College of Western Idaho

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,400
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,167
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
10.1%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
10,200
28.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
22.9%
194 Graduates

About

College of Western Idaho is a higher education institution located in Canyon County, ID. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at College of Western Idaho were N/A.

In 2020, 2,549 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at College of Western Idaho. 51.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,836 degrees), 4.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (418 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at College of Western Idaho is $2,400, which is $−5,580 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at College of Western Idaho is $2,400, which is $−5,580 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,167.

In 2020, 43% of undergraduate students attending College of Western Idaho received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,400
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at College of Western Idaho was $2,400. The cost of tuition at College of Western Idaho is $−5,580 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,167
2020 Value
20.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 College of Western Idaho had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,167. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of College of Western Idaho grew by 20.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,688
Room and Board
$1,536
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of Western Idaho was of $5,688 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,536. The cost of room and board increased by 2.6% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 146% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

43%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

43% of undergraduate students at College of Western Idaho received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 34.4% with respect to 2019, when 32% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
10.1%
2018 Default Rate
198
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at College of Western Idaho was 10.1%, which represents 198 out of the 1964 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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College of Western Idaho has a total enrollment of 10,200 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Western Idaho is 2,895 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,305. This means that 28.4% of students enrolled at College of Western Idaho are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at College of Western Idaho, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.1% White, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.27% Two or More Races, 2.11% Asian, 2.06% Black or African American, 0.755% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.451% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at College of Western Idaho in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.3%), followed by White Male (33.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.74%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at College of Western Idaho, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,200 students. The full-time enrollment at College of Western Idaho is 2,895 and the part-time enrollment is 7,305. This means that 28.4% of students enrolled at College of Western Idaho are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

58%
2020 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 College of Western Idaho was 58%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), College of Western Idaho had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    6,943
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,783
  3. Two or More Races
    232

The enrolled student population at College of Western Idaho is 68.1% White, 17.5% Hispanic or Latino, 2.27% Two or More Races, 2.11% Asian, 2.06% Black or African American, 0.755% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.451% 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 Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 592 students (5.8%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 55 more women than men received degrees from College of Western Idaho. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at College of Western Idaho is white (1,836 degrees awarded). There were 4.39 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (418 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at College of Western Idaho is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at College of Western Idaho, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (192 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (272 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,117 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 College of Western Idaho are Police officers (126,277 people), Other managers (84,692 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (83,823 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (37,844 people), and Software developers (35,870 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Western Idaho are Precision Production (192 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (272 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,117 degrees), Engineering Technologies (96 degrees), and Protective Services (97 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at College of Western Idaho are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at College of Western Idaho are Precision Production (192 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (272 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,117 degrees), Engineering Technologies (96 degrees), and Protective Services (97 degrees).

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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 College of Western Idaho are Justice, public order, & safety activities (303,282 people), Elementary & secondary schools (161,239 people), Computer Systems Design (67,301 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (61,283 people), and Construction (59,181 people).

The most specialized majors at College of Western Idaho are Precision Production (192 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (272 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,117 degrees), Engineering Technologies (96 degrees), and Protective Services (97 degrees).

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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 College of Western Idaho.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at College of Western Idaho was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,247
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,302
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,247 degrees were awarded to men at College of Western Idaho, which is 0.958 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,302).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 310 degrees were awarded to men at College of Western Idaho in General Studies, which is 0.489 times less than the 634 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 634 degrees were awarded to women at College of Western Idaho in General Studies, which is 2.05 times more than the 310 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 12% of students graduating from College of Western Idaho completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at College of Western Idaho is Female and Asian (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 3.61% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,836 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    418 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at College of Western Idaho is white (1,836 degrees awarded). There were 4.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (418 degrees).

3.57% of degree recipients (91 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    941 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    895 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    215 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at College of Western Idaho is white female (941 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (895 degrees).

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College of Western Idaho has an endowment valued at nearly $2.08M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.69M (81.3%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, College of Western Idaho had a total salary expenditure of $69.1M. College of Western Idaho employs 73 Instructors, 49 Assistant professors, and 37 Associate professors. Most academics at College of Western Idaho are Male Instructors (46), Male Assistant professors(28), and Female Instructors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Western Idaho are: Management, with 76 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 62 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 56 employees.

Endowment

$2.08M
2020 Endowment
35.1%
growth from 2019

College of Western Idaho has an endowment valued at about $2.08M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of College of Western Idaho grew 35.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.34M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at College of Western Idaho (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.5M - Federal
  2. $1.16M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, College of Western Idaho received $3.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.16M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$30.8M
2020 Salaries
6.69%
growth from 2019

In 2020, College of Western Idaho paid a median of $30.8M in salaries, which represents 44.6% of their overall expenditure ($69.1M) and a 6.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.14% growth from 2018 and a 6.45% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.1M
Instructional Salaries
164
Number of Employees

In 2020, College of Western Idaho paid a total of $9.1M to 164 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
73 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
76 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at College of Western Idaho were Instructor with 73 employees; Assistant professor with 49 employees; and Assistant professor with 37 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at College of Western Idaho were Management with 76 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 62 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 56 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at College of Western Idaho was Male Instructor with 46 employees, Male Assistant professor with 28 employees, and Female Instructor with 27 employees.

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

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