Western Wyoming Community College Overview
Located in Rock Springs, Wyoming, Western Wyoming Community College is a public institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Rock Springs draws many to the area.
What Is Western Wyoming Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at WWCC.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Western Wyoming Community 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 WWCC.
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Where Is Western Wyoming Community College?
Contact details for WWCC are given below.
|Address:||2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, WY 82901|
How Do I Get Into WWCC?
You can apply to WWCC online at: https://wwccwy.elluciancrmrecruit.com/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx
Can I Afford Western Wyoming Community 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 WWCC, approximately 24% of students took out student loans averaging $3,518 a year. That adds up to $14,072 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at WWCC is 18.9%. 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.
Western Wyoming Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,005 full-time undergraduates at WWCC, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Western Wyoming Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||30|
|Hispanic or Latino||180|
Over 24 countries are represented at WWCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, United Kingdom, and Rwanda.
Online Learning at Western Wyoming Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at WWCC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 5th 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 WWCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Western Wyoming Community College was 3.9%. This is the #1,750 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at WWCC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of WWCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||44%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||38%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||63%|
|Visual & Performing Arts||15%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at WWCC 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 WWCC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer Software & Applications||#47|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#105|
|Communication & Journalism||#120|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#308|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#325|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#366|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#408|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#408|
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%.
Western Wyoming Community 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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