WD Financial Information

Payment Options

Payment in full to College of Western Idaho (CWI) or satisfactory payment arrangement is due at time of registration. Payment options are listed below.

Students are responsible to withdraw from classes they do not plan to attend.  Students are liable for all charges unless withdrawal is completed prior to the refund deadline.   For questions about refunds, please see the Refund/Cancellation/Appeal Process.

Payment in Full

  • Online – A student may pay the balance in full using a credit card while enrolling online. College of Western Idaho accepts Master Card, Visa, and Discover.
  • In-person – You may pay by credit card, check, or in cash (in U.S. Dollars only) at any One Stop Student Services location during normal business hours. College of Western Idaho accepts Cash, Check, Master Card, Visa, and Discover.

Payment Plan

Payment plans may be available for courses that cost more than $550. Contact One Stop Student Services for details at 208.562.3000.


Scholarship opportunities may be available for Workforce Development students. View scholarship opportunities from the CWI Foundation.

Prior payment arrangements must be made as a scholarship is not guaranteed.

Veteran Benefits

Veterans may be entitled to assistance with their college expense, and funds may also be available for spouses and dependents. Follow the CWI Veteran Services application guidelines for attending CWI when you apply for benefits. For questions regarding VA benefits and noncredit courses, please contact CWI Veterans Services at [email protected].  

Note: Students enrolled in an Apprenticeship Program (Electrical, HVAC, or Plumbing) are required to work with the State VA Coordinator to use their benefits.  For contact information, please visit the Idaho Veterans Services Education website.

Sponsor Billing (Third Party)

Sponsors must complete and submit the Third Party Billing and Enrollment Form - Download Form

Sponsors submitting payment may mail an authorization or check made payable to College of Western Idaho to:

College of Western Idaho
Attn: Student Accounts, MS 1000
PO Box 3010, Nampa, ID 83653. 

Include the student name and the course being paid. Credit card payments may be made over the phone by calling:

Student Accounts Receivable Specialist 208.562.3254

The following Sponsor payment conditions apply:

  • Sponsorship forms must be received by CWI prior to the start of the course.
  • Students must complete a new sponsor form for each course they attend.

If for some reason a student's sponsor fails to pay charges upon receipt of bill, the student will be responsible for all charges. For questions regarding sponsorships, please contact [email protected].

Delinquent account balances will be turned over to a collection agency. Any fees associated with the collection of the debt are the responsibility of the student.