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GEAR UP Wyoming at Casper College

  • GEAR UP Wyoming at Casper College
  • 125 College Drive
    Strausner Center, Room 103
  • Casper, WY 82601
  • (307) 268-3036

Program Description

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs - GEAR UP, for short - is a statewide program that serves 2,000 seventh through 12th grade income-eligible students every year. Wyoming's seven community colleges provide services to these students and encourage them to not only complete high school, but to enter and succeed at a post secondary institution. The GEAR UP Wyoming program also supports students through their first year of college.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Other
  • Parent/family services
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 2000
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Casper College
  • Central Wyoming College
  • Eastern Wyoming College
  • Laramie County Community College
  • University of Wyoming