Casper College

125 College Dr, Casper
WY, 82601-4699
Tel: (307)268-2110
4,270 students
Public institution

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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 4,270 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Casper College is the only community colleges within Natrona County, WY.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Casper College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,270 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,270 students
1,275 students
# Full-Time Students
1,950 students
829 students
Casper College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,320 students
1,020 students
Casper College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Casper College sch enrollment Casper College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian -
2%
Casper College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 4%
7%
Casper College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 1%
12%
Casper College Black (2006-2012)
% White 95%
66%
Casper College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races - 2%
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. 0.10 0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,232 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,832 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,232 $5,940
Casper College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,832 $10,075
Source: 2012 (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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