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 60% over five years.
College College of Western Idaho (ID) 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
214 staff

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 more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 10,217 students 6,049 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
36:1
# Full-Time Students 3,480 students
2,402 students
# Part-Time Students 6,737 students
2,981 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
11%
8%
% Black
1%
1%
% White
67%
81%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Unknown races
17%
6%
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 0.33

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
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,200 $7,200
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
91%
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 $3,640 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 0.33, 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.