Central Wyoming College

Tel: (800)735-8418
2,048 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
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Central Wyoming College serves 2,048 students (39.40% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 17%.
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Central Wyoming College is the only community colleges within Fremont County, WY.
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The nearest community college is sd (71.79 miles away).

School Overview

Central Wyoming College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,048 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,048 students 1,282 students
# Full-Time Students 807 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 1,241 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
8%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
% White
76%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
7%
3%
% Non Resident races
3%
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. 0.28 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,472 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,072 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,472 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,072 $10,252
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Central Wyoming College is a comprehensive community college located in Riverton near the confluence of the Big and Little Wind Rivers in Fremont County. While the main campus is located in Riverton, CWC has off-campus sites in Jackson, Lander, Thermopolis, Dubois and the nearby Wind River Indian Reservation. The college also delivers college coursework nationwide via a variety of distance delivery methods. Founded in 1966 by a county-wide vote, CWC is one of Wyoming's seven public two-year community colleges. The college offers a wide variety of programs and services to students, businesses and community members of all ages. The college has credentials and associate degrees in career-technical (applied) programs specifically for students looking to immediately enter the job market and numerous academic transfer programs for students planning to continue on for bachelor and advanced degrees. The college offersv Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, as well as advanced degrees available from regional universities on CWC campus. The college's main campus is made up of modern buildings and facilities, which include a library and Food Court constructed in 1994 and a new student residence hall completed in 2002. Most of the campus was remodeled during the 1994 construction project and every nook and cranny was wired to establish a robust computer network. The college also owns a Field Station in the Sinks Canyon south of Lander and a Main Street center in Lander. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of North Central Association.

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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 0.48. The most diverse community college in Wyoming is College America-Cheyenne. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.