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 stayed relatively flat 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
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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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,374 students3,422 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:120:1
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# Full-Time Students1,399 students1,085 students
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# Part-Time Students2,975 students2,337 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Sheridan College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of WY.
Total Dormitory Capacity
502276
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
2%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
4%
7%
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% Black
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sheridan College and the percentage of Black community college students in WY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
88%
84%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sheridan College and the percentage of White community college students in WY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sheridan College.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WY.
Diversity Score0.220.29
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College Completion Rate
29%
28%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Sheridan College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of WY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,000$34,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Sheridan College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of WY by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,876$6,799
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Sheridan College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of WY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Sheridan College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in WY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$7,500$10,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Sheridan College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in WY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,231
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Sheridan College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in WY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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
    (307)754-6000
    89.101,652
  • 1,531 students | 106.90 Mi3803 Central Ave
    Billings MT  59102
    (406)247-3000
    106.901,531
  • 420 students | 125.60 Mi2715 Dickinson Street
    Miles City MT  59301
    (800)541-9281
    125.60420
  • 4,253 students | 137.10 Mi125 College Dr
    Casper WY  82601
    (307)268-2100
    137.104,253
  • 2,082 students | 140.40 Mi2660 Peck Avenue
    Riverton WY  82501
    (844)468-6292
    140.402,082
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