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Colleges / North Idaho College

North Idaho College

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

North Idaho College Admissions

Reach out to North Idaho College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Students who apply to North Idaho College for fall should receive an admissions decision no later than February 1.

North Idaho College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of North Idaho College's admissions stats.

North Idaho College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 6%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 61%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 11%
Waitlist No

North Idaho College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for North Idaho College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes August 6 February 1

Applying Early to North Idaho College?

North Idaho College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on North Idaho College Admissions

Transferring to North Idaho College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to North Idaho College

North Idaho College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into North Idaho College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine. What does North Idaho College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with North Idaho College for more information on admission factors.

North Idaho College Application Requirements

To apply to North Idaho College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with North Idaho College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements county residency certificate
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into North Idaho College?

Students admitted to North Idaho College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Out of all students that were admitted, 57% submitted a class rank. At North Idaho College 6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 16% were in the top 25% and 44% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At North Idaho College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 1.16%
3.75 and 3.99 12.94%
3.50 and 3.74 13.77%
3.25 and 3.49 15.42%
3.00 and 3.24 15.26%
2.50 and 2.9 23.55%
2.00 and 2.49 12.94%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to North Idaho College directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

North Idaho College looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

North Idaho College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 61% of North Idaho College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 11% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for North Idaho College?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of North Idaho College students scored 83 or higher and 75% of students scored 104 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of North Idaho College students scored 127 or higher, and 75% scored a 104 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for North Idaho College?

To be most competitive at North Idaho College, you should strive to earn between 23 and 16 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 16 means you fall in the 75th percentile for North Idaho College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 16, and three out of four students scored lower than 16 on the ACT.

A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for North Idaho College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to North Idaho College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to North Idaho College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 6.

Transfer students can enroll in North Idaho College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

North Idaho College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to North Idaho College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to North Idaho College.

Does North Idaho College accept transfer credits?

✅ North Idaho College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. North Idaho College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Do I have to submit test scores to North Idaho College?

✅ North Idaho College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is North Idaho College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for North Idaho College is 76%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at North Idaho College?

❌ North Idaho College does not offer early decision.

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North Idaho College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission


How hard is it to get into North Idaho College? North Idaho College is a open admission institution. The North Idaho College acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.


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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At North Idaho College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.07. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

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Campus Setting

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