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C of I featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018

July 11, 2017

The College of Idaho continues to be recognized as one of Idaho’s top colleges with inclusion into the 2018 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Compiled annually by former New York Times education editor Edward B. Fiske, the Fiske Guide to Colleges is one of the top independent voices in college admissions, taking a selective, subjective and systematic look at over 300 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

In the newest edition, prospective students will be able to learn more about the C of I in multiple areas of interest, including student life, academics, financial aid, campus location and more.

“C of I has much to offer its Yotes,” reads C of I’s entry in the 2018 edition. “They enjoy a well-designed liberal arts education and personal academic attention on a campus striving to keep its offerings on the cutting edge. What’s more, students here are encourage to take an active role in the school’s future.”

The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 is available as a book and may also be found as an iPad app on iTunes as well as a web program at

In addition to its inclusion in the annual Fiske guide, the C of I has earned numerous other accolades over the last year, including ranking No. 2 on Best College Review’s list of the “Top 50 Best Small Colleges in the U.S.,” University Research and Review’s 2017 Best Value School Award, inclusion in the 2017-2018 edition of Colleges of Distinction, and ranking within the top-200 on Forbes’ annual list of America’s top colleges and universities.  

The College of Idaho has a 125-year-old legacy of excellence. The C of I is known for its outstanding academic programs, winning athletics tradition and history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, four NFL players and countless business leaders and innovators. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell, where its proximity both to Boise and to the world-class outdoor activities of southwest Idaho’s mountains and rivers offers unique opportunities for learning beyond the classroom.  For more information, visit