Central Wyoming College Overview
Central Wyoming College is a public institution situated in Riverton, Wyoming. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Riverton draws many to the area.
What Is Central Wyoming College Known For?
- The student loan default rate at CWC is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at CWC.
- In 2017-2018, 55% of the faculty were full-time.
Central Wyoming College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CWC.
Where Is Central Wyoming College?
Contact details for CWC are given below.
|Address:||2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, WY 82501|
How Do I Get Into CWC?
You can apply to CWC online at: https://www.cwc.edu/apply/
Can I Afford Central Wyoming College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At CWC, approximately 18% of students took out student loans averaging $3,926 a year. That adds up to $15,704 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at CWC is 3.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Central Wyoming College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 664 full-time undergraduates at CWC, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Central Wyoming College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||8|
|Hispanic or Latino||74|
Over 7 countries are represented at CWC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Turkey, Serbia, and Canada.
Online Learning at Central Wyoming College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at CWC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in Wyoming for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of CWC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Central Wyoming College was -1.2%. This is the #2,279 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at CWC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of CWC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||67%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CWC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at CWC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General Social Sciences||#46|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#347|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Central Wyoming College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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