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Wyoming became the 44th state of the Union on July 10, 1890. It ranks 10th among the 50 US states by total area. It is bordered by six other states of the Great Plains and Mountains, Montana to the north and northwest, South Dakota and Nebraska to the east, Colorado to the south, Utah to the southwest, and Idaho to the west. Cheyenne, the capital, is located in the southeastern part of the state. The word “Wyoming” comes from a Delaware word meaning “land of the vast plains,” an apt description of the state’s vast natural environment, home to nearly as many horned beetles as people.

It is one of the least populous states in the United States, with a population of 540,000 as of 2016, less than 1% of the country’s total population. Wyoming ranks fourth in the total area among the 50 US states, behind only Alaska, Texas, and California; consists of 23 districts; more than a third of the land that includes Wyoming (43,564 square miles) is owned by the United States government; there are 92 mountain peaks over 13,000 feet high; Wyoming became the 44th state of the Union on July 10, 1890; Cheyenne is located in the southeastern part of the state. Wyoming is bordered by six other states of the Great Plains and Mountains, Montana to the north and northwest, South Dakota and Nebraska to the east, Colorado to the south, Utah to the southwest, and Idaho to the west. It is one of the least populous states in the United States, with a population of 540,000 as of 2016, less than 1% of the country’s total population. There are 92 peaks over 13,000 feet, nearly half the peaks in the United States, and four of those over 14,000 feet are on the state’s border with Colorado.

Top RN Schools

 

1. University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has announced the names of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing class for 2015-2016.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a basic baccalaureate program designed to prepare registered nurses who are qualified to assume positions as professional nurses upon graduation. The school accepts up to 48 students into the nursing major each year.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with a specialization in either acute care, family nurse practitioner, or mental health is offered at the University of Wyoming and Laramie County Community College campuses. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is also offered online.

Graduates from UW's Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree will have the academic preparation, clinical knowledge, and skills to pursue a variety of nursing practice opportunities. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program includes a focus on evidence-based care, leadership, professionalism, informatics, and community health outcomes. An accredited nurse educator prepares students for RN licensure.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing curriculum consists of 36 credits of courses.

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