50 States, 50 Colleges: Idaho

College in the Spotlight: The College of Idaho

Location: Caldwell, Idaho (30 minutes from downtown Boise)

Size: 1,120 students

Fast Facts

  • U.S. News & World Report ranked The College of Idaho at number 7 for “Best National Liberal Arts Colleges.”

  • The campus is located in an area known as Treasure Valley.  Who doesn’t want to spend four years in a place known as Treasure Valley?!  The location provides easy access to numerous outdoor activities including skiing/snowboarding, hiking, white water rafting, golf, and so much more!

  • The College has a unique program called The Peak Program.  The Peak Program is designed for students to complete a major and 3 minors in four years.  The goal of this program is for students to leave the school with proficiency in a professional area as well as in social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences.

  • There is definitely a club for everyone!  Did you love My Little Pony growing up?  The Coyote Bronies is a club for the fans to come together and “enjoy the magic of friendship.”  Are you a movie buff?  You could join Film Society where you promote both old and new movies.

  • In addition to the numerous clubs and intramural sports, there is The Outdoor Program.  The Outdoor Program is a student led organization that provides access to trips, equipment, workshops, and classes related to outdoor recreation.  The mission is “to provide access to outdoor activities that will foster the development of friendships in the campus community, to educate and promote outdoor recreation.”

  • The school is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and offers 10 men and 10 women’s sports teams.  Go Yotes!

For more information, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu!

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