How to Apply

Welcome to Western Wyoming Community College! Western is the perfect college choice for international students seeking a rewarding and exciting educational experience in the United States. Here is all of the information needed in order to help you complete the admissions process and begin your successful college career as a Mustang at Western Wyoming Community College!

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HOW TO APPLY

Step 1. Complete the International Student Application.

Step 2. Pay the non-refundable $100 application in order to start the process for being accepted for admissions. The college accepts checks, bank drafts, and credit card payments. Make checks payable to Western Wyoming Community College. The admissions deadlines for each semester are listed below.   

    Semester                 Approximate Session              Application Deadline
        Fall                             August-December                              June 15
      Spring                               January-May                               November 1       


Step 3. Submit the following required documents in order to complete your acceptance for admissions.  

Required Documents:

  • Photocopy of the passport page which lists the student's full name.
  • Financial Guarantor Form
  • Bank Statement in English showing available balance of at least $20,000 USD. (This is an estimated amount and costs are subject to change)
  • Student Health Statement
  • Proof of International Medical Coverage
  • Proof of Inoculation including (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Meningitis)
  • Official High School and College Transcript, if applicable, must be provided. Attested copies are accepted. If transcripts are not in English, a translated, certified version must be submitted from reputable translation company.
  • English Equivalency Test Scores
  • $150 Housing Application Fee ($25 is non-refundable as a processing fee)

Contact Kurtis Wilkinson, the Director of Admissions & Recruitment, at kwilkinson@westernwyoming.edu to be emailed the checklist of required documents, financial guarantor form, and student health statement. 

Financial Support Documentation
You must provide a United States or international bank statement showing that your parents or sponsors have a minimum of $20,000 U.S. dollars, which covers a nine-month academic year. This is an estimated cost and is subject to change when costs are updated for the upcoming year. 

  • Tuition/Required Fees
  • Books/Supplies
  • Housing/Meal Plan
  • Medical Insurance
  • Living Expenses

Evidence in Proficiency in the English Language (TOEFL)
Documentation of English ability is required for all non-U.S. citizens except native English speakers from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, or Non-French speaking Canada.

Students must have a minimum score for the following tests in order to attend Western Wyoming Community College.

TOEFL 500 Regular/173 Computer/61 IBT

STEP Eiken Grade 2A 

IELTS 4

Please be advised that all students are required to take an English writing test once you arrive to Western Wyoming. If Western assessment test scores are below English composition level, mandatory placement in lower English classes must be pursued. You will learn more about this at New Student Orientation at a later date. 

Medical Insurance:
It is required that all international students purchase the medical insurance that is provided through the college. If international students have additional coverage, they can have double coverage, but regardless, the insurance provided through Western is required to be purchased.

Transfer Students:
If you are currently attending a school in the United States, you must submit, in addition to the above documents, copies of your I-20 form, current Visa, Passport, and a copy of your I-94 page. Please notify your current school of your transfer status.

Scan and Email or Mail All Completed Documentation:
You can scan and email all of your required documents, as long as they are legible, to kwilkinson@westernwyoming.edu.
Please obtain a tracking number from your post office for your records. Mailing Address:

ATTN: Admissions
Western Wyoming Community College
2500 College Drive 
Rock Springs, WY 82901

After You Complete the Application Process:
After we have received all of the application documents required we will review your application. Students who are accepted will be sent an I-20 form and an official acceptance packet.

The I-20 form is the immigration document you will need when you apply for a student visa at your local U.S. Embassy or Consulate. The acceptance letter and other materials will give you detailed instructions on what you need to do to complete your enrollment. Also read more on the I-20 form and Visa Status Information tab. We encourage you to check Citizenship and Immigration Services for more information about the forms you will need to complete. 

Step 3: Complete the Payment Process. Pay the following at least one week prior to classes starting:

Estimated Total Semester and Yearly Costs of Attendance: (Costs are subject to change year to year)

International Student Estimated Budget 2020-2021
  Fall Spring YTD Total
Tuition & Required Fees*  $4,284  $4,284.00  $  8,568.00
Books/Supplies  $1,600.00  $1,600.00  $  3,200.00
Housing  $1,386.00  $1,386.00  $  2,772.00
Meal Plan  $1,485.00  $1,485.00  $  2,970.00
Pre-Semester Meal Plan  $   150.00  $   150.00  $     300.00
Insurance  $   842.00  $   842.00  $  1,684.00
   $9,747.00  $9,747.00  $19,494.00

 

Step 4: Attend the mandatory New Student Orientation. Some of the topics that will be covered are:

  • Western Wyoming Student Rights and Responsibilities
  • Campus Life
  • Academic Advising Information
  • International Student Requirements
  • International Student Club

Students who have not yet provided a copy of your Passport, Visa, I-94 Page, and proof of Health Insurance will be asked to do so at Orientation. Failure to provide the Student Engagement Office with these copies will result in a hold placed on your student account.

Western Wyoming encourages international students to contact the United States Department of State Education USA advising center in their home country for assistance. 

As a student of Western Wyoming Community College, you can choose from more than 50 degrees and certificates that will prepare you for an Associates (2 year) Degree or to transfer to a four-year university after completing your degree from Western. 

WHY CHOOSE WESTERN WYOMING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Western Wyoming Community College welcomes students from all over the world to our campus, the most diverse campus in Wyoming. We are proud of our commitment to diversity and our international student population representing more than 20 nations. 

 For More Information

If you have any further questions please contact our Admissions Office at admissions@westernwyoming.edu or call 307-382-1677.

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