Top Idaho Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 6 top community colleges located throughout Idaho (4 public colleges and 2 private colleges), serving 61,888 students.
  • For Idaho community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,469 per year for in-state students and $8,017 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $8,217 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Idaho community colleges have a diversity score of 0.34, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 19% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 31:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(ID) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
8%
Black
1%
White
81%
Hawaiian
1%
Two or more races
1%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
4%
ID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Idaho Community Colleges by Town (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 525 S Center
    Rexburg ID  83460
    (208)496-1411

    36,624 students
  • Carrington College-Boise
    Private, for profit
    1122 North Liberty Street
    Boise ID  83704
    (208)377-8080

    494 students
  • 1600 S 25th E
    Idaho Falls ID  83404
    (208)524-3000

    1,483 students
  • 315 Falls Ave.
    Twin Falls ID  83301
    (208)733-9554

    7,021 students
  • 5500 East Opportunity Drive
    Nampa ID  83687
    (208)562-3000

    10,217 students
  • 1000 West Garden Avenue
    Coeur D Alene ID  83814
    (208)769-3311

    6,049 students
Recent Articles
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