Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
38%
400-499
33%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,245
Declined 3
Total Received 4,248
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Public

10,365

undergraduate students

2,060

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 12,425
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,100-acre campus in Pocatello (population: 55,193), 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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pocatello Municipal

Idaho State University
921 South Eighth Avenue
Pocatello
83209

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15.5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Football Games
  • CommUniversity Welcome Back Orange & Black
  • Choir, Music Performances
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
59%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
38%
400-499
33%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
11%
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
28%
18-23
42%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.28

Not Selective

99%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,245
Declined 3
Total Received 4,248

Admissions Factors

Considered

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Golf

Club Sports Men

Rock climbing

Club Sports Women

Rock climbing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
American Sign Language (ASL)
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Chemistry, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Critical Infrastructure Protection
Dance, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Science/Studies
Instrumentation Technology/Technician
Insurance
International Relations and Affairs
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Mechanics and Repairers, General
Medical Informatics
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Nuclear Engineering
Nuclear Engineering Technology/Technician
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Organizational Communication, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Robotics Technology/Technician
Russian Language and Literature
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Statistics, General
Surveying Technology/Surveying
Welding Technology/Welder
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

12,425

total students

91.8%

in-state

8.2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

10,365
students

Female
57%
5,920

Male
43%
4,436

17%

2,060
students

Female
59%
1,207

Male
41%
844

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

57%

5,961
students

Female
56%
3,336

Male
44%
2,625

43%

4,395
students

Female
59%
2,584

Male
41%
1,811

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 64%
Student 4 year graduation rate 22%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

443

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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