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CWI Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Inexpensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does College of Western Idaho Cost?

See current and projected in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees for College of Western Idaho, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. In this CWI cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does CWI Charge for Tuition?

$4,336 In-State Tuition & Fees
$7,344 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

In 2020-2021, the average out-of-state tuition and fees at College of Western Idaho ran about $7,344 per year for students working on an undergraduate degree. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $4,336 per year.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does College of Western Idaho cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do CWI Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

The national out-of-state average for tuition and fees is $19,933 a year. College of Western Idaho out-of-state undergraduates, on the other hand, pay about $7,344 a year in tuition and fees, making the school relatively inexpensive.

Average in-state tuition and fees for schools across the country is $16,784 a year for undergraduate students. Undergraduates who hail from Idaho pay an average of $4,336 a year to attend CWI, making the school a bargain if you only consider tuition and fees alone.

If you want to know how CWI compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

NationwideRocky MountainsIdaho
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: College of Western Idaho Financial Aid.

CWI Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.00% In-State Tuition Increase
0.00% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$17,344 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state CWI tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 0.00% over the past five years. Idaho residents may pay an estimated $4,336 this school year.

At this rate, we estimate the total cost of in-state tuition and fees for two years at CWI to be $8,672, and $17,344 for four years.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 0.00%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $7,344 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

For two years This means an estimated $14,688 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at CWI, and $29,376 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at CWI.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Unless your school has advertised price freezes, it is likely the cost of tuition and fees will go up every year. Make sure you factor this into your budget.

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