The University of Idaho, founded in 1889, is a public, comprehensive, land-grant institution. It is a residential campus with 90% of freshmen living on campus in a safe, rural environment. The university's engineering program had a 100% pass rate on the engineering exam in 1998. The school is located in the middle of mountains and other outdoor recreational opportunities. Its 1,450-acre campus and university farm are located in Moscow, 90 miles southeast of Spokane, WA.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
8,366
Undergraduates
4,025
Men - 48.1%
4,342
Women - 51.9%
2,425
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
74% of 9,938 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.44
SAT Math
548 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
561 average
500-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,898
Out-of-state: $41,134
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,304
Out-of-state: $27,540
Room and Board
$9,080
Average Percent of Need Met
78%
Average Freshman Award
$13,773
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$22,972
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
587
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
29%
10-19
24%
20-29
24%
30-39
9%
40-49
4%
50-99
6%
Over 100
3%
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Moscow Population
26,128
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
36% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Joe Vandal
Sororities
25% of women participate
Fraternities
22% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
1%
Asian
1.8%
Black/African-American
1.2%
Hispanic/Latino
11.6%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.4%
White
78.3%
Unknown
1.7%
International Students
2.0% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning
76.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
11.0%
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