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University of Idaho

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Overview

Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Moscow (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Idaho. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Idaho (UI) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Idaho (UI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 135-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UI 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.

University Snapshot

Control

University of Idaho's Control Typepublic

Entity

University of Idaho's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

University of Idaho' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized

Selectivity

University of Idaho's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym UI
Founded 1889
Motto A Legacy of Leading
Colours Silver and gold
Mascot Joe Vandal
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University Location

Address 875 Perimeter Drive MS 2282
Moscow
83844-2282 Idaho
United States
University of Idaho's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
University of Idaho Phone Number +1 (208) 885 6111
University of Idaho Fax Number +1 (208) 885 6911

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following University of Idaho's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify University of Idaho's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of Idaho's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at University of Idaho.

University of Idaho: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
International
students
25,000-29,999 US$
(22,780-27,340 Euro)
25,000-29,999 US$
(22,780-27,340 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Idaho's admission information.

University of Idaho's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


University of Idaho's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has University of Idaho a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Idaho's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.


Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
  • Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES


University of Idaho's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


University of Idaho's Admission Office Admission Office

PO Box 444264
Moscow 83844-4264
(208) 885 6326
888 884 3246

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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Idaho.

University of Idaho's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

University of Idaho has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.


University of Idaho's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).


University of Idaho's Control Type Control Type

University of Idaho is a public higher education institution.


University of Idaho's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Idaho is a non-profit higher education institution.


University of Idaho's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.


University of Idaho's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Land Grant Institution Land Grant

This institution is a land-grant university and has a special focus on promoting education and research in agriculture, engineering and other related fields. Land-grant universities are also well known to have a high commitment to public service and outreach.


Religious Affiliation

University of Idaho does not have any religious affiliation.


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official University of Idaho's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Research Doctoral: STEM-dominant

Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Idaho's main facilities:


University of Idaho's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Idaho's Library

University of Idaho's library has 1 branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 893,707 physical volumes, 177,405 physical media, 136,416 digital/electronic media and 327 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 48 full-time employees, including 20 librarians. University of Idaho's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

University of Idaho's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the University of Idaho provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,310 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

University of Idaho's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of University of Idaho's main services:


University of Idaho's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

University of Idaho's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

University of Idaho's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

University of Idaho's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

University of Idaho's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


University of Idaho's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

University of Idaho is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1918


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Idaho's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
  • Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Idaho State Board of Education
  • American Society of Landscape Architects, Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of Idaho's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Idaho's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.


Facebook Facebook

University of Idaho's Facebook page University of Idaho's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

University of Idaho's X (formerly Twitter) page University of Idaho's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

University of Idaho's YouTube channel University of Idaho's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

University of Idaho's Instagram page University of Idaho's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Idaho's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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