About the University of Idaho
Since 1889, the University of Idaho has been a place that expects more from itself, more from its students, more from knowledge and more from life. The University of Idaho is where students come to succeed and learn to lead. At our main campus in Moscow, Idaho – and our centers throughout the state –students find many opportunities to share in our community and culture.
We offer a distinctive combination of outstanding majors and graduate programs, accomplished faculty, world-class facilities, renowned research and a residential campus in a spectacular natural setting.
There's no better way to learn, think and live than at the University of Idaho. Expect more from a leading university. We'll deliver.
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 “Top 286 Green Colleges” in their list of most environmentally responsible.
- We are among only 15% 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 the 25 Universities its readers should consider.
- Washington Monthly magazine’s College Guide again this year 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 myriad of club sports.