Future Students FAQs

Do I need transcripts to attend CWI?

If you are a degree-seeking student, official transcripts (High School, GED, College/University) are required as part of the admission process. If you have attended another college or university, we recommend submitting official transcripts. Your previous coursework may satisfy pre-requisites....

How do I apply for CWI Health Programs?

To learn more on the special admission process as well as deadlines to the CWI Health programs of Dental Assisting, Nursing, & Surgical Technology, see our Professional Technical Degrees...

How do I apply to CWI?

To apply for credit programs there are 5 easy steps to get you started; visit Applying to CWI to choose the application process that most represents you and your program

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What are placement tests and where can I take them? Why are they needed?

Placement tests help us assess a student’s writing and math skills so they can be placed into appropriate classes for their success.  There are different ways to acquire your placement tests.  CWI accepts College Level Examination Program (CLEP); Advanced Placement (AP); SAT and...

What if I am undecided and don’t know what area of study to choose?

CWI MyPlan.com can help and is a new online tool for CWI students. Students can review their skills, interests and values, identify majors & career fields as well as research other colleges/universities! If you would like to take the free...

What is One Stop Student Services?

One Stop Student Services is the easiest way to get answers and information about the College of Western Idaho (CWI). Students can apply, register for classes, review grades, accept financial aid awards, view and pay bills, and much more, all at one convenient location....

What kinds of programs and degrees are offered at CWI?

From Information Technology to Elementary Education, CWI offers a wide-variety of lower division transfer / general education courses &...

When can I apply to CWI?

CWI accepts applications at any time, but special deadlines apply for health programs and some professional technical programs have certain semester only start times. View the steps to apply for more detailed information.