Casper College

Casper, WY 82601

Located in Casper, Wyoming, Casper College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

Casper College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Casper College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,136 and fees $696. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,408 and $696 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • ADN

    The Casper College Nursing program is a two year program leading to either the Associate of Science or the Associate of Applied Science Degree is made up of a combination of selected general education courses with required theoretical and clinical nursing courses.

    Admissions Requirements:

    • Completed Casper College Application
    • Official high school transcripts or GED equivalency certificate
    • Complete pre-requisite courses (General Psychology and Human Anatomy with a minimum of a ‘C’ grade or higher in the last five years)
    • Cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher for all college level coursework
    • COMPASS Test
    • A composite score of 18 or higher on the ACT test (if out of high school less than two years)
    • Current Nursing Assistant certification in the State of Wyoming
    • Demonstrate proficiency in medical terminology by completing HLTK 1200 or equivalent

    Successful applicants will be sent a notification letters with instructions for registration. The student will be assigned a nursing faculty academic advisor.

    The nursing program reviews the cognitive, sensory, affective and psychomotor performance of an applicant as part of its admission and progression processes.

    The Core Performance Standards Developed by the college are used to determine which applicants meet the necessary programs for admission and progression in the program.



  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 62
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 41

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Casper College

Central Wyoming College
107.03 miles away
Sheridan College
137 miles away
Laramie County Community College
143.2 miles away
Western Nebraska Community College
151.96 miles away
Western Wyoming Community College
171.6 miles away
Western Dakota Technical Institute
179.61 miles away
Northwest College
180.15 miles away
Aims Community College
185.6 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1960 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
01/01/1979 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$6,553

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$5,224
30k to 48k$4,617
48k to 75k$6,778
75k to 110k$9,152
Over 110k$9,851
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

28%

Recipients

$3,792

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

9%

Recipients

$3,543

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

6%

Recipients

$4,604

Average Amount

Student Population

3,626

Undergrads

0

Graduates

2,033

Women

1,593

Men

48%

Full-time

52%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
84%
Hispanic
6%
Race/ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races
2%
Black/African American
1%
Asian
1%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Mabel C. Sargent Scholarship

Applicant must be a junior or senior nursing student at the University of Wyoming enrolled in a program leading to a B.S.N.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Wyoming state board of nursing