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Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state's first private liberal arts college. We're a close-knit community of 1,000 scholars, athletes, artists and critical thinkers who aim to push ourselves — and each other — to new heights.

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The College at a Glance

We're a surprisingly diverse place, with people from many states and countries, more than 80 majors and minors to choose from, and a uniquely flexible undergraduate curriculum. 

Quick Facts
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Our Idaho Setting

Located 30 miles from Downtown Boise, we're situated right at the edge between city life and the wild outdoors. 

The Place We Call Home