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C of I takes part in Caldwell Youth Forum

On a brisk September day, students from Vallivue, Caldwell, COSSA and Canyon Springs high schools descended upon The College of Idaho campus for the Caldwell Youth Forum, a one-day event aimed to provide training on how to make positive changes in their personal lives and high schools.

“We are getting these students to recognize their element of self-worth, who they are, and that they have a voice,” said C of I ski coach Ron Bonneau, chairman of the Caldwell Youth Forum.

C of I’s Mike Safford honored by NAIA

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced today that Mike Safford Jr., longtime College of Idaho Director of Athletic Communications, is the recipient of the 2016 Clarence “Ike” Pearson Award.

C of I honored by ‘U.S. News & World Report’

National recognition for The College of Idaho continues to accumulate as the new school year gets under way. The C of I has once again been named one of America’s top academic institutions, this time by U.S. News & World Report.

The 2016 “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” rankings, released today by U.S. News & World Report, put the Caldwell private college at No. 169. The annual rankings are based upon graduation rate, class size, alumni giving percentage and other key indicators of academic quality.

C of I ranked No. 8 in the nation for value

The College of Idaho is the No. 8 school in the nation for its combination of academic quality and economic value, according to the website College Factual. The C of I earned “A” grades in the “Value for Your Money” category, ranking No. 8 nationally, No. 2 in the Rocky Mountain Region and No. 1 in Idaho.

President Borst launches ‘Charlotte’s Webcast’

Coming to you live from The College of Idaho campus, it’s the premiere of “Charlotte’s Webcast,” a new video series on the C of I YouTube channel ( In the first episode, viewers can get to know C of I President Charlotte Borst better as she talks about the latest C of I happenings and explains what it feels like to be the first woman president of the College.

C of I publishes summer issue of ‘Quest’ magazine

The College of Idaho has printed the summer 2015 issue of its award-winning ‘Quest’ magazine, which is in mailboxes now. The summer issue has a theme of “Diversity,” celebrating the many different people, places, cultures and ideas that have comprised the C of I campus for 125 years.

C of I named to Princeton Review’s “Best Colleges”

The College of Idaho was again named one of the nation’s top schools in The Princeton Review’s 2016 edition of The Best 380 Colleges. In recent years, the C of I has been an annual inclusion in the book, which serves as The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide. 

C of I cracks ‘Forbes’ top 200 American colleges

Forbes magazine has released its list of “America’s Top Colleges,” which ranks the top 650 schools in the nation based upon post-graduate success, student satisfaction, student debt, four-year graduation rate and competitive awards.

And this year, The College of Idaho has cracked the top 200 colleges in the nation, landing at No. 195.

C of I named to MONEY magazine’s Best Colleges

The College of Idaho provides a great education at an affordable rate, but don’t take our word for it.

#MyTopCollege: What do you love about the C of I?

From national championship-winning teams and unparalleled academics to lifelong friendships and memories you’ll never forget, Forbes magazine wants to know what makes the C of I #MyTopCollege.