The College of Idaho requires a minimum of 124 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at The College of Idaho, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. The College of Idaho accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, The College of Idaho does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 57% of students who start college at The College of Idaho finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
The College of Idaho offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: The College of Idaho may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
The College of Idaho has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with The College of Idaho directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, The College of Idaho students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at The College of Idaho.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
The College of Idaho does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at The College of Idaho
The College of Idaho offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.
✅ The College of Idaho does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ The College of Idaho does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ The College of Idaho offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ The College of Idaho offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
❌ The College of Idaho does not require an internship for any students.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While The College of Idaho does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Cruzen-Murray and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
The College of Idaho offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis and Columbia University
•3-2 dual degree program in nursing with Idaho State University
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does The College of Idaho have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
The College of Idaho has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at The College of Idaho include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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