The acceptance rate at C of I is 48%. It ranks #1 in Idaho for lowest rate of acceptance. C of I is a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Last year, 1,778 out of 3,677 applicants were admitted.
The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent (SAT 1050/1240 ACT 21/26). The College of Idaho typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.63. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The C of I application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to The College of Idaho. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1150
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The College of Idaho?
The College of Idaho typically prefers applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. C of I ranks #1 in Idaho for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into C of I?
Admission data indicates that C of I regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Idaho for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The College of Idaho.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
What GPA do you need to get into The College of Idaho?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into C of I. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The College of Idaho was 3.63 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Idaho for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to C of I will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||18%||15%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to The College of Idaho is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to The College of Idaho and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=142294 IPEDS survey data for The College of Idaho.
48% of those who apply are granted admission to C of I. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1240. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.