Central Wyoming College: Review & Facts

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Central Wyoming College is a small two-year, public school with 2,120 students enrolled. This college was established in 1966 and is the only college located in Riverton, Wyoming.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
74
Fair
Central Wyoming College will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Central Wyoming College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 74 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Computer Science, Industrial Technologies, Welding, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Central Wyoming College is low at 53% (way below Wyoming average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Central Wyoming College is very low - 29%. About 12% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Central Wyoming College is pretty good -- 13:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,800
Low
Average tuition costs are low - about $6,000 annually. The additional fees at Central Wyoming College not covered by tuition are around $800; this comes to $6,800 per academic year.

Read the details about Central Wyoming College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Central Wyoming College will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Central Wyoming College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (800) 735-8418 or check Central Wyoming College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,500
Low
Central Wyoming College offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Central Wyoming College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Central Wyoming College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 300 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- about $2,500 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Central Wyoming College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Central Wyoming College Location and Maps



Post Address: Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, Wyoming 82501, USA
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