Casper College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,520
2022 Average Net Price
$8,451
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.94%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,354
42.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
41.6%
229 Graduates

About

Casper College is a higher education institution located in Natrona County, WY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Casper College were General Studies (99 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (48 degrees), and General Health Services (31 degrees).

In 2022, 796 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Casper College. 63.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (646 degrees), 10.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Casper College is $2,520, which is $−5,592 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Casper College is $2,520, which is $−5,592 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,451.

In 2022, 55% of undergraduate students attending Casper College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 14% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,520
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Casper College was $2,520. The cost of tuition at Casper College is $−5,592 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,451
2022 Value
4.35%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Casper College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,451. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Casper College grew by 4.35%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,650
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Casper College was of $7,650 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.77% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.33% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
14%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Casper College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 31% with respect to 2021, when 42% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.94%
2019 Default Rate
17
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Casper College was 3.94%, which represents 17 out of the 431 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Casper College had a total enrollment of 3,354 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Casper College is 1,426 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,928. This means that 42.5% of students enrolled at Casper College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Casper College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.2% White, 9.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.07% Two or More Races, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.22% Black or African American, 0.894% Asian, and 0.268% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Casper College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (45.4%), followed by White Male (30.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.68%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Casper College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,354 students. The full-time enrollment at Casper College is 1,426 and the part-time enrollment is 1,928. This means that 42.5% of students enrolled at Casper College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Casper College was 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Casper College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,623 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    319 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    103 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Casper College is 78.2% White, 9.51% Hispanic or Latino, 3.07% Two or More Races, 1.25% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.22% Black or African American, 0.894% Asian, and 0.268% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 130 students (3.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 214 more women than men received degrees from Casper College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Casper College is white (646 degrees awarded). There were 10.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Casper College is General Studies (99 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (48 degrees) and General Health Services (31 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Casper College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (34 degrees awarded), Protective Services (67 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (13 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Casper College are Registered nurses (1,411,658 people), Medical & health services managers (160,420 people), Other managers (151,834 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (142,378 people), and Pharmacists (136,140 people).

The most specialized majors at Casper College in 2022 are Precision Production (34 degrees awarded), Protective Services (67 degrees), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (32 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Casper College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Casper College are Precision Production (34 degrees awarded), Protective Services (67 degrees), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (32 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Casper College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,533,751 people), Elementary & secondary schools (355,951 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (342,518 people), Outpatient care centers (257,611 people), and Offices of physicians (212,606 people).

The most specialized majors at Casper College are Precision Production (34 degrees awarded), Protective Services (67 degrees), Language & Linguistics (13 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (32 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Casper College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 99 degrees awarded
  2. 48 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Casper College was General Studies with 99 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

291
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
505
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 291 degrees were awarded to men at Casper College, which is 0.576 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (505).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Casper College in Fire Science & Fire-Fighting, which is 5.22 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 66 degrees were awarded to men at Casper College in General Studies, which is 2 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 26% of students graduating from Casper College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Casper College is Male and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 7.42% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    646 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Casper College is white (646 degrees awarded). There were 10.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (59 degrees).

3.14% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    414 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    232 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Casper College is white female (414 degrees awarded). There were 1.78 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (232 degrees).

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Operations

Casper College has an endowment valued at nearly $38.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−8%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Casper College had a total salary expenditure of 57.6M. Casper College employs 121 Instructors. Most academics at Casper College are Male Instructor (63), and Female Instructor (58).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Casper College are: Service, with 41 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 41 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

Endowment

$38.3M
2022 Endowment
9.21%
decline from 2021

Casper College has an endowment valued at about $38.3M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Casper College declined 9.21% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.1M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.41M - Federal
  2. $574k - State
  3. $302k - Local

As of 2022, Casper College received $2.41M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $574k from state grants and contracts, and $302k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$22.1M
2022 Salaries
2.29%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Casper College paid a median of $22.1M in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($57.6M) and a 2.29% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.85M
Instructional Salaries
121
Number of Employees

In 2022, Casper College paid a total of $7.85M to 121 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
121 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Casper College was Instructor with 121 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Casper College were Service with 41 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 41 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 38 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Casper College was Male Instructor with 63 employees, and Female Instructor with 58 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Casper College.

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