Sheridan College

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 1500

Sheridan, WY 82801-1500

(307) 674-6446

(800) 913-9139

Fax: (307) 674-3373

Contact: Zane Garstad

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 1500

Sheridan, WY 82801-1500

(307) 674-6446

Total undergrads: 4,015

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 332

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,521


Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,148 $2,220 $2,322 $2,322 0.00%
Books and Supplies $900 $900 $900 $900 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $3,920 $4,300 $4,600 $4,900 +6.52%
Other $2,948 $2,948 $2,948 $2,951 +0.10%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $5,785 $5,785 $5,785 $5,785 0.00%
Other $2,948 $2,948 $2,948 $2,951 +0.10%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $9,916 $10,368 $10,770 $11,073 +2.81%
In-state Off Campus $11,781 $11,853 $11,955 $11,958 +0.03%
In-state with Family $3,048 $3,120 $3,222 $3,222 0.00%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 344 87%
Grant or scholarship aid 344 87% $1,722,301 $5,007
• Federal grants 118 30% $456,011 $3,865
• Pell grants 114 29% $387,187 $3,396
• Other federal grants 44 11% $68,824 $1,564
State/local government grant or scholarships 184 47% $390,217 $2,121
Institutional grants or scholarships 272 69% $876,073 $3,221
Student loan aid 70 18% $263,197 $3,760
• Federal student loans 70 18% $263,197 $3,760
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 297 148
Agriculture 9 15
Agricultural Business and Management 5
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other 3
Aquaculture 15
Horticultural Science 1
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 5
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 5
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 28 3
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 1 1
Business/commerce 19 2
Hospitality Administration/management 8
Communication and Journalism Programs 4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 4
Computing and Information Sciences 1
Computer and Information Sciences
Information Science/studies 1
Construction Trades 4
Building Construction Technology 4
Education 23 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 17
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 1
Secondary Education and Teaching 5
Teacher Assistant/aide
Engineering 4
Engineering 4
Engineering Technology 12 7
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician 2
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/technicians, Other 9 7
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields, Other
Surveying Technology/surveying 1
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 3
English Language and Literature 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 63 60
Dental Hygiene/hygienist 21
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 47
Massage Therapy/therapeutic Massage 2 12
Medical Transcription/transcriptionist 1
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 40
History 6
History 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 9 15
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 9 15
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 70
General Studies 69
Humanities/humanistic Studies 1
Mathematics and Statistics 3
Mathematics 3
Mechanics and Repairers 7 20
Diesel Mechanics Technology/technician 7 20
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 9
Biological and Physical Sciences 4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/fitness
Personal and Culinary Services 4 2
Culinary Arts/chef Training 4 2
Precision Production Trades 15 21
Machine Tool Technology/machinist 3
Precision Production, Other
Welding Technology/welder 12 21
Psychology 8
Psychology 8
Social Sciences 8
Social Sciences 8
Visual and Performing Arts 6
Art/art Studies 3
Music 3
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special admissions for nursing, dental hygiene, massage therapy; requirements vary by program.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agricultural Production A
Animal Sciences A
Food Science A
Horticulture Science A
Range Science/Management A
Turf Management A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Sciences/Systems A
Web/Multimedia Management A

Construction Trades

Construction Trades – General C


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


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Surveying Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Health Services – General A
Massage Therapy A,C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Pharmacy Assistance A


History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Diesel Mechanics A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physical Sciences – General A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Tool Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C

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.

Northern Wyoming Community College District Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1 Whitney Way, Sheridan, WY 82801
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,347
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,158 (73% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,170
Out-of-state Tuition: $10,110
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,572

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

Northern Wyoming Community College District Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Northern Wyoming Community College District.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 15
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 32
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 24
Construction Trades 31
Education 23
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 22
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 44
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 32
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 13
Personal and Culinary Services 11
Precision Production 23
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 13
Grand total 2745

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Northern Wyoming Community College District 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 $4,170
Out-of-state $10,110
Books and supplies $1,400

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 533 93%
Grant or scholarship aid 510 89% $5,572
Student loan aid 124 22% $3,820

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,882 45% $4,522
Federal student loans 518 12% $5,035

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Northern Wyoming Community College District Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,347
Undergraduate enrollment 4,347
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

Northern Wyoming Community College District 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
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does 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.

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