The College of Idaho

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,825
2.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$24,075
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.14%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
45.5%
4,490 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,082
98.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
59.9%
142 Graduates

About

The College of Idaho is a higher education institution located in Canyon County, ID. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at The College of Idaho were General Business Administration & Management (50 degrees awarded), General Biomedical Sciences (36 degrees), and General Psychology (30 degrees).

In 2022, 292 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The College of Idaho. 59.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (143 degrees), 2.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (49 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Idaho is $33,825, which is $5,495 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at The College of Idaho is $33,825, which is $5,495 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,075.

In 2022, 100% of undergraduate students attending The College of Idaho received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 47% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,825
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at The College of Idaho was $33,825. The cost of tuition at The College of Idaho is $5,495 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$24,075
2022 Value
3.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 The College of Idaho had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,075. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of The College of Idaho grew by 3.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,329
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The College of Idaho was of $9,329 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.8% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
47%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

100% of undergraduate students at The College of Idaho received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.14%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at The College of Idaho was 3.14%, which represents 8 out of the 255 total borrowers.

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Admissions

The College of Idaho received 4,490 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 29.6% annual growth. Out of those 4,490 applicants, 2,044 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 45.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,082 students enrolled at The College of Idaho in 2022. 41% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The College of Idaho has an overall enrollment yield of 13.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

45.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,044
Accepted Out of 4,490

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The College of Idaho was 45.5% (2,044 admissions from 4,490 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 56.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 29.6%, while admissions grew by 4.82%..

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SAT Scores

41%
Submission Percentage (2022)
109
Scores Submitted (2022)

41% of enrolled first-time students at The College of Idaho in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The College of Idaho had a total enrollment of 1,082 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at The College of Idaho is 1,065 students and the part-time enrollment is 17. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at The College of Idaho are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The College of Idaho, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.2% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.73% Two or More Races, 2.03% Black or African American, 1.85% Asian, 0.739% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.647% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The College of Idaho in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (28.9%), followed by White Female (25.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.62%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (52.4%), followed by White Male (23.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The College of Idaho in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,082 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Idaho is 1,065 and the part-time enrollment is 17. This means that 98.4% of students enrolled at The College of Idaho are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The College of Idaho was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), The College of Idaho had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    597 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    149 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    62 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at The College of Idaho is 55.2% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.73% Two or More Races, 2.03% Black or African American, 1.85% Asian, 0.739% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.647% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 28 students (2.59%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 54 more women than men received degrees from The College of Idaho. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The College of Idaho is white (143 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (49 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The College of Idaho is General Business Administration & Management (50 degrees awarded), followed by General Biomedical Sciences (36 degrees) and General Psychology (30 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at The College of Idaho, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), and Biology (43 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are Physicians (421,248 people), Postsecondary teachers (207,483 people), Other managers (203,803 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (180,107 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (162,568 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Idaho in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Biology (43 degrees), Math & Statistics (11 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Biology (43 degrees), Math & Statistics (11 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (538,903 people), Elementary & secondary schools (462,590 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (453,080 people), Offices of physicians (215,271 people), and Computer Systems Design (179,248 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (30 degrees awarded), History (10 degrees), Biology (43 degrees), Math & Statistics (11 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The College of Idaho.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 50 degrees awarded
  2. 36 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The College of Idaho was General Business Administration & Management with 50 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

119
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
173
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 119 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Idaho, which is 0.688 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (173).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 36 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Idaho in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.57 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Idaho in General Psychology, which is 29 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 58% of students graduating from The College of Idaho completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at The College of Idaho is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 7.04% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    143 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    49 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The College of Idaho is white (143 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (49 degrees).

2.05% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    81 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    62 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The College of Idaho is white female (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (62 degrees).

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Operations

The College of Idaho has an endowment valued at nearly $111M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.6%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, The College of Idaho had a total salary expenditure of 37M. The College of Idaho employs 29 Professors, 17 Assistant professors and 15 Associate professors. Most academics at The College of Idaho are Male Professor (17), Female Professor (12), and Male Assistant professor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Idaho are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 35 employees, Management, with 32 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

Endowment

$111M
2022 Endowment
11.6%
decline from 2021

The College of Idaho has an endowment valued at about $111M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of The College of Idaho declined 11.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $61.9M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$18.3M
2022 Salaries
8.51%
growth from 2021

In 2022, The College of Idaho paid a median of $18.3M in salaries, which represents 49.5% of their overall expenditure ($37M) and a 8.51% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.37M
Instructional Salaries
79
Number of Employees

In 2022, The College of Idaho paid a total of $5.37M to 79 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
35 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at The College of Idaho were Professor with 29 employees, Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Associate professor with 15 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Idaho were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees, Management with 32 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The College of Idaho was Male Professor with 17 employees, Female Professor with 12 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 11 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The College of Idaho.

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