Office of Admissions
Phone: 208-885-6326
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119

Mailing Address
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Physical/Express Mail Address
University of Idaho
709 Deakin Street SUB Rm 117
Moscow, ID 83844


Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene

Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls

Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

Core Requirements

A high school credit can be counted in only one category. A student will be granted automatic provisional admission if he or she will be short in only one or two core classes after graduation but still meets the criteria for GPA and test scores. Students who will be short more than two core classes, or who do not graduate from a regionally accredited high school (e.g., students who earn a GED, are home-schooled, or graduate from a nonaccredited school) should appeal for admission through the Admissions Committee.

Core Requirements
English 8-credit (4 years) minimum requirement;
Composition, literature, or courses that integrate composition, language, and literature.
Humanities & Language 2-credit (1 year) minimum requirement;
Literature, history, philosophy, foreign language, fine arts (history, theory, appreciation, and evaluation) and interdisciplinary humanities (related study of two or more of the traditional humanities disciplines);
These courses should emphasize history, appreciation, theory, analysis, and/or critique;
History courses beyond those required for state high school graduation may be counted;
Foreign language study is strongly recommended.
Math 6-credit (3 years) minimum requirement;
Algebra I or applied math I, geometry or applied math II, and algebra II. (Applied math courses must be approved by the Idaho State Department of Education.);
An additional two (2) credits are strongly recommended;
Other course work may include probability, discrete math, analytic geometry, calculus, statistics, and trigonometry;
Four of the required mathematics credits must be taken in the 10th, 11th, and/or 12th grades.
Natural Science 6-credit (3 years) minimum requirement;
Anatomy, biology, chemistry, geology, earth science, physical science, physiology, physics, and zoology;
A maximum of two (2) credits from vocational science courses may be counted if the courses are jointly approved by the Idaho State Department of Education (SDOE) and the State Department of Vocational Education (SDVE); Ecology will count if SDOE approved;
At least 2 credits must involve lab science experience.
Social Science 5-credit (2 1/2 years) minimum requirement;
American government (state and local), geography, U.S. history, world history, psychology, sociology, and economics;
Approved consumer economics courses may be counted toward this requirement.
Other College Preparation 3-credit (1 1/2 years) minimum requirement;
Speech or debate (No more than one credit. Debate must be taught by a certified teacher);
Studio/performing arts (art, dance, drama, and music);
Or foreign language (beyond any foreign language credit applied in the Humanities & Language category).