College of Western Idaho

5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
Tel: (208)562-3000
9,204 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
College of Western Idaho serves 9,204 students (43% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.
College of Western Idaho is the only community colleges within Canyon County, ID.
The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Boise (10.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 332 teachers has grown by 95% over five years.
College College of Western Idaho Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 332 staff
61 staff
College of Western Idaho Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 9,204 has grown by 154% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,204 students 1,296 students
College of Western Idaho Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
21:1
College of Western Idaho Student Staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,926 students
814 students
College of Western Idaho Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,278 students
1,040 students
College of Western Idaho Part-Time Students (2009-2013)
College of Western Idaho Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
College of Western Idaho American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
College of Western Idaho Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
14%
21%
College of Western Idaho Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
2%
15%
College of Western Idaho Black (2009-2013)
% White
65%
51%
College of Western Idaho White (2009-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
College of Western Idaho Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
College of Western Idaho More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
13%
3%
College of Western Idaho Unknown (2009-2013)
College of Western Idaho Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.56 0.68
College of Western Idaho Diversity Score (2009-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,264 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,200 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,264 $5,660
College of Western Idaho In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,200 $10,250
College of Western Idaho Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
89%
College of Western Idaho % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2010-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brown Mackie College-Boise
    Private for-profit
    374 students | 10.70 Mi9050 W Overland Rd Ste 101
    Boise, ID 83709
    (208)321-8800
    10.70374
  • Carrington College-Boise
    Private for-profit
    508 students | 12.40 Mi1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704
    (208)377-8080
    12.40508
  • 2,619 students | 36.60 Mi650 College Blvd
    Ontario, OR 97914
    (541)881-8822
    36.602,619
  • 8,550 students | 125.00 Mi315 Falls Ave.
    Twin Falls, ID 83301
    (208)733-9554
    125.008,550
  • 1,936 students | 181.90 Mi2411 NW Carden Ave
    Pendleton, OR 97801
    (541)276-1260
    181.901,936
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Did You Know?
For Idaho public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,498 per year for in-state students and $7,271 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $8,077 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Idaho community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Idaho is College of Western Idaho. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.