WyoTech

1889 Venture Drive
Laramie, WY 82070
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • WyoTech is one of America�s leading post-secondary education schools that can help prepare students for careers in the automotive, collision/refinishing, diesel, electrician, HVAC, motorcycle, marine and plumbing fields. WyoTech takes a very personal, professional approach to career education, offering flexible class schedules, teachers who are seasoned industry professionals, and support systems designed to help students succeed both inside and outside the classroom. Even after students graduate, WyoTech�s Career Services department is there to provide ongoing career coaching assistance and help locating local employment opportunities. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Programs vary by campus. Not all programs and specialty courses are offered in all locations.

School Highlights

WyoTech serves 585 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 585 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 26%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

WyoTech ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wyoming for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
WyoTech
(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
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
71 staff
245 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
3
3

Student Body

The student population of WyoTech has grown by 131% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 4:1 over five years.
The WyoTech diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
585 students
2,545 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
585 students
687 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
1,858 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
468 students
225 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
585 students
687 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,858 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
620 students
620 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
2%
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% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
15%
10%
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% Black
1%
1%
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% White
74%
77%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.40
0.39
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
67%
40%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$45,400
$34,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
86%
94%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$6,800
$9,323
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$4,750
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Wyoming Technical Institute originated in a single 9,000 square foot building in 1966. WyoTech has maintained a policy of constantly upgrading facilities and courses to meet growing demands of the automotive, diesel and collision/refinishing industries. With the addition of the new Diesel/Street Rod facility, the school is now comprised of over 298,000 square feet of modern shop, classroom and administrative facilities. The new Diesel/Street Rod facility alone covers 123,000 square feet, to house up-to-date facilities and equipment. The Applied Service Management facility provides a professional office-like setting in 24,000 square feet of space. WyoTech currently has six campus locations namely Blairsville, PA; Bedford, MA; Fremont, CA; Laramie, WY; Oakland, CA and West Sacramento, CA. Our programs emphasize real-world training that is tailored to meet the needs of potential employers. The fields of study focus on industries that offer solid, long-term career opportunities for graduates. Programs offered at the Laramie campus: Advanced Auto/Diesel Combination, Advanced Diesel, Applied Service Management, Automotive Technology, Chassis Fabrication and High Performance Engines, Collision/Refinishing Technology, Diesel Technology, Street Rod and Custom Fabrication and Trim and Upholstery.

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are WyoTech often compared to?
WyoTechis often viewed alongside schools like Laramie County Community College, Western Wyoming Community College by visitors of our site.
What is WyoTech's ranking?
WyoTech ranks among the top 20% of community college in Wyoming for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation), Highest completion rates and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 585 students
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 26%
  • 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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