U of I No. 1 in the West Two Years Running
U of I Second Among Nation’s Public Colleges
The University of Idaho is the Best Value in the West — a U.S. News & World Report ranking it earned in 2021 and again in 2022. The university climbed 51 spots on the overall Best Value list in that same time.
The Best Value rankings compare overall quality of the institution related to its price and any need-based aid or discounts given. The only public school ranked higher on the national list is North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
U of I ranks in the top 6% of all public universities on the Top Public School list.
U.S. News rankings compare U of I with other national universities, schools that offer a full range of undergraduate majors, master's degrees and doctorate programs.
U of I Specialty Rankings
- Top Public School
- Best Colleges for Veterans
- Top Performers on Social Mobility
- Undergraduate Engineering Programs – Doctorate
Second among all public colleges and universities in the nation.