Sheridan College

  • The mission of the College District is to create student success through educational leadership.
School Highlights
  • Sheridan College serves 4,374 students (32% 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 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than the state average of 16%.
  • Sheridan College is the only community colleges within Sheridan County, WY.
  • The nearest community college to Sheridan College is Northwest College (89.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Sheridan College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Wyoming for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 149 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Sheridan College(WY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty149 staff149 staff
Sheridan College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Sheridan College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Sheridan College diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has grown by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,374 students3,422 students
Sheridan College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio29:120:1
Sheridan College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,399 students1,085 students
Sheridan College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,975 students2,337 students
Sheridan College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Sheridan College Enrollment Breakdown WY All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Sheridan College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Sheridan College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Sheridan College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Sheridan College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Sheridan College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Sheridan College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Sheridan College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
Sheridan College Non Resident (2008-2016)
Sheridan College Ethnicity Breakdown WY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.220.29
Sheridan College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Sheridan College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,000$34,500
Sheridan College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,892 is more than the state average of $2,757. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,876 is more than the state average of $6,799. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,892$2,757
Sheridan College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,876$6,799
Sheridan College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%93%
Sheridan College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,500$10,000
Sheridan College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,231
Sheridan College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Sheridan College is operated by the Northern Wyoming Community College District and includes the original campus in Sheridan, Wyoming, the Gillette Campus in Gillette, WY, and outreach programs in Sheridan, Johnson, and Campbell Counties. Sheridan College and Gillette Campus offer associate of arts, associate of science, and associate of applied science degrees, certificate programs, and program tracks that prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or university. In addition, students may elect to enroll in career training, professional development courses and/or vocational/technical programs. A number of master's and doctorate programs are available through distance learning agreements with four-year colleges and universities. Sheridan College consists of the main campus in Sheridan Wyoming, a commuter campus in Gillette Wyoming as well as outreach centers in Buffalo, Kaycee and Wright. Since the Fall of 2000, Sheridan College has offered classes via the Internet. The Sheridan Campus consists of 145+ acres featuring modern well-equipped facilities and attractive grounds. Over twenty campus buildings house academic, student services and residential operations. Sheridan College and the Gillette Campus are fully accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Nursing, Massage Therapy, and Dental programs carry additional professional accreditations.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Sheridan College is Northwest College (89.1 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,652 students | 89.10 Mi231 W 6th St
    Powell WY  82435
  • 1,531 students | 106.90 Mi3803 Central Ave
    Billings MT  59102
  • 420 students | 125.60 Mi2715 Dickinson Street
    Miles City MT  59301
  • 4,253 students | 137.10 Mi125 College Dr
    Casper WY  82601
  • 2,082 students | 140.40 Mi2660 Peck Avenue
    Riverton WY  82501
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Did You Know?
For Wyoming public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,757 per year for in-state students and $6,799 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,968 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Wyoming community colleges have a diversity score of 0.29, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Wyoming is Wyotech-Laramie. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.