College Of Southern Idaho

College Of Southern Idaho

College of Southern Idaho, also referred to as CSI, is a public community college which was established in 1965. The College campus is stretched out on around 300 acres of land. CSI enrolls over 7,000 students in undergraduate courses, and has around 3,000 students in non-credit courses. The College of Southern Idaho offers associate's degrees in arts, science, and applied science, and technical certificates in more than 100 disciplines.

The sports teams of CSI are called the Golden Eagles, and the team color is gold. The College has won 10 NJCAA national championships, including titles in men's basketball and baseball, and women's volleyball. CSI also has a rodeo team which has won 3 national championships.

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Contacting College of Southern Idaho

College of Southern Idaho
315 Falls Ave.
Twin Falls , ID 83301-1238
General Phone: (208) 733-9554

College of Southern Idaho Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts199foreign language and literature, foreign languages and literature, English, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities, library science, social services, anthropology, geography, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine170EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology73audiology and speech pathology, dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, veterinary assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, physician assistant, ...
Business and Management60business management, accounting, finance, marketing
Education and Teaching58multilingual education, special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching, teacher education and development, teacher aide
Office and Administration41administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement37criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Mechanics and Repair23HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Production Trades22welding, cabinetmaking
Agricultural Science and Management19agriculture, agricultural management, farm management, agricultural business, aquaculture, food processing
Engineering Technician14electronics tech, water quality and recycling tech, CAD and design
Engineering13bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering
Animal Science and Care11equestrian studies
Therapy and Counseling11psychology, physical therapy
Landscaping and Horticulture11applied horticulture
Family and Social Work11child care management
Computer Science and Engineering10computer and info science, computer science, computer networking, computer engineering
Science8biology, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry, geology, physics
Art Studies6art studies
Cooking and Culinary Arts6institutional food workers
Hospitality3hotel management
Drama and Performing Arts2drama
Construction Trades2building inspection and management
Photography and Commercial Art1commercial art, photography
Media1communication studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1occupational therapy, dietitian
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate
Transportation0merchant marine officer
Conservation and Resource Management0forestry, natural resources courses
Medicine0pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary, health professions
Medical Administration0environmental health

Number of programs and degrees for College of Southern Idaho in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree66790
Award of less than 1 academic year15831

College of Southern Idaho Student Body

In 2007-2008, College of Southern Idaho had a total enrollment of 7,118 students (4,301 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 1%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 14%
18-19 19%
20-21 12%
22-24 9%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 7%
50-64 8%
65+ 10%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)2%
State unknown1%

College of Southern Idaho Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 34 %

College of Southern Idaho Room and Board (2007)

College of Southern Idaho offers campus housing for 246 of its 4,301 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Twin Falls, Idaho for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Idaho Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

College of Southern Idaho Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,280
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,360
Room and board $ 4,700
Room charge $ 2,350
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,350
Books and supplies $ 1,100
Other expenses $ 4,446

Financial Aid:
College of Southern Idaho participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 161900)

College of Southern Idaho Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track7985

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$74,8021*
Associate professorcalendar year5$60,3753$57,370
Assistant professorcalendar year2*1*
Instructorcalendar year6$45,2646$43,493
All faculty totalcalendar year18$57,79311$50,068

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year21$58,55317$59,507
Associate professoracademic year18$49,49011$48,251
Assistant professoracademic year11$44,90724$43,316
Instructoracademic year11$37,96422$35,826
All faculty totalacademic year61$49,70574$45,542

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

College of Southern Idaho Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports101525

College of Southern Idaho Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Agriculture, General
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Animal Science And Care
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, General
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Institutional Food Workers

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Subject Areas, Other

Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Water Quality & Wastewater Treatment Mgmt & Recycling Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Science/Librarianship
Political Science and Government, General
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Environmental Health

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Physician Assistant
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

Marine Science/Merchant Marine Officer

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College of Southern Idaho Highlights

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What Sets College of Southern Idaho Apart:

Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%College of Southern Idaho Number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%College of Southern Idaho % students 40 years or older
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%College of Southern Idaho Number of students
% of degrees in engineering
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%College of Southern Idaho % of degrees in engineering
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%College of Southern Idaho Dorm rooms per full-time student
Female % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 15%College of Southern Idaho Female % of student body
% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%College of Southern Idaho % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 20%College of Southern Idaho % of degrees in office and administration
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%College of Southern Idaho Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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