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Colleges / The College of Idaho

The College of Idaho

Caldwell, ID 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate56%
Acceptance Rate56%

About The College of Idaho

The College of Idaho has a 130-year-old legacy of excellence. The College is known for its outstanding academic programs, winning athletics tradition and history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, and countless business leaders and innovators. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell, where its proximity both to Boise and to the world-class outdoor activities of southwest Idaho’s mountains and rivers offers unique opportunities for learning beyond the classroom. For more information, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.

The College of Idaho is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of Caldwell, Idaho. The College of Idaho was founded in 1891. The college currently enrolls around 1,145 students per year, including 1,119 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for The College of Idaho

It is moderately difficult to get into The College of Idaho. The College of Idaho admitted 56% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 3,464 students applied to The College of Idaho and 1,950 were admitted.

The College of Idaho Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 56%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
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The College of Idaho is locatedin the town of Caldwell, Idaho,.

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The College of Idaho Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to The College of Idaho is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to The College of Idaho is Continuous processing.

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

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Wondering what life at The College of Idaho is like? There are approximately 1,145 students enrolled at The College of Idaho, including 1,119 undergraduate students and 26 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 68% percent are from ID and 32% percent of students are from other states.


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