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Transfer Students

Transfer Application Checklist:

  1. Complete and Submit Free Application
  2. Official college transcript(s)- must be sent by issuing institution
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. FAFSA (required for financial aid and complete award packages)

If transferring with fewer than 28 college credits:

  1. Official high school transcript or GED- must be sent by issuing institution
  2. ACT or SAT scores (or test optional: Consult with Admission Counselor)

Transfer Requirements- PEAK

C of I generally accepts up to 90 transfer credits including up to 70 community college credits. Transfer students complete the PEAK Curriculum under the following guidelines

  • 60-89 semester credits: 2 Peaks (1 major, 1 minor)
  • 28-59 semester credits: 3 Peaks (1 major, 2 minors)
  • Fewer than 28 semester credits: (1 major, 3 minors)

Scholarships

Merit Based Awards:

Students are automatically considered for merit scholarships upon acceptance to The College of Idaho. These Awards are based on cumulative college-level GPA and are allocated annually as follows:

Scholarship

Amount Per Year

GPA

Presidential Merit 

$15,000

3.80 and above

Trustee Merit

$13,000

3.60 - 3.79

Deans Merit

$11,000

3.40 - 3.59

William Judson Boone Merit 

$9,000

3.20 - 3.39

PEAK Merit

$7,000

2.50 - 3.19

Talent Based Scholarships

Students may apply for talent based scholarship in the following areas:

  • Music
  • Theater
  • Art
  • Athletics
  • Speech and Debate
  • Campus Ministries
  • Cheer and Color Guard
  • Marching Band

Phi Theta Kappa: $1000 Annual Scholarship

Phi Theta Kappa members can receive an automatic annual scholarship. Please submit Proof of Membership with your application or to your admission counselor. If you're interested in joining PTK, you can find out if your college has a PTK advisor and contact them for information about joining.

Steps after Admission

  1. Reply to offer of Admission through C of I Portal
  2. Financial Aid chat with admission counselor (1-2 weeks after admission) upon FAFSA completion
  3. Pay $300 enrollment deposit through C of I Portal to secure enrollment in courses and student housing if applicable