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Idaho State University
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  • 4 Year
  • POCATELLO, ID

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Idaho State is a public university located in Pocatello, Idaho. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,966 undergraduate students. The Idaho State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 36% of students, Idaho State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,700.

About

921 S 8TH AVE
POCATELLO, ID 83209
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big Sky Conference

Idaho State University Rankings

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ISU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
No data available  
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,135 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,965 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
65%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 82 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 94 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 93 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
5
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,966 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,387
Undergrads Over 25
22%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 58 responses
  • College Student
    41%
  • Working
    22%
  • Married with kids; Non-traditional students
    16%
  • Smart
    9%
  • Determined
    7%
  • Robots to the power that be
    3%
  • Struggling
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 105 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 120 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 62 responses
  • Bengal Pride!
    44%
  • It's great!
    18%
  • It is a college
    16%
  • Great for health fields.
    5%
  • Very in tune with student needs
    5%
  • Perfectly fits my needs as a single mother!
    3%
  • Sneaky. Hidden costs
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 54 responses

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