College of Western Idaho

527 reviews
  1. Nampa, ID
  2. 2 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Experience
    C+
  6. Location
    B-
College of Western Idaho is ...
Public
Athletic Division
Data not available
Athletic Conference
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Address
5500 East Opportunity Drive
Nampa, ID 83687
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available

Cost

Net Price
$7,215/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,431/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,170/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,308/ year
  • $76-110k
    $10,862/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,065/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.55 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.50 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.50 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,480Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
44%
Pell Grant
69%
Varsity Athletes
Data not available
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After College of Western Idaho

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Data not available
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
11%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
Data not available
National
83%

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Reviews

527 reviews
  • Excellent
    73
  • Very Good
    236
  • Average
    192
  • Poor
    20
  • Terrible
    6
The courses I have taken have been very interesting and helpful. I learn so much in every course that I am enrolled in. Some of the courses that I have taken are psychology 101, sociology 101, English 101, communications 101, spanish 201 and these classes have all been very excellent! The classes are not too big, they are enough to where each person gets 1 on 1 with the professors. The professors go out of their way to help any student that is struggling and go out of their way and time to help their student succeed.
  • College Senior
  • Dec 29 2015
I love the College of Western Idaho, at this school students have the freedom to come and go as they please. The classes are small, and in every way there is always 1-on-1 learning. One of the best things is also, that students may print ANYTHING for absolutely free on campus. As a community college, it is perfect for staying in budget and completing cores or other career-technical classes. CWI offers many certification tests in the school, which is perfect for any student looking to get a head start on their career while still in college.
  • College Junior
  • 5 months ago
I really enjoy CWI. I wish they had more general education classes that I could get done before I transfer to a university. I also wish they had more professors so we could have more options because some professors are just powerpoint readers, or they're not the best at explaining concepts. I think CWI has potential, it will take time to get where they want and I love the fact that they are affordable classes. The classes are under 30 people so it's discussion based and you are able to communicate with your professor unlike larger universities. Overall, I enjoyed my time here.
  • College Freshman
  • 10 months ago