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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

Idaho ranked #42 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 25,159 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $11,061 per year to get their degree at a college in Idaho, while out of state students will pay an average of $16,642 per year.

An estimated 63% of college students in Idaho take out loans, with the average 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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at BYU - I is 5.0 years.

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 average amount of student loans is $5,943 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BYU - I is $31,100.

#2

Boise State University

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

There are 24,069 students at Boise State in total, 20,763 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,973 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Boise State is 4.6 years.

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

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Boise State is $31,000.

#3

University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
2,626 Yearly Degrees
$8,304 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Idaho is 10,791, of which 8,366 students 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.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students 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. U of I has a 5.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from U of I with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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. It takes the average ISU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

45% of ISU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,105 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#5

College of Western Idaho

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

There are 2,895 full-time undergraduates at CWI, and 10,200 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

62% of CWI students take out loans to afford college costs. 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 4,737 students at NIC in total, 1,790 are full-time undergraduates. 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%.

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
$4,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at College of Southern Idaho is 7,321, which includes 1,840 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

16% of College of Southern Idaho students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,576 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.7% is very similar to 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
$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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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

Roughly 54% of students at Lewis - Clark State College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,282 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lewis - Clark State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at Northwest Nazarene University is 2,109, of which 1,389 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,086 are full-time. 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%. Of the accepted students, 41% 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.

Students who graduate from NNU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Carrington College, Boise

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

The total student population at Carrington College, Boise is 534, which includes 534 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

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

#11

College of Eastern Idaho

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

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

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at The College of Idaho is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

71% of The College of Idaho students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,460 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,400 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology is 270, which includes 234 full-time undergraduates. Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology has a freshman retention rate of 89%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

81% of Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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 average amount of student loans is $6,963 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.2% 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 180 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg, and 180 students altogether. Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg has a freshman retention rate of 91%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

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%.

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 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.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

There are 96 students at Milan Institute-Nampa in total, 96 are 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Milan Institute-Nampa is $16,400.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees

There are 91 students at TSPA - Nampa in total, 91 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at TSPA - Nampa. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

56% of TSPA - Nampa students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,150 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from TSPA - Nampa is $13,900.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
62 Yearly Degrees

There are 148 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Nampa, and 148 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount 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

There are 77 full-time undergraduates at Stevens - Henager, and 77 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Approximately 91% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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 58 full-time undergraduates at Boise Barber College, and 58 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 71% of students at Boise Barber College take out loans to pay for college. 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

There are 28 full-time undergraduates at Aveda Institute - Boise, and 49 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Aveda Institute - Boise. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

92% of Aveda Institute - Boise students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,270 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

There are 101 students at Boise Bible College in total, 82 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Boise Bible College undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,100 during the early-career years.

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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