C of I included in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017

The College of Idaho continues to garner attention and praise from college ranking guides and websites across the country, with the latest recognition coming via Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Compiled by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, Fiske Guide to Colleges is a selective, subjective and systematic look at 300-plus colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and the UK. For more than 30 years, millions of students, parents, and guidance counselors have relied on the Fiske Guide to Colleges to present the best and most interesting schools during their college searches.

Fiske Guide readers will be able to discover the real personality of The College of Idaho based on a broad range of subjects, including student body, academics, social life, financial aid, campus setting, housing, food and extracurricular activities. The guide is available as a book as well as an iPad app on iTunes and a web program on

In other recent acknowledgements, the C of I was included in the latest edition of “Colleges of Distinction;" named College Raptor’s “Hidden Gem” school for the state of Idaho; ranked No. 5 in a USA Today article listing America’s “Best 10 Colleges for the Money; and included in the top-200 on Forbes' annual list of America's top colleges and universities. 

The College of Idaho has a 125-year-old legacy of excellence. The C of I is known for its outstanding academic programs, winning athletics tradition and history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, four NFL players and countless business leaders and innovators. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell, where its proximity both to Boise and to the world-class outdoor activities of southwest Idaho’s mountains and rivers offers unique opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.  For more information, visit