University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

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The University of Idaho is a public, land-grant university with more than 10,000 students in over 100 majors from the associates to doctoral level. Nestled in Moscow on the Palouse in North Idaho, University of Idaho is consistently ranked as the most beautiful college in Idaho. Explore unmatched opportunities at one of the highest-ranked and best value universities in the nation.

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Ranked #26 among "Best Value Schools" and #87 among the "Top Public Schools" in the nation | U.S. News & World Report, 2022


Ranked among the "Best College Towns & Cities in America" | WalletHub, 2022


Ranked #18 among "The 35 Best Outdoor Schools in America" | Best College Reviews, 2022


Named one of the “Most Beautiful College Campuses” in Idaho | Travel + Leisure, Buzzfeed, and MSN Lifestyle


Ranked among The Best 388 Colleges in the nation | The Princeton Review, 2023

University of Idaho Fast Facts

• Founded: 1889
 Location: Moscow, Idaho, with educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene, and Idaho Falls; nine Research and Extension Centers; and Extension offices in 42 counties
 Total enrollment: 11,800+ students
 Student demographic: From every US state and 73 countries
 Undergraduate majors: 93
• Student-faculty ratio: 15:1
 Research: Over $109.5 million annually (classified by Carnegie Foundation as higher research activity)
 Notable programs: Nationally acclaimed Honors Program
 Nickname: Vandals
 Mascot: Joe Vandal
 Colors: Silver and Gold
 Entering freshman academic profile:
   - Average high school GPA: 3.4
   - Average ACT composite: 23
   - Average SAT combined: 1114
   - 51% men and 49% women
   - 28% first generation
   - 2% international

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What students are saying about us...

  • “I had a major breakthrough when I learned that the best jobs out there are the ones that haven’t been created yet—they're the jobs you create yourself.”

    • Abigail Chung