About the University of Idaho
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. Beginning with our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, the university’s reach extends throughout Idaho, serving over 11,000 students with educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise and Idaho Falls, a research and extension center in Twin Falls, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. One of only 72 land grant universities nationwide, UI is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes social mobility through public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.
Did you know?
- Idaho is consistently recognized as one of the best public colleges in America by The Princeton Review.
- Kiplinger’s listed Idaho in its “Best 100 Values in Public Colleges” for our academic strength and affordability.
- The Princeton Review recognized Idaho as one of the “Top 286 Green Colleges” in their list of most environmentally responsible schools.
- We are among only 15 percent of the nation’s colleges listed in The Princeton Review’s “Best 368 Colleges.”
- In 2012 Outside Magazine online recommended U-Idaho as one of 25 universities its readers should consider.
- Washington Monthly magazine’s College Guide in 2016 ranked the University of Idaho among the top 100 national universities for social mobility, research and service.
- Newsweek magazine ranked Idaho as the third most affordable university in the nation in its “Best Colleges for You 2012.”
- Idaho has more than 200 student organizations, more than 20 minority student groups, and is home to the renowned Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival.
- Vandal athletic teams compete in 16 men's and women's NCAA Division I sports. We also offer a variety of club sports.
Fast Facts:Enrollment: 11,780
Degrees granted: 118,629
School Colors: Silver & Gold