U of I Ranked Top Value in West for Second Year
September 14, 2021
MOSCOW, Idaho — Sept. 14, 2021 — For the second year in a row, U.S. News and World Report named University of Idaho the top public institution in the West on its list of Top 50 Best Value colleges.
The university climbed 51 spots on the national list in that same time. In the rankings, released this week, the only national public university ranked ahead of U of I was the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
“Being the best value is demonstrated by our strong outcomes,” said President Scott Green. “Our students graduate with lower debt and get great jobs, setting them up for success and the ability to lead their industries.”
U of I is ranked in the top 6% of all public universities. U.S. News rankings compare U of I with other national universities that offer a full range of undergraduate majors, master's degrees and doctoral programs.
Specialty lists that include the University of Idaho:
- Top Public School
- Best Colleges for Veterans
- Top Performers on Social Mobility
- Undergraduate Engineering Programs – Doctorate
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About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu