University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

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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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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,926
Established in 1889
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pullman-Moscow Regional

University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow
83844-2282

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
39%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Alumni Relations Board (SARB)
  • Associate Students University of Idaho (ASUI)
  • Vandal Volunteers Club
  • Earth Club
  • Gender and Sexuality Alliance

Top Events

  • Palousafest
  • UIdaho Bound
  • Cruise the World

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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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
18%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
75%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
33%
500-599
41%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
23%
500-599
45%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
10%
24-29
38%
18-23
39%
12-17
10%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $60
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.45

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Cheerleading, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Skiing (cross-country), Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Skiing (cross-country), Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Club Sports Men

Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Water polo

Club Sports Women

Equestrian sports, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rock climbing, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Applied Linguistics
Applied Mathematics, General
Architecture
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Conservation Biology
Creative Writing
Crop Production
Dance, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entomology
Environmental Science
European History
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Food Science
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forestry, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Horticultural Science
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Industrial Technology/Technician
Interior Design
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematical Biology
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism
Organizational Communication, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Range Science and Management
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Soil Sciences, Other
Spanish Language and Literature
Statistics, General
Technical Teacher Education
Voice and Opera
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology
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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
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

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

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 35%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
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
10%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
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

536

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 yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately 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
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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