University of Idaho Rankings

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In the World#290 of 14178
In North America#135 of 2629
In the United States#117 of 2528
In Idaho#1 of 10
In Moscow#1 of 2
In Environmental science#162 of 6,085

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
9,392
Graduates
2,534
Male:Female Ratio
50:50
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uidaho.edu

University of Idaho Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%74%81%
Applicants8,0713,7824,289
Admissions6,2762,8113,465
Freshmen enrolled full time1,456686770
Freshmen enrolled part time19118

2,749 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,021 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,448 or 98%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Idaho are 1010-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
504 or 34%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Idaho are 20-27 (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

White8437 (71%)
Hispanic1115 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown864 (7%)
Nonresident Alien662 (6%)
Two or more races371 (3%)
Asian202 (2%)
Black or African American133 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native49 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander37 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,704
Students receiving aid
96%

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 capacity2,138
Combined charge for room and board$9,080

University of Idaho Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Psychology, General1076
Mechanical Engineering87142
Law95
Electrical and Electronics Engineering74152
Marketing & Marketing Management, General78
Accounting4233
General Studies57
Natural Resources Management and Policy7425
Kinesiology and Exercise Science53
Environmental Science26241
Sociology49
Civil Engineering, General34121
Business Administration and Management, General46
Computer Science27114
Architecture2714
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General39
Finance, General38
Athletic Training & Trainer2810
Secondary Education and Teaching37
Elementary Education and Teaching37
Animal Sciences, General278
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1518
Organizational Communication, General33
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General32
Microbiology, General31
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General2522
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations28
Educational Leadership and Administration, General28
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects27
International Relations and Affairs26
Advertising26
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching25
Public Relations & Image Management24
Creative Writing139
Chemistry, General1813
Chemical Engineering183
Landscape Architecture614
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia20
Business & Managerial Economics19
Curriculum and Instruction19
Spanish Language and Literature18
Management Information Systems, General18
Political Science and Government, General18
Human Development and Family Studies, General17
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General710
Journalism16
Environmental Education16
Fine & Studio Arts, General15
Applied Mathematics, General15
Biochemistry15
Education, General15
History, General1211
Food Science1031
English Language and Literature, General68
Forestry, General13
Agricultural Mechanization, General13
Geology & Earth Science, General751
Agricultural Communication & Journalism13
Interior Design13
Agricultural Teacher Education93
Mathematics, General93
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing11
Forest Management & Forest Resources Management11
Plant Sciences, General73
Conservation Biology10
Physics, General712
Philosophy10
Anthropology37
Public Administration10
Water Resources Engineering72
Biological & Biosystems Engineering621
Technical Teacher Education18
Forest Sciences and Biology9
Materials Engineering441
Horticultural Science9
Industrial Technology & Technician35
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management8
Art & Art Studies, General34
Music, General7
Music Teacher Education7
Bioinformatics34
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General6
Statistics, General24
Range Science and Management6
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General6
Nuclear Engineering6
Engineering, Other6
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor6
Music Performance, General5
Geography221
Apparel and Textiles, General5
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5
Special Education and Teaching, General5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other31
English & Language Arts Teacher Education4
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other4
Computer Engineering, General4
Music Theory and Composition4
Molecular Biology4
Entomology21
Agronomy and Crop Science3
Voice and Opera3
Agricultural Economics3
Geological & Geophysical Engineering3
Latin American Studies2
Applied Linguistics2
Economics, General2
Agricultural Business and Management, General2
Crop Production2
Animal Physiology2
Music Management1
Dance, General1
Food Technology and Processing1
Biotechnology1
French Language and Literature1
Music History, Literature, and Theory1
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture1
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education1
Wood Science and Wood Products & Pulp and Paper Technology1
Soil Science and Agronomy, General1
Grand Total1,702490160
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%53%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 39%

Publications & Citations

Publications
20,827
Citations
692,288

Publication count by topic

Biology
5,614
Chemistry
2,766
Computer science
1,638
Environmental science
1,564
Materials science
1,338
Psychology
889
Geography
872
Engineering
809
Geology
803
Mathematics
747
Medicine
577
Physics
448
Business
444
Sociology
423
Political science
410
Economics
393
History
142
Art
96
Philosophy
65

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Environmental science13267,079
Geography13929,780
Geology32223,348
Biology344264,364
Business45514,963
History499507
Sociology5118,554
Art546309
Chemistry54986,429
Computer science55039,042
Political science5723,018
Mathematics61521,594
Engineering63412,588
Materials science70831,536
Psychology72824,832
Physics75217,417
Economics8315,504
Philosophy112882
Medicine14159,571

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19902181542
19912621821
19923052142
19932742336
19942642718
19952533219
19962503257
19972533844
19983004239
19993315281
20003435800
20014077135
20023768399
20034819849
200448311860
200553213752
200663116634
200758319400
200867121864
200968824352
201067826749
201172931282
201275236115
201386640810
201485544789
201589445149
2016104647463
2017104549637
2018112448076
2019113554635
2020104658952

General info

Alternative namesUI
UIdaho
Founded1889
WikipediaUniversity of Idaho
MottoA Legacy of Leading
Colorssilver, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session (June - July)
Total FTE staff2,509
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address875 Perimeter Drive MS 2282
Moscow, Idaho, 83844-2282
United States
City population24,000
Phone8888843246
Fax+1 (208) 885 6911

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