Sheridan College: Narrative Description
SHERIDAN COLLEGE B-11
PO Box 1500
Sheridan, WY 82801-1500
Web Site: http://www.sheridan.edu/
State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Wyoming Community College Commission. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1948. Setting: 124-acre small town campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $3962 per student. Total enrollment: 2,761. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. Full-time: 1,012 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 1,749 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 31 states and territories, 3 other countries, 9% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.5% international, 38% 25 or older, 20% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Western Wyoming Community College.
Open admission except for dental hygiene, nursing programs. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Required for some: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1368 full-time, $57 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4104 full-time, $171 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $480 full-time, $20 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to reciprocity agreements. College room and board: $3840. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, Phi Theta Kappa, Art Club, Nursing Club, Police Science Club. Major annual events: Homecoming, Campus Craze, Christmas Dance. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols, controlled dormitory access, night patrols by certified officers. 260 college housing spaces available; 200 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Griffith Memorial Library plus 1 other with 46,589 books, 52,511 microform titles, 545 serials, 17,122 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $433,040. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
The town of Sheridan is located in northeastern Wyoming at the foot of the scenic Big Horn Mountains. The Big Horns rise to 13,165 feet above Sheridan's 3,745-foot elevation and provide year-round opportunities for outdoor recreation from wilderness hiking to rock climbing, skiing, camping, hunting and fishing. With a population of about 16,000, Sheridan retains an atmosphere of small-town friendliness while offering its citizens many fine services. The YMCA, Sheridan Recreation District, and other organizations provide activities for all ages. The community also supports a number of high-quality programs for the visual and performing arts.
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