University of Idaho.
College

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID4 year degree
$23,812
Out-of-state tuition
73%
Acceptance rate

About University of Idaho

The University of Idaho (U of I, or UIdaho) is a public land-grant research university in Moscow, Idaho. It is the state's land-grant and primary research university, and the lead university in the Idaho Space Grant Consortium. The University of Idaho was the state's sole university for 71 years, until 1963, and its College of Law, established in 1909, was first accredited by the American Bar Association in 1925. Formed by the territorial legislature on January 30, 1889, the university opened its doors in 1892 on October 3, with an initial class of 40 students. The first graduating class in 1896 contained two men and two women. It has an enrollment exceeding 12,000, with over 11,000 on the Moscow campus. The university offers 142 degree programs, from accountancy to wildlife resources, including bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and specialists' degrees. Certificates of completion are offered in 30 areas of study. At 25% and 53%, its 4 and 6 year graduation rates are the highest of any public university in Idaho, and it generates 74 percent of all research money in the state, with research expenditures of $100 million in 2010 alone. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".As a land-grant university and the primary research university in the state, U of I has the largest campus in the state at 1,585 acres (2.5 sq mi; 6.4 km2), in the rolling hills of the Palouse region at an elevation of 2,600 feet (790 m) above sea level. The school is home to the Idaho Vandals, who compete in NCAA Division I athletics. In addition to the main campus in Moscow, the U of I has branch campuses in Coeur d'Alene, Boise, and Idaho Falls. It also operates a research park in Post Falls and dozens of extension offices statewide.

Highlights

  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 7,685 students
  • 0.34 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • www.uidaho.edu

Notable programs at University of Idaho

Agricultural Economics
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Agricultural Economics, Animal Sciences, Food Science, Soil Science, Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Fine Arts, and Environmental Science.

Acceptance Rates

73%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
1127
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

5,180 students out of 7,087 applicants were accepted into University of Idaho. They had an average SAT score of 1127. 98% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 41% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

$23,812
Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
$7,488
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of Idaho was $23,812, while for in-state students it was $7,488. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $31,637.

The average financial aid at University of Idaho is $5,987. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $17,825 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at University of Idaho

Family Income Level

Average Discount

73%
Of undergrads receive grants
43%
Of undergrads receive federal loans

73% of undergraduate students at University of Idaho received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at University of Idaho

$8,670
Room & board
$1,292
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Idaho was of $8,670 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,292.

Diversity at University of Idaho

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017