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College of Eastern Idaho (CEI) normally accepts applicants who are high school graduates or the equivalent. Other applicants may be accepted based upon review and evaluation of their education, interests, aptitudes, and experiences.

Questions or need help? 

CALL 208.524.3000 option 4


Steps for Admissions (Online or In-Class)

1.  Complete and turn in the APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION. 

2.  Submit TRANSCRIPTS sent from last High School attended OR GED 

  • MUST be an official copy in sealed envelope or sent electronically directly from your school.

3.  Submit TRANSCRIPTS from ALL Colleges previously attended 

  • MUST be an official copy in sealed envelope or sent electronically directly from your school.

4.  Submit placement scores, i.e. SAT / ACT if taken within the last 5 years.

5.  If there are no SAT / ACT scores or previous college credit that is applicable, take the Accuplacer/ALEKS placement test — There is a $35 non-refundable fee for the placement test that can be paid in the cashier's office. Visit the CEI Testing Center page to schedule an appointment. (Testing Center - Building 1, Rm 25) 

     Placement testing is offered:

Monday:  8am - 5pm
Tuesday:  8am - 5pm
Wednesday:  8am - 5pm 
Thursday:  8am - 5pm
Friday:  8am - 5pm
Saturday:  9am - 3pm
Sunday:  Closed


  • Copy of your receipt
  •  A valid Picture ID
  • No calculator and no children              


  • Computer Literacy test is required for Computer Networking/CSEC/Web Development
  • TEAS exam for PN and ADN programs

For questions or to make an appointment with a COUNSELOR, call (208) 524-3000

* If you are Undecided, please contact Center for New Directions (208) 535-5363

To apply for FINANCIAL AID visit our website:

      Financial Aid Priority Dates

  • Fall Term:  June 1
  • Spring Term:  November 1
  • Summer Term:  February 1





(208) 535-5390
(800) 662-0261 ext. 5390
FAX (208) 525-7026


Admissions Counselors

Justin Esplin LMSW
(208) 535-5439

Courtney Richert 
(208) 535-5610

Connor Sorensen
(208) 535-5422

Effie Hernandez
Multicultural Coordinator
(208) 535-5338


College of Eastern Idaho, 208.524.3000, 1600 S 25th E, Idaho Falls, ID 83404

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