77%

Acceptance Rate

$7,996

Avg.Financial Aid

001626

FAFSA Code

About University of Idaho

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

11,841

Website

www.uidaho.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

University of Idaho, which is located in Moscow, ID is a public university. University of Idaho covers an area of 1,585 acres. The foundation of University of Idaho was laid down in the year 1889. The motto of the University of Idaho is A Legacy of Leading and its official colors are silver and gold. In addition to over 9,392 undergraduate students, UI also boasts of over 2,534 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 11,534 (total) 10,474 (Moscow). University of Idaho is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At UI around 72% are white, 10% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 7% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. Further, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 51% of the students are females and 49% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 131 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Sarah Palin (Spokesperson, Commentator), Larry Craig (Politician), Sharon Allen (Businessperson), and Daniel Smith (American football player). University of Idaho's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I –, and Big Sky Conference. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. UI offers a total of 510 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), and ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication). University of Idaho has around $291 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2282

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8888843246
Fax: 2088859119
Request Info

Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed University of Idaho at the 435th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

77%

SAT Range

1010 - 1220

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. University of Idaho has 3 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at UI, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $60. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1010-1240, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 20 might also given admission but the average ACT score at University of Idaho is 23. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 875 Perimeter Drive MS 2282, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282, or call (888) 884-3246.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,061

Average Annual Cost

$5,778

Books And Supplies

$1,236

Other Fees

$2,086

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,880

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,370

Total One Year Cost

$21,350

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UI. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $31,438 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

10%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$9,340

Faculty Overview

63%

Male Professors

37%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

113 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

86 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

83 Graduates

Marketing

67 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

67 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

65 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

60 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

60 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

58 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

53 Graduates

Biology, General

52 Graduates

Sociology

48 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

44 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

43 Graduates

Forestry

42 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

39 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

37 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

34 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

34 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

34 Graduates

Animal Sciences

33 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

33 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

30 Graduates

Civil Engineering

29 Graduates

Chemistry

26 Graduates

Graphic Communications

26 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

26 Graduates

Political Science and Government

25 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

24 Graduates

Computer Science

22 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

21 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

21 Graduates

Architecture

20 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

19 Graduates

Music

19 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

18 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

18 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

17 Graduates

History

17 Graduates

Plant Sciences

17 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

17 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

16 Graduates

Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and...

16 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

15 Graduates

Mathematics

15 Graduates

Agricultural Public Services

14 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

14 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

14 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

14 Graduates

Agricultural Mechanization

12 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

12 Graduates

Intercultural/Multicultural and Div...

12 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

12 Graduates

Philosophy

12 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

11 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

9 Graduates

Computer Engineering

9 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

9 Graduates

Physics

9 Graduates

Biological/Biosystems Engineering

8 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

8 Graduates

Journalism

8 Graduates

Materials Engineering

8 Graduates

Anthropology

7 Graduates

Area Studies

5 Graduates

Dance

5 Graduates

Economics

5 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

4 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

4 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

3 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

3 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

3 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,568

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

32%

Full-time

73%

Part-time

27%

Students Gender

Male

50%

US National: 44%

Female

50%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

72% White

7% Unknown

1% Black

10% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

26%

Out Of State

70%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$54,125 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

36%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Joe Vandal

School Colors

silver and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Sky Conference

Total Male Athletes

168

Total Female Athletes

149

Intramural Sports

31

Sports Club

40

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by UI. At UI, $9,080 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. At University of Idaho, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 49% and 51%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$41,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$15,000

$28,774

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$156 - 299

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

92%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,996

Students Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,644

Students Receiving State Aid

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,123

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,752

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,418

$30K - $48K

$8,677

$48K - $75K

$5,903

$75K - $110K

$2,934

> $110K

$2,072

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$19,384,317

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$14,134,238

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at UI to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at University of Idaho is around $6,528 and the federal grant is $4,727. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,378, while the institutional aid is $6,528. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UI based on students' financial needs add up to $19,384,317 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $14,134,238.

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