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Thank you for choosing Western!

Western is a nationally-ranked institution with many opportunities available to you. Check out our Top 10 Reasons Why, to learn what sets Western apart from other colleges.

Our 31 associate’s degrees31 certificates, and 2 bachelor's degrees ensure that Western can meet your academic needs. With our Interstate Passport, the transferring process after Western just became easier! Explore your options by visiting the Majors Page and find a career path you are passionate about.

At Western, we understand hard work needs to be balanced with well-being. The Southwest Wyoming landscape allows for numerous outdoor activities to satisfy the inner adventurer in you. Visit the Be An Outsider page to learn more, or check out the multitude of campus amenities available to Mustangs.

Applying to Western is free and easy. Follow these 5 Simple Steps to become a Mustang. We are here to help you during every step of the process following up through graduation, and beyond. 

Students who live on campus are 40% more likely to graduate. Starting Fall 2023, Western is offering family housing. If you are planning on taking advantage of on-campus housing at Western, it is important to pay the one-time housing deposit of $150.00 as soon as possible to ensure you get the type of housing you want. Check out our room options to find a home that's right for you. Apply for Housing today by calling 307-382-1888 or emailing

Wind River Hall, Western's newest housing facility. Wind River is a private bedroom apartment style that offers 4 private bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, dining room, and storage. Wind River is one of the seven styles of amazing housing options that Western offers students.
If you have any questions or concerns about anything dealing with Western Wyoming, please don't hesitate to contact Mustang Central at 307-382-1677 or and we are here to assist you. We look forward to seeing you on campus at Western as a Mustang!

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Western is an award-winning college in both our on-campus and distance learning programs. We believe our students come first, and your success is our #1 priority. Our motto says it best: “Enter with passion, leave with purpose”. Let us help you on your path to success!