The College of Idaho

2112 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell, ID 83605-4432
Tel: (208)459-5011
Private not-for-profit | 1,059 students
Albertson College of Idaho is the state’s oldest four-year institution of higher education. The college prepares its students for a lifetime of learning through a liberal arts & sciences education enhanced with the latest technology, off-campus internships, community service and a challenging curriculum.

School Overview:

The College of Idaho
CountyCanyon County, ID
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
84 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,059 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,017 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
42 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,042 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
17 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
14%3%
% Black
-6%
% White
81%84%
% Two or more races
3%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$23,355$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$23,355$24,744
 
Percent Admitted65%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)473-630450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)483-618460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)463-600440-570
ACT English (25-75%)20-2819-25
ACT Math (25-75%)21-2618-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)22-2720-25

School Notes:

  • Founded as the College of Idaho in 1891, Albertson provides a curriculum that is grounded in the liberal arts in a challenging, intimate academic setting. Embodying its slogan "Awaken the Mind, Encounter Truth, Contribute to Community,” the college prides itself on small classes and close student-faculty interaction, while also preparing its students for leadership roles in various occupations and communities. The college's liberal arts education is enhanced with the latest technology, off-campus internships, international study and community service.
  • The college's newest facilities include a renovated student union and computer center, a performing and fine arts center, an athletic activities center, an international center, and "The Village, " two apartment-like residence halls.
  • Albertson College offers a well-rounded course of study in the liberal arts disciplines -- the fine arts, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, and natural sciences -- enriched by pre-professional and interdisciplinary programs in tandem with co-curricular student life experiences.
  • The college has been accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools since 1922. Our teacher education program has been approved by the Idaho State Department of Education since 1913, and our graduates are eligible for certification in all states participating in the Interstate Certification Compact.
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