2017 Best Colleges in Idaho

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    Northwest Nazarene University

    • Nampa, ID
    • 663 reviews
    College Sophomore:I love this school. I am part of the choir and orchestra. The community you will find here is amazing. I found myself calling it home after a couple of weeks.
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    The College of Idaho

    • Caldwell, ID
    • 410 reviews
    College Sophomore:I really enjoy coming to this school. The professors are great and really take the time to know you not just as a student but also as a person. The College of Idaho is fairly small so you really get to know almost everyone. It's also easier to stablish life long friendships.
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    University of Idaho

    • Moscow, ID
    • 1,461 reviews
    Recent Alumnus:I've had my ups and downs at the U of I, but all and all it has been an enjoyable experience. I love the atmosphere and the campus, plus all the great people I have met.
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    Brigham Young University - Idaho

    • Rexburg, ID
    • 5,209 reviews
    College Sophomore:My experience with courses and professors has been amazing. Because the classes here are fairy small in size, I was able to get to know quite a few of my professors. They all care for our success and are always willing to help us. The courses have also been really great and I've been able to learn a lot in each of them. I love how they tie in the academic subjects with the doctrine of our religion, because that has helped me learn more about both and also see how I can apply those academic topics to every day life.
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    Boise State University

    • Boise, ID
    • 2,167 reviews
    College Junior:Boise State has a lively campus and a surprisingly diverse student population. I've enjoyed most of the classes I've taken, and only had issues with an instructor once. It's easy to make friends if you are involved or are taking lots of classes with the same people. Sports are a big deal and Broncos are very spirited. I am a Biology and Health Sciences major, and the administration in both has been awesome. However, all of my experiences with more general administration (ex: financial aid, the registrar, etc.) have been crappy. My advice would be to avoid anything that may end with you having to go through the trouble of dealing with them. Other than that, great school.
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    Idaho State University

    • Pocatello, ID
    • 1,166 reviews
    College Senior:The classes are small so the proffesors get to be one one one with students more, this creates a great learning opportunity one can take advantage of.
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    Lewis-Clark State College

    • Lewiston, ID
    • 430 reviews
    College Senior:I cannot speak for all of the academic programs offered at LCSC, but I will say that the business division provides you with excellent professors that go above and beyond any requirements to make sure you are understanding the course material. The workload is not bad at all, from my experience advisers do an excellent job of making the work load even throughout every semester of school.
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