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Cost of Attendance

The estimated total cost of attendance for attending University of Idaho for one academic year (two semesters) is outlined below. It is important to understand these figures are an estimate based on a student's financial aid eligibility and information known. Costs may vary based on individual circumstances. 

Please note: the actual tuition and fee amounts a student will be charged for the upcoming academic year is decided by the Idaho State Board of Education late spring. If an increase is approved, this would increase a student’s overall cost of attendance.

University of Idaho Costs and Tuition for 2023-2024

Idaho Residents Non-Idaho Residents WUE Recipients Invitation to Idaho
Full-time Student Fees/Tuition $8,816 $28,052A $12,086B $12,086
Living Expenses (housing and food)1 $10,380 $10,380 $10,380 $10,380
Books & Supplies (estimated)2 $1,232 $1,232 $1,232 $1,232
Subtotal: Direct Costs $20,428 $39,664 $23,698 $23,698
Transportation (estimated)3 $2,320 $2,320 $2,320 $2,320
Miscellaneous & Personal (estimated)4 $2,120 $2,120 $2,120 $2,120
Total Costs: $24,868 $44,104 $28,138 $28,138

A. Non-Idaho Resident Tuition and Fees: $28,052 = $8,816 plus $19,236 out-of-state tuition.

B. WUE Recipient Tuition and Fees: This is calculated by taking 150% of the in-state tuition rate. For the 2023-2024 aid year, your financial aid and scholarship award notice will show a WUE award with a minimum value of $15,966 (previous years may show a different amount); this amount is the difference between the nonresident tuition/fees and the WUE tuition/fee rate your U of I account will be assessed each semester ($28,052 - $12,086 = $15,966). Learn more about U of I's WUE award.

Want to see your cost of attendance? Use our Net Price Calculator with your personal information to get an estimate of your U of I cost of attendance with grants, scholarships and more.

Idaho Residents Non-Idaho Residents
Full-time Student Fees/Tuition $10,548 $29,784C
Housing and Meals1 $10,380 $10,380
Books & Supplies (estimated)2 $1,232 $1,232
Subtotal: Direct Costs $22,160 $41,396
Transportation (estimated)3 $2,320 $2,320
Miscellaneous & Personal (estimated)4 $2,120 $2,120
TOTAL COSTS: $26,600 $45,836

C.Non-Idaho Resident Graduate Fees/Tuition:$29,784 = $10,548 + $19,236 non-resident tuition.

Idaho Residents Non-Idaho Residents
Full-time Student Fees/Tuition $25,932 $45,168D
Housing and Meals1 $10,380 $10,380
Books & Supplies (estimated)2 $1,232 $1,232
Subtotal: Direct Costs $37,544 $56,780
Transportation (estimated)3 $2,320 $2,320
Miscellaneous & Personal (estimated)4 $2,120 $2,120
TOTAL COSTS: $41,984 $61,220

D. Non-Idaho Resident Law Fees/Tuition:$45,168 = $25,932 + $19,236 non-resident tuition.

1. Living expenses are estimated costs students may anticipate for housing and meals. Actual costs may vary; the figure above is based on an estimated median of housing and meal plan options offered on campus. Students who live with their parents or in Boise may have different housing and meal costs.

2. Books, Course Materials, Supplies and Equipment refer to textbooks and other school supplies needed for coursework. These are estimated costs for a full-time student for one academic year.

3. Transportation: Actual costs for a student vary greatly depending on factors such as the need for transportation to a job or internship and how far a student must travel to get home on school breaks.

4. Miscellaneous and personal expenses include items such as clothing, health insurance, special course fees, federal loan fees, personal care products, laundry, etc. These items are considered indirect costs and will vary for each student.

If you have questions and/or comments about financial aid and the cost of attendance, please contact Student Financial Aid Services.

If you have questions and/or comments about tuition and fees charges on your account, please contact the Student Accounts and Cashier’s Office.

Student Financial Aid Services

Physical Address:

Bruce M. Pitman Center
Room 101

709 Deakin Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
Student Financial Aid Office
875 Perimeter Dr
MS 4291
Moscow, ID 83844-4291

finaid@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6312

Fax: 208-885-5592