Central Wyoming College (CWC)

Riverton, WY

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Central Wyoming College

Central Wyoming College

Central Wyoming College Student Essentials

Central Wyoming College Student Essentials
Region: Rockies
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Rustlers
Website: www.cwc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,472
Out-of-State Tuition: $6,072
Retention Rate: 52%
Enrollment: 3,263
Year Established: 1966

About CWC

The Central Wyoming College in Riverton, Wyoming, serves as the educational and cultural center of the Riverton region, allowing students to pursue two-year academics while broadening their appreciation and understanding of the world through the many art exhibits, musical concerts and theatre productions CWC hosts.

CWC is also home to Wyoming PBS, one of the only public broadcasting networks in all of Wyoming.

CWC offers an exciting college life. If you enjoy outdoor recreation, movie nights and a variety of cultural events, you will find something an activity on campus that interests you.

Students who enjoy the outdoors will find plenty to do in Riverton, as you will be nearby parks like the Yellowstone National Park, Hot Springs State Park, Grand Teton National Park, as well as heavily forested and trail areas.

The academics available at CWC will help prepare you to pursue higher education or seek immediate employment. Some programs include:

  • Environmental Science and Leadership
  • Agribusiness
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Theatre
  • Photography
  • Music

Residents of Wyoming and states that belong to the Western Undergraduate Exchange program receive discounted tuition. For a list of qualifying states, please contact CWC.

Students who apply online will have their application fee waived. To be considered for enrollment, applicants must submit their official high school transcript and copy of diploma or GED. All incoming students are required to take an entrance assessment exam unless they provide ACT/SAT scores.

CWC offers scholarships like the Wyoming Hathaway, Andrew Boulette and Bebot Family scholarships to qualifying students. Additional forms of financial aid include Pell grants, SEO grants, direct loans and Perkins loans.

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CWC Map & Location

Central Wyoming College
2660 Peck Avenue
Riverton, WY 82501


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Getting Around CWC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Riverton, WY

Winter
Dec
30
5
Jan
31
6
Feb
38
11
Spring
Mar
50
22
Apr
60
31
May
69
40
Summer
Jun
79
48
Jul
88
54
Aug
87
51
Fall
Sep
75
41
Oct
60
30
Nov
43
18

CWC Students

Total Students 3,263

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 75%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 12%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 7%
African American 1%
Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska native 12%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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