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 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 10%.
College of Western Idaho is the only community colleges within Canyon County, ID.
The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Boise (10.7 miles away).

School Overview

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
59 staff
College of Western Idaho Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,204 students
1,282 students
College of Western Idaho Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
22:1
College of Western Idaho student staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,926 students
810 students
College of Western Idaho Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,278 students
1,017 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%
2%
College of Western Idaho Asian (2009-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
College of Western Idaho Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Hispanic
14%
7%
College of Western Idaho Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
College of Western Idaho Black (2009-2013)
% White
65%
57%
College of Western Idaho White (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
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. 0.30 0.53
College of Western Idaho Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,264 is less than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,264 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,200 $10,294
College of Western Idaho Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
89%
College of Western Idaho % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2010-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Boise Brown Mackie College-Boise
    Private for-profit
    9050 W Overland Rd Ste 101
    Boise, ID 83709
    (208)321-8800
    10.7  Mi  |  374  students
  • Boise Carrington College-Boise
    Private for-profit
    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise, ID 83704
    (208)377-8080
    12.4  Mi  |  508  students
  • Ontario Treasure Valley Community College
    Public
    650 College Blvd
    Ontario, OR 97914
    (541)881-8822
    36.6  Mi  |  2619  students
  • Twin Falls College of Southern Idaho
    Public
    315 Falls Ave.
    Twin Falls, ID 83301
    (208)733-9554
    125  Mi  |  8550  students
  • Pendleton Blue Mountain Community College
    Public
    2411 NW Carden Ave
    Pendleton, OR 97801
    (541)276-1260
    181.9  Mi  |  1936  students
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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 0.18, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Idaho is Carrington College-Boise. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.