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Northern Wyoming Community College District Overview

Northern Wyoming Community College District is a public institution situated in Sheridan, Wyoming. The surrounding location of Sheridan is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

What Is Northern Wyoming Community College District Known For?

773 Undergraduate Awards
  • The student loan default rate at Northern Wyoming Community College District is 4%, 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.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Northern Wyoming Community College District.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Northern Wyoming Community College District Rankings

Northern Wyoming Community College District landed the #337 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. Northern Wyoming Community College District also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Wyoming ranking.

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.

Northern Wyoming Community College District has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#48 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Other Precision Production Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Other Precision Production Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Electronics Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Precision Metal Working Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Northern Wyoming Community College District?

Location of Northern Wyoming Community College District

Contact details for Northern Wyoming Community College District are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 Whitney Way, Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307-675-0505
Website: www.sheridan.edu

How Do I Get Into Northern Wyoming Community College District?

You can apply to Northern Wyoming Community College District online at: www.sheridan.edu/admissions/degree

Since Northern Wyoming Community College District has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Northern Wyoming Community College District?

26% Take Out Loans
4.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Northern Wyoming Community College District, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $4,361 a year. That adds up to $17,444 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Northern Wyoming Community College District is 4.5%. 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.

Northern Wyoming Community College District Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,517 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,347 undergraduate students at Northern Wyoming Community College District, with 1,517 being full-time and 2,830 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Northern Wyoming Community College District

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,517 full-time undergraduates at Northern Wyoming Community College District, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Northern Wyoming Community College District

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northern Wyoming Community College District students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Northern Wyoming Community College District Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 11
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 123
White 1,233
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 103

Over 27 countries are represented at Northern Wyoming Community College District. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Kenya, and Australia.

Online Learning at Northern Wyoming Community College District

286 Took All Classes Online
1,064 Took At Least One Class Online
31.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,064 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 2nd 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 Northern Wyoming Community College District

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northern Wyoming Community College District was 31.2%. This is the #675 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Northern Wyoming Community College District regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer & Information Sciences 65%
Computer Information Systems 80%
Information Technology 92%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 13%
Liberal Arts General Studies 13%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Northern Wyoming Community College District 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 Northern Wyoming Community College District.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Engineering-Related Technologies #1
Biological & Physical Science #3
Information Science #8
General Social Sciences #8
History #9
History #9
Mental & Social Health Services #9
General English Literature #10
English Language & Literature #20
Engineering Technologies #23
Information Technology #24
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #28
Social Sciences #29
General Business/Commerce #32
Computer Information Systems #34
Computer & Information Sciences #66
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #75
Liberal Arts General Studies #75
Health Professions #196
Business, Management & Marketing #229

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%.

Northern Wyoming Community College District Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 130 0 130
Nursing 0 60 0 60
Precision Metal Working 0 22 37 59
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 56 56
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 23 30 53
Health Sciences & Services 0 50 0 50
General Business/Commerce 0 41 2 43
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 15 18 33
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1 31 0 32
Dental Support Services 0 24 0 24
Culinary Arts 0 14 9 23
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 17 0 17
General Psychology 0 16 0 16
Music 8 8 0 16
Information Technology 0 4 9 13
General Biology 0 11 0 11
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 10 0 0 10
Human Services 0 10 0 10
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 9 0 0 9
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 8 0 8
Building Management & Inspection 0 3 5 8
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 4 4 8
Health & Physical Education 0 7 1 8
Fine & Studio Arts 0 8 0 8
General Agriculture 0 7 0 7
General Engineering 0 7 0 7
Mathematics 0 6 0 6
Computer Information Systems 0 5 0 5
Biological & Physical Science 0 5 0 5
General Social Sciences 0 5 0 5
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 4 4
Other Precision Production 0 4 0 4
Animal Science 0 3 0 3
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 3 3
Hospitality Management 1 2 0 3
History 0 3 0 3
Plant Sciences 0 2 0 2
Information Science 0 2 0 2
Carpentry 2 0 0 2
General English Literature 0 2 0 2
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 2 2
Animal Services 1 0 0 1
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1 0 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 0 1 0 1
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0 0
Mining & Petroleum Technology 0 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 33 560 180 773

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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