The College of Idaho

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,100
3.55% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$21,343
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.75%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
48.4%
3,677 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,114
97.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
66.1%
181 Graduates

About

The College of Idaho is a higher education institution located in Canyon County, ID. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The College of Idaho were General Business Administration & Management (40 degrees awarded), General Psychology (21 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (15 degrees).

In 2020, 217 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The College of Idaho. 54.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (133 degrees), 5.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Idaho is $32,100, which is $3,700 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Idaho is $32,100, which is $3,700 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,343.

In 2020, 99% of undergraduate students attending The College of Idaho received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$32,100
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at The College of Idaho was $32,100. The cost of tuition at The College of Idaho is $3,700 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$21,343
2020 Value
1.43%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 The College of Idaho had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,343. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of The College of Idaho grew by 1.43%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,976
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The College of Idaho was of $8,976 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.8% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at The College of Idaho received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1% with respect to 2019, when 100% 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.
3.75%
2018 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at The College of Idaho was 3.75%, which represents 11 out of the 293 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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predictive-analysisAdmissions

The College of Idaho received 3,677 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 53.3% annual growth. Out of those 3,677 applicants, 1,778 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 48.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,114 students enrolled at The College of Idaho in 2020, and 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The College of Idaho has an overall enrollment yield of 15%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

48.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,778
Accepted Out of 3,677

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The College of Idaho was 48.4% (1,778 admissions from 3,677 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 48.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 53.3%, while admissions grew by 52.5%.

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SAT Scores

78%
Submission Percentage
207
Scores Submitted

78% of enrolled first-time students at The College of Idaho in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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The College of Idaho has a total enrollment of 1,114 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Idaho is 1,088 students and the part-time enrollment is 26. This means that 97.7% 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 53.9% White, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.01% Two or More Races, 2.33% Asian, 1.89% Black or African American, 0.808% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.718% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The College of Idaho in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (27.6%), followed by White Female (26.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.37%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (66.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (33.3%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The College of Idaho, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,114 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Idaho is 1,088 and the part-time enrollment is 26. This means that 97.7% of students enrolled at The College of Idaho are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
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 The College of Idaho was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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
  1. White
    601
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    138
  3. Two or More Races
    67

The enrolled student population at The College of Idaho is 53.9% White, 12.4% Hispanic or Latino, 6.01% Two or More Races, 2.33% Asian, 1.89% Black or African American, 0.808% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.718% 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 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 51 students (4.58%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 21 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 (133 degrees awarded). There were 5.54 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The College of Idaho is General Business Administration & Management (40 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (21 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (15 degrees).

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 History (10 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees), and English (8 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 (399,384 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (265,641 people), Postsecondary teachers (248,444 people), Other managers (220,350 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (196,042 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are History (10 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees), English (8 degrees), Biology (23 degrees), and Math & Statistics (6 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 The College of Idaho are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are History (10 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees), English (8 degrees), Biology (23 degrees), and Math & Statistics (6 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are Elementary & secondary schools (565,154 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (506,768 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (493,745 people), Offices of physicians (195,062 people), and Computer Systems Design (179,497 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are History (10 degrees awarded), Natural Resources & Conservation (7 degrees), English (8 degrees), Biology (23 degrees), and Math & Statistics (6 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 40 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 15 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The College of Idaho was General Business Administration & Management with 40 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

98
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
119
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 98 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Idaho, which is 0.824 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (119).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 28 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Idaho in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.33 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 12 degrees were awarded to women at The College of Idaho in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.429 times less than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
70%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 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, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% 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 (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The College of Idaho is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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, 3.31% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    133 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The College of Idaho is white (133 degrees awarded). There were 5.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (24 degrees).

7.83% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    74 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The College of Idaho is white female (74 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (59 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

The College of Idaho has an endowment valued at nearly $101M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $278k (0.276%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, The College of Idaho had a total salary expenditure of $33M. The College of Idaho employs 27 Professors, 17 Associate professors, and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at The College of Idaho are Male Professors (17), Female Professors(10), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Idaho are: Management, with 30 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

Endowment

$101M
2020 Endowment
4.1%
decline from 2019

The College of Idaho has an endowment valued at about $101M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of The College of Idaho declined 4.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $60.9M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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

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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.01M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, The College of Idaho received $1.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$17M
2020 Salaries
4.51%
decline from 2019

In 2020, The College of Idaho paid a median of $17M in salaries, which represents 51.5% of their overall expenditure ($33M) and a 4.51% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 23.6% growth from 2018 and a 2.58% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.54M
Instructional Salaries
70
Number of Employees

In 2020, The College of Idaho paid a total of $4.54M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
30 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at The College of Idaho were Professor with 27 employees; Associate professor with 17 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Idaho were Management with 30 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 30 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The College of Idaho was Male Professor with 17 employees, Female Professor with 10 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

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

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