A list of peer institutions gives context to an institution’s performance metrics. An institution’s performance on metrics, like enrollment, retention, and graduation rates, should be evaluated relative to similar peer institutions.
This comparison group is composed of those institutions identified through statistical regression and cluster analyses as similar to LC State and approved by the Idaho State Board of Education as of February, 2020. This comparison group includes 13 institutions from 7 states.
|Bluefield State College||WV|
|Dickinson State University||ND|
|Eastern Oregon University*||OR|
|Mayville State University||ND|
|Missouri Southern State University||MO|
|Montana State University-Northern||MT|
|Oregon Institute of Technology*||OR|
|Southern Oregon University||OR|
|The University of Montana-Western*||MT|
|University of Maine at Fort Kent||ME|
|University of Maine at Presque Isle||ME|
|Western Oregon University||OR|
Institutions marked with an asterisk are those identified as aspirational peers.
One can read the proposal to the Idaho State Board of Education in which the statistical methods of peer identification on our LC State intranet site. Click here.