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37 Colleges
25,159 Yearly Graduations
$42,251 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$30,268 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly graduations, Idaho is ranked #42 in the country with 25,159 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $10,563 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $16,102 a year.

An estimated 62% of college students in Idaho take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,567 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7,044 Yearly Degrees

There are 17,230 full-time undergraduates at BYU - I, and 51,881 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 26% of students at BYU - I take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,673 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,100 during the early-career years.

#2

Boise State University

Boise, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
5,113 Yearly Degrees
$7,110 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Boise State University is 24,121, of which 12,477 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at Boise State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,337 a year. Boise State has a 6.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,000 during the early-career years.

#3

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
2,626 Yearly Degrees
$7,754 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 7,166 full-time undergraduates at Idaho, and 12,072 students altogether. For undergraduates at Idaho, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 73% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

52% of Idaho students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,731 a year. Idaho has a 5.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Idaho is $31,800.

#4

Idaho State University

Pocatello, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
2,614 Yearly Degrees
$7,982 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 6,279 full-time undergraduates at ISU, and 12,493 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,469 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,700 during the early-career years.

#5

College of Western Idaho

Nampa, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
1,800 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at College of Western Idaho is 10,303, of which 2,973 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at CWI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,044 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#6

North Idaho College

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
1,359 Yearly Degrees

There are 2,131 full-time undergraduates at NIC, and 5,390 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

36% of NIC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,840 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NIC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

College of Southern Idaho

Twin Falls, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
1,119 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at College of Southern Idaho is 6,876, of which 1,929 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

15% of College of Southern Idaho students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,468 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from College of Southern Idaho with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Lewis - Clark State College

Lewiston, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
988 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Lewis - Clark State College is 3,746, of which 2,215 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Lewis - Clark State College is 4.6 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

53% of Lewis - Clark State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,168 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lewis - Clark State College is $30,800.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
614 Yearly Degrees
$10,464 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 1,125 full-time undergraduates at NNU, and 2,168 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 73%. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at NNU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,433 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,800 during the early-career years.

#10

Carrington College-Boise

Boise, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
266 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Carrington College-Boise is 429, of which 356 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 44% of students who apply get accepted. Around 10% of accepted students are men, and 90% are women.

31% of Apollo College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,397 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Apollo College is $27,300.

#11

College of Eastern Idaho

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
255 Yearly Degrees

There are 791 students at EITC in total, 347 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

28% of EITC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,829 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,800 during the early-career years.

#12

The College of Idaho

Caldwell, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
201 Yearly Degrees
$18,340 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 954 students at C of I in total, 896 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at C of I take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,230 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from C of I with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees

There are 191 full-time undergraduates at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology, and 221 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology is 89%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

81% of Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,726 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School-Boise is 229, of which 211 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,278 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Paul Mitchell the School-Boise is $17,800.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

There are 132 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School-Rexburg, and 132 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,172 a year. Paul Mitchell the School-Rexburg has a 7.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $13,600 during the early-career years.

#16

Austin Kade Academy

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
95 Yearly Degrees

There are 115 full-time undergraduates at Austin Kade Academy, and 115 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,214 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#17

Milan Institute-Nampa

Nampa, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
79 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Milan Institute-Nampa is 99, of which 99 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 76% of students at Milan Institute-Nampa take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,637 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Milan Institute-Nampa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $16,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees

There are 71 full-time undergraduates at The Salon Professional Academy, and 71 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,302 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $13,900 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
62 Yearly Degrees

There are 92 students at Paul Mitchell the School-Nampa in total, 92 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 81% of students at Paul Mitchell the School-Nampa take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,960 a year. Paul Mitchell the School-Nampa has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#20

Aveda Institute-Twin Falls

Twin Falls, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Aveda Institute-Twin Falls is 66, of which 54 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Roughly 83% of students at Aveda Institute-Twin Falls take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,950 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#21

Stevens - Henager College

Boise, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
46 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Stevens - Henager College is 259, of which 259 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Stevens - Henager, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

95% of Stevens - Henager students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $12,834 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,200 during the early-career years.

#22

Boise Barber College

Boise, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees

There are 53 students at Boise Barber College in total, 53 of which are full-time undergraduates. Boise Barber College has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 72% of students at Boise Barber College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,941 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

#23

Aveda Institute-Boise

Boise, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees

There are 62 students at Aveda Institute-Boise in total, 43 of which are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Aveda Institute-Boise. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Roughly 67% of students at Aveda Institute-Boise take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,638 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees

#25

Boise Bible College

Boise, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees

There are 130 students at Boise Bible College in total, 111 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Boise Bible College undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

41% of Boise Bible College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,292 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Boise Bible College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Idaho Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Stevens - Henager College 29
26 Evans Hairstyling College-Rexburg 29
28 College of Massage Therapy 22
28 Toni-&-Guy-Hairdressing-Academy-Idaho 22
30 Mr Leon’s School of Hair Design-Lewiston 19
31 Elevate Salon Institute-Chubbuck 17
31 Headmasters School of Hair Design 17
31 Academy di Firenze 17
34 Cosmetology School of Arts and Science LLC 16
35 D & L Academy of Hair Design 15
36 Mr Leon’s School of Hair Design-Moscow 11
37 Idaho-College-Of-Osteopathic-Medicine 0

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