College of Western Idaho

About

College of Western Idaho (CWI) is located in the Treasure Valley—the state’s cultural and economic hub—which is recognized nationally as a great place to live, work, and get an education. CWI is the largest community college in Idaho and provides students an abundance of opportunities for learning. Whether taking classes at the Boise or Nampa campus or online, CWI offers an affordable education with low cost per credit and access to scholarships and financial aid. With a full range of two-year degrees and career-technical certificates that fully transfer to a university or directly into the workforce, the quality of education at CWI rivals any college or university.

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Quick Links & Contact Information

Registrar, admissions office, and financial aid office
One Stop Student Services
208.562.3000
onestop@cwi.edu

 

Information

FAQs

I want to talk to a real person, who can I email or call?     

Contact us at onestop@cwi.edu or (208) 562-3000.


Dual Credit Transcripts; I want to talk to a real person, who can I email or call? 

Contact us at onestop@cwi.edu or (208) 562-3000


Will a college entrance exam be required for the 2020-2021 incoming freshman applicants? If so, what exams will be accepted?       

Currently yes. We accept ACT, SAT, or Math Diagnostic and Write Class Placement.


What Grade Point Average (GPA) is required for admittance?    

N/A


How do I apply if I have a GED?    

Follow the standard admissions process at cwi.edu/apply.


What are the dates/deadlines to submit my application? 

See Academic Calendar at https://catalog.cwi.edu/academic-calendar/


Will I need to take any examinations for class placement? If so, how do I do that?

Yes. Learn more at cwi.edu/assessment


How (and where) do I send my transcript to your school? 

Email: Onestop@cwi.edu

Fax: (888) 562-3216

Mail: CWI One-Stop, P.O. Box 3010, MS 3000, Nampa, ID 83653


How do I request my dual credit transcript?

Request this through MyCWI


What is the cost of each official transcript, and how do I pay for my transcript? 

The general fee is $5 using debit/credit. Full info can be found at cwi.edu/transcripts.


How will I know if I have been accepted?    

Students will receive an email confirmation of items received, missing items notices, and admission notification. Students are also sent a letter of admission.

I want to talk to a real person, who can I email or call?   

Contact us at onestop@cwi.edu or (208) 562-3000


Where is this information on your website?

cwi.edu/besafe


I want to stay in the know. Where can I find your institution’s response regarding public health and safety on social media?    

Learn more at: http://cwi.edu/social

I want to talk to a real person, who can I email or call?

Contact us at onestop@cwi.edu or (208) 562-3000


Where can I find more information about financial aid at this school, including scholarships and how to apply?

cwi.edu/scholarships


What are your institution’s scholarship deadlines and award dates?

The first round starts in February and goes through March. A second round starts in April.


Am I eligible for scholarships if I miss the priority deadline?

N/A


Am I eligible for scholarships if I do not complete the FAFSA application before your priority deadline?

Some scholarships do require a FAFSA however the priority deadlines falls after the scholarship application date.

I want to talk to a real person, who can I email or call?

One-Stop Student Services
phone: 208-562-3000
email: onestop@cwi.edu


Where can students explore your curriculum and course offerings?

I want to stay in the know. Where can I find your institution on social media?

Are you holding any virtual tours or events for incoming students? Where can I find that information?

Yes. CWI is currently working on a new site to better accommodate virtual tours. Check back here over the next few weeks.

I want to talk to a real person, who can I email or call?

One-Stop Student Services
phone: 208-562-3000
email: onestop@cwi.edu


How will incoming freshmen register for classes?

After orientation, online through myCWI.


If my plans to start school this fall change, will I receive a refund for any deposits I have made?

N/A


Is student orientation required? If so, how will it be delivered and when?

Online New Student Orientation starts April 25. We plan to have limited in-person sessions during the summer.


Will classes be held on campus this fall?

Current plans are to hold classes in person, however, this may change depending on changes in CDC COVID-19 Guidance.


Will there be summer classes? If so, will they be online or in-person?

All Summer 2020 will be offered online.

I want to talk to a real person, who can I email or call?

N/A


Are there changes for campus housing deadlines?

N/A


Have housing refund deadlines been extended?

N/A


Have sorority or fraternity recruitment schedules changed?

N/A


When do I need to select a food plan?

N/A