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Albertson College of Idaho Exceeds Enrollment Goals with Class of 2008

2004. 09. 24.

CALDWELL Albertson College of Idaho welcomed 246 new students for the fall 2004 semester. The number exceeded admissions goals and is up 3% from last year's class.

The new students bring total enrollment to 810 students. This year's recruits had an average GPA of 3.6. A quarter of the class were in the top 14% of ACT takers in the nation.In addition to the high academics, fourteen students received the Albertson Heritage Scholars award. The scholarship pays full-tuition over four years at ACI. The scholars had an average GPA of 4.07, an average ACT of 32 and an average SAT of 1393. To qualify for the scholarship, the student had to have high academics and be leaders in high school. As part of their scholarship, the Scholars will be required to participate in 20 hours of community service each month.

'Each and every student brings something unique and valuable to the college,' Warren Muller, Dean of Admissions, Marketing and Communications said. 'These students will increase the academic rigor on campus and that is very important.'

Albertson College of Idaho's new students come from nineteen states and six countries. The number of students attending CofI from the Treasure Valley increased by eleven percent over last fall. We believe this reflects a recognition by Idaho students that they have an option to attend an affordable nationally ranked private college with out leaving their home state, Albertson College of Idaho President Robert Hoover said.Albertson College of Idaho is the state's oldest and longest continuously accredited private, residential liberal arts and sciences institution. With an average class size of 15, students receive personal attention from faculty members dedicated to teaching. CofI was recently named a "Best Value" by the Princeton Review and was ranked 11 in the nation by the same publication for Professors Bring Material to Life.

More information about Albertson College of Idaho is available by calling 1-800-2C-IDAHO or visiting www.collegeofidaho.edu

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