Western Wyoming Community College

Rock Springs, WY 82901
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Western Wyoming Community College is one of the seven public 2-year colleges in Wyoming. The campus is located in Rock Springs town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,339 students attend the school. Every year 45% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

WWCC's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,256, and fees were $697. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,768 and $697 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students3,339
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate55%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 1
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 23

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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
02/01/2015 - 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$94/credit
In State Students$94/credit
Out of State Students$282/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 $4,230 $4,230 $12,690
ADN 70 $6,580 $6,580 $19,740
BSN 125 $11,750 $11,750 $35,250
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, 87% of Western Wyoming Community 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 37% $2,436
Other Federal Grant 1% $188
State Grant & Scholarships 15% $984
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 69% $2,100
Federal Student Loans 28% $1,994
Private Loans -- --


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$5,349
$30,001 to $48,000$6,545
$48,001 to $75,000$8,489
$75,001 to $110,000$11,194
Over $110,000$10,730

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Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wyoming state board of nursing.
Western Wyoming Community College
2500 College Dr
Rock Springs, WY 82901

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