There are schools offering science classes in Wyoming!
Schools Offering Science Programs in Wyoming
University of Wyoming, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a science program. It is located in Laramie. 456 students graduated with a degree in science from University of Wyoming in 2010. University of Wyoming charged in-state students $3,927 in tuition fees per year.
Western Wyoming Community College, which is located in Rock Springs, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a science program. It received a ranking of 71st in the country in 2010. 45 students graduated with degree in science from Western Wyoming Community College in 2010. The tuition rate at Western Wyoming Community College was $1,994 per year.
Central Wyoming College, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Wyoming that has a science program. It is located in Riverton. 18 students graduated with degree in science from Central Wyoming College in 2010. The tuition rate at Central Wyoming College was $2,136 per year.
Science schools in Wyoming, charge students an average tuition of $2,370 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,927 per year, or as little as $1,848 per year. The Wyoming science schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
- Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
- Sheridan College - located in Sheridan, students are charged $2,322 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Wyoming science schools were charged at the following schools:
- Casper College - located in Casper, students are charged $1,848 per year
- Western Wyoming Community College - located in Rock Springs, students are charged $1,994 per year
- Eastern Wyoming College - located in Torrington, students are charged $2,016 per year
A science degree from a Wyoming school... what next?
science graduates in Wyoming can go into a variety of professions such as biology professor, science professor, and chemist. In 2010, there were 1,130 science professional working in Wyoming, including 410 environmental scientists, 100 biology professors, and 520 science professors. The Wyoming counties with the largest populations of science professional are:
- Laramie County - 150 science professionals
- Big Horn County - 130 science professionals
- Campbell County - 110 science professionals
The government projects that, by 2018, the number of science professionals in the state of Wyoming will grow to 640. This would require a 20% growth in the field.
On average, science professionals earn a salary of $65,010 per year in Wyoming state. In 2010, however, some Wyoming science professional earned as little as less than $24,560 per year or as much as more than $142,150 per year. Science professionals in the following Wyoming counties make the highest salaries on average:
- Big Horn County - $65,430 per year
- Laramie County - $64,150 per year
- Albany County - $59,240 per year
On average, science professionals earn the least in the following Wyoming counties:
- Campbell County - $54,590 per year
- Natrona County - $56,310 per year
- Lincoln County - $57,790 per year
On average, the highest paid science professionals in Wyoming were:
- Biology Professor - $73,730 per year
- Science Professor - $63,600 per year
- Chemist - $62,570 per year
The science professionals with lowest average salaries in Wyoming were:
- Chemist - $62,570 per year
- Environmental Scientist - $60,140 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Wyoming statistics regarding a career in science and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as engineering or chemical engineering.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Science in Wyoming
- Bachelor's Degree in Science in Wyoming
- Master's Degree in Science in Wyoming
- Doctoral Degree in Science in Wyoming
- Certificate in Science in Wyoming
Curious what studying Science gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wyoming
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Postsecondary Teachers, All Other||520||$63,600||33.3%|
|Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health||410||$60,140||86.4%|
|Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary||100||$73,730||-9.1%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
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