Typical Costs

For full-time undergraduate students, 2023-2024 tuition is $17,590 per semester or $35,180 per year. With additional fees and expenses, the total cost of attendance for an incoming freshman is estimated to be $51,507 per year.

Cost to Attend



Tuition $35,180
New Student Experience Fee — Incoming Freshman $350
New Student Experience Fee — Transfer Student $300
Fees $500
Room and Board $12,077
Books and Supplies $1,200
Personal and Miscellaneous $1,500
Transportation Allowance $700
Total Cost of Education — Incoming Freshman $51,507
Total Cost of Education — Transfer Student $51,457


  • Overload charges of $479 per credit apply for each credit over 18 credits in the fall, 5 credits in the winter, and 18 credits in the spring.
  • The New Student Experience Fee is a one-time charge during your first semester enrolled and helps cover the costs of our unique orientation and First-Year Experience programs.
  • Fees include an Academic Service Fee of $25 and the Associated Students of The College of Idaho (ASCI) Student Fee of $375.
  • Room and Board is based on an average room rate of $5,800 and Meal Plan B at $6,277.
  • Total Cost of Education does not include course-specific fees or student health insurance (waived with proof of existing coverage).