Why U of I?
Monumental experiences are waiting for you at the University of Idaho. We call them breakthrough moments — the exact instances a light sparks on, your world opens and the rest of your life is subsequently set into motion.
At U of I, you’ll immerse yourself in hands-on research beyond the classroom, developing the critical thinking skills, discipline and knowledge base employers want. Here, you’ll learn, grow and be ready for your future career.
Here, you'll learn to look at the big picture, ask big questions and find answers that make a difference. And nationally-recognized professors teaching in top-ranked programs will guide you along the way.
of undergraduates participate in hands-on research
You’ll experience college in a beautiful, exhilarating and safe environment – one that provides you with world-class outdoor adventure, athletic, concert and lecture opportunities year-round.
50 states and 73 countries
represented on campus
We love our college town. And we’re confident you will too. Moscow is a safe, walkable community filled with smart, creative people who see the world just a bit differently. Just blocks from campus is our historic Main Street, where you’ll find funky coffee houses, stylish boutiques and thrift shops, contemporary art galleries, local eateries and live music.
restaurants and coffee shops in downtown Moscow
If you're like us, you appreciate a good value. And that's just what you'll find at U of I. When it comes to quality, affordability and career success, U of I offers one of the best educational values available. We believe that a good, affordable education should be available to everyone, and it's our job to provide it.
in scholarship awards annually — more than any other Idaho public university.