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Welcome to Admissions


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.  CONTACT CEI TESTING CENTER to schedule an appointment to test —  (208) 535-5438,  Rm 25, Sessions Building 1.

     Placement testing is offered:

Monday         8 am-8 pm

Tuesday        8 am-8 pm

Wednesday   8 am-8 pm

Thursday       8 am-8 pm

Friday            8 am-5 pm

Saturday        8 am-2 pm


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


  • Computer Literacy test is required for Computer Networking/CSEC/Web Development

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

General Education, LPN, RN, Surg-Tech 
Josh Peterson (A-G) 
(208) 535-5382

Courtney Richert (H-N)
(208) 535-5610

Katie Smith MSCS (O-Z)
(208) 535-5302

Dental & Medical Assisting
Justin Esplin LMSW
(208) 535-5439

Business & Technology
Camie Wood
(208) 535-5612

Trades & Industry
Camie Wood
(208) 535-5612


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

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