Eastern Wyoming College

Tel: (307)532-8200
1,317 students
Public institution

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Eastern Wyoming College is a student-centered, comprehensive public community college committed to providing accessible, postsecondary education for its students. The College’s primary constituency includes all residents of Goshen, Platte, Converse, Niobrara, Weston, and Crook counties. Eastern Wyoming College provides high quality, dynamic life-long learning which focuses on academic transfer programs leading to associate of arts or science degrees, career and occupational programs leading to certificates and applied science degrees. The College also provides developmental and basic skills instruction, adult and continuing education, public and community service programs, and student activities and support services.
School Highlights:
Eastern Wyoming College serves 1,317 students (43% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 11%.
Eastern Wyoming College is the only community colleges within Goshen County, WY.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Eastern 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 1,317 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 81% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,317 students
1,287 students
Eastern Wyoming College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
560 students
832 students
Eastern Wyoming College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 757 students
1,021 students
Eastern Wyoming College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Eastern Wyoming College sch enrollment Eastern Wyoming College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Eastern Wyoming College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Eastern Wyoming College Black (2006-2012)
% White
89%
66%
Eastern Wyoming College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Eastern Wyoming College sch ethnicity Eastern Wyoming College sta ethnicity
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. 0.20 0.45
Eastern Wyoming College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,376 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,976 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,376 $5,940
Eastern Wyoming College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,976 $10,072
Eastern Wyoming College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Eastern Wyoming College is a rural public comprehensive community college that facilitates student learning in small classes within a supportive educational environment. The college values academic achievement, lifelong learning and cultural enrichment. Founded in 1948, Eastern Wyoming College is a rural, public, two-year, community college with academic transfer programs as well as technical certification programs. The college offers 21 Associate of Arts Degrees, 20 Associate of Science Degrees, 7 Associate of Applied Science Degrees, 7 Career Track Certificates and ABE/GED/ESL programs. EWC also provides opportunities for lifelong learning through its community education programs. EWC offers courses at the Torrington campus, Douglas & Newcastle branch campuses, and in 10 other Wyoming communities. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: Member North Central Association, American Veterinary Medical Association and American Welding Society.

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