Our Mission

The College of Idaho, a private, residential liberal arts college, prepares students to lead productive and fulfilling lives. We are committed to an innovative, individualized curriculum in liberal arts and professional studies, to building community, and to exercising stewardship.

Core Mission Themes:

Transforming Liberal Arts and Professional Education

Challenging students to:

  1. Think broadly, by wide exposure to the fields of knowledge that constitute a liberal arts curriculum;
  2. Think deeply, by sustained exploration of a specific discipline;
  3. Combine this breadth and depth to develop skills in:
  • Problem Solving
  • Analytic Reasoning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Written Communication

Building Community

And so producing:

  1. A Responsible Community
  2. A Resourceful Community
  3. A Reflective Community

Exercising Stewardship of

  1. Our Environment
  2. Our People
  3. Our Resources