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Nampa Campus Development

College of Western Idaho (CWI) is excited to announce new buildings and facilities on the College's main Nampa Campus, enhancing opportunities for the more than 30,000 students we serve. The investment in new infrastructure in Nampa will expand CWI’s presence significantly in support of students and the community.

The College has partnered with  ESI and Cushing Terrell for design and construction.

If you are interested in learning more about our capital projects or in making a donation to make these projects a reality, contact the CWI Foundation at or 208.562.3100 to learn more.

Campus Development

Health and Science Building

Providing the western Treasure Valley with accessible opportunities for education leading to an in-demand career and promising future. The Health and Science Building will include: 

  • Consolidation of the College's growing Health and Science programs.
  • State-of-the-art facilities for health and science students to learn and collaborate with each other.
  • Enhancement of the student experience as a key component of a future quad.
Rendering of the map for the Health and Science Building
Rendering of the Health and Science Building

Location: west of the Nampa Campus Academic Building
Construction Start: site preparation and installation of foundational elements
Size: 50,000 square feet with 10,000 square feet of unfinished space for future development
Programming: Microbiology, Biology, Dental Assisting, Surgical Technology, Nursing, and more
Estimated Completion: Summer 2025

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Horticulture and Agricultural Science Building

A growing campus for growing minds, the College's future Horticulture and Agricultural Science Building will include: 

  • Modern facilities supporting Horticulture and Agricultural Science programs.
  • Two academic buildings, two greenhouses, a barn and working farm, experimental labs, flex classrooms, and student group and common areas.
  • Close proximity to the agricultural community to support collaboration and community events.
Rendering of Horticulture and Agricultural Science academic buildings, two greenhouses, a barn and working farm
Rendering of Horticulture and Agricultural Science Building

Location: north of the Nampa Campus Academic Building, along Cherry Lane
Construction Start:  utility line extensions, bridge foundation, and preliminary earth work underway
Site Plan: 40 acres + approximately 38,000 square footage of buildings and lab space
Programming: Horticulture, landscape design, meat/animal science lab, floral lab, store/retail area
Estimated Completion: Summer 2025

Student Learning Hub

Bringing together services, support, and resources. The future Student Learning Hub will: 

  • Support opportunity for student and community engagement in a central location.
  • Become home to several resources supporting the overall learning experience and student success.
  • Enhance the student experience as a key component of a future quad.
Rending of Nampa Campus phase 3 map with location of the Student Hub building

Location: west of the Nampa Campus Academic Building, adjacent to the future Health and Science Building
Construction Start: Fall 2025, currently finalizing programming and beginning preliminary floor plans and design
Size: approximately 35,000 square feet
Services: Tutoring, Learning Commons/Library, Bookstore, One Stop Student Services
Estimated Completion: Fall 2026


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