C of I named to Princeton Review’s Best 378 Colleges

The College of Idaho has been named one of the nation’s top schools by The Princeton Review in the 2014 edition of its book, "The Best 378 Colleges." The C of I for several years has been an annual inclusion in the book, which includes detailed profiles of colleges with quality ratings in eight categories based upon surveys of students attending the profiled schools.

In the 2014 rankings, the C of I scored 96 (out of 99) for “quality of campus life.” The C of I faculty also received favorable reviews, scoring 96 for “professors accessible” and 95 for “professors interesting.” The Best 378 Colleges, which also includes lists of the top 20 schools in 62 different categories, ranked The College of Idaho No. 12 for “Best Health Services” and No. 18 for “Easiest Campus to get around.”

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The C of I also was included in Forbes’ recently-released list of “America’s Top Colleges,” which ranks the top 650 schools in the nation. Forbes’ rankings are based upon post graduate success, student satisfaction, debt, four-year graduation rate and competitive awards. The C of I ranked No. 310 on this year’s list and No. 1 amongst Idaho institutions.  Click here to see the C of I Forbes profile.

The 2014 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges featured The College of Idaho as well. The book, compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, is a selective, subjective look at approximately 300 of the best colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and Great Britain.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another 11 Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit