University of Idaho Admissions

SAT Scores, ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Graduation Rate & More

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University of Idaho Description:

Students come to the University of Idaho from all 50 states and 77 countries. The University of Idaho ranks well among the nation's public universities, and the school wins high marks for its educational value. The university's home of Moscow, Idaho, is a hip college town featuring a range of coffee shops, theaters, art galleries and restaurants. Skiing, rafting, camping, hiking and biking opportunities are just minutes away.

Students life is active with over 200 student organizations. In athletics, the University of Idaho Vandals (what's a Vandal?) compete in the NCAA Division I Big Sky Conference.

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Admissions Data (2016):

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 11,780 (9,586 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male / 49% Female
  • 76% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,232 (in-state); $22,040 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,214 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,354
  • Other Expenses: $3,840
  • Total Cost: $20,640 (in-state); $35,448 (out-of-state)

University of Idaho Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 94%
    • Loans: 67%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,575
    • Loans: $6,992

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Elementary Education, Foreign Languages and Literature, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Psychology, Secondary Education

Transfer, Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 25%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 30%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 56%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Basketball, Golf, Football, Track and Field, Tennis
  • Women's Sports: Soccer, Swimming, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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