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College of Idaho is a private institution that was founded in 1891. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,042, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 50 acres. It utilizes a 4-1-4-based academic calendar. College of Idaho's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 167. Its tuition and fees are $23,725 (2013-14).
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The College of Idaho is a private, residential liberal arts college that prepares students to lead productive and fulfilling lives. We are committed to an innovative, individualized curriculum in liberal arts and professional studies, to building a strong campus community, and to exercising stewardship.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to College of Idaho, it's important to note the application deadline is July 15, and the early action deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 64.9 percent and an early acceptance rate of 97.4 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||64.9%|
|Application deadline||July 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at College of Idaho is 11:1, and the school has 60 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at College of Idaho include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Visual and Performing Arts; Health Professions and Related Programs; Social Sciences; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||50%|
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College of Idaho has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,042, with a gender distribution of 42 percent male students and 58 percent female students. At this school, 62 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 38 percent of students live off campus. College of Idaho is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
College of Idaho offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, and health insurance. College of Idaho also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at College of Idaho, 25 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at College of Idaho.
|Students who have cars on campus||25%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At College of Idaho, 70.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,240.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$23,725 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,551 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data