Eastern Wyoming College

Eastern Wyoming College

Easter Wyoming College, also referred to as the EWC, was established in 1948 in Torrington. A rural public community college committed to providing post-secondary education, EWC has a residential college campus which provides meal plans for students. The College caters to around 1500 students.

Eastern Wyoming College offers a variety of degree programs including those in Agriculture, Biology, Accounting, Computer Science, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Music, Mathematics and Education. This institution has provisions for pre-professional courses too, like, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Pharmacy, and Pre-Medicine, among others.

The EWC fields both men's and Women's sports team in sports such as basketball, volleyball, golf and rodeo. The college chose the Lancer as their mascot in 1968. Several students clubs and organizations operate in the college. Apart from the biology club block, and the art club, there are also athletics clubs like, the intercollegiate horse showing club, and others.

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Contacting Eastern Wyoming College

Eastern Wyoming College
3200 West C St
Torrington , WY 82240-1699
General Phone: (307) 532-8200

Eastern Wyoming College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts21foreign language and literature, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, economics, political science, sociology, history
Medical Support and Technology16veterinary assistant, pre-pharmacy
Beauty and Cosmetology16cosmetology, hair styling, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist
Education and Teaching13elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, agricultural teaching, business teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching
Production Trades12machine shop assistant, welding
Construction Trades9construction
Business and Management8business management, accounting
Agricultural Science and Management7agriculture, agricultural operations, agricultural economics, farm management
Office and Administration6office management, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Computer Science and Engineering5web design, computer networking, computer support
Security and Law Enforcement5criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, corrections administration
Therapy and Counseling2psychology
Medicine2pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, medical preparatory
Science1biology, environmental biology
Conservation and Resource Management1wildlife management
Landscaping and Horticulture1range management
Animal Science and Care1animal science
Media0communication studies
Family and Social Work0child care provider
Art Studies0art studies
Mathematics0mathematics, statistics

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree9948
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years218
Award of less than 1 academic year64

Eastern Wyoming College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Eastern Wyoming College had a total enrollment of 1,505 students (898 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 29%
18-19 21%
20-21 8%
22-24 7%
25-29 7%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 7%
50-64 9%
65+ 2%

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

(International Students)2%
South Dakota2%
New York1%

Eastern Wyoming College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 36 %

Eastern Wyoming College Room and Board (2007)

Eastern Wyoming College offers campus housing for 163 of its 898 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Torrington, 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 17 meals per week.

Eastern Wyoming College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,944
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,064
Room and board $ 5,478
Room charge $ 1,396
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,990
Books and supplies $ 992
Other expenses $ 2,904

Financial Aid:
Eastern Wyoming College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 392900)

Eastern Wyoming College Faculty

Eastern Wyoming College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*2*

*: 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
Instructoracademic year25$47,21017$50,607
All faculty totalacademic year25$47,21017$50,607

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

Eastern Wyoming College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports241741

Eastern Wyoming College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Economics
Agriculture, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General

Education And Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Landscaping And Horticulture
Range Science and Management

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General

Mathematics, General
Statistics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

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

Music, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Environmental Biology

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections Administration
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Eastern Wyoming College Highlights

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What Sets Eastern Wyoming College Apart:

% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 6%Eastern Wyoming College % of degrees in education and teaching
Number of students
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Top 6%Eastern Wyoming College Number of students
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Eastern Wyoming College Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Eastern Wyoming College % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Eastern Wyoming College Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 9%Eastern Wyoming College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in production trades
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Top 11%Eastern Wyoming College % of degrees in production trades
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Eastern Wyoming College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in agricultural science and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Eastern Wyoming College % of degrees in agricultural science and management
% students 40 years or older
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Top 18%Eastern Wyoming College % students 40 years or older
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 20%Eastern Wyoming College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

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 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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