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37 Colleges
25,159 Yearly Graduations
$44,246 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,857 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 25,159 students received a degree from a college in Idaho, making it rank #42 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Idaho is $11,061 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $16,642 a year.

About 63% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,714 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7,044 Yearly Degrees
$4,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Brigham Young University - Idaho is 44,481, which includes 18,832 full-time undergraduates. It takes the average BYU - I undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,943 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from BYU - I with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Boise State University

Boise, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
5,113 Yearly Degrees
$8,068 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 20,763 undergraduates at Boise State, of which 12,973 are full-time, and there are 24,069 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 42% of students at Boise State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,233 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.5% which is much lower than the average 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
$8,304 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,791 students at U of I in total, 8,366 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,323 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at U of I is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 74%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,681 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,800 during the early-career years.

#4

Idaho State University

Pocatello, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
2,614 Yearly Degrees
$7,872 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,575 undergraduates at ISU, of which 5,617 are full-time, and there are 11,766 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,105 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ISU is $30,700.

#5

College of Western Idaho

Nampa, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
1,800 Yearly Degrees
$4,336 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at College of Western Idaho is 10,200, which includes 2,895 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,552 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% 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
$4,960 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,790 full-time undergraduates at NIC, and 4,737 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

32% of NIC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,148 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NIC is $25,600.

#7

College of Southern Idaho

Twin Falls, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
1,119 Yearly Degrees
$4,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,321 students at College of Southern Idaho in total, 1,840 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 16% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,576 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,100 during the early-career years.

#8

Lewis - Clark State College

Lewiston, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
988 Yearly Degrees
$6,982 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Lewis - Clark State College is 3,856, which includes 2,161 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Lewis - Clark State College, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

54% of Lewis - Clark State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,282 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
614 Yearly Degrees
$32,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,389 undergraduates at NNU, of which 1,086 are full-time, and there are 2,109 students altogether. It takes the average NNU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,517 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% 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

There are 534 students at Carrington College, Boise in total, 534 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

87% of Carrington College, Boise students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,885 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Carrington College, Boise with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

College of Eastern Idaho

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
255 Yearly Degrees
$4,126 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,803 students at CEI in total, 558 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 30% of students at CEI take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,405 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CEI is $25,800.

#12

The College of Idaho

Caldwell, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
201 Yearly Degrees
$32,855 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at The College of Idaho is 1,114, of which 1,100 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,085 are full-time. It takes the average The College of Idaho undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 48% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,460 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from The College of Idaho is $30,400.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees

There are 270 students at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology in total, 234 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology is 89%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Roughly 81% of students at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,510 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than 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 242, which includes 241 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Paul Mitchell the School Boise is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Roughly 89% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Boise take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,963 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $17,800 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

There are 180 students at Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg in total, 180 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 81% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,017 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg is $13,600.

#16

Austin Kade Academy

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

There are 89 students at Austin Kade Academy in total, 89 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 58% of students at Austin Kade Academy take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,768 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.1% 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 96, which includes 96 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 60% of students at Milan Institute-Nampa take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,182 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $16,400 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at The Salon Professional Academy is 91, which includes 91 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,150 a year. TSPA - Nampa has a 8.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from TSPA - Nampa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $13,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
62 Yearly Degrees

There are 148 students at Paul Mitchell the School Nampa in total, 148 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

88% of Paul Mitchell the School Nampa students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,412 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#20

Aveda Institute - Twin Falls

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

There are 76 students at Aveda Institute - Twin Falls in total, 53 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Aveda Institute - Twin Falls. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Roughly 79% of students at Aveda Institute - Twin Falls take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,207 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% 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
$16,600 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Stevens - Henager College is 77, which includes 77 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

91% of Stevens - Henager students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,390 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Stevens - Henager with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Boise Barber College

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

The total student population at Boise Barber College is 58, which includes 58 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

71% of Boise Barber College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,460 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#23

Aveda Institute - Boise

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

The total student population at Aveda Institute - Boise is 49, which includes 28 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Aveda Institute - Boise is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

92% of Aveda Institute - Boise students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,270 a year. Aveda Institute - Boise has a 8.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

#25

Boise Bible College

Boise, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$13,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Boise Bible College is 101, which includes 82 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Boise Bible College is 4.3 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 55% of accepted students are men, and 45% are women.

Roughly 40% of students at Boise Bible College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,245 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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 Paul Mitchell the School Twin Falls 15
36 Mr Leon’s School of Hair Design-Moscow 11
37 Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine 0

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