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About Central Wyoming College

The Central Wyoming College campus is located in Riverton and has off-campus sites in Jackson, Lander, Dubois and the Wind River Indian Reservation. The college also delivers college coursework nationwide via a variety of distance delivery methods.

The college offers a wide variety of programs and services to students and businesses and community members of all ages. Programs include career-technical (applied) programs specifically for students looking to immediately enter the job market and academic transfer programs for students planning to continue on for bachelor and advanced degrees.

CWC's services reach far beyond providing educational programs. The college is the cultural center for the region. With one of the finest visual and performing arts centers in the region, CWC offers a full slate of cultural activities. Professional touring groups augments concerts, exhibits and theater productions by CWC visual and performing artists.

The college is also the home of Wyoming PBS, the state's only public broadcasting station.


Central Wyoming College Mission and Vision

The mission of Central Wyoming College is to enhance the quality of life through innovation and excellence in education.

The vision of Central Wyoming College is to provide lifelong learning opportunities beyond the boundaries of time and place.


  • Ensure academic excellence
  • Provide an environment for cultural, economic and lifelong enrichment.
  • Serve as a proactive community leader.
  • Use innovation to increase access to education.



  • Student Centered
  • Excellence
  • Learning
  • Mutual Respect and Civil Discourse
  • Diversity
  • Access
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Community Building


Consistent with its mission to value diversity and to treat all individuals with dignity and respect, Central Wyoming College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, or disability in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its educational program services or activities. The college makes reasonable accommodations to serve students with special needs and offers services to students who have the ability to benefit.
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