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Engineering Scholars

Looking for an education that gives you access to unique opportunities, personal interactions with world-class researchers and richer learning experiences?



Office of the Dean
Phone: (208) 885-6470
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: (208) 885-6645
Email: deanengr@uidaho.edu

Janssen Engineering (JEB)
Room 125

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Dean's Office Directory


Contact Denise Engebrecht
Phone: (208) 364-6123
Fax: (208) 364-3160
Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702


Idaho Falls

Contact Debbie Caudle
Phone: (208) 282-7983
Fax: (208) 282-7929
Email: debrac@uidaho.edu

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Distance Education

Engineering Outreach
Phone: (208) 885-6373
Toll-free: (800) 824-2889
Fax: (208) 885-9249
E-mail: outreach@uidaho.edu


Information for Future Engineering Students

How do I choose the right engineering school?

Make sure to choose a school that has nationally accredited programs - ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) is the U.S. standard.
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Academic/Real-World Balance
As an engineer, you will want your education to be strong academically but also include lots of hands-on design experiences. At U-Idaho, we emphasize both!
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Class Size
Research several different types and sizes of universities to find a school where you will feel comfortable. At U-Idaho, the student to faculty ratio is 18:1, the classes are relatively small, and the professors are world-class.
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Residential Experience
Determine if you want a residential or a commuter campus experience. Most U-Idaho students are full-time and our campus offers several engineering specific living options in addition to Greek life.
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Deciding a Major
If you are unsure of your choice for a major, find out what your options are. At U-Idaho, you have the flexibility to begin as an undeclared engineering major and commit to a specific major when you are ready.
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The Local Community
Think about the type of community in which you want to live. Moscow, Idaho (pop. 23,800) is located in the beautiful Palouse Prairie, ideally situated in a safe, rural setting with lots of music, arts and outdoor activities.
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Look at the bottom line when comparing tuition and scholarship offerings. In addition to University scholarships, the U-Idaho, College of Engineering awards over $500,000 annually to its top scholars.
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Student Support Services
Student Support Services can play a key role in your education! From tutoring to help with your career goals, we pride ourselves on our friendly environment and helpful staff.
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Capstone Program Recognized as One of Nation’s Best

The program is among 29 engineering education programs chosen for their achievements, and one of only seven capstone programs highlighted in the National Academy’s report. More