About University of Idaho

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

How much does University of Idaho cost?

University of Idaho Cost of Attendance
In-state $7,232
Out-of-state $22,040
On-Campus Room and Board $8,354
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,328
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $11,183
$30,000-$48,000 $11,183
$48,000-$75,000 $15,549
$75,000-$110,000 $17,549
Over $110,000 $17,891

University of Idaho Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 97% $7,289
Federal Grants 39% $4,413
Pell grants 39% $4,251
Other federal grants 28% $287
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 8% $3,031
Institutional grants or scholarships 89% $4,746
Student loan aid 67% $6,992
Federal student loans 53% $7,122
Other student loans 14% $10,857

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a challenging class 265 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 110 Up to $4,500
Take a foreign language class 142 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 129 Up to $600
Have perfect attendance for a year 180 Up to $750
Do an extracurricular activity 237 Up to $1,000
Visit a college campus 244 Up to $6,000
Have work experience 108 Up to $6,000
Do community service 239 Up to $75

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

University of Idaho Admissions

What is University of Idaho's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 76%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 88% of applicants
SAT Reading 470-590
SAT Math 460-580
SAT Writing 440-560
ACT Submissions 50% of applicants
Composite Score 21-27

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University of Idaho Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 10784
Living on campus 12%
Transfer Students 56%
Under Age 25 28%
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

University of Idaho Graduation Success


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About University of Idaho

The University of Idaho (UI) is Idaho’s oldest public university, located in the city of Moscow in the northern portion of the state. Since 1889, the UI has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers. The university serves over 11,000 students and offers 142 degree programs, from accountancy to wildlife resources, including bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and specialists' degrees.


875 Perimeter Drive MS 2282
Moscow, ID

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