College of Western Idaho

5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
Tel: (208)562-3000
10,217 students
Public institution
School Highlights
College of Western Idaho serves 10,217 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 18%.
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 272 teachers has grown by 60% 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 272 staff
62 staff
College of Western Idaho Total Faculty (2009-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 10,217 has grown by 182% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,217 students 1,371 students
College of Western Idaho Total Enrollment (2009-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
22:1
College of Western Idaho Student Staff (2009-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,480 students
779 students
College of Western Idaho Full-Time Students (2009-2014)
# Part-Time Students 6,737 students
1,083 students
College of Western Idaho Part-Time Students (2009-2014)
College of Western Idaho Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
College of Western Idaho American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2014)
% Asian
1%
5%
College of Western Idaho Asian (2009-2014)
% Hispanic
11%
20%
College of Western Idaho Hispanic (2009-2014)
% Black
1%
15%
College of Western Idaho Black (2009-2014)
% White
67%
49%
College of Western Idaho White (2009-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
College of Western Idaho Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
17%
6%
College of Western Idaho Unknown (2009-2014)
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. 0.54 0.70
College of Western Idaho Diversity Score (2009-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,264 is less than the state average of $5,664. 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 $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,264 $5,664
College of Western Idaho In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,200 $10,360
College of Western Idaho Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
90%
College of Western Idaho % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2010-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brown Mackie College-Boise
    Private for-profit
    356 students | 10.70 Mi9050 W Overland Rd, Ste 101
    Boise ID 83709
    (208)321-8800
    10.70356
  • Carrington College-Boise
    Private for-profit
    494 students | 12.40 Mi1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise ID 83704
    (208)377-8080
    12.40494
  • 2,396 students | 36.60 Mi650 College Blvd
    Ontario OR 97914
    (541)881-8822
    36.602,396
  • 8,473 students | 125.00 Mi315 Falls Ave.
    Twin Falls ID 83301
    (208)733-9554
    125.008,473
  • 1,731 students | 181.90 Mi2411 NW Carden Ave
    Pendleton OR 97801
    (541)276-1260
    181.901,731
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 0.32, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Idaho is College of Western Idaho. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.