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University of Idaho

Moscow, Idaho
Administration Building'snorth wing (1912) credit: Davidlharlan
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Overview
Public
7,269 Undergraduates
76% Admissions Rate
Rural: Fringe
Public
Region: West
Division 1
Size: Small
Doctoral
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2282
Moscow, Idaho
83844-2282
(888) 884-3246
www.uidaho.edu

The University of Idaho, a public land-grant and space-grant university located in Moscow, Idaho, is one of the top 165 institutions of higher education in the United States. It is the flagship school of the University of Idaho system, as well as the oldest public university in the state. It was founded in 1889 and today, it sits on over 1,500 acres of land in a rural setting. Its motto is “A Legacy of Leading.” Notable alumni include football player Jerry Kramer, U.S. Senator James A. McClure, Former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin, United States Senator James Risch, bicycler Kristin Armstrong, football player Mark Schlereth, author Carol Ryrie Brink and football player John Friesz. The school’s colors are silver and gold, its mascot is Joe Vandal and its teams are called the Vandals. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – Big Sky Conference, and it sponsors 14 different varsity teams. Varsity sports offered by the university include men’s tennis, football, golf, basketball, cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field, and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, golf, soccer, cross country, tennis, swimming and diving, volleyball, basketball and golf.

Location

Moscow is a city in northern Idaho along the state border with Washington, with a population of 23,800 at the 2010 census. The county seat and largest city of Latah County, Moscow is the home of the University of Idaho, the state's land grant institution and primary research university, as well as the home of New Saint Andrews College, a Christian liberal arts college. It is the principal city in the Moscow, Idaho Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Latah County. More from Wikipedia...

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Students
54%

Men

46%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

515

New Transfer Students

Admissions
76%

Acceptance Rate

36%

Enrollment Yield

930-1170

SAT Range

5,953

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$14,787

Typical Cost

$23,812

Out-Of-State (published)

$7,488

In-State (published)

97%

Recieve Financial Aid

87%

Have Loans

$16,250

Median Debt

Academics
16.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

23

National Merit Students

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Psychology

Top Major

56

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, 33 fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Football Conference:

Sun Belt Conference

Basketball Conference:

Big Sky Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Big Sky Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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