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Western Wyoming Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Western Wyoming Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Western Wyoming Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Western Wyoming Community College was awarded 41 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is electronics maintenance and repair.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked WWCC as #2,204 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

WWCC is also ranked #8 out of 8 schools in Wyoming.

See all of the rankings for Western Wyoming Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into WWCC?

Acceptance Rate

Western Wyoming Community College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Learn more about Western Wyoming Community College admissions.

Western Wyoming Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at WWCC is an impressive 12 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Western Wyoming Community College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Western Wyoming Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Western Wyoming Community College this rate is 58%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Western Wyoming Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,821 undergraduates at WWCC with 1,005 being full-time and 1,816 being part-time.

How Much Does Western Wyoming Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of WWCC is $7,824. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for WWCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,374 $6,219 $8,410 $10,140 $10,840

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of WWCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At WWCC, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $3,518 a year. That adds up to $14,072 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at WWCC is 19.7%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do WWCC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from WWCC make about $31,800 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 20% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Western Wyoming Community College make the most money.

Location of Western Wyoming Community College

Western Wyoming Community College is a public institution situated in Rock Springs, Wyoming. The location of WWCC is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Contact details for WWCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, WY 82901
Phone: 307-382-1600
Website: https://www.westernwyoming.edu/

Western Wyoming Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Western Wyoming Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at WWCC

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 1,532 students took at least one online class at Western Wyoming Community College. This is a decrease from the 1,602 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 1,532 731
2017-2018 1,602 799
2016-2017 1,465 642
2015-2016 1,476 807
2013-2014 1,461 724

Learn more about online learning at Western Wyoming Community College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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