Casper College

  • At Casper College, we have a strong tradition of providing valuable academic, career, personal, and cultural opportunities on our welcoming and beautiful campus. Our experienced and supportive faculty and staff are dedicated to the mentoring and success of our students for the benefit of our communities.
School Highlights
  • Casper College serves 4,253 students (38% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 16%.
  • Casper College is the only community colleges within Natrona County, WY.
  • The nearest community college to Casper College is Central Wyoming College (107.1 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 273 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Casper College(WY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty273 staff149 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Casper College has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The Casper College diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,253 students3,422 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:120:1
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# Full-Time Students1,622 students1,085 students
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# Part-Time Students2,631 students2,337 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-276
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
2%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
5%
7%
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% Black
1%
1%
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% White
86%
84%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.260.29
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College Completion Rate
28%
28%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,300$34,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,072 is more than the state average of $2,757. The in-state tuition has grown by 43% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,584 is more than the state average of $6,799. The out-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,072$2,757
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,584$6,799
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid91%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,764$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,231
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Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, VolleyballBasketball, Volleyball,
Source: 2016 (or 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. The current campus was built in the mid 1950s, and consists of 28 buildings. More than 15 national accreditations underscore the quality of educational programs at Casper College. More than 140 associate degree programs and certificate programs are offered. Agreements with 7 universities provide opportunities to earn bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees right on campus. The University of Wyoming-Casper 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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