Idaho Best Colleges Comparison

View the Idaho Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Idaho Statistics

There are 43 colleges in Idaho - 9 public and 34 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $15,537 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $18,729. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,110 and the average acceptance rate is 85% for Idaho Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Idaho. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Idaho colleges at Idaho Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Idaho Statistics
Top 6 colleges in IdahoAll colleges in Idaho
Number of Schools6 schools
(3 public, 3 private)
43 schools
(9 public, 34 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,091 (in-state)
$26,663 (out-of-state)
$5,997 (in-state)
$15,537 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$9,958 (in-state)
$20,992 (out-of-state)
$8,594 (in-state)
$18,729 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$12,309$6,283
Test Scores1,150 SAT, 25 ACT 1,110 SAT, 23 ACT
Acceptance Rate78.80% 85.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.20% 41.11%
Population50,070125,486
Undergraduate41,350116,131
Graduate8,7209,355
Graduation Rate57.50%59.19%
Transfer-out Rate16.25%11.00%
Students to Faculty Ratio14.67 to 112.76 to 1

Top Colleges In Idaho Comparison

Next table lists the top 6 colleges in Idaho for academic year 2019-2020. Northwest Nazarene University ranked top in the Idaho Best Colleges Comparison and University of Idaho and Boise State University follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $26,663 for undergraduate programs $20,992 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Idaho is 1,150 and the acceptance rate is 78.80%. The average students to faculty ratio is 14.67 to 1 for top colleges in Idaho. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Idaho Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Northwest Nazarene University
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Private, 4 yearsNampa, ID
$34,390 $20,442 2,10988% 1,100 SAT
23 ACT
18 to 1
2 University of Idaho
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Public, 4 yearsMoscow, ID
$27,576
($8,340)
$9,150 10,79181% 1,105 SAT
24 ACT
16 to 1
3 Boise State University
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Public, 4 yearsBoise, ID
$24,980
($8,060)
$8,980 24,06983% 1,120 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
4 New Saint Andrews College
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Private, 4 yearsMoscow, ID
$13,950 $4,541 22186% 1,260 SAT
26 ACT
12 to 1
5 The College of Idaho
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Private, 4 yearsCaldwell, ID
$33,755 $23,897 1,11456% 1,163 SAT
26 ACT
11 to 1
6 Idaho State University
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Public, 4 yearsPocatello, ID
$25,326
($7,872)
$6,842 11,766- - 13 to 1
Average$26,663
($8,091)
$12,309 50,07078.80% 1,150 SAT 14.67 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020