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Western Wyoming Community College

Rock Springs, WY

At A Glance

Main Address

2500 College Dr

Rock Springs, WY 82901-5802

www.westernwyoming.edu

Admission Office

2500 College Drive

Rock Springs, WY 82901-5802

(307) 382-1648

Fax : (307) 382-1636

admissions@westernwyoming.edu

Contact : Kurtis Wilkinson

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Small

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Code: 4957

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 2,852

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 448

In-State Tuition : $3,336.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $8,088.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Apr 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 10 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General A
Ecology A
Wildlife Biology A

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Business Administration and Management, General A
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry A C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science A
Computer and Information Sciences, General A
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General C
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician A C
Information Science/Studies A
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design C
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster C
Word Processing C

Construction Trades
Electrician C

Education
Education, General A
Elementary Education and Teaching A
Secondary Education and Teaching A
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A

Engineering
Engineering, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Instrumentation Technology/Technician A C
Mining Technology/Technician A C

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General A

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General C
Spanish Language and Literature A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training A C
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary A C
Medical/Clinical Assistant A
Pre-Dentistry Studies A
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies A
Pre-Nursing Studies A
Pre-Pharmacy Studies A
Pre-Veterinary Studies A

History
History, General A

Legal Professions & Studies
Pre-Law Studies A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A
Humanities/Humanistic Studies C

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician A C
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician A C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair Technology/Technician, General A C
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician A C
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician A C
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology/Technician A C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies A
Natural Resources/Conservation, General A
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management A
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology A C

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General A
Geology/Earth Science, General A

Precision Production
Welding Technology/Welder A C

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration A

Social Sciences
Anthropology A
Criminology A
International Relations and Affairs A
Political Science and Government, General A
Social Sciences, General A
Sociology A

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics A
Dance, General A
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Music, General A
Technical Theater/Theater Design and Technology A C
Visual and Performing Arts, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

External Degree Program

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

900 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : dinosaur museum, natural history museum, wildlife exhibit, fully functioning closed-loop well site simulator, exercise science and wellness building, compression technology building, high desert outdoor walking path, aquatic center

Geographic Location : 180 miles from Salt Lake City, UT

Large Town

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 2,852

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 448

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,537

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 24

Full time students average age : 22

In state students : 93.0%

Out of state students : 7.0%

Part Time students : 36.0%

Percentage of males : 42.0%

Percentage of females : 58.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 16.0%

White : 74.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 3.0%

Housing Policies

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $150.00

Housing deposit is partially refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Mustangs

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cheerleading

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Softball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Wrestling

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

State high school equivalency certificate

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Admissions to nursing program based on academic performance, pre-entrance exam and prerequisite course completion.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Advanced Placement credit is awarded in select courses as reviewed by WWCC faculty for scores of 3 or better. Elective or equivalent credit is awarded.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

3

Science Lab

0

1

Social Studies

0

2

Foreign Language

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 3.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 80.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Biology

4

4

BIOL 1010

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 2200

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MATH 2200, MATH 2205

All

Chemistry

4

4

CHEM 1020

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

Computer Science A

4

4

COSC 1010

All

English Language and Composition

4

3

ENGL 1010

All

English Literature and Composition

4

3

ENGL 1010

All

European History

3

3

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

4

FREN 1010

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 1010

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 1020

All

Music Theory

3

4

MUSC 1030 or THEA 1030 & MUSC 1035 or THEA 1035

All

Physics B

3

4

PHYS 1110

All

Psychology

4

4

PSYC 1000

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

4

SPAN 1010

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

--

All

World History: Modern

4

3

HIST 1310 HIST 1320

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

65

3

Biology

50

4

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

5

Chemistry

50

4

College Algebra

50

4

College Composition

50

3

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

3

English Literature

50

3

French I

50

4

French II

55

8

German I

50

4

German II

55

8

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

4

Introductory Psychology

50

4

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

51

4

Spanish II

56

8

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 75.0%

% of loans / jobs : 25.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Apr 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Nicole Castillon

Financial aid office phone : (307) 382-1643

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Other: WWC Foundation Aid Application (if interested)

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $99.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $297.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Art

Athletics

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$3,336.00

$3,336.00

$3,336.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$8,088.00

$8,088.00

$8,088.00

Room and board:

$6,980.00

$14,841.00

$3,040.00

Books and supplies:

$1,600.00

$1,600.00

$1,600.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,120.00

$2,251.00

$2,251.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$14,236.00

$23,228.00

$11,427.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$18,988.00

$27,980.00

$16,179.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Basketball

Available

Available

Cheerleading

Available

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

Wrestling

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 1

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 50

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 50

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

High School Transcript

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 1,410

Transfers admitted percentage: 64.0%

Transfers admitted: 905

Transfers enrolled percentage: 12.0%

Transfers enrolled: 172

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $100.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $8,088.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $6,980.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $14,841.00

Additional estimated expenses: $1,000.00

Costs per credit hour: $297.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser