2660 Peck Ave.
Riverton, WY 82501
Accrediting Agency:North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Central Wyoming College is a two-year community college in Riverton, Wyo. The school has off-campus sites in Jackson, Lander, Thermopolis, Dubois, and the Wind River Indian Reservation, and it also offers distance learning opportunities. Central Wyoming College caters to \ students looking to enter the workforce and those looking to continue their education at the baccalaureate level. It does this through career and technical programs, as well as academic transfer programs. The college is also a cultural center for the area thanks to its performing arts center. It’s also the home of Wyoming PBS, the state’s only public broadcasting station.
Central Wyoming College provides opportunities for students to upgrade their job skills, seek employment, or earn academic credit that can be transferred to a four-year university or college. The school’s associate degree programs and credentials come in a variety of technical and occupational areas, including agri-business, automotive, business management, culinary arts, education, health science, nursing, and photography. Several credit courses are also available online, including training courses for teachers. A variety of non-credit personal enrichment courses are also offered online. Course content and lectures may be delivered via video, telecourses aired on public access TV, or the Internet.
Central Wyoming College has been regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1976.
Admissions requirements will vary slightly depending on whether you’re a first-time, transfer, international, returning, or adult student, and whether you’re interested in earning a degree, taking a course, learning workforce skills, or Adult Basic Education. First-time students must submit their high school transcripts to the admissions office. Students must also submit recent ACT scores. Those without ACT scores will need to take the COMPASS placement test. Returning students do not need to take a placement test. Admission is open-enrollment, so students are accepted once their application has been submitted.