Colleges & Universities
College of Western Idaho (CWI)
College of Western Idaho (CWI) is a comprehensive community college providing higher education programs to residents of Western Idaho. They offer a full range of academic and professional-technical courses leading to an Associate of Arts or Science degree, transfer degrees, professional-technical degrees, continuing education, and certificates. CWI also offers basic academic skills to help prepare for a GED, dual credit for high school students, and fast-track career training for working professionals. Choose from classes offered at a variety of campuses throughout the Treasure Valley or online CWI also works with local businesses to provide customized workforce training programs.
College of Idaho
Idaho's oldest private college, the College of Idaho is located in Caldwell, ID. With 1,055 students and 26 majors, C of I has educated some of Idaho's most accomplished graduates, including six Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another ten Truman and Goldwater Scholars.
Northwest Nazarene University (NNU)
Northwest Nazarene University, a comprehensive Christian university, offers over 60 areas of study, 19 master's degrees in seven different disciplines and one doctoral degree. In addition to its 85-acre campus located in Nampa, Idaho, the University also offers programs online as well as in Boise, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls and in cooperation with programs in 10 countries. Founded in 1913, the University now serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, more than 6,000 continuing education students, and 2,300 high school students through the concurrent credit program.
Boise State University (BSU)
Boise State University is a public, metropolitan research university located at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills in Idaho's capital city. Boise State University is the largest institution of higher education in the state. With seven colleges and a choice of nearly 200 degrees and certificates, Boise State has over 22,000 students. They are known for fostering student success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity. For more Facts and Figures, click here.
Idaho State University (ISU)
With the main campus in Pocatello, Id, Idaho State University offers 250 programs and has an enrollment of over 13,000 students, representing 58 countries and 42 U.S. States. The satelite campus in Meridian, ID offers 30 graduate and undergraduate degrees with a primary focus on health sciences education.
University of Idaho (U of I) - Boise Campus
Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho was located in Moscow, Idaho (the northerm part of the state). In 1910, the school extended its education to the Boise Valley. The Boise campus offers over 30 degrees plus WWAMI medical education programs. The University as a whole provides over 2,000 different degrees and is home to more than 11,000 students statewide. University of Idaho earned the prestigious Carnegie Foundation ranking for high research activity. Researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year with approximately $8 million being conducted in southern Idaho.
Concordia University School of Law
One of the newest members of the Boise Valley, Concordia is pleased to unveil a forward-thinking vision for legal education that integrates a foundation in law with the practical skills needed to transform society through service. With the inaugural class enrolling in the Fall of 2012, the law school is positioned to provide both part- and full-time law students with a Juris Doctor degree that will prepare them for a future of expanded opportunities. Applications are now being accepted and scholarships and grants are available.
University of Phoenix
Offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees in Meridian including business, education and criminal justice, the University of Phoenix makes it easy for students to receive a degree with flexible classes that are convenient to working adults.
George Fox University
Ranked among the top 150 Forbes America's Best Colleges Universities, George Fox has a campus in Meridian, ID with eight degree offerings in education and business related fields.