Post Secondary & Higher Education
The Boise Valley (Boise Metro) is full of exceptional opportunities for students and adults for post secondary and higher education, with many colleges and universities.
College of Western Idaho (CWI): CWI opened its original campus in 2009. Since then, CWI has become of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States. Working with many companies, CWI has custom training programs to enhance the workforce skills in the Boise Valley.
Carrington College: Carrington College is a great location to earn an associates degree or certificate in the medical field.
Stevens-Henegar College: The Boise campus was opened in March 2004 and there is a second location in Nampa. This school has 15-36 month programs with offerings in Business, Graphic Arts, Healthcare and Information Technology.
Treasure Valley Community College: The primary campus is in Ontario, Oregon, with a secondary, beautiful campus in Caldwell. The Caldwell, Idaho center students participate in a 2-year block transfer program which enables them to enroll with junior class standing at 4-year institutions in Idaho and Oregon.
Brown Mackie College: With a campus in Boise, Idaho, students who are working can attend Brown Mackie College and structure a one course a month schedule.
Colleges and Universities
Boise State University (BSU): 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.
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.
College of Idaho (C of I): Idaho's oldest private college, the College of Idaho is located in Caldwell, Idaho. With 1,070 students and 26 majors, C of I has educated some of Idaho's most accomplished graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, 14 Marshall, Truman and Goldwater Scholars.
University of Idaho (U of I) - Boise Campus: Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho was located in Moscow, Idaho (the northern part of the state). In 1910, the school extended its education to the Boise Valley. The Boise campus serves just over 1,000 students a year with 60 different degrees offerings. The University as a whole provides over 2,000 different degrees. 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.
Idaho State University (ISU): With the main campus in Pocatello, Id, Idaho State University offers 280 programs and educated 14,500 students. The satellite campus in Meridian, Idaho offers 20 graduate and undergraduate degrees with a primary focus on health professions and sciences.
George Fox University: Ranked among the top 150 Forbes America's Best Colleges Universities, George Fox has a campus in Meridian, Idaho with eight degree offerings in education and business related fields.