Central Wyoming College

Riverton, Wyoming
  • Public
    2 year
  • 1,946
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:15
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 18%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $9,607
    Avg. Financial Aid
Central Wyoming College is a community college with associate's and bachelor's degrees serving Fremont, Hot Springs and Teton Counties. Our main campus is located in Riverton Wyoming and we have outreach centers in Lander, Jackson and Dubois, each designed to meet the needs of the community it serves. We are committed to helping our students achieve success. At CWC you can earn a degree that takes you straight into the workforce or that can transfer to the college or university of your choice. We are here to support your educational journey- that is why you'll find yourself surrounded by faculty and staff who care that you have a great college experience. We can't wait for you to earn a degree that you are passionate about!
Over 5,500 courses transfer into Central Wyoming College
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Founded 1966
Total Faculty 61
Full-Time Undergraduate 664
Part-Time Undergraduate 1,282
Application Acceptance Rate 100%
Transfer Students 349
Programs 135 Programs
Courses 1,152 Courses
Transfer Agreements 73 outgoing Transfer Agreements
Equivalencies 5,539 incoming Equivalencies
5,242 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $2,340
Out-of-State Tuition $5,490
Books and Supplies $800
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 11%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $4,760
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 45%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $4,847
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    When it comes to financial aid, everything starts with the FAFSA. CWC's school code is 005018. Priority deadline is April, 15. Fill out your scholarship application online using our scholarship portal and based on your answers you will see all the scholarships you are eligible to apply for. Scholarship applications are open from November to March and are due March 1.
  • Tuition and Fees:
    ESTIMATED COST OF ATTENDANCE 2023-2024 The following budget amounts are based on 15 credits 2023-2024 Figures In-State Tuition & Fees $2,340; total estimated cost of attendance $9,170

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
  • Percentage Accepted:
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  • Technical/Vocation Credit Accepted:
  • Credit For Life Experience:
    Central Wyoming College offers students several ways to earn Credit for Prior Learning: by professional certification, professional associations, portfolio assessment, and many forms of direct examination.

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
  • Official Transcripts:
    Please send your official high school or high school equivalency (GED/HISET) and college transcripts to records@cwc.edu or fax to 307-855-2092.
  • SAT Scores:
    None Required
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    None Required
  • Essay:
    None Required
  • Application Fee:
    None Required
  • Interview:
    None Required
  • Associates Degree Required:
    None Required
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

Information for Transfer Out Students

Virtual Tour

WELCOME TO CAMPUS 360 Use our Virtual 360 Tour to discover spaces on the main campus such as classrooms, laboratories, residence halls, and more! To navigate the virtual 360 tour: Look for the white circles with the white arrow to go to a particular part of campus or a building. Hover over the white circle/arrow to see the name of the room or building. Click and hold to drag your mouse or scroll with your finger to view the space in a 360 view!

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Central Wyoming College

2660 Peck Avenue
Riverton, Wyoming 82501
United States
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We deliver courses online, face-to-face, and in a virtual environment via zoom, and in various blended combinations.


Transfer Services Contact:
Rachel Hofer
Director of Admissions, Admissions
(307) 855-2022
Student Support Services Transfer Coach:
Alli Calvert
Academic and Support Services
(307) 855-2228

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

120 Enterprise Blvd.
Lander, WY 82520
(307 332-3394
240 S. Glenwood St #124
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 733-7425
308 W. Ramshorn
Dubois, WY 82513
(307) 455-2625
Alpine Science Institute
50 Field Station Rd
Lander, WY 82520
Last updated on 10/18/2023 by Central Wyoming College.