Eastern Wyoming College

  • 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 1,704 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is equal to the state average of 16%.
  • Eastern Wyoming College is the only community colleges within Goshen County, WY.
  • The nearest community college to Eastern Wyoming College is Western Nebraska Community College (31.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Eastern Wyoming College(WY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty59 staff149 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Eastern Wyoming College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Eastern Wyoming College diversity score of 0.29 is equal to the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,704 students3,422 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:120:1
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# Full-Time Students660 students1,085 students
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# Part-Time Students1,044 students2,337 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
165276
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
2%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
7%
7%
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% Black
3%
1%
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% White
84%
84%
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% Hawaiian
1%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.290.29
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College Completion Rate
28%
28%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,300$34,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,568 is less than the state average of $2,757. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,552 is less than the state average of $6,799. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,568$2,757
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,552$6,799
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,000$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,231$5,231
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Source: 2016 (or 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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