Northern Wyoming Community College District

1 Whitney Way, Sheridan, Wyoming 82801


  • College Type: 2-year, Public
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Total Student Population: 3,921
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 40%
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Northern Wyoming Community College is a public community college located in Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. It is part of the Northern Wyoming Community College District, which also includes College in Gillette, Wyoming. Established in 1967, The Northern Wyoming Community College District is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

The college offers a range of degree and certificate programs in fields such as business, education, healthcare, and technology, as well as transfer programs for students who plan to continue their education at a four-year college or university.

The college also offers online and distance education options, allowing students to pursue their education at their own pace and on their own schedule.

The school’s aim is to provide it’s students with high-quality, industry-driven education and training that prepares students for success in the workforce.

With a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1,the college focused on student success and personalized learning and offers a supportive learning environment to help students achieve their goal.

In addition to its academic programs, Northern Wyoming Community College also provides various student services, including academic advising, tutoring, career counseling, and support for students with disabilities as well as career and technical education programs and certificate programs.

The college campus environment is inclusive, friendly and welcoming. Its location in beautiful, natural settings in Sheridan, Wyoming, provides the students with access to outdoor recreation and a peaceful learning environment, as well as cultural events and attraction. The campuses are well-maintained and offer modern facilities, including classrooms, computer labs, libraries, and student centers.

The college has a small student body, with a total enrollment of around 2,000 students. The campus is located in a quiet residential area and has a peaceful and relaxed environment.

The college also has a number of extracurricular activities for students to get involved in, including clubs and organizations, intramural sports, and community service projects.

Northern Wyoming Community College is a great option for students looking for an affordable, high-quality education in a supportive and welcoming environment.

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:3,921
Undergraduate enrollment:3,921
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:1.5%
      Black or African American:0.6%
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander:0.1%
      Two or more races:2.6%
      Race/ethnicity unknown:0.9%
      Non-resident alien:0.2%

Degrees Offered

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate’s degree

Majors Offered

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Business
  • Computer Networking Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Entrepreneurship
  • IT Support Technician
  • Software Development
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Business
  • Agritourism
  • Animal Science
  • Farrier Science
  • General Agriculture
  • Plant Sciences
  • Rangeland Management
  • Addictions Practitioner
  • Art
  • Arts Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education – Early Childhood
  • Education – Elementary
  • Education – Secondary
  • English
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Music
  • Music Technology
  • Psychology
  • Social Science
  • Theatre & Dance
  • Biology
  • Engineering
  • General Science
  • Mathematics
  • Surveying Technology
  • Athletic Training
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Science
  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing
  • Pre-Professional
  • Carpentry Apprenticeship
  • Construction Technology
  • Culinary Arts & Hospitality
  • Diesel Technology
  • Electrical Apprenticeship
  • Event Planning
  • Hospitality & Tourism Leadership
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management
  • Industrial Electricity
  • Industrial Technology
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Welding Technology
  • Weekend Welding Certificate


 Academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students2021-222020-212019-20
    Tuition & fees
      In-state$4,590 $4,290 $4,170 
      Out-of-state$10,890 $10,230 $10,110 
    Books and supplies$1,400 $1,400 $1,400 
      Room and board$7,708 $7,726 $7,672 
      Other expenses$1,981 $2,054 $2,107 
      Room and board$10,775 $10,323 $10,440 
      Other expenses$2,496 $2,564 $2,705 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$2,496 $2,564 $2,705

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