Idaho State University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Pocatello, ID

$7,872

Avg in-state tuition

$24,494

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Idaho State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Idaho State University is a medium-sized public university located on an urban campus in Pocatello, Idaho. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,766, and admissions are selective. The university offers 149 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 34%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,872, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $24,494.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

63% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

34% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

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SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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12k

Students enrolled

65%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

73%

Hispanic

12%

Unknown

6%

Two or more races

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

Black

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

47% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

11

Total Online Enrollment

7,623

Student Location Breakout

65% 35%

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 2% online

Associate Check Bold 5% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 2% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 4% online

Master's Check Bold 1% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

79%

State Grant Aid

24%

Institution Grant Aid

70%

Pell Grant

47%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $2,999
State Grant Aid $3,320
Institution Grant Aid $5,318
Pell Grant Aid $4,331

Financial Outlook

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

$35k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.