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Fall 2020 Updates: The College will begin the fall semester with the majority of classes taught exclusively online and an elective residency option. Read More

Our Accolades

We think we've got a pretty terrific place to get a college education.

But don't just take our word for it.  See what others have said about the educational quality and value at The College of Idaho:



Idaho’s #1 College (2020) Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education “US University Rankings"


No. 117 “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” (2020) from U.S. News and Report

Best Value Colleges


2020 Best Value (Best Value Colleges)


Top 100 overall, no. 1 in Idaho (2019) by College Consensus

College Factual


No. 19 "Best Colleges for Your Money" from College Factual (2020)



No. 1 in Idaho, no. 132 nationally among liberal arts colleges in value from Kiplinger (2019)



No. 2 in northwest, no. 105 nationally in admission yield among small, liberal arts colleges or universities (2020) by Chronicle of Higher Education


Top school in Idaho, no. 113 nationally in "Grateful Graduates" Index (2019) by Forbes


The best college in Idaho in 100 Best U.S. Colleges & Universities by


No. 2 on “50 Best Small Colleges for 2018” from Best College Reviews


2017 “Best Value Award School" from University Research & Review