University of Wyoming

public university in Laramie, Wyoming

The University of Wyoming is a public university in Laramie, Wyoming. The university has about 13,657 students. It was founded in 1886. The current president of the university is Edward Seidel. Dick Cheney went to the University of Wyoming.

The Engineering Hall on the University of Wyoming campus in 1940.



The athletics teams of the university are called the Cowboys for the men and the Cowgirls for the women. They are commonly known as the Pokes. They have 17 varsity teams and they compete in the Mountain West Conference. Josh Allen once played quarterback for the Wyoming football team.

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