University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-2282

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 11,780
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 2,143 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

76%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Idaho is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 5,953 applications and 4,518 students were granted admission. University of Idaho is at the #74 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 50% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 88% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT930 to 1170
ACT21 to 27

Application Fee

$60
Undergrad students
$60
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Idaho charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $19,970 and in-state students paid $5,162.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$14,787
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$5,162
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$19,970
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of University of Idaho's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 39% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,213 (which is 4.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Idaho in 2016-2017, was 824, which is 53% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,951 (which is 12.2% above the national average.)

$4,213
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,951
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
97%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Idaho has enrolled a total of 11,780 students (8,580 students full-time and 3,200 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,780 students, 596 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 52% men and 48% women and 9,586 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,194 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 885 students for distance studies.

11,780
Total Enrollment
596
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Hispanic: 9%

Non-resident alien: 6%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 2%

Black/African American: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Idaho.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 34% 184
Education 15% 80 21
Social Sciences 7% 40
Engineering 5% 28 0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 4% 22
Mathematics And Statistics 4% 20
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 16
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 3% 16
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 10
Psychology 2% 10 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

56%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Idaho full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

3%
Still enrolled
16%
Dropout rate
25%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$30,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Idaho graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,100. Last year, out of the total 2,722 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,504 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,026 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,693 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,100 $41,000
Employment Rate 92% 89%
Total Graduates 2,722 3,026

Campus Location

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Lewis-Clark State College
21.7 mile away