Central Wyoming College

Riverton, WY 82501

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

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

Central Wyoming College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,136 and fees $720. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,408 and $720 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleTown: Remote
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • ADN

    The Central Wyoming College Nursing Program leads to an associate of applied science degree in nursing. The program is approved by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

    The 76 credit program requires students to complete all degree courses with a ‘C’ grade or higher.

    The curriculum incorporates clinical simulations in alongside regular in classroom and clinical instruction. The laboratory can also be used for continued education and refresher courses legally mandated for healthcare professionals.

    Admissions Requirements:

    • Applicants must meet the general requirements for admission to CWC
    • Application to the Nursing program is handled separately
    • General Education and other support courses need to be taken prior to admission in the program
    • TEAS V Test is required
    • Applicants that require equivalents for previous college level coursework to transfer credit can have the official records sent to the college before the application deadline

    The application deadline for the program is the 1st of March for enrollment in the fall semester. The program is highly competitive with just 32 students accepted to enter the program at the main Riverton Campus and 8 selected for distant site in Jackson Hole.

    The Nursing Admission Committee will notify applicants of its decision approximately six weeks after the application deadline.

     

  • LPN to ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 27

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Central Wyoming College

Casper College
107.03 miles away
Western Wyoming Community College
107.65 miles away
Northwest College
120.58 miles away
Sheridan College
140.66 miles away
Eastern Idaho Technical College
181.48 miles away
Bridgerland Applied Technology College
195.38 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1976 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1989 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$4,231

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$2,799
30k to 48k$3,260
48k to 75k$3,614
75k to 110k$8,113
Over 110k$7,834
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

44%

Recipients

$5,110

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

14%

Recipients

$3,930

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

7%

Recipients

$5,393

Average Amount

Student Population

1,982

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,058

Women

924

Men

35%

Full-time

65%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
75%
Hispanic
9%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Black/African American
1%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Non-resident alien
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
Central Wyoming College
2660 Peck Avenue
Riverton, WY 82501
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