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The College of Idaho Overview

Located in Caldwell, Idaho, The College of Idaho is a private not-for-profit institution. Caldwell is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is The College of Idaho Known For?

195 Undergraduate Awards
$19,113 Avg Cost After Aid
76% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at The College of Idaho may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 9 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at The College of Idaho.
  • In 2017-2018, 61% of the faculty were full-time.
  • It takes the average The College of Idaho student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards The College of Idaho has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Best Value Colleges for Health Sciences & Services College Factual
#8 Best Value Colleges for Psychology College Factual
#12 Best Value Colleges for General Psychology College Factual
#81 Best Value Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#84 Best Value Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#105 Best Value Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is The College of Idaho?

Location of The College of Idaho

Contact details for The College of Idaho are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2112 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell, ID 83605-4432
Phone: 208-459-5011

How Do I Get Into The College of Idaho?

You can apply to The College of Idaho online at:

Admission Requirements for The College of Idaho

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

How Hard Is It To Get Into The College of Idaho?

76% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 76%, The College of Idaho may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 77%.

Can I Afford The College of Idaho?

$19,113 Net Price
57% Take Out Loans
6.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of The College of Idaho is $19,113. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At The College of Idaho, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $7,230 a year. That adds up to $28,920 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at The College of Idaho is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

The College of Idaho Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,051 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,077 undergraduate students at The College of Idaho, with 1,051 being full-time and 26 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  The College of Idaho

There are also 14 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,051 full-time undergraduates at The College of Idaho, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  The College of Idaho

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The College of Idaho students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of The College of Idaho Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 23
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 143
White 595
International Students 188
Other Races/Ethnicities 79

Geographic Diversity

Idaho students aren't the only ones who study at The College of Idaho. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 65 countries are represented at The College of Idaho. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Swaziland, China, and South Africa.

The College of Idaho Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Health Sciences & Services 32 0 32
Business Administration & Management 31 0 31
General Psychology 21 0 21
General Biology 20 0 20
History 9 0 9
Fine & Studio Arts 9 0 9
International Relations & National Security 7 0 7
Sociology & Anthropology 7 0 7
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3 3 6
Natural Resources Conservation 6 0 6
Writing Studies 5 0 5
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 5 0 5
Drama & Theater Arts 5 0 5
Accounting 4 0 4
Applied Mathematics 4 0 4
Political Science & Government 4 0 4
Curriculum & Instruction 0 3 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 3 0 3
General English Literature 3 0 3
Romance Languages 3 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 3
Religious Studies 3 0 3
Music 3 0 3
Chemistry 2 0 2
Communication Sciences 1 0 1
Mathematics & Computer Science 1 0 1
Philosophy 1 0 1
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0
Marketing 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0
Other Engineering 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0
Other Social Sciences 0 0 0
TOTAL 195 6 201


*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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