University of Idaho: Statistics

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#159 of 2,496 In the United States
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
74%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
8,366
Graduates
2,425
Male:Female Ratio
49:51
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.uidaho.edu

University of Idaho Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 74% 70% 78%
Applicants 9,938 4,799 5,139
Admissions 7,398 3,383 4,015
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,394 652 742
Freshmen enrolled part time 31 16 15

5,765 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,274 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,397 or 98%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 990
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Idaho are 990-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
452 or 32%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Idaho are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 8027 (75%)
Hispanic 1035 (10%)
Nonresident Alien 475 (4%)
Two or more races 421 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 354 (3%)
Asian 197 (2%)
Black or African American 122 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 51 (0.5%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 47 (0.4%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$10,483
Students receiving aid
99%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,182$7,754
Tuition in-state $6,182$7,754
Tuition out-of-state $25,418$26,990
Fee in-district $2,122$2,122
Fee in-state $2,122$2,122
Fee out-of-state $2,122$2,122

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,092
Combined charge for room and board $9,080

University of Idaho Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Psychology, General 97 7
Mechanical Engineering 82 19 2
Law 100
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 57 19 3
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 70
Environmental & Natural Resources Management and Policy, General 21 42 6
Animal Sciences, General 54 11
Sociology, General 58
Civil Engineering, General 41 11 4
Environmental Science 28 27
Computer Science 30 23 2
Elementary Education and Teaching 52
Business Administration and Management, General 36 16
Accounting 26 25
General Studies 49
Architecture 28 20
Finance, General 44
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 38
Chemical Engineering 33 1 2
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 35
Secondary Education and Teaching 34
Athletic Training & Trainer 23 9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 32
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 15 16
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 29 1
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 30
Microbiology, General 27
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 25
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations 24
International Relations and Affairs 23
Advertising 23
Human Development and Family Studies, General 23
Business & Managerial Economics 22
Biological & Biosystems Engineering 17 4 1
Organizational Communication, General 22
Mathematics, General 14 6 2
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 22
Forestry, General 21
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 21
Public Administration 21
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 8 12
Anthropology, General 12 8
Chemistry, General 17 2 1
Political Science and Government, General 20
Curriculum and Instruction 20
Agricultural Teacher Education 13 5
Management Information Systems, General 18
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor 18
History, General 13 4
Industrial Technology & Technician 4 13
Agricultural Communication & Journalism 17
English Language and Literature, General 8 9
Fine & Studio Arts, General 16
Public Relations & Image Management 16
Geology & Earth Science, General 11 3 2
Physics, General 7 3 6
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 16
Applied Mathematics, General 15
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other 15
Interior Architecture 15
Creative Writing 10 5
Range Science and Management 14
Environmental Education 14
Spanish Language and Literature 13
Statistics, General 3 10
Molecular Biology 12 1
Plant Sciences, General 11 2
Landscape Architecture 9 3
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 12
Computer Engineering, General 10 2
Geography 9 1 2
Forest Management & Forest Resources Management 12
Biochemistry 11
Journalism 11
Apparel and Textiles, General 11
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 11
Conservation Biology 9
Art & Art Studies, General 5 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 5 4
Food Science 6 1 2
Water Resources Engineering 3 6
Music Performance, General 8
Music, General 1 7
Philosophy 7
Horticultural Science 7
Agricultural Economics 6
Applied Linguistics 6
Music Teacher Education 6
Economics, General 6
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General 6
Engineering, Other 6
Soil Science and Agronomy, General 6
Entomology 1 3 1
Dance, General 5
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 5
Agricultural Mechanization, General 5
Materials Engineering 3 2
Education, General 5
Wood Science and Wood Products & Pulp and Paper Technology & Technician 4
Technical Teacher Education 4
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 4
Nuclear Engineering 4
Agronomy and Crop Science 3
French Language and Literature 3
Mathematical Biology 3
Special Education and Teaching, General 3
Voice and Opera 2
Music History, Literature, and Theory 2
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2
Crop Production 2
Bioinformatics 2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Latin American Studies 1
Biotechnology 1
American History (United States) 1
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture 1
Forest Sciences and Biology 1
Agricultural Business and Management, General 1
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education 1
Interior Design 1
Neuroscience 1
Geological & Geophysical Engineering 1
Plant Pathology & Phytopathology 1
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 1
Animal Physiology 1
Grand Total 1,761 550 163
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 59% 54% 65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 37%

