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At The College of Idaho, we’re looking for students who want a challenge. Students who want to develop the knowledge and wisdom the world needs, and who enjoy sharing their unique contributions with a vibrant campus community. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply. 

Online Application

  • Common Application - The Common Application is a not-for-profit organization that serves students and member institutions by providing an admission application – online and in print – that students may submit to any of its 346 members including The College of Idaho.

Dates and Deadlines – First Year Students

Early Action (Non Binding)

  • November 17 -- Application Due
  • December 22 -- Admission Notification Mailed
  • February 1    -- FAFSA Submitted to C of I 
  • March 16      -- Financial Aid Notification Mailed 
  • May 1           -- Candidates Reply Date (Deposit Due)

Early Action 2 ( Non-Binding)

  • January 5    -- Application Due
  • January 26  -- Admission Notification Mailed
  • February 15 -- FAFSA Submitted to C of I 
  • March 23     -- Financial Aid Notification Mailed 
  • May 1          -- Candidates Reply Date (Deposit Due)

Regular Decision 

  • February 16 -- Application Due
  • March 30     -- Admission Notification Mailed
  • February 15 -- FAFSA Submitted to C of I 
  • March 30     -- Financial Aid Notification Mailed 
  • May 1          -- Candidates Reply Date (Deposit Due)

Dates and Deadlines – Transfer Student

Spring Transfers

  • November 17 -- Application Due
  • December 10 -- Admission Notification Mailed
  • November 15 -- FAFSA Submitted to C of I 
  • Decmeber 10 -- Financial Aid Notification Mailed 
  • December 22 -- Candidates Reply Date (Deposit Due)

Fall Transfers 

  • March 2-- Application Due
  • April 20 -- Admission Notification Mailed
  • March 1 -- FAFSA Submitted to C of I 
  • April 20 -- Financial Aid Notification Mailed 
  • July 20 -- Candidatee's Reply Date (Deposit Due)
 

To receive financial aid, applicants must complete The College of Idaho Financial Aid Application. For an application call 800-2C-IDAHO or download the form. Admitted students who make their tuition deposit of $300 on or before May 1 are guaranteed a place in the class. Financial aid is awarded after acceptance to C of I, and housing and class are assigned after acceptance and receipt of the enrollment deposit.