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Institutional Mission
With a mission of student success, Casper College provides educational opportunities to improve quality of life and sustainable community building and citizenship. The college is a premier public comprehensive two-year institution that provides academic transfer, vocational training, continuing education, and basic skills education for the citizens of Casper, Natrona County, the State of Wyoming, and the world.

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Helpful Phone Numbers

  • Academic Testing - 268-3850
  • Accounting and Financial Management - 268-2691
  • Athletic Office - 268-3000
  • Bookstore - 268-2202
  • Career Services - 268-2089
  • Early Childhood Learning Center (daycare) - 268-9866
  • English Center- 268-2585
  • Enrollment Services (Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar) - 268-2323
  • Housing/Student Activities - 268-2394
  • Library - 268-2269
  • Math Learning Center - 268-2865
  • Operator - 268-2100
  • Security - 268-2688
  • Student Wellness - 268-2267
  • Student Services - 268-2201
  • Student Success - 268-2089
  • Tate Geological Museum - 268-2447
  • T-Bird Ticket Office - 268-2630
  • Theatre Box Office - 268-2500
  • Werner Wildlife Museum - 235-2108
  • Writing Center - 268-2610
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Academics
101 Associate degree (two-year) programs
34 Certificate (one-year) programs
86% FTE** taught by masters/doctorate holders
Largest programs: general studies, elementary education, business administration, nursing, and fire science technology

Costs per year (2014-’15)
$2,592 Tuition/fees (resident)
$3,576 Tuition/fees (WUE-13 western states)
$6,576 Tuition/fees (nonresident)
$6,050 Housing/meals (double occ./19 meals wk.)
743 Hathaway Scholarship recipients (2011-’12)

Employees
152 Full-time faculty
108 Part-time/adjunct faculty (credit classes)
147 Support staff
65 Administrators/other professionals
14:1 Student to Faculty ratio
200 Student employees
$33.7 Annual payroll in millions

Students
57% Female
43% Male
23.75 Average age (full-time students, mean avg.)
27 Average age (all students, mean avg.)
5,796 Credit students (unduplicated headcount ’13-’14)
4,273 Credit students (headcount fall ’13)
3,428 Credit students (FTE** fall ’13)
3,198 Noncredit students (unduplicated headcount ‘13-’14)
494 Student housing capacity
23 Wyoming counties represented (all)
35 U.S. states represented
15 Foreign countries represented

Athletics
College Mascot Thunderbird
College Colors Red and white
Teams Rodeo, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s volleyball
24 Number of NJCAA regional championships

 

Campus
9/17/45 Opened at Natrona County High School
1955 Current campus dedicated
32 Number of buildings
200 Acreage of campus
Opened 2011-'12: Gateway Building, Residence Hall, Early Childhood Learning Center
Opened 2013-'14: Student Union and UW at Casper, Music Building, CC Ranch Campus
Opening 2014-'15: Campus Plaza

Transfer Opportunities
15 Universities offering advanced degrees on campus through university partnership programs
200+ Bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees offered on campus through university partnerships
355 Number of students attending the University of Wyoming/Casper College Center on campus (spring 2012)
#1 Casper College’s ranking among institutions sending the most transfer students to the University of Wyoming

Casper College Foundation
$934,000 Foundation scholarships and student assistance awarded (‘13-’14)
$7.4 million Institutional program support (‘13-’14) Foundation leadership (2012): President John Jorgensen, Vice President Mark Zaback, Executive Director Paulann Doane
17 board members

Economic Impact***
$146 million Additional annual income in Natrona County
economy due to Casper College
$5.9 million Additional income over graduate’s working career for every dollar invested in CC education
19.5% Annual rate of return Casper College students
receive on their educational investment
7 Years for students to recover all attendance costs, including wages foregone

* Unduplicated - ’13-’14
** Full Time Equivalent, 12 credits = 1 FTE

*** 2011, Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc.

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Board of Trustees
The seven elected members (2013-14) are President Charles Robertson, Vice President Susan D. Miller, Treasurer Roy Cohee, Secretary Scott Bennion, Kathy Dolan, Lauren Griffith, and Matthew Loucks.

Administration
The administration includes President Walter H. Nolte, V.P. for Student Services Kim Byrd, V.P. for Administrative Services Lynnde Colling, V.P. for Academic Affairs Tim Wright, Executive Dean of Continuing Education Laura Driscoll, Director of Information Technology Kent Brooks, and Director of Public Relations Richard Fujita.

Governance Bodies
The governance bodies at Casper College are College Council, Academic Council, Administrative Alliance, Executive Council, Faculty Senate, and Staff Alliance.

Advisory Committees
External business and industry leaders participate in 31 advisory boards for various academic disciplines and initiatives.

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  Driving Directions to Casper College

  • From Southwest
    Follow Hwy 220/CY Avenue turn right on Poplar Street, turn left on College Drive/25th Street, Follow College Drive until you see the Casper College Sign, turn right onto campus.

  • From South and East -
    Take Interstate 25 to Exit 185 (East Casper/Evansville), turn left onto Wyoming Blvd., following Wyoming Blvd. out of town until you come to the stoplight at Casper Mountain Road intersection, turn right. Follow the road until you reach the Campus Drive intersection, turn left.

  • From North
    Take Interstate 25 to Exit 188B (Poplar Street) and turn right onto Poplar Street. Follow Poplar Street until you reach the College Drive/25th Street Intersection. Turn left, follow College Drive until you see the Casper College Sign, turn right.

  • From West
    Follow Hwy 20/26 through Mills until you get to the Poplar intersection, turn right. Follow Poplar until you reach the College Drive/25th Street Intersection, turn left. Follow College Drive until you see the Casper College Sign, turn right.
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