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34 Colleges
3,954 Yearly Graduations
$35,019 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$30,694 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. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $8,755 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $15,217 a year.

An estimated 63% of college students in Idaho take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,673 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 10,277 students at CWI in total, 2,746 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 39% of students at CWI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,044 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.6% 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 12,363 students at ISU in total, 10,401 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,137 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at ISU is 4.8 years.

49% of ISU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,469 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.9% 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 6,906 students at College of Southern Idaho in total, 1,937 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at College of Southern Idaho take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,468 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from College of Southern Idaho with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees
$4,208 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 18,335 full-time undergraduates at BYU - I, and 42,341 students altogether. It takes the average BYU - I undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 26% of students at BYU - I take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,673 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BYU - I is $31,100.

#5

Boise State University

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

The total student population at Boise State University is 25,504, of which 22,033 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,787 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

47% of Boise State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,337 a year. Boise State has a 6.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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 428 students at Carrington College, Boise in total, 395 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 44%. Of the accepted students, 10% are men and 90% are women.

31% of Carrington College, Boise students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,397 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,300 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees

There are 250 students at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology in total, 215 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology. The freshman retention rate is 89%.

Roughly 81% of students at Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,726 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to 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 5,270 students at NIC in total, 2,080 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

36% of NIC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,840 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% 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

There are 479 full-time undergraduates at CEI, and 1,288 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

Roughly 28% of students at CEI take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,829 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than 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

There are 256 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Boise, and 265 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 78% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Boise take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,278 a year. Paul Mitchell the School Boise has a 6.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $17,800 during the early-career years.

#11

Lewis - Clark State College

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

The total student population at Lewis - Clark State College is 3,684, which includes 2,209 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

53% of Lewis - Clark State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,168 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,800 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
100 Yearly Degrees

There are 196 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Rexburg, and 196 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,172 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $13,600 during the early-career years.

#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 102, which includes 102 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 74% of students at Austin Kade Academy take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,214 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 25.0% 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

The total student population at Milan Institute-Nampa is 95, which includes 95 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,637 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Milan Institute-Nampa is $16,400.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees

There are 69 students at TSPA - Nampa in total, 69 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,302 a year. TSPA - Nampa has a 5.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from TSPA - Nampa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $13,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
62 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Nampa is 117, which includes 117 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

81% of Paul Mitchell the School Nampa students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,960 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% 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

There are 52 full-time undergraduates at Aveda Institute - Twin Falls, and 58 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $11,950 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.5% 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

There are 66 students at Boise Barber College in total, 66 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Boise Barber College is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

72% of Boise Barber College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,941 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees

#19

Aveda Institute - Boise

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

The total student population at Aveda Institute - Boise is 54, which includes 38 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Aveda Institute - Boise is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

67% of Aveda Institute - Boise students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,638 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#21

Stevens - Henager College

Boise, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees
$14,585 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 225 full-time undergraduates at Stevens - Henager, and 225 students altogether. It takes the average Stevens - Henager undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

95% of Stevens - Henager students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $12,834 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Stevens - Henager with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

The College of Idaho

Caldwell, Idaho
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
32 Yearly Degrees
$31,755 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 946 undergraduates at The College of Idaho, of which 920 are full-time, and there are 964 students altogether. For undergraduates at The College of Idaho, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

57% of The College of Idaho students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,230 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,400 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
29 Yearly Degrees

There are 46 full-time undergraduates at Evans Hairstyling College-Rexburg, and 46 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

33% of Evans Hairstyling College-Rexburg students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,660 a year. Evans Hairstyling College-Rexburg has a 1.4% 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
$14,585 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 85 students at Stevens - Henager in total, 85 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $14,324 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% 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 22, which includes 22 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Roughly 59% of students at College of Massage Therapy take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,653 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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 D & L Academy of Hair Design 15
34 Mr Leon’s School of Hair Design-Moscow 11

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