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Casper College

Casper College

Casper College is a public community college located in Casper, Wyoming. It was established in 1945 and today the college enrolls more than 4,000 students and employs over 200 faculty members. The campus is home to the Tate Geological Museum and the college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

Casper College's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams which participate in sports including basketball, rodeo, and volleyball and the college also has a cheerleading team. Many students of Casper College have gone on to become famous including Chris LeDoux, Country singer and rodeo cowboy; and Ron Franscell, author and journalist.

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Casper College
125 College Dr
Casper , WY 82601-4699
General Phone: (307) 268-2110
http://www.caspercollege.edu

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Casper College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts119women's studies, foreign language and literature, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, anthropology, economics, geography courses, international relations, ...
Security and Law Enforcement75criminal justice and safety, forensic science, fire-fighting, security and protective services
Education and Teaching71education, kindergarten/preschool teaching, art education, industrial arts teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, social studies teaching, teacher aide
Medical Support and Technology65health service and sciences, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, radiographer, medical lab tech, phlebotomy, pre-pharmacy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine40registered nursing
Business and Management35business management, accounting, accounting technology, MIS, retail
Mechanics and Repair23autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy22nutrition sciences, occupational therapist assistant, athletic trainer, rehabilitation
Engineering Technician20electronics tech, water quality and recycling tech, drafting
Production Trades18machinist, welding
Computer Science and Engineering17computer programming, computer product certification, computer networking
Science17biology, chemistry, geology, physics
Drama and Performing Arts16dance, theatre design, acting, stagecraft
Therapy and Counseling15psychology, substance abuse counseling
Family and Social Work14social work
Media14communication studies
Mathematics14mathematics, statistics courses
Agricultural Science and Management11agriculture, agricultural management
Engineering10engineering
Law7pre-law, legal assistant
Medicine7pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, medical preparatory
Construction Trades6construction
Conservation and Resource Management4environmental science, wildlife management
Fine Arts4fine arts
Medical Administration4health unit coordinator, medical transcription
Animal Science and Care3animal science
Office and Administration2office data entry
Music2music, music performance
Photography and Commercial Art1photography
Transportation1commercial pilot and flight crew
Design1graphic design
Real Estate and Construction Management0construction management
Hospitality0hospitality management
Landscaping and Horticulture0range management
Art Studies0art studies

Number of programs and degrees for Casper College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree55690
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9322
Award of less than 1 academic year91

Casper College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Casper College had a total enrollment of 4,192 students (2,723 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 94%
Black 1%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 23%
20-21 17%
22-24 13%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Wyoming86%
Colorado3%
Montana2%
South Dakota2%
Nebraska1%
(International Students)1%
Utah1%

Casper College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 36 %

Casper College Room and Board (2007)

Casper College offers campus housing for 456 of its 2,723 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Casper, Wyoming for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wyoming Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 20 meals per week.

Casper College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,752
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,872
Room and board $ 3,980
Room charge $ 1,870
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,110
Books and supplies $ 1,104
Other expenses $ 2,974

Financial Aid:
Casper College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 392800)

Casper College Faculty

Casper College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured6444
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2116
Non-tenured and not on tenure track68

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year5$70,3814$81,311
All faculty totalcalendar year5$70,3814$81,311

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year86$63,24464$60,463
All faculty totalacademic year86$63,24464$60,463

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Casper College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total394483
Baseball151530
All Other Sports242953

Casper College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agriculture, General

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Design
Graphic Design

Drama And Performing Arts
Acting
Dance, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Education, General
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education

Engineering
Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Hospitality
Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Range Science and Management

Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
Anthropology
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Geography, Other
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Women's Studies

Mathematics
Mathematics, General
Statistics, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Media
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Medicine
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music
Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Nutrition Sciences
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

Photography And Commercial Art
Photography

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Forensic Science and Technology
Security and Protective Services, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Transportation
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

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Casper College Highlights

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What Sets Casper College Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Casper College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in drama and performing arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Casper College % of degrees in drama and performing arts
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Casper College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Casper College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Casper College % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in music
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Casper College % of degrees in music
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Casper College Salaries of full-time faculty
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Casper College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Casper College Number of students
% of degrees in mathematics
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Casper College % of degrees in mathematics
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 20%Casper College % of degrees in security and law enforcement

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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