About Idaho State University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Idaho State University cost?

Idaho State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,956
Out-of-state $21,023
On-Campus Room and Board $6,663
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,280
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $14,319
$30,000-$48,000 $14,319
$48,000-$75,000 $17,539
$75,000-$110,000 $19,267
Over $110,000 $19,526

Idaho State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 85% $5,854
Federal Grants 43% $4,463
Pell grants 43% $3,945
Other federal grants 12% $652
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 6% $2,841
Institutional grants or scholarships 62% $4,329
Student loan aid 49% $6,221
Federal student loans 49% $7,070
Other student loans 2% $8,252

Idaho State University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Play a sport 132 Up to $600
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 187 Up to $750
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 117 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

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Idaho State University Campus Life


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Four-Year Graduation Rate


Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 13626
Living on campus 5%
Transfer Students 61%
Under Age 25 29%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Idaho State University Graduation Success


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Average Salary After Graduation

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University is a public research-based institution that advances scholarly and creative endeavors through academic instruction, and the creation of new knowledge, research, and artistic works. Idaho State University provides leadership in the health professions, biomedical, and pharmaceutical sciences, as well as serving the region and the nation through its environmental science and energy programs. The University provides access to its regional and rural communities through delivery of preeminent technical, undergraduate, graduate, professional, and interdisciplinary education. The University fosters a culture of diversity, and engages and impacts its communities through partnerships and services.


921 S 8th Ave
Pocatello, ID

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify