Idaho Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend college in Idaho?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Idaho was $11,262 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is $3,145 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 $313 from the 2015-2016 average of $10,949 and represents a 2.86% 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 18,335 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $4,118. The College of Idaho is the most expensive in Idaho with an in-state tuition of $29,400.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Idaho Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Boise Bible College
Boise, 96 Students
$11,970 23 10
Boise State University
Boise, 13,895 Students
$5,259 37 64
Brigham Young University Idaho
Rexburg, 18,335 Students
$4,118 40 81
Broadview University
Meridian, 21 Students
$13,500 - -
Brown Mackie College Boise
Boise, 125 Students
$12,132 - -
College of Southern Idaho
Twin Falls, 1,937 Students
$4,560 - -
CollegeAmerica Stevens Henager College
Idaho Falls, 85 Students
$16,972 - -
Eastern Idaho Technical College
Idaho Falls, 479 Students
$4,096 - -
Idaho State University
Pocatello, 7,445 Students
$5,645 - -
Lewis Clark State College
Lewiston, 2,209 Students
$6,618 - -
North Idaho College
Coeur d'Alene, 2,080 Students
$3,916 - -
Northwest Nazarene University
Nampa, 1,673 Students
$29,300 58 66
Stevens Henager College
Boise, 225 Students
$16,972 - -
The College of Idaho
Caldwell, 928 Students
$29,400 - -
University of Idaho
Moscow, 8,436 Students
$5,778 50 70
University of Phoenix Idaho Campus
Meridian, 5 Students
$9,965 - -