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Study at Casper College

Casper College is a public community college located in Casper. 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 Course Topics. 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.

Profile of Casper CollegeStudents attend Casper College in Casper, WY, a small city. The school is a public institution. Casper College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The range of program offerings available from Casper College is especially impressive compared to its number of students. The school is known for its programs in music, drama and performing arts, education and teaching, and security and law enforcement.

Casper College Selectivity

Applicants to Casper College appreciate its open admissions policy.

Faculty
The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Casper College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 4, 192 students at Casper College .

Student Life
The school has a residential or campus feel. Casper College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans. The school reports its educational mission is:

"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, continuing education and basic skills education for the citizens of Casper, Natrona County, the State of Wyoming and the World. "

Casper College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts107general studies, speech and rhetoric, geography courses, English, foreign language and literature, political science, sociology, history, . . .
Education and Teaching79education, kindergarten/preschool teaching, teacher aide, physical education teaching, music teaching, social studies teaching, art education, industrial arts teaching
Security and Law Enforcement58fire-fighting, criminal justice and safety, security and protective services
Medical Support and Technology55radiographer, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, pre-pharmacy, medical lab tech, phlebotomy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine48registered nursing
Business and Management31business management, accounting technology, accounting, retail, MIS
Science29biology, geology, physics, chemistry
Production Trades26welding, machinist
Engineering Technician24electronics tech, drafting, water quality and recycling tech
Therapy and Counselling24substance abuse Counselling, psychology
Mechanics and Repair21diesel mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Agricultural Science and Management19agriculture, agricultural management
Family and Social Work16social work
Law11legal assistant, pre-law
Drama and Performing Arts10acting, theatre design, stagecraft, dance
Medical administration10medical transcription, health unit coordinator
Computer Science and Engineering9computer programming, computer networking, computer product certification
Medicine8pre-med, pre-dentistry, pre-veterinary, medical preparatory
Conservation and Resource Management7wildlife management, environmental science
Music7music performance, music
Construction Trades7construction
office and Administration7office data entry
Design6illustration
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6occupational therapist assistant, athletic trainer, nutrition sciences, rehabilitation
Mathematics5mathematics
Engineering5engineering
Fine Arts3fine arts
Photography and Commercial Art2photography
Animal Science and Care2animal science
Hospitality1hospitality management
Landscaping and Horticulture1range management
Art Studies1art studies
Transportation0commercial pilot and flight crew
Real Estate and Construction Management0construction management
Contact:

Casper College

125 College Dr

Casper, WY 82601-4699

General Phone: (307) 268-2110

http://www.caspercollege.edu

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