Tuition & Fees

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At less than half the cost of Idaho public universities, College of Western Idaho (CWI) is a smart choice for those looking to get started in a new career or a better future.

View Tuition Rates by Credit


  • In-District Idaho Resident: $139 / credit hour
  • Out-of-District Idaho Resident: $139 / credit hour + $50 per credit (up to $500 per semester)
  • Non-Resident / International: $306 / credit hour
  • Idaho Dual Credit Students: $75 / credit hour

Residency Information  


Tuition and fee costs will vary from those outlined above for the following student populations: 

  • Adult Education: Grant-funded Adult Education classes are available at CWI at no cost to those in need of offered services.
  • Workforce Development: Costs vary for Workforce Development classes based on content and delivery.
  • Senior Citizens: Students, age 60 and over, qualify for 50% of tuition based on applicable residency status. Visit the Senior Citizen Rates section on the Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid page of the Academic Catalog to learn more.