College of Southern Idaho

Twin Falls, ID 83301
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College of Southern Idaho is one of the four public 2-year colleges in Idaho. The campus is located in Twin Falls town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,876 students attend the school. Every year 26% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students6,876
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 8 60
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 40
Certificate 1 14

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1968 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1976 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$130/credit
In State Students$130/credit
Out of State Students$280/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,850 $5,850 $12,600
ADN 70 $9,100 $9,100 $19,600
BSN 125 $16,250 $16,250 $35,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 78% of College of Southern Idaho's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 47% $4,104
Other Federal Grant 10% $306
State Grant & Scholarships 6% $2,556
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 43% $3,453
Federal Student Loans 19% $3,324
Private Loans -- $5,500


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,366
$30,001 to $48,000$6,075
$48,001 to $75,000$8,092
$75,001 to $110,000$9,497
Over $110,000$11,289

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Idaho state board of nursing.
College of Southern Idaho
315 Falls Ave.
Twin Falls, ID 83301

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