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34 Colleges
3,954 Yearly Graduations
$36,760 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,816 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Idaho ranked #40 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2019. Around 3,954 students received some type of diploma that year. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Idaho is $9,190 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $15,701 a year.

About 64% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,704 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

College of Western Idaho

Nampa, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
702 Yearly Degrees
$4,336 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,895 full-time undergraduates at CWI, and 10,200 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

62% of CWI students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,552 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#2

Idaho State University

Pocatello, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
599 Yearly Degrees
$7,872 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,766 students at ISU in total, 9,575 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,617 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at ISU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,105 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from ISU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

College of Southern Idaho

Twin Falls, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
324 Yearly Degrees
$4,560 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 7,321 students at College of Southern Idaho in total, 1,840 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

16% of College of Southern Idaho students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,576 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from College of Southern Idaho is $26,100.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees
$4,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 18,832 full-time undergraduates at BYU - I, and 44,481 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Roughly 22% of students at BYU - I take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,943 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,100 during the early-career years.

#5

Boise State University

Boise, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
250 Yearly Degrees
$8,068 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,069 students at Boise State in total, 20,763 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 12,973 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

42% of Boise State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,233 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Boise State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
204 Yearly Degrees

There are 534 students at Carrington College, Boise in total, 534 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,885 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carrington College, Boise is $27,300.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees

There are 234 full-time undergraduates at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology, and 270 students altogether. Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology has a freshman retention rate of 89%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

81% of Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,510 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#8

North Idaho College

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
172 Yearly Degrees
$4,960 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,790 full-time undergraduates at NIC, and 4,737 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,148 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,600 during the early-career years.

#9

College of Eastern Idaho

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
125 Yearly Degrees
$4,126 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at College of Eastern Idaho is 1,803, which includes 558 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

30% of CEI students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,405 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CEI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Boise is 242, which includes 241 full-time undergraduates. Paul Mitchell the School Boise has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 89% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,963 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Paul Mitchell the School Boise is $17,800.

#11

Lewis - Clark State College

Lewiston, Idaho
Public Public vs. Private
107 Yearly Degrees
$6,982 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,161 full-time undergraduates at Lewis - Clark State College, and 3,856 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Lewis - Clark State College is 4.6 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at Lewis - Clark State College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,282 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lewis - Clark State College is $30,800.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

There are 180 students at Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg in total, 180 are full-time undergraduates. Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg has a freshman retention rate of 91%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 81% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,017 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg is $13,600.

#13

Austin Kade Academy

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
95 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Austin Kade Academy is 89, which includes 89 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 58% of students at Austin Kade Academy take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,768 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#14

Milan Institute-Nampa

Nampa, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
79 Yearly Degrees

There are 96 full-time undergraduates at Milan Institute-Nampa, and 96 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

60% of Milan Institute-Nampa students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,182 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $16,400 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at The Salon Professional Academy is 91, which includes 91 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,150 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $13,900 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
62 Yearly Degrees

There are 148 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Nampa, and 148 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 88% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Nampa take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,412 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#17

Aveda Institute - Twin Falls

Twin Falls, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Aveda Institute - Twin Falls is 76, which includes 53 full-time undergraduates. Aveda Institute - Twin Falls has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

79% of Aveda Institute - Twin Falls students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,207 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#18

Boise Barber College

Boise, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Boise Barber College is 58, which includes 58 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 71% of students at Boise Barber College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,460 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

#19

Aveda Institute - Boise

Boise, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Aveda Institute - Boise is 49, which includes 28 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 92% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,270 a year. Aveda Institute - Boise has a 8.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#21

Stevens - Henager College

Boise, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees
$16,600 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 77 full-time undergraduates at Stevens - Henager, and 77 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Roughly 91% of students at Stevens - Henager take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,390 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,200 during the early-career years.

#22

The College of Idaho

Caldwell, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$32,855 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,114 students at The College of Idaho in total, 1,100 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,085 are full-time. For undergraduates at The College of Idaho, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

71% of The College of Idaho students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,460 a year. The College of Idaho has a 4.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from The College of Idaho is $30,400.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
29 Yearly Degrees

There are 72 students at Evans Hairstyling College-Rexburg in total, 72 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,697 a year. Evans Hairstyling College-Rexburg has a 1.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#24

Stevens - Henager College

Idaho Falls, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$16,600 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 23 students at Stevens - Henager in total, 23 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at Stevens - Henager take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,205 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,500 during the early-career years.

#25

College of Massage Therapy

Blackfoot, Idaho
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
22 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at College of Massage Therapy is 11, which includes 11 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

69% of College of Massage Therapy students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,467 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Other Idaho Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
27 Mr Leon’s School of Hair Design-Lewiston 19
28 Academy di Firenze 17
28 Elevate Salon Institute - Chubbuck 17
28 Headmasters School of Hair Design 17
31 Cosmetology School of Arts and Science LLC 16
32 University of Idaho 15
32 Paul Mitchell the School Twin Falls 15
34 Mr Leon’s School of Hair Design-Moscow 11

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