College of Eastern Idaho
- College of Eastern Idaho (CEI, formerly EITC) is Idaho`s newest comprehensive community college. The new College now offers associate of arts and science degrees with transferable general education credits. Another new opportunity is Early College Programs for high school students. CEI continues to be accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
- The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
|College of Eastern Idaho||(ID) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||Less than 2 yrs|
|Total Faculty||100 staff||265 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,483 students||5,032 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||31:1|
|# Full-Time Students||-||2,051 students|
|# Part-Time Students||-||2,981 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-|
|% Non Resident races||-|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$29,700||$30,000|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- College of Eastern Idaho (CEI, formerly EITC) is Idaho`s newest comprehensive community college. The new College now offers associate of arts and science degrees with transferable general education credits. Another new opportunity is Early College Programs for high school students. CEI continues to be accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The College was created in 1969 to serve citizens in its nine county service area by being a minimal cost, open-door institution that champions technical programs, customized industry training, basic skills instruction, workforce and community education, and on-line distance education. Our mission is to provide open-access and quality education that meets the needs of students, regional employers, and community.College of Eastern Idaho admits students regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other classification protected by federal or state law or local ordinance.
- CEI is located in Idaho Falls, at the heart of the Snake River Valley in eastern Idaho. The diverse climate and location provide for a variety of outdoor recreation activities including camping, hunting, fishing, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, and many more. Idaho Falls is a tight-knit community that thrives because of the caring, hard-working people that live in this area. At CEI we take great pride in our college. Classrooms and labs are modern and well designed with the equipment and technology required of a comprehensive community college. We are proud of the many support services that are available to students and prospective students. These services include a modern library, the College & Career Readiness center, special student services, counseling, financial aid, and employment placement. We are equally proud of our well qualified, student-oriented faculty and staff. Student success is our priority. The CEI Foundation (CEIF) was founded in 1992. Business and community leaders joined together to help meet the expanding needs of the CEI campus in Idaho Falls.
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