Two students sitting on the campus lawn

B.G.S. General Studies

Complete the University of Idaho admissions application online



Office of Admissions
Phone: 208-885-6326
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119
Student Union Building Room 117
P.O. Box 444264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

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

A Well-Rounded Approach

Go beyond traditional academic boundaries to customize a degree that best fits your interests and career goals. Work with your faculty advisor to design a course of study that gives you a well-rounded education in both the sciences and humanities. This major is excellent preparation for law or graduate school and careers in business or social services.

Fast Facts

  • Provides students with a broad-based liberal education
  • Classes taught by faculty from all departments in the university
  • Flexibility in choosing classes to meet academic and career goals
  • Advised by professional advisors
  • Many students complete one or more minors or academic certificates


Graduates have succeeded in gaining admission to graduate programs in Anthropology, Counseling Psychology, Business and Law School and a variety of jobs in the public and private sectors.

Salary Variable
Degree Roadmap

Students design an individualized four-year plan with direction from a professional advisor.
Contact an advisor:

Degree Prep No special degree preparation is required.

Students are eligible for UI general scholarships.

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Lab Fees

Lab fees are variable depending on course selection.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning

Many UI classes include service-learning projects in the community.


Internships are available both locally and nationally to meet individual interests and career goals.


Students have access to all university clubs and student organizations.