Idaho State University Overview
Idaho State University is a public institution situated in Pocatello, Idaho. The city atmosphere of Pocatello makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Idaho State University Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at ISU.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of the faculty were full-time.
Idaho State University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
ISU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ISU.
Where Is Idaho State University?
Contact details for ISU are given below.
|Address:||921 S 8Th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209|
How Do I Get Into ISU?
You can apply to ISU online at: https://www.isu.edu/apply/
Can I Afford Idaho State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At ISU, approximately 49% of students took out student loans averaging $5,469 a year. That adds up to $21,876 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at ISU is 7.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Idaho State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,049 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,966 full-time undergraduates at ISU, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Idaho State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||81|
|Hispanic or Latino||826|
Idaho students aren't the only ones who study at Idaho State University. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 62 countries are represented at ISU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Nepal.
Online Learning at Idaho State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at ISU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in Idaho for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of ISU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Idaho State University was 3.7%. This is the #1,762 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ISU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of ISU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||3%|
|Dental Support Services||8%|
|Health Sciences & Services||22%|
|Human Resource Management||39%|
|Instructional Media Design||11%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at ISU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at ISU.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Homeland Security||#16|
|Dental Support Services||#28|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#261|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#371|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Idaho State University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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