Wyotech-Laramie

Tel: (307)742-3776
1,085 students
Private for-profit
WyoTech is one of America’s leading post-secondary education schools that can help prepare students for careers in the automotive, collision/refinishing, diesel, electrician, HVAC, motorcycle, marine and plumbing fields. WyoTech takes a very personal, professional approach to career education, offering flexible class schedules, teachers who are seasoned industry professionals, and support systems designed to help students succeed both inside and outside the classroom. Even after students graduate, WyoTech’s Career Services department is there to provide ongoing career coaching assistance and help locating local employment opportunities. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Programs vary by campus. Not all programs and specialty courses are offered in all locations.
School Highlights
Wyotech-Laramie serves 1,085 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 15%.
Wyotech-Laramie is the only community colleges within Albany County, WY.
The nearest community college is CollegeAmerica-Cheyenne (41.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 76% over five years.
College Wyotech-Laramie (WY) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 50 staff 149 staff
Number of Programs Offered 3 n/a

Student Body

The student population of 1,085 has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,085 students 2,082 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 22:1 21:1
# Full-Time Students 1,085 students 1,085 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 888 502
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
2%
% Hispanic
15%
7%
% Black
2%
1%
% White
71%
85%
% Two or more races
2%
1%
% Unknown races
5%
3%
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. 0.47 0.27

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90% 92%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Wyoming Technical Institute originated in a single 9,000 square foot building in 1966. WyoTech has maintained a policy of constantly upgrading facilities and courses to meet growing demands of the automotive, diesel and collision/refinishing industries. With the addition of the new Diesel/Street Rod facility, the school is now comprised of over 298,000 square feet of modern shop, classroom and administrative facilities. The new Diesel/Street Rod facility alone covers 123,000 square feet, to house up-to-date facilities and equipment. The Applied Service Management facility provides a professional office-like setting in 24,000 square feet of space. WyoTech currently has six campus locations namely Blairsville, PA; Bedford, MA; Fremont, CA; Laramie, WY; Oakland, CA and West Sacramento, CA. Our programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. The fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates. Programs offered at the Laramie campus: Advanced Auto/Diesel Combination, Advanced Diesel, Applied Service Management, Automotive Technology, Chassis Fabrication and High Performance Engines, Collision/Refinishing Technology, Diesel Technology, Street Rod and Custom Fabrication and Trim and Upholstery.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • CollegeAmerica-Cheyenne
    Private not-for-profit
    60 students | 41.10 Mi6101 Yellowstone Rd Ste 101
    Cheyenne WY 82009
    (307)637-2044
    41.1060
  • 4,388 students | 45.20 Mi1400 E College Dr
    Cheyenne WY 82007
    (307)778-5222
    45.204,388
  • IBMC College
    Private for-profit
    341 students | 61.70 Mi3842 South Mason Street
    Fort Collins CO 80525
    (970)223-2669
    61.70341
  • 5,001 students | 77.40 Mi5401 W. 20th St.
    Greeley CO 80632
    (970)330-8008
    77.405,001
  • 1,704 students | 88.50 Mi3200 West C St
    Torrington WY 82240
    (307)532-8200
    88.501,704
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 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Wyoming is Wyotech-Laramie. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.