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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

Idaho ranked #42 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 25,159 students received some type of diploma that year. Idaho colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $10,563 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $16,102 per 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
$4,208 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Brigham Young University - Idaho is 39,145, which includes 18,448 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at BYU - I is 5.0 years.

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

Roughly 26% of students at BYU - I take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,673 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.4% 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

The total student population at Boise State University is 26,217, of which 22,896 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,104 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Boise State is 4.8 years.

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

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,337 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.4% 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 11,926, of which 9,392 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,749 are full-time. It takes the average U of I undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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

52% of U of I students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,731 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average 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

The total student population at Idaho State University is 12,402, of which 10,353 students are undergraduates and of those, 5,966 are full-time. It takes the average ISU undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,469 a year. ISU has a 7.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ISU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

College of Western Idaho

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

There are 2,951 full-time undergraduates at CWI, and 10,580 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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
$4,960 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at North Idaho College is 5,068, which includes 1,950 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 36% of students at NIC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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 1,830 full-time undergraduates at College of Southern Idaho, and 7,288 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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

There are 3,748 students at Lewis - Clark State College in total, 2,172 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Lewis - Clark State College undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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 average amount of student loans 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
$31,050 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,111 students at NNU in total, 1,423 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,062 are full-time. It takes the average NNU undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 68% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,433 a year. NNU has a 2.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

There are 454 full-time undergraduates at Carrington College, Boise, and 454 students altogether. 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 Carrington College, Boise 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 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

The total student population at College of Eastern Idaho is 1,595, which includes 548 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

Roughly 28% of students at CEI take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from CEI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

The College of Idaho

Caldwell, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
201 Yearly Degrees
$31,755 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,077 undergraduates at The College of Idaho, of which 1,051 are full-time, and there are 1,091 students altogether. 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 76%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at The College of Idaho take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,230 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% 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 225 full-time undergraduates at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology, and 254 students altogether. 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 $7,726 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees

There are 255 students at Paul Mitchell the School Boise in total, 253 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. Paul Mitchell the School Boise has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Paul Mitchell the School Boise with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $17,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg is 191, which includes 191 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

77% of Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,172 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 $13,600 during the early-career years.

#16

Austin Kade Academy

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

The total student population at Austin Kade Academy is 112, which includes 112 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

74% of Austin Kade Academy students take out loans to afford college costs. 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 86, which includes 86 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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

There are 71 students at TSPA - Nampa in total, 71 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

73% of TSPA - Nampa students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,302 a year. TSPA - Nampa has a 5.4% 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 135 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Nampa, and 135 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

81% of Paul Mitchell the School Nampa students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,960 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#20

Aveda Institute - Twin Falls

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

There are 49 full-time undergraduates at Aveda Institute - Twin Falls, and 64 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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
$14,585 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Stevens - Henager College is 180, which includes 180 full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Stevens - Henager undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Stevens - Henager is $24,200.

#22

Boise Barber College

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

There are 64 full-time undergraduates at Boise Barber College, and 64 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

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 48 students at Aveda Institute - Boise in total, 26 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Aveda Institute - Boise. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

67% of Aveda Institute - Boise students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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
$12,920 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 95 students at Boise Bible College in total, 74 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. Of the accepted students, 35% 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.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Boise Bible College is $25,100.

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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