Nursing Schools in Wyoming

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The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing offers nursing programs starting at the baccalaureate level to the Doctorate level. Their online programs, such as the RN to BSN program, enroll students from states throughout the country. A testament to the quality of education provided at the University of Wyoming.

Speaking of online RN to BSN programs, the Friends of the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing are coordinating efforts with the nursing schools offering associate degree nursing programs in Wyoming to simplify the process of applying and enrolling in the RN to BSN program at the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing. Central Wyoming College boasts an average NCLEX pass rate of 94% over the last 25 years with many of their graduates going on to pursue some sort of higher education in nursing including the online RN to BSN program offered through the University of Wyoming.

The University of Wyoming is not the only option for nursing education in the state of Wyoming, there are at least six additional schools offering nursing programs in various areas of the state from Gillette to Cheyenne to Rock Springs and towns in between. You’ll find LPN programs, RN programs and advanced nursing practice programs offered in a format convenient for you. offers a comprehensive listings of the nursing programs in Wyoming as well as online options.

If you are not yet a Registered Nurse you may be interested in learning about the pathways to Registered Nursing in the State of Wyoming. Check out the article: How to Become a Nurse in Wyoming

Online Nursing Schools in Wyoming

Online nursing programs in Wyoming have become the most popular avenue for currently registered nurses in Wyoming to advance their career with RN to BSN, RN to MSN or MSN programs easily accessible throughout the state. This is of particular interest to those qualified applicants who live in rural areas of the state or desire the flexibility afforded by online education.

The online and campus based nursing schools in Wyoming you’ll find below are CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited or NLNAC accredited and the cost per credit is competitive with other Wyoming nursing schools. The featured nursing schools you’ll find on this site will also help students to arrange for their clinical training locations, most often in their community. The University of Phoenix has been very active graduating highly skilled and competent nurses in communities all over Wyoming.

Take a minute to request information from the nursing programs below and learn more about how they can help you meet your goals.

Wyoming Nursing Jobs and Salary Information

The nursing shortage in Wyoming is reportedly the worst in the country. The demand is high for registered nurses with advanced education as well as new graduates. Nursing faculty throughout the state are needed. The job outlook for nurses in the state of Wyoming is excellent and will based on the shortage projections will continue that way. There has not been a better time to start or advance your career in nursing.

According to the Wyoming Statewide Long-Term Occupational Projections, job growth for Registered nurses will be 28.7% through 2018 which breaks down to 2.9% per year qualifying the profession as one of the top 10 growth careers in Wyoming through 2018. According to the average annual salary for registered nurse (RN) job postings throughout the state, as of 3/9/2011, was $80,000, which seems a bit high and will be highly dependent on experience, facility, specialty and education. According to the median annual salary for a registered nurse in Casper, WY is $52,353, in Cheyenne, WY $52,119, in Laramie $51,474. Education, location, specialty and experience will vary the salary data stated here as well. Side note: Those nurses holding BSN or MSN degree are often paid significantly higher salaries than those with two-year degrees.

Campus Based Nursing Schools in Wyoming

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University of Phoenix offers accredited nursing degree programs at campuses nationwide. In Wyoming, they have a campus located in Cheyenne. Request information to learn more about from the nursing programs offered at University of Phoenix.

Casper College – Health Science Division Nursing

Graduates are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN national licensure exam.

Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing or Associate of Science in Nursing

125 College Dr,
Casper, WY 82601,
PH: 307-268-2235

Central Wyoming College

The ADN program is NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN

2660 Peck Ave.,
Riverton, Wy 82501,
PH: 307-855-2136

Eastern Wyoming College

A pre-nursing program is offered. The courses meet the prerequisites for the BSN program nursing programs at UW and UNMC.

Programs Offered: Pre-Nursing

3200 West C. Street,
Torrington, Wyoming 82240,

Laramie County Community College

The ADN program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN

Laramie County Community College,
1400 E. College Drive,
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82007,
PH: 307-778-1267

Northwest College Wyoming

The ADN program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN (Associate’s of Applied Science), Nursing-Pre-Baccalaureate (Associate’s)

231 West 6th Street,
Powell, WY, 82435,
PH: 307-754-6479

Northern Wyoming Community College

The ADN program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN (Associate’s of Applied Science)

Sheridan Campus, 3059 Coffeen Avenue Sheridan, WY 82801, PH: 800-913-9139

Gillette College,
300 West Sinclair,
Gillette, WY 82718,
PH: 307-686-0254

University of Wyoming – School of Nursing

The nursing programs at the UW – Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing are accredited by the CCNE.

Programs Offered: BSN, BSN second degree, RN to BSN Completion, MSN – (Tracks: FNP, Nurse Educator, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Adult (PMHNP), Post-master’s certificate – Tracks: FNP, Nurse Educator, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Adult (PMHNP)

Fay W. Whitney – School of Nursing,
Dept. 3065,
1000 E. University Avenue,
Laramie WY 82071,
PH: 307-766-4312
(UW – Fay W. Whitney School of NursingWebsite – Click Here)

Western Wyoming Community College

The ADN program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and NLNAC accredited.

Programs Offered: ADN (Associate’s of Applied Science)

2500 College Drive,
Rock Springs, WY 82901,
PH: 307-382-1600

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