Southern Idaho is the seat of state government and agencies, the location for multiple federal offices, home to the university’s largest alumni base, and the site of more than 55 percent of the state’s population and business entities. As the region grows, the University of Idaho is responding to the needs of the changing community by focusing on the following:
The University of Idaho is a premier graduate, research and professional development center…
- Water, Natural Resources and the Environment
- Community Sustainability and Design
- Organizational Development and Leadership
- The Professions: Law, Medicine, Architecture, Engineering and Education
This tradition of service began in 1910 with an agricultural extension program in Ada County. Today, excellence at the University of Idaho, Boise can be measured by the success of the many people we serve, and by the quality and achievements of our more than 120 faculty and staff members. Members of the University of Idaho, Boise community shape our future as educational leaders and administrators in school districts across Idaho. They impact our state as policymakers and leaders in the legal community. They improve the quality and quantity of Idaho’s water, wildlife, and agricultural products with innovative research. They design urban communities that enhance the Treasure Valley landscape. They stimulate our economy with improved manufacturing and business practices.