Idaho Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Idaho by Out of State Total Cost for 2022

Cheapest Colleges in Idaho by Out of State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university in Idaho but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Idaho for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published out of state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Idaho list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Idaho tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Idaho are listed by one year's out of state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Idaho? Leading the colleges list is Brigham Young University Idaho in Rexburg with an out of state total cost of $9,068.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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Idaho's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Total Cost
College Out of State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Brigham Young University Idaho

Rexburg, Private Not For Profit

$9,068 40 76
#2 University of Phoenix Idaho Campus

Meridian, Private For Profit

$17,795 NA NA
#3 Brown Mackie College Boise

Boise, Private For Profit

$20,003 NA NA
#4 Broadview University

Meridian, Private For Profit

$20,174 NA NA
#5 Boise Bible College

Boise, Private Not For Profit

$20,612 38 36
#6 Stevens Henager College

Boise, Private For Profit

$25,536 NA NA
#7 CollegeAmerica Stevens Henager College

Idaho Falls, Private For Profit

$25,536 NA NA
#8 Lewis Clark State College

Lewiston, Public Not For Profit

$29,678 NA NA
#9 Idaho State University

Pocatello, Public Not For Profit

$32,708 NA NA
#10 University of Idaho

Moscow, Public Not For Profit

$37,750 52 75
#11 Boise State University

Boise, Public Not For Profit

$38,555 38 28
#12 Northwest Nazarene University

Nampa, Private Not For Profit

$42,860 38 22
#13 The College of Idaho

Caldwell, Private Not For Profit

$44,705 54 71