW at a Distance offers a wide range of degrees and certificates spanning Bachelor to Doctorate levels. Flexibility is key as the school offers independent, professional, and correspondence studies. Remote learners have an authentic academic experience through direct access to faculty and peers. Available online programs include:
- Bachelor in Business Administration, Family and Consumer Sciences, and RN/BSN Completion Program
- Masters in Education, Education, Business, Family and Consumer Science, Kinesiology and Health, Nursing, Public Health, and Counseling
- Doctorates in Education, Nursing, and Instructional Technology
A laundry list of online endorsement opportunities helps working adults stay on top of their profession. The school’s hybrid degrees blend remote learning tools with on-campus experiences.