UI

University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Dr, Moscow, United States
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Overview of University of Idaho (UI)

About this school

The University of Idaho, founded in 1889, is a public, comprehensive, land-grant institution. It is a residential campus with 90% of freshmen living on campus in a safe, rural environment. The university's engineering program had a 100% pass rate on the engineering exam in 1998. The school is located in the middle of mountains and other outdoor recreational opportunities. Its 1,450-acre campus and university farm are located in Moscow, 90 miles southeast of Spokane, WA.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:9,885
    • Men:4,968 (50.3%)
    • Women:4,917 (49.7%)

Location

Admission Information (UI)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Idaho is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
875 Perimeter Drive
City, State, Zip
Moscow, ID  83844-2282
Phone
(208) 885-6326
Fax
(208) 885-6911
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$60|Fee may be reduced or waived if student applies online. Check with Admissions Office.
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
73% of 7,087 applicants were admitted
Women
80% of 3,424 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 3,663 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,114 (41%) of 5,180 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,046 (38%) of 2,739 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,068 (44%) of 2,441 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.41
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
554 average |500-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
25%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
21%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
570 average |510-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
31%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
17%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
39%
• Score 18 - 23
42%
• Score 12 - 17
10%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UI)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,488|Out-of-state: $23,812
  • Room & Board: - $8,670 (62.771503040834055%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,292 (9.35418476686939%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,850 (27.874312192296554%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Idaho accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning December 21
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001626
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,535 (88.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,142 (74.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,129 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
379 (33.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$13,930
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 699 (61.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,537
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 853 (75.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,744
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 963 (85.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
495 (28.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,608

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,228 (79.2%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,050 (81.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,918 (97.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,573 (32.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
78%
Average Award
$13,785
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,463 (70.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,596
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,758 (76.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,806
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3,175 (64.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,675 (21.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,239

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$25,145
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
8.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Junior Miss, Leadership, Rodeo
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,335

Academics & Instruction (UI)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


679

Part-Time Faculty


119

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


74%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 24% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 28% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
2,684,135

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
510
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Idaho provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


30.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.6%

Programs & Majors (UI)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (95)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Communication/Journalism
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological/Biosystems Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Food Science
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
  • Forest Sciences and Biology
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Range Science and Management
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Technical Teacher Education
  • Voice and Opera
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Social sciences

Online Degrees


Architecture

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Athletic Training, Master of Architecture, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Natural Resources, Professional Science Master's, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Engineering

Master's Programs of Study (71)


  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Economics
  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Consumer Economics
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Geography
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Hydrology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Management of Technology
  • Materials Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Metallurgy
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Natural Resources
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Plant Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Recreation and Park Management
  • Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Water Resources
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Writing

Campus Life (UI)

Location & Geography

Population


24,534

Nearest Metropolitan Area


810 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
27.6 average low in January, 79.8 average high in September
Rain
113 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
80 mile(s) from campus in Spokane, Wash.
Nearest Bus Station
Moscow
Nearest Train Station
80 mile(s) from campus in Spokane, Wash.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


36% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


64%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Joe Vandal
School Colors
Silver and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, golf, racquetball, sand volleyball, skiing (cross-country), soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Idaho offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student alumni relations board (sarb), associate students university of idaho (asui), vandal volunteers club, earth club, gender and sexuality alliance

Sororities


17% of women participate

Fraternities


22% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


7,166

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
9,885
Women
4,917
Men
4,968

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.7% Asian
  • 1.3% Black/African-American
  • 11.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 73.3% White
  • 7.7% Unknown

International Students


4.4% from 57 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


2,187

Student Resources (UI)

Study resources