B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B+
University of Idaho is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conference
Sun Belt Conference
Address
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844
Website

University of Idaho Rankings

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

Admissions

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Test Scores and GPA for University of Idaho

Cost

Net Price
$14,445/ year
National
$15,431
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $10,655/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,791/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,029/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,166/ year
  • $110k+
    $17,772/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.106 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.106 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.106 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,718Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 56 responses
Report
  • Varied
    43%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Average
    16%
  • Intriguing
    9%
  • Machiavellian
    2%
  • Mouth breather with sniffles.
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.123 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.148 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 63 responses
Report
  • Beautiful
    35%
  • It's a new place to call home
    27%
  • Cute and small
    19%
  • Rural
    5%
  • Small, boring, being worked on too much
    5%
  • Pretty
    3%
  • Small and boring
    3%

After University of Idaho

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.68 responses
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University of Idaho Reviews

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The University of Idaho is a very special and unique school. The school is located in Moscow which is a very safe cute and quirky town filled with spirit. The school offers a very supportive and engaging community. I would definitely encourage everyone to go greek! The greek system at Idaho is very strong and traditional having a home for everyone. Greek life has had such a big impact on making my college experience so much more valuable and memorable. The school offers a very wide variety of majors, clubs, sports, and activities. I wouldn't trade my experience for anything else.
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Ambition is one thing I had going into college, but motivation was also something I lacked profoundly. The University of Idaho has a copious amount of support that changed my life for good. It was here that I learned I have ADHD and a mood disorder. Learning more about myself restored hope of becoming more successful. From the counseling center to student support services, there is always someone available to talk to about practically anything. Besides emotional support, I am pleased with the free tutoring the school has to offer, including a writing center! The staff is vibrant and the students elected to advise and/or coordinate events are as well. I like to believe the UOI brings a jubilant and peaceful feeling to those around, especially strangers. There's always someone there to acquaint you to the area and make sure you know where you're going. Overall this peaceful, smoke free school makes me feel comfortable!
This university is amazing! The level of student involvement and acceptance is great. The food could be a little better, and I have heard horror stories about the freshman living accommodations. However, I have not had any bad experiences with living on campus for two years, so I find those to be somewhat lacking in substance. It is a party school, so if you aren't a party person there are few avenues for social interactions. But other than that I love it here!