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North Idaho College

Coeur d'Alene, ID 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate76%
Acceptance Rate76%

About North Idaho College

North Idaho College Overview

North Idaho College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. North Idaho College was founded in 1933 and enrolls 4,741 undergrads and no graduate students. North Idaho College provides housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 6. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by February 1.

Student Involvement at North Idaho College

Love music or performing? At North Idaho College you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? North Idaho College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at North Idaho College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? North Idaho College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at North Idaho College on the Student Life page.

2022 North Idaho College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 61%
In-State Tuition $4,000
Out-of-State $7,776
Percent of Need Met 67.3%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $8,056

Is North Idaho College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what North Idaho College offers and if the school seems like a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for North Idaho College

North Idaho College is not competitive to get into. North Idaho College admitted 76% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 3,312 students applied to North Idaho College and 2,521 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at North Idaho College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 55% of students who start at North Idaho College return the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for North Idaho College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with North Idaho College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at North Idaho College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

North Idaho College meets 67.3% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $8,056 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at North Idaho College.

Based on this information, how does North Idaho College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is North Idaho College a good school for you?

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Where is North Idaho College Located?

North Idaho College is located in the small town setting of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

If you would like to see North Idaho College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 90 to Coeur d'Alene, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Spokane International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what North Idaho College and Coeur d'Alene are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1000 West Garden Avenue Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2199

Campus Setting: Small Town

North Idaho College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 6

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 6

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to North Idaho College is Aug 6.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to North Idaho College is Aug 6.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

North Idaho College ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 16

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

16 and Above


23 to 16


23 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to North Idaho College is 18. Students with an ACT score of 16 and above have a good chance of getting into North Idaho College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 23 and 16 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 23 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

North Idaho College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

107 - 83


Reading SAT Range

104 - 127

North Idaho College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


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Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at North Idaho College is like? There are approximately 4,741 students enrolled at North Idaho College. 38% percent of students attend school full-time, 90% percent are from ID and 10% percent of students are from other states.


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Part Time


In State



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Campus Setting

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Application Deadline

Aug 6
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