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.

Type of School: Public 2 Year College/University
Degree Offered: Associates

Facts & Stats

  • $139/Credit – CWI is nearly half the cost of a state university and a third of the cost of a private college.
  • CWI helped  students access $30 million in financial aid (2015-2016 school year)
  • Wide variety of programs – Academic Transfer and Career & Technical programs available
  • Convenient locations in Boise and Nampa offering flexible schedules with day, evening, and online classes.
  • Credits transfer easily – complete your first two years at CWI then transfer to a four-year university – you will save money!


Ada County Campus

Lynx Building
Blackeagle Center
9300 Overland Rd.
Boise, ID 83709

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 3010
MS 1000
Nampa, ID 83653


CWI Nampa Campus

Micron Center for Professional Technical Education
5725 E. Franklin Road
Nampa, ID 83687