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 46 colleges in Idaho - 8 public and 38 private schools. The 2023 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $16,495 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $21,013. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,118 and the average acceptance rate is 80% for Idaho Best Colleges Comparison.
The 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.
2022-2023 Colleges In Idaho Statistics
Top 6 colleges in IdahoAll colleges in Idaho
Number of Schools6 schools
(3 public, 3 private)
46 schools
(8 public, 38 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,651 (in-state)
$29,221 (out-of-state)
$6,449 (in-state)
$16,495 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$10,767 (in-state)
$22,234 (out-of-state)
$10,559 (in-state)
$21,013 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$12,532$6,398
Test Scores1,134 SAT, 26 ACT 1,118 SAT, 25 ACT
Acceptance Rate71.74% 80.27%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.22% 30.18%
Population53,077128,038
Undergraduate44,176118,332
Graduate8,9019,706
Graduation Rate59.17%54.82%
Transfer-out Rate17.60%16.17%
Students to Faculty Ratio14.33 to 113.07 to 1

Top Colleges In Idaho Comparison

The next table lists the top 6 colleges in Idaho for academic year 2022-2023. Northwest Nazarene University ranked top in the Idaho Best Colleges Comparison and University of Idaho and Boise State University follows it. The 2023 average tuition & fees is $29,221 for undergraduate programs $22,234 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Idaho is 1,134 and the acceptance rate is 71.74%. The average students to faculty ratio is 14.33 to 1 for top colleges in Idaho. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2022-2023 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
$39,370 $21,016 1,77863% 1,080 SAT
28 ACT
13 to 1
2 University of Idaho
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Public, 4-yearsMoscow, ID
$29,784
($8,816)
$10,161 11,50779% 1,076 SAT
25 ACT
16 to 1
3 Boise State University
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Public, 4-yearsBoise, ID
$26,976
($8,782)
$8,380 26,11584% - 20 to 1
4 New Saint Andrews College
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Private, 4-yearsMoscow, ID
$15,700 $4,199 29486% 1,220 SAT
27 ACT
14 to 1
5 The College of Idaho
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Private, 4-yearsCaldwell, ID
$36,030 $24,326 1,08247% 1,160 SAT
24 ACT
10 to 1
6 Idaho State University
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Public, 4-yearsPocatello, ID
$27,466
($8,356)
$7,108 12,301- - 13 to 1
Average$29,221
($8,651)
$12,532 53,07771.74% 1,134 SAT 14.33 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 2022-2023