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Eastern Wyoming College Overview

Eastern Wyoming College is a public institution situated in Torrington, Wyoming. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Torrington draws many to the area.

What Is Eastern Wyoming College Known For?

225 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Eastern Wyoming College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Eastern Wyoming College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Eastern Wyoming College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#18 Most Popular Cosmetology Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#123 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Eastern Wyoming College?

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Contact details for Eastern Wyoming College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3200 West C St, Torrington, WY 82240-1699
Phone: 307-532-8200

How Do I Get Into Eastern Wyoming College?

You can apply to Eastern Wyoming College online at: https://ewc.wy.edu/admissions/application-for-admission/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Eastern Wyoming College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Eastern Wyoming College?

27% Take Out Loans
15.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Eastern Wyoming College, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $3,451 a year. That adds up to $13,804 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eastern Wyoming College is 15.2%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Eastern Wyoming College Undergraduate Student Diversity

506 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,430 undergraduate students at Eastern Wyoming College, with 506 being full-time and 924 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 506 full-time undergraduates at Eastern Wyoming College, 40% are male and 60% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Eastern Wyoming College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 50
White 398
International Students 32
Other Races/Ethnicities 15

Over 12 countries are represented at Eastern Wyoming College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Bahamas, Spain, and Serbia.

Online Learning at Eastern Wyoming College

151 Took All Classes Online
488 Took At Least One Class Online
1.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 488 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Eastern Wyoming College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 7th most popular in Wyoming for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Eastern Wyoming College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Eastern Wyoming College was 1.6%. This is the #1,649 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Eastern Wyoming College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Eastern Wyoming College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Criminal Justice & Corrections 17%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 17%

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%.

Eastern Wyoming College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Precision Metal Working 20 16 25 61
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 53 0 53
Cosmetology 7 13 6 26
Nursing 0 16 0 16
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 13 0 13
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 13 0 13
Business Administration & Management 0 8 0 8
General Social Sciences 0 8 0 8
Business Support & Assistant Services 6 0 0 6
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 6 0 6
Agricultural Production 2 0 2 4
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 4 0 4
Plant Sciences 0 2 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 0 2 0 2
Accounting 0 1 0 1
Communication & Media Studies 0 1 0 1
Wildlife Management 0 1 0 1
Other Agriculture 0 0 0 0
General Biology 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
Statistics 0 0 0 0
Precision Systems Maintenance 0 0 0 0
Economics 0 0 0 0
Human Services 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 35 157 33 225

References

*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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