Western Wyoming Community College

Western Wyoming Community College

2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901

Facts

  • College Type: 4-year, primarily associate’s, Public
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Total Student Population: 2,453
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 38%
  • Website: https://www.westernwyoming.edu/


Western Wyoming Community College (WWCC) is a public community college located in Rock Springs, Wyoming, USA. Established in 1959, Western Wyoming Community College offers associate degree programs, technical certificates, and workforce development programs in a variety of fields including business, health sciences, liberal arts, applied technology, and STEM.

WWCC has a student population of over 2,000 and offers both on-campus and online courses. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the Wyoming Community College Commission.

The college offers small class sizes and personalized attention from faculty, which creates a supportive learning environment for students.

Western Wyoming Community College’s mission is to provide high-quality education and training to students from diverse backgrounds, empowering them to succeed in their academic, professional, and personal lives as well as creating an environment conducive for them to achieve their full potentials

Western Wyoming Community College also provides a variety of student services including counseling, tutoring, and career services. The college has a vibrant campus life, with numerous student clubs and organizations, athletic teams, and cultural events throughout the year.

The school’s campus is located in a semi-arid region with high desert terrain and a rugged mountainous landscape, making it a unique and picturesque environment. The region is known for its natural beauty, wildlife, and outdoor recreation opportunities, including hiking, skiing, rock climbing, and fishing. The college is situated near the Flaming Gorge Reservoir, the Wind River Range, and the Red Desert, offering students plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding wilderness.

WWCC provides affordable and accessible education for students in western Wyoming and beyond, and prepares students for successful careers or further education.

Western Wyoming Community College is a great choice for students seeking a quality and affordable education in a supportive environment.

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:2,453
Undergraduate enrollment:2,453
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
      Men:41.7%
      Women:58.3%
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:0.6%
      Asian:0.9%
      Black or African American:0.8%
      Hispanic/Latino:13.3%
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander:0.2%
      White:77.2%
      Two or more races:3.8%
      Race/ethnicity unknown:1.7%
      Non-resident alien:1.7%

Degrees Offered

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

Majors Offered

  • Business Management
  • Business Administration
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Communication
  • Automotive
  • CDL
  • Diesel Technology
  • Electrical & Instrumentation Technology
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Plant Operations
  • Powerline Technology
  • Welding
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Exercise Science
  • Natural Science (Premed)
  • Nursing
  • Health Science
  • Art
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Social Science
  • Musical Theater
  • Interstate Passport
  • General Education Certificate
  • Multidisciplinary Studies

Financial

 Academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students2021-222020-212019-20
    Tuition & fees
      In-state$3,600 $3,456 $3,930 
      Out-of-state$8,640 $8,208 $9,870 
    Books and supplies$1,692 $1,600 $1,600 
    On-campus
      Room and board$7,271 $6,980 $6,980 
      Other expenses$2,241 $2,120 $2,120 
    Off-campus
      Room and board$8,207 $11,590 $11,590 
      Other expenses$3,437 $3,251 $3,251 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$3,437 $3,251 $4,560