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College of Eastern Idaho Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how College of Eastern Idaho ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is College of Eastern Idaho Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

College of Eastern Idaho was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

CEI was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CEI?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into College of Eastern Idaho since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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College of Eastern Idaho Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at CEI it is much better at 5 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at College of Eastern Idaho is 40%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  40 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at College of Eastern Idaho

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At College of Eastern Idaho this rate is 54%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  54 out of 100
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College of Eastern Idaho Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,288 undergraduates at CEI with 479 being full-time and 809 being part-time.

CEI Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 15.60 out of 100, CEI is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  15.60 out of 100
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How Much Does College of Eastern Idaho Cost?

The overall average net price of CEI is $11,612. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CEI

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$11,159 $11,591 $12,100 $15,762 $15,679

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CEI, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CEI, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $5,829 a year. That adds up to $23,316 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CEI is 14.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do CEI Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from CEI make about $26,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 34% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of College of Eastern Idaho

College of Eastern Idaho is a public institution located in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Idaho Falls is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of College of Eastern Idaho

Contact details for CEI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1600 S 25Th E, Idaho Falls, ID 83404-5788
Phone: 208-535-3000
Website: www.cei.edu

College of Eastern Idaho Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at College of Eastern Idaho along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CEI

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 34 students took at least one online class at College of Eastern Idaho. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 34 34
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0
2014-2015 0 0
2013-2014 0 0

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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