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Idaho State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

12,543 Students

99% Admitted

  • 12,493 full time
  • 3,529 part time
  • 4,329 men full time
  • 4,685 women full time
  • 2,953 applied
  • 2,740 admitted
  • N/A enrolled

10,557 Undergraduates

$5,243 Tuition/Year

  • 2,059 Graduates
  • 305 Non-Degree
  • $5,243 in state
  • $1,713 fees
  • $7,207 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Rocky Mountains Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Colors: Black and orange
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Morgan from Logan, UT
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  • idaho state university is a good school, with high standards in academics. the professors at this university will help in any way possible to get you the best grade and…

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  • Pharmacy Student
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  • ISU have some of the best undergraduate level research opportunities in the West. It's a great university for science or health-science majors. Great teachers, classes, and environment!…

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  • Student
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  • This is a great college for those interested in health science (it has the only pharmacy school in Idaho) and the education program. It's a little out of the way…

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  • McKenzie from Pocatello, ID
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  • Idaho State University has an amazing student-driven community! It seems as if everyone takes an interest in each others lives, including professors and resident assistants. And if that isn't…

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Mission Statement

Nestled in the picturesque region of the northern Rockies, amidst some of the most beautiful scenery the U.S. has to offer, is Idaho State University. Idaho State University is a Carnegie-designated research high university, one of fewer than 100 schools of higher education to receive such classification. Rich in tradition spanning more than 110 years, ISU is a vibrant institution with opportunities for people of all backgrounds to become involved and to work together to promote understanding, awareness, and respect of all cultures.

Idaho State University offers the most comprehensive programs of any higher education institution in Idaho. With more than 275 academic programs, ISU encompasses degrees in business, accounting, finance, dance, theatre, psychology, chemistry, physics, engineering, and more than 30 professional technical programs. Opportunities to participate with nationally and internationally recognized professors is a hallmark of an ISU education. Research in ISU's Idaho Accelerator Center collaborate on energy research with scientists with the Idaho National Laboratory. ISU is a founding member of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies, a public-private partnership to advance energy-related educational opportunities and research.

ISU is not only known for its advanced and cutting-edge programs in the areas of energy, science, health and homeland security, it is also well-known for the resources and programs it provides for veterans. G.I. Jobs magazine recognized Idaho State University as one of the top 5 veteran-friendly universities in the country. Due to the exceptional location of Idaho State University, there are numerous outdoor adventures that students can take part in. Some of these activities include hiking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing, kayaking, snow shoeing, and white water rafting.

Idaho State University
  • Located in Pocatello, ID
  • Public
  • 12,543 students enrolled
  • 99% admitted
  • $5,243 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    They have tons of activities, outdoors and in. It's a great environment.

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  • JaNeil from Pocatello, ID
  • I am a current student here

    There are so many different activities to do on campus and i loved going to the football games( even if they are no boise state) they are still a ncaa team. the sab has really great stuff to do like donkey basketball music concerts there is so much to do just dont be afraid to get involved

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