Western Wyoming Community College (WWCC)

Rock Springs, WY

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Western Wyoming Community College

Western Wyoming Community College Student Essentials

Western Wyoming Community College Student Essentials
Region: Rockies
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Thunder
Nickname: WWCC
Website: www.wwcc.wy.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,186
Out-of-State Tuition: $5,490
Retention Rate: 80%
Enrollment: 4,000
Year Established: 1959

About WWCC

Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs, Wyoming, offers academic, professional and arts degrees bestowed through on-campus and online course, plus programs designed for adult learners.

Associate’s degrees for the aspiring professional and for the future four-year college student are awarded in the following subjects:
*Business and Computing
*Education
*Health Sciences
*Humanities and Communication
*Math and Science
*Social Sciences
*Visual and Performing Arts
*Technology and Industry

Many Western Wyoming students enter directly out of high school, but many are also working adults with families. For the adult population, Western Wyoming offers flexible schedules, including evening and online courses as well as courses designed for those who work shift jobs.

Those seeking admission will need a high school diploma or GED. Prospective students will also need to fill out an application, submit transcripts and take the Compass Test, which is used to place students in the right level of math and English courses.

Several scholarships are awarded each year, including performing arts talent scholarships and academic merit scholarships for Wyoming high school graduates and out-of-state students.

Additional sources of financial aid such as Pell grants and loans may be applied for by filling out a FAFSA. Factors used to determine financial aid eligibility are mostly based on need.

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WWCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Western Wyoming Community College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

Western Wyoming Community College is the one of the best colleges in the nation, and have many variety of associate degree and academic programs. WWCC is a great place for parents that are student, they have childcare available, and free tutor service. Compare WWCC tuition costs is way cheaper than a lot of Community Colleges. WWCC make it really easy for all kind of students, whether; parents, new high school graduate. This College try their best to get student on the right track, an get student as comfortable as much they could to succeed.


WWCC Map & Location

Western Wyoming Community College
2500 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY 82901


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Getting Around WWCC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Rock Springs, WY

Winter
Dec
30
13
Jan
30
13
Feb
33
15
Spring
Mar
44
23
Apr
54
30
May
64
38
Summer
Jun
75
47
Jul
84
54
Aug
82
52
Fall
Sep
70
43
Oct
56
32
Nov
41
21

WWCC Students

Total Students 4,000

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 90%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
Latino 7%
African American 1%
Caucasian 90%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 31%
Part-Time 69%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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