• 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 1,430 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 23%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,430 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,568
  • Out-state tuition: $6,552
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 145 teachers has grown by 145% over five years.
Eastern Wyoming College
(WY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
145 staff
245 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Eastern Wyoming College has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Eastern Wyoming College diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,430 students
2,545 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
506 students
687 students
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# Part-Time Students
924 students
1,858 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
858 students
225 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
506 students
687 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
924 students
1,858 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
213 students
545 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
n/a
2%
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% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
11%
10%
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% Black
2%
1%
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% White
81%
77%
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% Two or more races
n/a
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
4%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score
0.33
0.39
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
40%
40%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,300
$34,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,568 is less than the state average of $2,855. The in-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,552 is less than the state average of $6,991. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,568
$2,855
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,552
$6,991
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Eastern Wyoming College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of WY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
96%
94%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Eastern Wyoming College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in WY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$6,851
$9,323
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Eastern Wyoming College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in WY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$4,750
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Eastern Wyoming College cost?

Eastern Wyoming College's tuition is approximately $2,568 for In-State students and $6,552 for Out-State students.

What schools are Eastern Wyoming College often compared to?

Eastern Wyoming Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Casper College, Central Wyoming College by visitors of our site.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,430 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,568
  • Out-state tuition: $6,552
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Wyoming public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,855 per year for in-state students and $6,991 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wyoming community colleges have a diversity score of 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Wyoming is Central Wyoming College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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