College of Western Idaho

5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
Tel: (208)562-3000
9,204 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
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College of Western Idaho serves 9,204 students (42.66% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.
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College of Western Idaho is the only community colleges within Canyon County, ID.
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The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Boise (10.75 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 332 teachers has grown by 95% over five years.
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
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 9,204 teachers 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 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 47% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,204 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 3,926 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 5,278 students
1,024 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
14%
7%
% Black
2%
12%
% White
65%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
13%
3%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,264 is less than the state average of $5,668. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,264 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,200 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Boise
    Brown Mackie College-Boise
    Private for-profit
    9050 W Overland Rd Ste 101
    BoiseID 83709
    (208)321-8800
    10.75 Mi | 374 students
  • Boise
    Carrington College-Boise
    Private for-profit
    1122 North Liberty Street
    BoiseID 83704
    (208)377-8080
    12.39 Mi | 508 students
  • Ontario
    650 College Blvd
    OntarioOR 97914
    (541)881-8822
    36.57 Mi | 2,619 students
  • Twin Falls
    315 Falls Ave.
    Twin FallsID 83301
    (208)733-9554
    125.03 Mi | 8,550 students
  • Pendleton
    2411 NW Carden Ave
    PendletonOR 97801
    (541)276-1260
    181.86 Mi | 1,936 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 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Idaho is Carrington College-Boise. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.