Central Wyoming College

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General Information

Admission Office

2660 Peck Avenue

Riverton, WY 82501

(307) 855-2119

(800) 865-0193

Fax: (307) 855-2093

Contact: Brenda Barlow

Admissions Office Assistant
Main Address

2660 Peck Avenue

Riverton, WY 82501

(800) 735-8418


Total undergrads: 2,152

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 373

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,150


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: Free

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special admission to nursing program; minimum GPA and test scores required.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Equestrian/Equine Studies A,C
Farrier science C
Range Science/Management A

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Native American Studies A
Western American studies A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting A
Art – General A,C
Drama/Theater Arts A
Graphic Design C
Music – General A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Business Office systems A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A
Sales/Selling Skills C

Communications & Journalism

Radio/Television A

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Science A
Web/Multimedia Design A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry A,C


Early Childhood Education A
Elementary Education A
Secondary Education A
Teacher Assistance A


Engineering – General A
Manufacturing engineering C

Engineering Technologies

Computer Systems A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Emergency Medical Technology C
Health Services – General A
Medical Transcription A,C
Nursing (RN) A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General A
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A

Physical Sciences

Geology A
Physical Sciences – General A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Security & Protective Services

Emergency Management/Homeland Security A
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Central Wyoming College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 735-8418
Website: https://www.cwc.edu/
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.cwc.edu/apply/
Address: 2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, WY 82501
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,946
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,193 (61% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,200
Out-of-state Tuition: $10,140
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,262

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Central Wyoming College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Central Wyoming College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 53
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 78
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 3
Engineering 22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 42
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 78
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 42
Physical Sciences 2
Precision Production 21
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 23
Visual and Performing Arts 18
Grand total 4164

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Central Wyoming College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,200
Out-of-state $10,140
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 218 96%
Grant or scholarship aid 210 93% $6,262
Student loan aid 46 20% $4,522

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 886 45% $4,847
Federal student loans 219 11% $4,760

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Central Wyoming College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Central Wyoming College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Central Wyoming College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,946
Undergraduate enrollment 1,946
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Central Wyoming College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

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