Casper College

125 College Dr
Casper, WY 82601-4699
Tel: (307)268-2110
3,824 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 3,824 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 16%.
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 212 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
Casper College (WY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 212 staff 149 staff
Casper College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 3,824 has declined by 8% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 69% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,824 students 2,082 students
Casper College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,705 students 1,085 students
Casper College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,119 students 2,119 students
Casper College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Casper College Enrollment Breakdown WY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
1%
Casper College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Casper College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
1%
1%
Casper College Black (2006-2014)
% White
88%
84%
Casper College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Casper College More (2013-2014)
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
Casper College Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
2%
Casper College Ethnicity Breakdown WY All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.22 0.29
Casper College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,232 is less than the state average of $2,437. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,832 is less than the state average of $6,037. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,232 $2,437
Casper College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,832 $6,037
Casper College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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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Did You Know?
For Wyoming public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,437 per year for in-state students and $6,037 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 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Wyoming is Wyotech-Laramie. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.