Casper College is one of the seven public 2-year colleges in Wyoming. The campus is located in an urban area, in Casper.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,409 students attend the school. Every year 35% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Casper College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,256, and fees were $768. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,768 and $768 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students3,409|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
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.
- 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.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||3||53|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1960 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1979 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$126/credit|
|In State Students||$126/credit|
|Out of State Students||$314/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 91% of Casper College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$1,039|
|State Grant & Scholarships||56%||$2,388|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||31%||$3,549|
|Federal Student Loans||19%||$3,856|
$6,040Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,464|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,113|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,741|
|$75,001 to $110,000$9,834|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wyoming state board of nursing.