RN to BSN in Wyoming

Approximately 4,850 registered nurses are employed in the state of Wyoming according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average salary of a registered nurse in Wyoming according to Indeed.com is $55,000—roughly 17% lower than the national average. However, salaries for nurses can range between $47,690 and $78,060 in the state, with the cities of Casper and Laramie providing the best compensation. Nurses with a BSN have the potential to earn almost $12,000 more annually than those without a degree, not to mention the ability to work in leadership positions in the nursing industry. Below we have compiled a list of the all the accredited RN to BSN programs in the state to aid your search for the best RN to BSN program for you.

RN-to-BSN Programs in Wyoming

University of Wyoming

$ 199 resident
$ 334 nonresident

Application Deadlines

February 1st and September 1st

  • The program consists of 53 credit hours including core courses and nursing courses.
  • There is absolutely no campus time required.
  • The program culminates in a capstone course that synthesizes core concepts by analyzing a documented public health issue.
  • Students residing outside the state of Wyoming should refer to the state authorization page before applying to the RN to BSN program.
N/A 1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WI 82071

Please contact the RN to BSN program in Wyoming that you are interested in enrolling in to confirm details and to learn more. If you run an accredited RN to BSN program in Wyoming that is not listed above; please reach out to us with program information and proof of accreditation. Thank you!

State Commitment to RN to BSN Education Paths

The Future of Nursing campaign is a nationwide effort to bring the country up to the standards of nursing as outlined in the 2010 Institute of Medicine Report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. As a part of the effort, Wyoming has formed a State Action Coalition with the singular objective of achieving the goals set forth by the campaign. Having at least 80% of the nursing workforce hold a BSN degree is an integral part of this initiative and we have outlined below the ways in which Wyoming is actively progressing on this front.

  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Practice & Care
  • Interprofessional Care
  • Diversity

What is being done to increase the number of Wyoming RN’s with a BSN?

The AC is aiming to develop a statewide nursing curriculum that supports seamless transitions from ASN to BSN degrees.

Are students enrolled via identified promising models of education progression?



What programs are being implemented to prepare nurses to lead change to advance health?

The Wyoming Nurse Leadership Institute (WNLI) provide courses and mentoring to assist all Wyoming nurses develop their careers and leadership skills.

Practice & Care

Is the Coalition working to remove barriers to RN level of care?

No specific plans announced.

Are they advancing state policy to remove barriers to care provided by APRNs?

No specific plans announced.

Interprofessional Care

Is the state working to improve communication, transparency, and cooperation between healthcare providers?

No specific plans announced.


How are they improving diversity of the nursing workforce and care provided?

No specific plans announced.

Contact Info

Mary Burman

Advisory Board, Wyoming Center for Nursing and Health Care Partnerships

Source: Campaign for Action

For a detailed progress report and additional workgroup contact information, please see the Wyoming Action Coalition page and their Action Coalition Status Report (opens as PDF).

Wyoming Licensing

Wyoming is not part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). A Wyoming nursing license is only valid within Wyoming. For licensing information, visit the Wyoming Department of Health and Human Services.


Nursing Employment Outlook

Nursing Supply and Demand Projections

Source: "The Future of the Nursing Workforce," US HRSA, accessed June 2015.

What Nurses Make on Average in Major Cities

Source: BLS OES, May 2013. Accessed May 2014. Some data not provided.

Additional Information

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