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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 minus
  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 B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  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 5,505 undergraduate students. The Idaho State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Business. Graduating 39% 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

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

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
$13,012 / 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
$8,089 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
64%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 89 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 108 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 107 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
4
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    38%
  • On Campus
    46%
  • Online
    16%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,505 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,313
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 72 responses
  • College Student
    36%
  • Working
    22%
  • Determined
    13%
  • Married with kids; Non-traditional students
    13%
  • Smart
    7%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Robots to the power that be
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
43%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 119 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 134 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 76 responses
  • Bengal Pride!
    45%
  • It's great!
    14%
  • It is a college
    13%
  • Very in tune with student needs
    7%
  • Great for health fields.
    4%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Perfectly fits my needs as a single mother!
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
39%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 57 responses

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