Idaho Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Idaho?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Idaho was $11,109 for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is $2,833 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Idaho in the middle of the pack as the 34th most expensive and 19th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $160 from the 2015-2016 average of $10,949 and represents a 1.46% annual increase. The list of Idaho colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 16 colleges and universities in Idaho, the most popular being Brigham Young University Idaho with 16,538 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,920. Northwest Nazarene University is the most expensive in Idaho with an in-state tuition of $28,150.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Idaho colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Idaho or cheap Idaho colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore Idaho Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Boise Bible College
Boise, 121 Students
$11,250 28 29
Boise State University
Boise, 13,311 Students
$4,872 36 56
Brigham Young University Idaho
Rexburg, 16,538 Students
$3,920 37 78
Broadview University
Meridian, 21 Students
$13,500 - -
Brown Mackie College Boise
Boise, 125 Students
$12,132 - -
College of Southern Idaho
Twin Falls, 1,975 Students
$4,120 - -
CollegeAmerica Stevens Henager College
Idaho Falls, 123 Students
$16,968 - -
Eastern Idaho Technical College
Idaho Falls, 321 Students
$2,404 - -
Idaho State University
Pocatello, 7,800 Students
$5,243 - -
Lewis Clark State College
Lewiston, 2,290 Students
$6,120 16 24
North Idaho College
Coeur d'Alene, 2,260 Students
$3,664 - -
Northwest Nazarene University
Nampa, 1,677 Students
$28,150 48 56
Stevens Henager College
Boise, 282 Students
$16,968 - -
The College of Idaho
Caldwell, 931 Students
$26,670 - -
University of Idaho
Moscow, 8,580 Students
$5,162 53 73
University of Phoenix Idaho Campus
Meridian, 39 Students
$9,965 - -