Casper College

Tel: (307)268-2110
4,030 students
Public institution
Casper College develops and maintains high quality, student-focused educational programs, support services and activities responsive to the learning needs of the diverse communities served.
School Highlights
Casper College serves 4,030 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 17%.
Casper College is the only community colleges within Natrona County, WY.
The nearest community college is Central Wyoming College (107.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 194 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
College Casper College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 194 staff
61 staff
Casper College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,030 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,030 students 1,315 students
Casper College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
22:1
Casper College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,960 students
815 students
Casper College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,070 students
1,061 students
Casper College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Casper College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Casper College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Casper College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
5%
20%
Casper College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
15%
Casper College Black (2006-2013)
% White
87%
49%
Casper College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Casper College Unknown (2009-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Casper College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Casper College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.24 0.70
Casper College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,448 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,240 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,448 $5,590
Casper College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,240 $10,086
Casper College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 506 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
89%
Casper College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Casper College is a publicly supported educational institution serving approximately 4,000 full- and part-time students. Casper College, Wyoming's oldest two-year institution, was founded in 1945 on the third floor of Natrona County High School. Natrona County High School is among the major landmarks visible from the current Casper College campus overlooking Casper. The current campus was built in the mid 1950s, and consists of 28 buildings. More than 10 national accreditations underscore the quality of educational programs at Casper College. More than 50 associate degree programs and 30 one-year certificate programs are offered in eight academic divisions. Academic Divisions includes Business, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Language & Literature, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Trades & Technology, Distance Education and Post Associate Degrees. Casper College's extensive upper division center is unique in Wyoming. Agreements with 15 universities provide opportunities to earn bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees right on campus. The University of Wyoming/Casper College Center has extensive facilities on campus. Casper College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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  • 4,120 students | 137.10 Mi3059 S Coffeen Ave
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Did You Know?
For Wyoming public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,411 per year for in-state students and $6,011 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,214 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wyoming community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Wyoming is Wyotech-Laramie. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.