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Carrington College, Boise Overview

Carrington College, Boise is a private for-profit institution located in Boise, Idaho. The city atmosphere of Boise makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Carrington College, Boise Known For?

266 Undergraduate Awards
44% Acceptance Rate
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Carrington College, Boise.
  • In 2017-2018, 47% of the faculty were full-time.

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Carrington College, Boise Rankings

Out of the 16 colleges in Idaho, Carrington College, Boise is ranked at #1.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Carrington College, Boise.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#10 Best Health Sciences & Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Best Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#50 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#258 Most Popular Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Carrington College, Boise?

Location of Carrington College, Boise

Contact details for Carrington College, Boise are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1122 N. Liberty St., Boise, ID 83704-8742
Phone: 208-377-8080

Admission Requirements for Carrington College, Boise

Submission Required?
High School GPA neither required nor recommended
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Carrington College, Boise?

44% Acceptance Rate
90% Of Accepted Are Women
Carrington College, Boise has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.Approximately 10% of accepted students are men and 90% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 26%, and the acceptance rate for women is 48%.

Can I Afford Carrington College, Boise?

31% Take Out Loans
13.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Carrington College, Boise, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $10,397 a year. That adds up to $41,588 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Carrington College, Boise is 13.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Carrington College, Boise Undergraduate Student Diversity

454 Full-Time Undergraduates
87% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 454 full-time undergraduates at Carrington College, Boise, 13% are male and 87% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Carrington College, Boise

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Carrington College, Boise students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Carrington College, Boise Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 97
White 285
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 25

Online Learning at Carrington College, Boise

0 Took All Classes Online
87 Took At Least One Class Online
464.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 87 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Carrington College, Boise has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 10th most popular in Idaho for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Carrington College, Boise

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Carrington College, Boise was 464.9%. This is the #148 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Carrington College, Boise regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Carrington College, Boise ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Carrington College, Boise.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health Sciences & Services #3
Health Professions #42

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Carrington College, Boise Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Dental Support Services 52 36 88
Nursing 62 0 62
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 13 38 51
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 44 44
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 19 19
Health Sciences & Services 2 0 2
TOTAL 129 137 266


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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