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Western Wyoming Community College

Rock Springs, WY 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate48%
Acceptance Rate48%

Western Admissions

Check in with Western Wyoming Community College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Western Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Western's admissions stats.

Western 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 72%
Waitlist No

Western Wyoming Community College Application Deadlines

Check with Western Wyoming Community College directly for more info on application deadlines.

Want to Apply Early to Western?

Western Wyoming Community College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Western directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Western Wyoming Community College Admissions

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Western?

Getting into Western is not competitive. Western has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Western accepted 48% of all applicants, approximately 569 from the 1,197 applicants.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Western, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Transferring to Western Wyoming Community College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Western

Western has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Western?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out. Curious about the factors that are considered by Western during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Western for more information on admission factors.

Western 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Western, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Western's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Western?

Students admitted to Western have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Western does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Western does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not. 72% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

To be most competitive at Western, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Western's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Western students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Western Wyoming Community College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Western. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Western during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Western Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Western?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Western.

Does Western accept transfer credits?

✅ Western accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Western accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Western?

✅ Western is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Western's acceptance rate?

✅ Western has an acceptance rate of 48%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Western?

🟨 Western may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Western Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into Western? Western is a open admission institution. The Western acceptance rate is 48%. This means that the institution accepts 47 out of every 100 applicants.


Western Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Western is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Western is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Western ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above


17 to 23


17 and Less


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Western SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Western GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Western, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.1. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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Campus Setting

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