College of Southern Idaho.

College of Southern Idaho

Twin Falls, ID2 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About College of Southern Idaho

College of Southern Idaho (CSI) is a public community college in Twin Falls, Idaho. It also has off-campus programs in Jerome, Hailey, Burley and Gooding. Until the foundation of the College of Western Idaho in 2007, CSI was one of only two comprehensive community colleges in Idaho, along with North Idaho College in Coeur d'Alene. College of Southern Idaho offers associate of arts, associate of science, associate of applied science degrees, and technical certificates in over 115 disciplines. Additional upper-division courses through the University of Idaho, Idaho State University, and Boise State University are also offered. CSI's enrollment is approximately 7,000 students with an additional 3,000 in non-credit courses. Approximately 85% of the student body is from Idaho's Magic Valley region. The college is governed by a five-member board of trustees elected at large by voters in Twin Falls and Jerome Counties.


  • Offers certificate, and associate degrees
  • 3,696 students
  • 0.28 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at College of Southern Idaho

Animal Sciences
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Animal Sciences, Biology, Mathematics, Elementary Education, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at College of Southern Idaho was $6,720, while for in-state students it was $4,120. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $12,498.

The average financial aid at College of Southern Idaho is $4,560. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $2,160 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at College of Southern Idaho

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

37% of undergraduate students at College of Southern Idaho received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at College of Southern Idaho

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at College of Southern Idaho was of $4,900 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $990.

Diversity at College of Southern Idaho

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017