School and Ranking Information
Only two schools offer degrees in graphic design and multimedia in the Cheyenne area. Based on tuition costs, facilities, and the student-to-faculty ratio, the following school is the top pick for graphic design in the region.
- Winner: Found in the state capital of Cheyenne, Laramie County Community College serves the region with two campuses and two outreach centers. It provides on-campus living and is known for its leading-edge technology facilities. Those interested in graphic design and multimedia will find both associate's degree and certificate programs in those specialties.
School Info Chart
|Category||Laramie County Community College|
|School Type||2-year; public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $2,736 (in-state); $6,528 (out-of-state)*|
|Web Design and Multimedia Degrees Offered||Certificate, Associate's|
|Web Design and Multimedia Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||11*|
|Most Popular Web Design and Multimedia Program Level in 2013||Certificate*|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2010 Entering Class||14%*|
|Noteworthy||Students have served internships at the Associated Press, Wyoming Department of Homeland Security, and the Bureau of Land Management, among others**|
Sources: *NCES College Navigator, **Laramie County Community College
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Laramie County Community College
- Students can help produce the college's award-winning newspaper and literary-arts magazine
- The college provides opportunities for internships with local media organizations and government agencies
- Students have access to two well-equipped labs for coursework and personal use
Laramie County Community College (LCCC), which opened in 1968, serves around 5,000 students annually with a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1. The Arts and Humanities Division features a program in mass media, focusing on multimedia, while web design education is provided through the computer information systems program of the Business, Ag and Computer Technology Division.
Starting with an introduction to computer information systems, the certificate in web design program gives students a framework within which to learn web design. From there, courses advance to web page creation and other web development tools.
The Associate of Arts in Mass Media: Multimedia program covers print, broadcast and multimedia topics. Students are encouraged to gain experience with a variety of technologies in order to increase their employability. Topics include basic through advanced desktop publishing, 3-D animation, computer graphics and digital photography.