University of Idaho

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world rank  392

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University Overview

Founded in 1889, University of Idaho is a non-profit public state 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 (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 degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 131 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 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat 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.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UI
Founded 1889
Motto A Legacy of Leading
Colours Silver and gold

University Location

Address 875 Perimeter Drive MS 2282
Moscow
83844-2282 Idaho
United States
Tel +1 (208) 885 6111
Fax +1 (208) 885 6911

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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
New 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
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office PO Box 444264
Moscow 83844-4264
(208) 885 6326
888 884 3246

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
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, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Idaho's Library
University of Idaho's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 976,541 physical volumes, 157,462 physical media, 178,950 digital/electronic medium and 350 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Idaho's library has 5 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Idaho provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,138 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

  • National Architectural Accrediting Board
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Idaho State Board of Education
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Global

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