Idaho State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Idaho State University is a large four-year, public school with 13,080 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1901 and is the only institution located in Pocatello, Idaho.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
178
Good
Idaho State University will give you the opportunity to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Idaho State University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 178 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Medical, Nursing, Medical Assistant, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
72%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Idaho State University is fair at 72% (close to Idaho average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Idaho State University is low - 38%. Approximately 24% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Idaho State University is pretty decent - 15:1. Find out more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,300
High
Average tuition prices are fairly high - around $18,600 a year. The additional fees at Idaho State University not covered by tuition are nearly $1,700; this comes to $20,300 per year.

Read the details about Idaho State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Idaho State University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $55.00. The first-professional application fee is also 55 dollars.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Idaho State University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (208) 282-2700 or check Idaho State University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,700
Low
Idaho State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Idaho State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Idaho State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,200 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $2,700 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Idaho State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Idaho State University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Idaho State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Idaho State University, 921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209, USA
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