Tuition & Fees

$7,166

$21,942

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,941
Declined + 9
Total Received 2,950
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Public

11,087

undergraduate students

1,975

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
31%
400-499
40%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
26%
400-499
44%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
45%
300-399
22%
200-299
2%
30-36
10%
24-29
23%
18-23
39%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
36%
12-17
28%
30-36
7%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
17%
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School Facts

Idaho State University, founded in 1901, is a public, coeducational institution. Its 1,100-acre campus is located in Pocatello, Idaho.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 13,062
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

Pocatello, ID

1,100-acre campus in Pocatello (population: 54,292), 100 miles from Ogden, UT; branch campuses in Boise, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Salt Lake City (150 miles). School operates transportation to Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, Rexburg, Rigby, Soda Springs, and Twin Falls. Public transportation serves campus.

Idaho State University
921 South Eighth Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83209

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
12%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
30%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
17%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
31%
400-499
40%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
26%
400-499
44%
300-399
16%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
5%
500-599
26%
400-499
45%
300-399
22%
200-299
2%
30-36
10%
24-29
23%
18-23
39%
12-17
26%
6-11
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
31%
18-23
36%
12-17
28%
30-36
7%
24-29
31%
18-23
45%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,941
Declined + 9
Total Received 2,950

Admissions Factors

Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Nicole Roseberg
Director of Admissions
P: 208 282-2475
F: 208 282-4511
admiss@isu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,166
Room $2,790
Board $3,788
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $14,744
Average Financial Aid - $8,494
Total with Avg. Aid $6,250

Financial Aid

46%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,494

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,833,186
State $822,106
Institutional $2,745,415
Other external $817,295
Total $20,218,002

Non-need-based

Federal $22,298
State $108,474
Institutional $1,707,929
Other external $580,126
Total $2,418,827

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Bengal Tiger
School colors
orange and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Accounting Technology
Administrative Management Technology
Advanced Automation/Manufacturing Technology
Airframe/Power Plant
Anthropology
Applied Geophysics
Applied Physics
Art
Athletic Administration
Athletic Training
Audiology
Automotive Collision Repair/Refinishing
Automotive Technology
Biochemistry
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Business Informatics
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering Technology
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Computer Aided Design Drafting Technology
Computer Science
Computerized Machining Technology
Counseling
Counselor Education/Counseling
Criminology
Cyber-Physical Security
Dance/Choreography/Performance
Deaf Education
Dental Hygiene
Diesel Technology
Diesel/On-site Power Generation Technology
Dietetics
Early Childhood Care/Education
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education/Care
Earth/Environmental Systems
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Electrical Apprenticeship
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electromechanical Technology
Electronic Wireless/Telecom Technology
Elementary Education
Emergency Management
Energy Systems Electrical Engineering Technology
Energy Systems Instrumentation Engineering Technology
Energy Systems Mechanical Engineering Technology
Energy Systems Nuclear Operations Technology
Energy Systems Wind Engineering Technology
Engineering/Applied Science
English
English/Teaching of English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science/Management
Experimental Psychology
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
Fire Service Administration
Fire Services Administration
French for Business/Professions
General Business
General Studies
Geographic Information Sciences
Geology
Geosciences
German for Business/Professionals
Health Care Administration
Health Education
Health Informatics
Health Information Technology
Health Physics
Health Science
Historical Resources Management
History
Human Resource Development
Hydrology
Industrial Controls
Information Technology Systems
Instructional Design
Instructional Technology
Insurance
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Law Enforcement
Literacy
Management
Marital/Couple/Family Counseling
Marketing
Massage Therapy
Mathematics
Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
Measurement/Control Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Assisting
Medical Laboratory Science
Mental Health/Counseling
Microbiology
Music Education
Music Education K-12
Music General
Music Performance
Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Science/Engineering
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Paralegal Studies
Paramedic Science
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Administration
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Plumbing Apprenticeship
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Radiographic Science
Respiratory Therapy
Robotics/Communication Systems Engineering Technology
Russian
School Counseling
School Psychology
Secondary Education
Shoshoni
Sign Language Interpreting
Sign Language Studies
Small Business Technology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish for Business/Professions
Spanish for the Health Professions
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Statistics
Student Affairs
Surveying/Geomatics Engineering Technology
Theatre
Theatre/Film/Video
University Honors
Unmanned Aerial Systems
Welder/Fitter
Welding
Workplace Training/Leadership
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Undergraduate

85%

11,087
students

Female
54%
6,030

Male
46%
5,057

Graduate

15%

1,975
students

Female
55%
1,094

Male
45%
881

undergraduateFull-time

59%

6,555
students

Female
52%
3,360

Male
48%
3,195

undergraduatePart-time

41%

4,532
students

Female
59%
2,670

Male
41%
1,862

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

99%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 57
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Kuwait
Nepal
Nigeria
Saudia Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Gene Denning
International Admissions Specialist
208 282-4320
ipomail@isu.edu

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