Idaho Technical Schools

A technical school can help prepare students for a career in dozens of different industries. Technical careers opportunities are plentiful in technical electronics and computer technology industries, accounting and new media technologies as well as maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school should be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several Idaho technical schools fit the bill.

Idaho technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Some of the top technical colleges in Idaho include Eastern Idaho Technical College (est. 1969), Northwest Nazarene University (est. 1913), and Stevens-Henager College (est. 1891). Overall, the state of Idaho has 7 public and 7 private institutions with nearly 71,481 students enrolled. Thousands of students attend technical school across the U.S. with more than 800 students enrolled in Idaho’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Idaho Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at public Idaho technical schools is $4,381 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at private Idaho technical schools is $5,933 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Idaho technical schools start at around $200 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $300 per credit hour. You will be required to pay the same tuition and fees as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board cost for public Idaho colleges totals $5,490 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Idaho Technical Schools and Enrollment

Eastern Idaho Technical College (avg. enrollment, 762 students)
Northwest Nazarene University (avg. enrollment, 1,836 students)
Stevens-Henager College (avg. enrollment, 142 students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Idaho  

Northwest Nazarene University
ITT Technical Institute-Boise, ID
Apollo College-Boise, ID

Accredited Idaho Technical Schools

Eastern Idaho Technical College
Northwest Nazarene University
Stevens-Henager College

Sources
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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