Sheridan College

Sheridan College

Sheridan College, also known as SC, is located in Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. It was established in 1948 and is under the Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD). The college district has other campuses located in Gilette Wyoming, Wright, Buffalo, and Kaycee. Students can choose from a wide variety of academic programs including agricultural science, mathematics, nursing, business administration, and hospitality management. Online learning is also offered for outstation students.

SC students participate in sports such as basketball, volleyball, rodeo, and soccer. The athletic teams of Sheridan College are nicknamed the Generals. SC has many student clubs and organizations including the Student Ambassadors, Phi Theta Kappa, Multicultural and Diversity Club, Chi Omega Pi, Hospitality Club, and Computer Club.

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Sheridan College
3059 S Coffeen Ave
Sheridan , WY 82801

Sheridan College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine67registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts62foreign language and literature, English, general studies, interdisciplinary studies, social services, history
Production Trades30machinist, welding, precision production
Mechanics and Repair23diesel mechanics
Medical Support and Technology21dental hygienist, pharmacy tech
Security and Law Enforcement19criminal justice and safety
Business and Management18business
Education and Teaching15elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, early childhood education, teacher aide
Therapy and Counseling14psychology, massage therapy
Engineering Technician11electrical/electronic tech, surveying tech, CAD and design, engineering technician
Agricultural Science and Management8agricultural management, agricultural technology, agricultural production, various agricutural courses
Science7biology, biological and physical sciences
Art Studies6art studies
Computer Science and Engineering3computer and info science, information science
Construction Trades2construction, building inspection and management
Office and Administration2administrative assistant
Hospitality1hospitality management
Landscaping and Horticulture1horticultural science
Cooking and Culinary Arts1chef training
Medical Administration1medical transcription
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical education

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree22639
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9014
Award of less than 1 academic year32

Sheridan College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sheridan College had a total enrollment of 3,277 students (1,974 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

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

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 18%
18-19 24%
20-21 12%
22-24 10%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 8%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

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

South Dakota2%
(International Students)1%

Sheridan College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 24 %

Sheridan College Room and Board (2007)

Sheridan College offers campus housing for 350 of its 1,974 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Sheridan, 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 19 meals per week.

Sheridan College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,220
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,340
Room and board $ 4,300
Room charge $ 2,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,100
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 2,948

Financial Aid:
Sheridan College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 393000)

Sheridan College Faculty

Sheridan 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
No academic rankcalendar year5$63,3362*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$63,3362*

*: 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 year35$54,86047$55,211
All faculty totalacademic year35$54,86047$55,211

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

Sheridan College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports055

Sheridan College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other
Construction Trades, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Horticultural Science

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Social Sciences, General

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Precision Production, Other
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Psychology, General

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Sheridan College Highlights

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What Sets Sheridan College Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Sheridan College Dorm rooms per full-time student
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Sheridan College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%Sheridan College % of degrees in production trades
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 12%Sheridan College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in art studies
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Sheridan College % of degrees in art studies
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 15%Sheridan College Number of degree programs
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Sheridan College Male % of student body
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Sheridan College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Sheridan College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
Number of students
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 20%Sheridan College Number of students

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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