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Magazine awards NIC as best Idaho community college

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 18, 2023
An aerial of NIC’s Coeur d’Alene campus taken on June 26. announced its annual community college rankings, awarding North Idaho College with the 2024 Best Community College in Idaho. ranks institutions on a scale from 0 to 100 across six categories. Evaluations are based on quantitative measures such as academic quality, graduation rate, cost, return on investment and student resources. The rankings value institutions that are affordable and offer the tools and resources students need to graduate and excel in their fields.

In its 2024 list, ranked NIC above second place College of Eastern Idaho, third place College of Southern Idaho and fourth place College of Western Idaho.

To view a breakdown of the rankings, visit

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