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About The College of Idaho
We are an inclusive community of exceptional learning that challenges the ambitious and forges pathways to success and purpose.
The College of Idaho has a 129-year-old legacy of excellence. The College is known for its outstanding academic programs, winning athletics tradition, and history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, 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 www.collegeofidaho.edu.
Diversity at The College of Idaho
- 25% Students of Color
- 18% International Students
Top Majors at The College of Idaho
Our entire academic program known as PEAK is unique because every student graduates with at least one major and three minors. They study in four knowledge peaks.
- Humanities & Fine Arts
- Natural Sciences & Mathematics
- Social Science & History
- Professional Foundations & Enhancements
Want Guaranteed Acceptance to The College of Idaho?
Your admission to The College of Idaho is guaranteed when you complete a Verto semester and meet the following requirements.
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 on your Verto transcript.
- Completion of 1 Verto semester, with a minimum of 12 credits.
- Grades of C or better in all Verto courses and No F’s.
- Maintained good standing while on your Verto Education semester, which includes personal, behavioral, and academic integrity.
We are excited to partner with Verto Education in providing an alternative pathway for students to enroll at The College of Idaho. The preparation and experiences prospective students receive through this program will set Verto students up for success once they matriculate at the college. We look forward to working with Verto Education and their students in the years to come.