Students Entering College for the First Time
Here in Coeur d'Alene, students planning to earn a bachelor's degree from U of I usually register for their core requirements at a local community college. The closest options are North Idaho College and the Community Colleges of Spokane.
Talk to a U of I advisor early to be sure the classes you take are the best ones for your transfer program. Our student support specialist is also available to meet face-to-face in Coeur d'Alene or through text, call or email.
Transferring to U of I Coeur d'Alene
If you intend to transfer to U of I Coeur d'Alene within the next two years, schedule a meeting with a U of I advisor at your earliest convenience. U of I will transfer up to 70 credits from community/junior colleges towards your degree. Learn about how transfer credits are evaluated at U of I.
For students attending North Idaho College, NIC to U of I advising guides are updated annually to help you plan your degree path. Want to know how your NIC credits will transfer to U of I? Take a look at our equivalency guide to find courses by subject and number.
If you plan on taking classes at both U of I and NIC in the same semester, you will be concurrently enrolled and need to apply for admission at both institutions. Any student with financial aid from U of I must fill out a concurrent enrollment form each semester you're enrolled at both institutions. For full-time financial aid, you need to take at least 12 credits.
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