The University of Idaho is a premier destination for higher education and Idaho's only national research institution. From our beautiful residential campus in Moscow, as well as our learning centers that touch every community in Idaho, the University of Idaho is leading our state and region with an energized environment where passion for knowledge and discovery expands intellectual and cultural boundaries.
At the University of Idaho, we attract many of the nation's best students every year, because our expectations are higher and our commitment is stronger. We equip our people with the substantial resources they expect from an internationally recognized land grant institution. Our graduates join a legacy of thinkers, leaders and global citizens that is focused on improving lives within the state and beyond
The University of Idaho has earned the prestigious Carnegie Foundation classification for high research activity. Our researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year.
The University of Idaho is home to 12,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students from all 50 states. International students from more than 76 countries comprise 5 percent of the student body. The university enrolls 42 National Merit Scholars, by far the largest number in Idaho and among the highest concentration of Merit Scholars in the western United States. Nearly 50 percent of the incoming freshmen were in the top quartile of their graduating class.
The university has a commitment to diversity, multiculturalism and community. We actively engage in the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups.
Our global commitment to lead makes Idaho a better place to study, to work, to live and to visit. At the University of Idaho, the state is our campus, and the world is our lab.