Idaho State University

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world rank  768

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University Overview

Established in 1901, Idaho State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Pocatello (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Idaho. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Meridian, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Idaho State University (ISU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Idaho State University (ISU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 119 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ISU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym ISU
Founded 1901
Motto Veritas Vos Liberabit
The Truth Shall Set You Free
Colours Black and orange

University Location

Address 921 S 8th Avenue
Pocatello
83209 Idaho
United States
Tel +1 (208) 282 4636
Fax +1 (208) 282 4511
Other locations Meridian, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 921 South 8th Avenue Stop 8270
Pocatello 83209-8270
(208) 282 2475

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Idaho State University's Library
Idaho State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 622,776 physical volumes, 150,014 physical media, 15,214 digital/electronic medium and 180 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Idaho State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,203 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1918


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Profession (CoAEMSP)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
  • Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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