Casper College

Casper, WY 82601
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students3,409
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs

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.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 34
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 53

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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
01/01/1979 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$126/credit
In State Students$126/credit
Out of State Students$314/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $5,670 $5,670 $14,130
ADN 70 $8,820 $8,820 $21,980
BSN 125 $15,750 $15,750 $39,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

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
Pell Grant 34% $4,090
Other Federal Grant 5% $1,039
State Grant & Scholarships 56% $2,388
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 31% $3,549
Federal Student Loans 19% $3,856
Private Loans 1% $4,193


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
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
Over $110,000$9,008

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wyoming state board of nursing.
Casper College
125 College Drive
Casper, WY 82601

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