Idaho State University

921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate11,258
Student Age% Under 2550%
 % 25 and Over50%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time66%
 % Part-time34%
Race/Ethnicity% White79.5%
 % Black1.2%
 % Asian2.1%
 % Latino5.5%
 % Native American1.8%
 % Race Unknown7.9%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$55
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,416
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,916
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid90%
 % Undergraduates with Loans66%
 % Undergraduates with Grants84%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,496
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,496
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,213
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,213
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,213

Neighborhood Data for the Pocatello Area

Median Age29.9
Median Household Income$42,402
Total Population53,755
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.5% 50.5%
 Age 0-950.0%50.0%
 Age 10-1750.5%49.5%
 Age 18-2450.2%49.8%
 Age 25-2952.5%47.5%
 Age 30-3952.9%47.1%
Race/Ethnicity% White91.3%
 % Black0.8%
 % Asian1.3%
 % Latino6.6%
 % Native American2.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$7,496
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,496
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$500
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50073.8%74.2%24.7%
 $500 to $74920.1%21.9%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%2.1%19.2%
 Over $10006.1%1.8%1.0%
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