University of Idaho (Idaho)

875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, ID

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University of Idaho is a public institution located in Moscow, ID and provides a large number of degree programs for students. As a land grant institution this school is one of the larger public institutions in the state of Idaho. University of Idaho has an annual student enrollment of over twelve thousand.

Areas of study offered at University of Idaho include but are not limited to:

  • Psychology
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Very common standardized test scores among students accepted to University of Idaho are within the range of 20 - 26 on the ACT, or 1430 - 1780 for the SAT exam. University of Idaho accepts approximately 60% of students applying annually. Of those accepted, around 32% registered for enrollment. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The tuition at University of Idaho varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay around $6,400 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $20,000 per year. Some students at University of Idaho may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The mascot for University of Idaho is the "Vandals", and they participate in intercollegiate sports through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Athletic programs available include:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-A)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-A)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-A)
  • Golf (NCAA Division I-A)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division I-A)

Students may visit the University of Idaho website to see a complete list of programs offered, admissions information, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates Idaho accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

University of Idaho has a total student population of about 11,000, where graduate students make up roughly 14% of the student body.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,700. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $60 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $5,000-$6,000
    • Out-of-State: $19,000-$22,810
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $350-$420 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $1,100-$1,300 per unit
  • on campus dorms & meals are estimated to cost around $10,000

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships79%$7,482
Receiving Student Loans55%$6,062

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, University of Idaho may provide services like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Child care

Graduation Rates

University of Idaho has an overall graduation rate which is around 54%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years25%
Graduating in 5 Years23%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
  • Coordinated Dietetics Program
  • English Language Program (more info)
  • Law Program (more info)
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Idaho is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-A classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (Big Sky Conference)
  • Track and Field (Big Sky Conference)
  • Football (Sun Belt Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations


Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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