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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:


Social Mobility Badge from US News & World Report


No. 1 in the nation, Social Mobility by US News & World Report (2021)


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


No. 120 “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” (2021) from U.S. News & World Report

College Factual


No. 1 College in Idaho from College Factual (2022)

Best Value Colleges


2020 Best Value (Best Value Colleges)

Bachelors Degree Center


No. 21 in the Nation in Health Science Degrees from Bachelor's Degree Center (2021)


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



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


Top 100 Liberal Arts College (2020) by


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



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


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


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