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Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology at University of Wyoming

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Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology at University of Wyoming

If you are interested in studying atmospheric sciences and meteorology, you may want to check out the program at University of Wyoming. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UW is located in Laramie, Wyoming and approximately 11,829 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology section at the bottom of this page.

UW Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Meteorology
  • Doctorate Degree in Meteorology

UW Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in meteorology, making the school the #24 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Meteorology Student Demographics at UW

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the meteorology majors at University of Wyoming.

UW Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology Master’s Program

50% Women
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 2 students earned a master's degree in meteorology from UW. About 50% of these graduates were women and the other 50% were men.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Wyoming with a master's in meteorology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Meteorology Grads May Go Into

A degree in meteorology can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WY, the home state for University of Wyoming.

Occupation Jobs in WY Average Salary in WY
Natural Sciences Managers 160 $95,120
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 80 $87,910
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 40 $94,260


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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