University of Idaho Review

The University of Idaho is located in Moscow, ID, and offers 225 certificate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs. Programs are available in the arts, agriculture, education, science, engineering, law and business.

University of Idaho Overview

The University of Idaho's Moscow, ID, campus offers 150 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate programs and is home to the only law program in Idaho. The agricultural school maintains 80 acres of arboreta and 860 acres of farms. The school works actively with area farmers to improve crop yields, operating outreach research and learning centers in every county of the state. The College of Graduate Studies has introduced new interdepartmental initiatives to create programs in innovative disciplines like bioinformatics, neuroscience and environmental science.

The university has more National Merit Scholars than all other Idaho institutions combined, grants more doctoral degrees and maintains the state's largest library. The campus is technologically advanced, ranking in the top third of Intel's '100 Most Unwired' campuses.

Admissions and Enrollment Overview

Applicants should have completed the university's minimum high school course requirements. Students' academic record and test scores are evaluated for admission; high marks on either or a good performance on both can help a student qualify.

Transfer students who have completed 14 or more hours of college-level courses should present a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (2.8 if applying from out-of-state schools) to the College of Engineering. Other departments have additional requirements.

Campus Learning Environment and Facilities

Housing options include 25 residence halls, 16 fraternities, nine sororities and six multicultural houses. Accommodations are also available for families, graduate students and international students. There are more than 200 student organizations, including 20 multicultural and international student groups. Students can try out for 13 varsity sports and participate in 30 intramural programs and 25 club sports.

Not only is the campus network completely wireless, there are more than 1,000 computers and computer workstations in 22 computer labs spread across campus. Students can get free study aids and guidance from the Tutoring and Academic Assistance Program and writing assistance at the Writing Center. Agricultural facilities include 80 acres of woodland and 860 acres of farms.

Schools and Colleges at the University of Idaho

  • College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
  • College of Natural Resources
  • College of Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences
  • College of Art and Architecture
  • College of Education
  • College of Graduate Studies
  • College of Law
  • College of Business and Economics

School Contact Information

  • Address: 875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, ID 83844
  • Phone Number: (888) 884-3246