College of Western Idaho

5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687

School Highlights

College of Western Idaho serves 10,580 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 752 teachers has grown by 258% over five years.
College of Western Idaho(ID) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High NontraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty752 staff339 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of College of Western Idaho has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The College of Western Idaho diversity score of 0.50 is equal to the state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment10,580 students4,939 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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# Full-Time Students2,951 students1,821 students
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# Part-Time Students7,629 students3,118 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
18%
8%
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% Black
2%
1%
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% White
68%
69%
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% Hawaiian
-
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
7%
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% Non Resident races
1%
8%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.500.50
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College Completion Rate
21%
27%
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,264 is more than the state average of $3,634. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,200 is less than the state average of $7,627. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,264$3,634
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,200$7,627
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,473$11,999
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,157$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to College of Western Idaho is Stevens-Henager College (11.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 225 students | 11.50 Mi1444 Entertainment Avenue
    Boise, ID 83709
    (208) 383-4540
    11.50225
  • Carrington College-Boise
    Private for-profit
    454 students | 12.40 Mi1122 N. Liberty St.
    Boise, ID 83704
    (208) 377-8080
    12.40454
  • 1,721 students | 36.20 Mi650 College Blvd
    Ontario, OR 97914
    (541) 881-8822
    36.201,721
  • 7,927 students | 124.90 Mi315 Falls Ave.
    Twin Falls, ID 83301
    (208) 733-9554
    124.907,927
  • 1,559 students | 181.90 Mi2411 NW Carden Ave
    Pendleton, OR 97801
    (541) 276-1260
    181.901,559
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Did You Know?
For Idaho public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,634 per year for in-state students and $7,627 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $3,950 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Idaho community colleges have a diversity score of 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Idaho is Stevens-Henager College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.