Peer Institutions

Higher Education Institutions regularly exchange practices, successes, and challenges, and routinely learn from each other. The College of Idaho has established three groupings of institutions for comparison.

  1. Peer institutions have been selected as most like The College of Idaho in enrollment (size), curriculum and degrees offered (liberal arts/baccalaureate), and geographic location (suburban/rural). 
  2. Aspirational are similar to peer instituions but recognized as high achieving institutions. 
  3. Regional are similar types of institutions that are located relatively close to The College of Idaho.

The College of Idaho has a unique classification according to the Carnegie Classification. See the Carnegie Classifification website for more information on the The College of Idaho.