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The College of Idaho Overview

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

What Is The College of Idaho Known For?

211 Undergraduate Awards
$25,010 Avg Cost After Aid
48% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at The College of Idaho is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at The College of Idaho is the master's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 55% of the faculty were full-time.
  • The average The College of Idaho student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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The College of Idaho Rankings

The College of Idaho is ranked #1 out of 12 schools in Idaho.

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.

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
#1 Best Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist Bachelor’s Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is 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 considered but not required
TOEFL required

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

48% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
78% Submit SAT Scores
You'll need to do what you can to make your application stand out if you plan to apply to The College of Idaho. The school screens its applicants carefully and has a fairly low acceptance rate of 48%. So, don't just throw your admission packet together at the last minute!

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 49%, and the acceptance rate for women is 48%.

Average Test Scores

About 78% of students accepted to The College of Idaho submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 620. Math scores were between 530 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The College of Idaho  ( 520 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for The College of Idaho  ( 530 to 620 )
The College of Idaho received ACT scores from 38% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for The College of Idaho  ( 21 to 26 )

Can I Afford The College of Idaho?

$25,010 Net Price
71% Take Out Loans
4.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of The College of Idaho is $25,010. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At The College of Idaho, approximately 71% of students took out student loans averaging $6,460 a year. That adds up to $25,840 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at The College of Idaho is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

The College of Idaho Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,085 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,100 undergraduate students at The College of Idaho, with 1,085 being full-time and 15 being part-time.


There are also 14 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,085 full-time undergraduates at The College of Idaho, 49% are male and 51% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 23
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 135
White 587
International Students 193
Other Races/Ethnicities 128

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.

Online Learning at The College of Idaho

0 Took All Classes Online

The College of Idaho Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 40 0 40
Health Sciences & Services 28 0 28
General Biology 23 0 23
General Psychology 21 0 21
Marketing 10 0 10
History 10 0 10
Accounting 7 0 7
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5 2 7
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 7 0 7
Natural Resources Conservation 7 0 7
Political Science & Government 7 0 7
Writing Studies 5 0 5
Health & Physical Education 5 0 5
International Relations & National Security 5 0 5
Curriculum & Instruction 0 4 4
Sociology & Anthropology 4 0 4
General English Literature 3 0 3
Romance Languages 3 0 3
Applied Mathematics 3 0 3
Mathematics 3 0 3
Chemistry 3 0 3
Fine & Studio Arts 3 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 2 0 2
Music 2 0 2
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1 0 1
Mathematics & Computer Science 1 0 1
Religious Studies 1 0 1
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0
Other Engineering 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0
Philosophy 0 0 0
TOTAL 211 6 217


*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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