University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

The University of Idaho, founded in 1889, is a public, comprehensive, land-grant institution. Its 1,354-acre campus and university farm are located in Moscow, 90 miles southeast of Spokane, Washington.

School Profiles: Undergrad Science & Engineering

Tuition & Fees

$8,304

$27,540

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,276
Declined + 1,795
Total Received 8,071
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Public

9,392

undergraduate students

2,534

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Computer Science
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Codes

SAT 4843
ACT 0928

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Fun Facts

  • At the University of Idaho, you'll find the Hello Walk, a campus pathway named for former university Alfred Upham, who insisted—and later mandated—that people greet every person they passed.

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School Facts

The University of Idaho, founded in 1889, is a public, comprehensive, land-grant institution. Its 1,354-acre campus and university farm are located in Moscow, 90 miles southeast of Spokane, Washington.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 11,926
Established in 1889
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.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Moscow, ID

810-acre campus in Moscow (population: 25,146), 90 miles from Spokane, WA; branch campuses in Boise, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Spokane; smaller airport serves Pullman, WA (eight miles). Public transportation serves campus.

University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844-2282

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
18 fraternities 21% of male students
 
10 sororities 22% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
24%
500-599
45%
400-499
21%
300-399
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
39%
400-499
37%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
16%
24-29
29%
18-23
35%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
30-36
9%
24-29
41%
18-23
33%
12-17
17%
30-36
11%
24-29
38%
18-23
40%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
(no application fee required for Idaho residents)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,276
Declined + 1,795
Total Received 8,071

Admissions Factors

Very 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

Melissa Diane Goodwin
Associate Director of Admissions
P: 208 885-6326
F: 208 885-9119
admissions@uidaho.edu

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,613

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,182
Room & board $9,080
Additional fees $2,122
Books & supplies $1,130
Total $18,514
Average Financial Aid - $13,613
Total with Avg. Aid $4,901
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 888 884-3246
F: 208 885-5592
finaid@uidaho.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Randi Croyle
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@uidaho.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, boxing, climbing, cycling, disc golf, gymnastics, horse polo, ice hockey, jujitsu, lacrosse, long board, paintball, rodeo, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, swimming, table tennis, trap shooting, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

climbing, cycling, ice hockey, horse polo, lacrosse, rodeo, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, table tennis, trap shooting, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, baseball, basketball, disc golf, equestrian sports, flag football, floor hockey, foosball, horseshoes, ice hockey, kickball, lacrosse, power lifting, racquetball, riflery, roller hockey, rugby, skiing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, Wiffle ball, weight lifting, wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Terry Gawlik (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Krista Gray (women's)
Student Athlete Support Services Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference
Mascot
Joe Vandal
School colors
silver and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Adult/Organizational Learning
Advertising
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Science
Agricultural Science/Communication/Leadership
Agricultural Systems Management
Animal Physiology
Animal Science
Animal/Veterinary Science
Anthropology
Apparel/Textiles/Design
Applied Economics
Architecture
Art
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics/Computational Biology
Biological Engineering
Biology
Bioregional Planning
Biotechnology/Plant Genomics
Broadcasting/Digital Media
Business Administration
Business Economics
Career/Technical Education
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Child/Family/Consumer Studies
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Crop Management
Crop Science
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Diversity/Stratification
Early Childhood Development/Education
Ecology/Conservation Biology
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Management
English
Entomology
Environmental Education/Science Communication
Environmental Science
Environmental Soil Science
Executive M.B.A.
Exercise Science/Health
Experimental Psychology
Family/Consumer Sciences
Film/Television Studies
Finance
Fire Ecology/Management
Fishery Resources
Food Science
Food/Nutrition
Foreign Language
Forestry
French
General Studies
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
Historical Archaeology
History
Horticulture/Urban Agriculture
Industrial Technology
Integrated Architecture/Design
Integrated Natural Resources
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Studies
Journalism
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Law
Management Information Systems
Management/Human Resources
Marketing
Material Science/Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Sciences
Metallurgical Engineering
Microbiology
Microbiology/Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
Modern Language Business
Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
Movement/Leisure Sciences
Music
Music Business
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Education/Instrumental
Music Education/Vocal
Music Education/Vocal/Instrumental
Music History/Literature
Music Instrumental Performance
Music Theory
Music/Vocal Performance
Natural Resource Conservation
Natural Resources
Natural Resources/Environmental Sciences
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Operations Management
Organizational Sciences
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Plant Pathology
Plant Science
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Rangeland Conservation
Recreation/Sport/Tourism
Rehabilitation Counseling/Human Services
Renewable Materials
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Sociology
Soil/Land Resources
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Studio Art
Studio Art/Design
Sustainable Food Systems
Teaching English as a Second Language
Technology Management
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Virtual Technology/Design
Water Resources
Water Science/Management
Wildlife Resources
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Computer Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,926

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

9,392
students

Female
51%
4,759

Male
49%
4,633

21%

2,534
students

Female
47%
1,191

Male
53%
1,343

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

6,788
students

Female
49%
3,323

Male
51%
3,465

28%

2,604
students

Female
56%
1,436

Male
44%
1,168

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
< 1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

87%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Nepal
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Dana Brolley
International Student
208 885-8984
ipo@uidaho.edu

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