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 19%.
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 29% over five years.
College of Western Idaho (ID) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 272 staff 214 staff
College of Western Idaho Total Faculty (2009-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 10,217 has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has grown by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,217 students 6,049 students
College of Western Idaho Total Enrollment (2009-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1 36:1
College of Western Idaho Student Staff Ratio (2009-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,480 students 2,402 students
College of Western Idaho Full-Time Students (2009-2014)
# Part-Time Students 6,737 students 2,981 students
College of Western Idaho Part-Time Students (2009-2014)
College of Western Idaho Enrollment Breakdown ID All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
College of Western Idaho American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2014)
% Asian
1%
1%
College of Western Idaho Asian (2009-2014)
% Hispanic
11%
8%
College of Western Idaho Hispanic (2009-2014)
% Black
1%
1%
College of Western Idaho Black (2009-2014)
% White
67%
81%
College of Western Idaho White (2009-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
College of Western Idaho Hawaiian (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
17%
4%
College of Western Idaho Ethnicity Breakdown ID All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.51 0.34
College of Western Idaho Diversity Score (2009-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,264 is more than the state average of $3,640. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,200 is equal to the state average of $7,200. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,264 $3,640
College of Western Idaho In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,200 $7,200
College of Western Idaho Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 91%
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
    Pivate, for profit
    356 students | 10.70 Mi9050 W Overland Rd, Ste 101
    Boise ID  83709
    (208)321-8800
    10.70356
  • Carrington College-Boise
    Pivate, 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

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Did You Know?
For Idaho public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,640 per year for in-state students and $7,200 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $3,770 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 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Idaho is College of Western Idaho. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.