Museum of National History 319, Stop 8270, Pocatello, ID 83209-8270 208-282-2475
About Idaho State University
  • Year of Foundation 1901
  • Size of Campus 1100 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor's, master's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 11,652
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 54%, 46%, 6%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,318 in-state, $13,120 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $5,050
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 10,034
Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research high and teaching institution founded in 1901, attracts students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Almost 14,500 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. Idaho State University is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus International Nights; Diva; Homecoming; Renassance Feast; Conferences; Operas; Plays; Dodge Circuit Finals Rodeo; Spring Fair; Native American Week; Monster truck show; Circus; Chinese New Year
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association; Association of Indian Students; Chinese Association; Chinese Folk Dance Club; German Club; HALO (Hispanic Awareness Leadership Organization); International Students Association; Japanese Club;
  • Number of frats 3
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of sororities 3
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Campus Ministries, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Crossroads Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, LDSSA, Muslim Students Association, St. John's Catholic Student Organization, Students of the Wor
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting/Finance/CIS); Gamma Beta Phi; Golden Key Honor Society; Kappa Delta Pi (Educ); Mortar Board (Senior Honor Society); Phi Alpha Theta (History); Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science); Psi Chi (Psychology); Rho Chi (Pharmacy)
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Distance to nearest bus Salt Lake City, UT (150)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Salt Lake City, UT (150), Pocatello ID (8)
  • Distance to nearest train Salt Lake City, UT (150)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 14%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 6%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (32%), women's dorms (5%), men's dorms (5%), apartments for married students (24%), apartment for single students (34%), special housing for disabled students (0%), other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 30%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 42%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 56%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 25%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 12
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 234
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, other
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,105
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 458
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums Idaho Museum of Natural History; Idaho Accelerator Center; Stephens performing arts center; All in one Rendezvous building to be completed Spring 2007.
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 16,345
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 30
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities Idaho Health Sciences, Arthur P. Oliver Law
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Number Of Microforms 1,963,434
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 64
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 942,314
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 16%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Student Employment off campus job opportunities are available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,480
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 71%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs State of Idaho Schools; School Districts across the country; Hospitals across the country; Micron, INEL, AMI Semiconductor
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