Casper College

125 College Dr
Casper, WY 82601-4699
Tel: 3072682100
  • 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).
  • 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 is Central Wyoming College (107.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 273 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Casper College (WY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 273 staff 149 staff
Casper College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,253 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,253 students 3,422 students
Casper College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 0:1 20:1
Casper College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 1,622 students 1,085 students
Casper College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 2,631 students 2,337 students
Casper College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Casper College Enrollment Breakdown WY All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
- 276
Casper College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
2%
Casper College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
1%
1%
Casper College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Casper College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
1%
Casper College Black (2007-2016)
% White
86%
84%
Casper College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Casper College More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
2%
Casper College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
4%
2%
Casper College Ethnicity Breakdown WY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.26 0.29
Casper College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
28%
-
Casper College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $41,300 -
Casper College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,832 is more than the state average of $2,712. The in-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,104 is more than the state average of $6,737. The out-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,832 $2,712
Casper College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,104 $6,737
Casper College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91% 93%
Casper College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $10,764 -
Casper College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 -
Casper College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Baseball, VolleyballBaseball, 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 on the third floor of Natrona County High School. Natrona County High School is among the major landmarks visible from the current Casper College campus overlooking Casper. The current campus was built in the mid 1950s, and consists of 28 buildings. More than 10 national accreditations underscore the quality of educational programs at Casper College. More than 140 associate degree programs and certificate programs are offered. Casper College's extensive upper division center is unique in Wyoming. Agreements with 10 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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Did You Know?
For Wyoming public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,712 per year for in-state students and $6,737 for out-of-state students. 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 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Wyoming is Wyotech-Laramie. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.