Western Wyoming Community College: Review & Facts

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Western Wyoming Community College is a small two-year, public school with 3,300 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1959 and is the only college located in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
65
Fair
At Western Wyoming Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Western Wyoming Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 65 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Installation and Repair, Nursing, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
87%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Western Wyoming Community College is high at 87% (well above Wyoming average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Western Wyoming Community College is below average: 59%. About 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Western Wyoming Community College is pretty good, 12:1. Learn more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,500
Low
Average tuition pricing is low - $6,000 per year. The additional fees at Western Wyoming Community College (not included in tuition costs) are about $500; which comes to $6,500 per year.

Read the details about Western Wyoming Community 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
The 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) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Western Wyoming Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (307) 382-1600 or check Western Wyoming Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,200
Low
Western Wyoming Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Western Wyoming Community 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
C-
Unsafe
Western Wyoming Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 600 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $2,200 per academic year.

Based on the college crime information, Western Wyoming Community College seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Western Wyoming Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Western Wyoming Community College, 2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902-0428, USA
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