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University of Idaho

Moscow, United States



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History, Affiliations and Rankings

The University of Idaho is the State’s most robust research University that was established in 1889 and was the State’s sole university until 1963. A public land grant research University, Idaho has today, emerged as a top Public College in America and as the nation’s Best Values. Founded to make a difference to the economic prosperity of the local Idahoan community, the University continues to create impact, with more than $1.3 billion contributed to Idaho’s community till date. The University of Idaho is affiliated with the Space-grant colleges in the United States. In US News and World Report’s National Universities Rankings 2022, the University of Idaho ranks #179 and it features among the Top 8% Best Colleges in the Nation according to the Princeton Review.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Recognized as the Most Beautiful College Campus in Idaho by MSN Lifestyle, the University of Idaho campus is based in the vibrant town of Moscow, with educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene, and Idaho Falls. In addition, there are 9 Research and Extension centers that carry out monumental research projects, particularly in Agriculture and Life Sciences. Only a few blocks away from the campus, students will find the historic Main Street that features thrift shops, boutiques, classy eateries and coffee shops, art galleries and live music venues. The University offers over 300 academic majors at the Undergraduate and Graduate level across its 10 Colleges, each offering programs in a distinct specialization. The Colleges are - Agriculture & Life Science, Art & Architecture, Business & Economics, Education, Health and Human Sciences, Engineering, Law, Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, Natural Resources, Science and Graduate Studies College. Idaho also provides online options under the Engineering Outreach that leverages technology to deliver self-paced, affordable programs. 

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The University of Idaho is nationally recognized for its value, academic excellence and research. It is the largest among research universities in Idaho, and their research enterprise is unmatched in the State with over $113 million in research expenditures. Over $30 million is awarded in scholarships and waivers annually, which is more than any other public institution in Idaho. According to the Money Magazine, the University of Idaho ranks as America’s Best Colleges for Money and is among Top 50 America’s Best Value Colleges as per US News. From providing a high-quality, accessible education — to leading breakthroughs in Clean Water, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Agronomics and Fire Science — they forge partnerships to improve the lives of all Idahoans. Some of the notable alumni at UIdaho include - Ali Abdelghany (Egyptian Academic and Marine Biologist), Frank Shrontz (Former Chairman and CEO of Boeing), Blaine Anderson (Federal Judge), Michale Kirk (Documentary Filmmaker and co-creator of Frontline) and Otis Livingston (Sportscaster).

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

The University of Idaho is a diverse University with 10,700+ enrollments, 2% of which constitutes the international student population. Nearly 5400 of the University students are women. Foreign students represent over 59 countries on the campus. The University has an LGBTQA Office that provides a safe and welcoming space for students and members of the university community to explore diverse sexual orientations and gender identity/expressions in an open and non-judgmental atmosphere. There are 200+ student organizations on the campus, meaning that you can socialize with peers from different cultural backgrounds while exploring your passions. Further, at the University of Idaho, you will have plenty of opportunities to lead, volunteer and be involved in a host of extra-curricular activities on the campus. The top companies that hire graduates from Idaho are - Idaho National Laboratory, St. Luke's Health System, Boeing, EY, Microsoft and Amazon

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