For those starting out or starting something big, College of Western Idaho (CWI) is a top choice in the Treasure Valley providing affordable, quality, empowering education for all.

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Empowering Idaho's Future

We are here to change the trajectory of lives for generations to come, offering a path to success and a better life for all. CWI is committed to growth and adaptation to fuel an educated workforce that bolsters our local community through: 

  • Open, affordable access unparalleled in the Treasure Valley.
  • Student-centered commitment adapting to meet students where they are.
  • Creative, leading-edge solutions to equip our students with a better future.
  • Career-oriented outcomes to provide students a competitive edge.

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Supporting Your Educational Pursuits

CWI is committed to meeting individuals at any stage of life's path with high-quality instruction and hundreds of course options. 

  • Dual Credit: Get a head start on your college education, explore your interests, and save time and money while in high school.
  • Academic Transfer: Build the right foundation for a career pathway or to transfer by earning an associate degree.
  • Career & Technical: Engage in fast-paced, hands-on, and focused training to gain the competitive edge employers are seeking.
  • Workforce Development: Rapidly acquire career-focused skills to facilitate employment, retrain, or advance in your career. 
  • Adult Education: Gain life-changing, essential skills to reach your goals and succeed. 

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Campus Development

As CWI advances into a new phase of growth, consolidation and development of campus is currently underway. Three key projects, including the addition of a Health and Science building and Horticulture and Agricultural Science building at the Nampa Campus and development of the new Boise Center, will ensure the College continues to meet the needs of our students and the community. 

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