College of Southern Idaho

Tel: (208)733-9554
9,315 students
Public institution

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The College of Southern Idaho, a comprehensive community college, provides educational, social and cultural opportunities for a diverse population of South Central Idaho. In this rapidly changing world, CSI encourages our students to lead enriched, productive and responsible lives.
School Highlights:
College of Southern Idaho serves 9,315 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 10%.
College of Southern Idaho is the only community colleges within Twin Falls County, ID.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
College of Southern 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

Student Body

The student population of 9,315 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,315 students
1,360 students
# Full-Time Students
3,279 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 6,036 students
1,014 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
% Asian 1%
% Hawaiian 1%
% Hispanic 12%
% Black 1%
% White 84%
% Two or more races 1%
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. 0.28

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,640 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,720 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,640 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,720 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The college recognizes all individuals as having value in a democratic society. The primary purpose of the college is to assist students with varying levels of ability and diverse backgrounds in developing skills, values, and attitudes necessary for effective living. The College of Southern Idaho is one of the fastest growing institutions of higher education in the state, having doubled its enrollment in the past eight years. Off-Campus centers at Micron in Boise and in Burley, Gooding, Jerome, and Hailey serve approximately 2500 students each semester. The advent of the telecommunications system in 1989 greatly enhanced the delivery of college-level courses to these areas. The College of Southern Idaho offers a variety of educational opportunities to the people of South Central Idaho. Eighty-five percent of the student body comes from the eight Magic Valley counties the College is charged with serving. CSI is recognized for outstanding faculty, facilities and our student-centered environment. In addition to our excellent programs, we offer many support services to help students succeed: study skills classes, tutoring, learning centers, advising, financial aid, and health services to name a few. Students can also participate in student government activities, special interest clubs, athletic teams, and fine arts productions. We take great pride in offering innovative and state-of-the-art programs while maintaining an affordable, personalized experience for our students. The College of Southern Idaho received its first accreditation from the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges in 1968.

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