University of Idaho Overview
University of Idaho is a public institution situated in Moscow, Idaho. Moscow is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is University of Idaho Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at U of I.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from U of I makes roughly $41,900 a year. This is 3% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
University of Idaho Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at U of I.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards U of I has earned from around the web.
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|#61||Best Value Colleges for Computer & Information Sciences||College Factual|
|#77||Highest Paid Computer & Information Sciences Graduates||College Factual|
|#83||Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is University of Idaho?
Contact details for U of I are given below.
|Address:||875 Perimeter Drive Ms 2282, Moscow, ID 83844-2282|
How Do I Get Into U of I?
You can apply to U of I online at: www.uidaho.edu/admissions/apply
Admission Requirements for U of I
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into U of I?
Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 67%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.
Average Test Scores
About 98% of students accepted to U of I submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 620. Math scores were between 500 and 610.
Can I Afford University of Idaho?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At U of I, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $5,731 a year. That adds up to $22,924 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at U of I is 5.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Idaho Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,273 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,984 full-time undergraduates at U of I, 52% are male and 48% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Idaho students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||82|
|Hispanic or Latino||782|
Idaho students aren't the only ones who study at University of Idaho. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 74 countries are represented at U of I. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and Nepal.
Online Learning at University of Idaho
The following chart shows how the online learning population at U of I has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 9th 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 U of I
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Idaho was 2.5%. This is the #1,860 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at U of I regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of U of I majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Curriculum & Instruction||11%|
|Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology||6%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||14%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||14%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at U of I 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 U of I.
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%.
University of Idaho 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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