Central Wyoming College

2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton,
WY, 82501
Tel: (800)735-8418
2,048 students
Public institution

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The mission of Central Wyoming College is to enhance the quality of life through innovation and excellence in education.
School Highlights:
Central Wyoming College serves 2,048 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Central Wyoming College is the only community colleges within Fremont County, WY.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Central Wyoming 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 2,048 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,048 students
1,360 students
# Full-Time Students
807 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 1,241 students
1,014 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 9%
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 5%
7%
% Black -
11%
% White 84%
66%
% Two or more races 1%
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
0.44

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,472 is less than the state average of $6,030. 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 $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,472 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,072 $10,175
Source: 2012 (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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