College of Western Idaho

Nampa, ID 83687

College of Western Idaho is one of the four public 2-year colleges in Idaho. Its campus is medium in size and located in the rural town of Nampa. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 12% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

College of Western Idaho's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $3,400, and fees were $936.


Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 7 32
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 7

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
01/12/2012 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/2013 - 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$139/credit
In State Students$189/credit
Out of State Students$306/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 $6,255 $8,505 $13,770
ADN 70 $9,730 $13,230 $21,420
BSN 125 $17,375 $23,625 $38,250
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, 77% of College of Western 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 60% $4,728
Other Federal Grant 15% $426
State Grant & Scholarships 4% $2,942
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 20% $675
Federal Student Loans 41% $3,980
Private Loans -- $5,956


Average Net Price/year
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$4,969
$30,001 to $48,000$5,999
$48,001 to $75,000$7,727
$75,001 to $110,000$9,965
Over $110,000$10,489

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Idaho state board of nursing.

College of Western Idaho
5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687

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