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So you're from Cheyenne, WY?

Fortunately for you, Cheyenne, WY offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Cheyenne College and University Demographics

There are a total of 77 degree and certificate programs offered at Cheyenne's 4 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from aesthetician/esthetician and skin care specialist to business administration, management and operations, other to pre-veterinary studies.

The top-ranked school in Cheyenne is Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture, with a nationwide rank of 74th in 2010. The school has approximately 38 students. Beauty is the most popular course of study at Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Cheyenne schools is $618 per year. In Cheyenne, tuition rates can vary from $2,472 per year to $2,472 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is Laramie County Community College, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Laramie County Community College.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Cheyenne colleges received an estimated $7,294,223 in financial aid. Of this aid, $7,232,481 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Laramie County Community College gave its students $5,132,728 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Cheyenne school.

Cheyenne Student Demographics

Cheyenne schools had an enrollment of 5,127 students in 2010. This is 14% of the total number of Wyoming college students. Laramie County Community College, with 4,905 students, had the highest number of students in Cheyenne, while University of Phoenix-Cheyenne Campus, with only 10 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Cheyenne colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 49%. The graduation rate for Cheyenne schools is approximately 32%. Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture has a graduation rate of 79%, which is the highest in amongst Cheyenne schools. The lowest graduation rate is 17% for Laramie County Community College.

Diversity

Approximately 60% of students enrolled in Cheyenne schools are female. 37% of Cheyenne college students are older than 24 years. For every 100 Cheyenne college students, 19 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. The Cheyenne school with the highest percentage of minority students was University of Phoenix-Cheyenne Campus, with 40% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Cheyenne Faculty Demographics

Cheyenne schools had 1,352 faculty members in 2010. 42% of faculty members at Cheyenne schools were female. 23% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

Cheyenne schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 6 in 2009. Central Wyoming College had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 4, which was the highest for all schools in Cheyenne.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
2 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
2 miles from location College America-Cheyenne Cheyenne WY 5.82814 n/a 174
0 miles from location Cheeks International Academy of Beauty Culture Cheyenne WY 25.9439 n/a 38
3 miles from location University of Phoenix-Cheyenne Campus Cheyenne WY 0.0959768 n/a 10
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Cheyenne, WY to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 1,240 $22,510 $25,000 -10.1%
2
Registered Nurses+ 1,080 $63,610 $67,720 40.3%
3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 850 $29,210 $32,000 25.0%
4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 670 $33,200 $35,340 -19.3%
5
General and Operations Managers+ 630 $86,160 $113,100 -21.3%
6
Office Clerks, General+ 610 $29,650 $28,240 52.5%
7
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 520 $29,690 $25,140 -8.8%
8
Accountants and Auditors+ 500 $56,270 $68,960 0.0%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 440 $34,460 $39,890 -4.3%
10
Carpenters+ 420 $41,390 $43,890 -23.6%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 420 $45,760 $50,770 -14.3%
12
Cooks, Restaurant+ 370 $20,180 $23,260 27.6%
13
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 340 $39,250 $45,860 -10.5%
14
Construction Laborers+ 310 $28,380 $33,590 19.2%
15
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 290 $56,680 $62,260 31.8%
16
Lawyers+ 260 $84,340 $129,440 44.4%
17
Managers, All Other+ 240 $89,150 $102,160 -29.4%
18
Medical Secretaries+ 240 $28,730 $31,820 41.2%
19
Electricians+ 240 $51,210 $51,810
20
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 230 $32,030 $38,200 35.3%
21
Security Guards+ 220 $31,550 $26,870 22.2%
22
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 200 $60,550 $55,970 122.2%
23
Paralegals and Legal Assistants+ 180 $39,970 $49,640 12.5%
24
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 180 $40,500 $41,360 5.9%
25
Cooks, Fast Food+ 180 $17,540 $18,540 -47.1%
26
Civil Engineers+ 180 $66,320 $82,280 -5.3%
27
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians+ 170 n/a $38,190 325.0%
28
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 160 $51,010 $55,620 6.7%
29
Construction and Building Inspectors+ 150 $47,950 $54,320
30
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health+ 150 $64,150 $67,810 87.5%
31
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists+ 140 $44,370 $42,250 180.0%
32
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 140 $45,430 $50,360 27.3%
33
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 130 $45,280 $33,300
34
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 120 $40,780 $44,860
35
Food Service Managers+ 120 $40,880 $52,220 71.4%
36
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 120 $45,090 $43,850 0.0%
37
Loan Officers+ 120 $56,860 $65,900
38
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 110 $23,980 $24,180 0.0%
39
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 110 $68,180 $93,670
40
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School+ 110 $53,280 $55,220
41
Financial Managers+ 110 $84,250 $116,970 57.1%
42
Software Developers, Applications+ 110 $61,980 $90,410
43
Dental Assistants+ 100 $30,620 $34,140 66.7%
44
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 100 $53,270 $60,160 25.0%
45
Architectural and Civil Drafters+ 100 $41,450 $48,740 150.0%
46
Helpers--Carpenters+ 100 $32,240 $26,890
47
Physical Therapists+ 100 $78,490 $77,990 150.0%
48
Pharmacy Technicians+ 100 $33,240 $29,330 100.0%
49
Medical Assistants+ 90 $25,960 $29,760 28.6%
50
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 90 $23,080 $26,510 -40.0%