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College of Western Idaho (CWI)

5500 East Opportunity Drive, Nampa, ID

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The College of Western Idaho is a public community college. It offers the skills you need to excel. The college is located in Nampa, Idaho. In-state tuition is $136 per credit. Out of state tuition is $300 per credit.

Courses help to prepare students to transfer to a four year institute or join the workforce. Whatever your goal, the College of Western Idaho is committed to making your educational goals a reality!

Associate degree programs are offered in Administrative Support, Anthropology, Applied Accounting, Auto Body, Auto CAD, Baking and Pastry Arts, Biology, Business, Cisco Networking and Security Technologies, and many other subjects.

The College of Western Idaho is an excellent choice for veterans. A veteran specialist will work with you and welcome you to the school. The college strives to make the transition to college as easy as possible. CWI offers assistants to veterans. The college can help you access your GI benefits.

Flexibility is the result of online courses at the College of Western Idaho. It is difficult to attend school while working and taking care of children. That is why the College of Western Idaho offers online classes. An easy to use management system delivers the online courses. The classes are just as rigorous as on-campus instruction.

You can apply for admission online.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $2,600-$3,200
    • Out-of-State: $7,200-$8,640
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $140-$160 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $300-$360 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships73%$4,481
Receiving Student Loans37%$4,909
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, College of Western Idaho may provide services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Idaho.

 CWICanyon CountyIdaho
Graduation Rate10.4%-27.1%
Transfer-out Rate14.0%-14.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
83%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
22:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,113