Publications & Citations

Publications
18,185
Citations
670,490

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
5,493 / 260,943
Environmental Science
4,986 / 218,545
Chemistry
3,324 / 127,810
Engineering
3,208 / 95,635
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,452 / 76,983
Physics
1,870 / 59,219
Medicine
1,613 / 52,168
Ecology
1,548 / 96,456
Computer Science
1,479 / 76,167
Materials Science
1,245 / 30,689
Agricultural Science
997 / 28,097
Business
921 / 29,117
Demography
905 / 50,083
Geography and Cartography
817 / 28,158
Psychology
799 / 32,789
Botany
746 / 30,044
Mathematics
744 / 20,784
Environmental Management
736 / 42,149
Geology
699 / 23,013
Economics
537 / 8,805
Genetics
526 / 51,085
Horticulture
458 / 9,740
Inorganic Chemistry
446 / 28,894
Hydrology and Water resources management
423 / 18,935
Sociology
407 / 8,668
Animal Science
400 / 12,922
Organic Chemistry
396 / 18,265
Political Science
395 / 2,955
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
378 / 24,474
Nutrition and Food Science
369 / 15,088
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
356 / 12,505
Biochemistry
351 / 18,807
Microbiology
345 / 22,227
Art & Design
341 / 5,437
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
308 / 18,342
Evolutionary Biology
306 / 26,701
Zoology
293 / 9,651
Social Psychology
268 / 13,050
Metallurgical Engineering
262 / 8,452
Remote Sensing
246 / 21,808

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 278 1930
1992 318 2342
1993 282 2491
1994 279 2901
1995 262 3322
1996 269 3457
1997 286 4126
1998 340 4614
1999 368 5733
2000 374 6294
2001 447 7768
2002 395 9274
2003 510 10738
2004 507 12877
2005 554 14950
2006 663 18083
2007 608 20868
2008 704 23711
2009 717 26407
2010 712 29022
2011 768 33022
2012 770 37942
2013 902 43170
2014 885 47500
2015 946 48063
2016 1080 50444
2017 1074 52371
2018 1159 53476
2019 1161 60981
2020 1221 70654
2021 1092 75448

University of Idaho alumni

  1. Sarah Palin

    Sarah Palin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in the University of Idaho
    1986-1987 graduated with bachelor's degree in journalism
    Occupations
    politicianbeauty pageant contestantautobiographersports journalistsports commentator
    Biography

    Sarah Louise Palin is an American politician, commentator, author, and reality television personality who served as the 9th governor of Alaska from 2006 until her resignation in 2009. She was the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee alongside Arizona Senator John McCain.

  2. Mark Felt

    Mark Felt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1913-2008 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    lawyerwhistleblowerpoliticianjurist
    Biography

    William Mark Felt Sr. was an American law enforcement officer who worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1942 to 1973 and was known for his role in the Watergate scandal. Felt was an FBI special agent who eventually rose to the position of Associate Director, the Bureau's second-highest-ranking post. Felt worked in several FBI field offices prior to his promotion to the Bureau's headquarters. In 1980 he was convicted of having violated the civil rights of people thought to be associated with members of the Weather Underground, by ordering FBI agents to break into their homes and search the premises as part of an attempt to prevent bombings. He was ordered to pay a fine, but was pardoned by President Ronald Reagan during his appeal.

  3. Bill Fagerbakke

    Bill Fagerbakke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in the University of Idaho
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    voice actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    William "Bill" Fagerbakke is an American actor. He voices Patrick Star in the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and played Michael "Dauber" Dybinski on the sitcom Coach. He also appeared in 12 episodes of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother as Marshall Eriksen's father Marvin.

  4. Lou Dobbs

    Lou Dobbs
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    radio personalitynews presenterjournalistwriter
    Biography

    Louis Carl Dobbs is an American political commentator, author, and former television host who presented Lou Dobbs Tonight from 2003 to 2009 and 2011 to 2021. Since 2021, he hosts The Great America Show on iHeart Radio and loudobbs.com.

General info

Alternative names UI
UIdaho
Founded 1889
Motto A Legacy of Leading
Colors silver, gold
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (June - July)
Total FTE staff 2,291
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 875 Perimeter Drive MS 2282
Moscow, Idaho, 83844-2282
United States
City population 25,000
Phone 8888843246
Fax +1 (208) 885 6911

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