University of Idaho

The University of Idaho is a public institution in Moscow, Idaho.

Facts and Figures:

Tuition: $21,024

Undergraduate Population: 9,388

Graduate population: 2,146

Total student population: 11,534

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Campus Rating

    Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE): Red Light

    American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) - Grade: D No required courses in Composition, Literature, Foreign Language, U.S. Government or History, or Economics 

Campus Spotlight

  • Political Student Groups: 

    Liberal (3): Black Student Union, Feel the Bern at University of Idaho, University of Idaho Young Democrats
    Conservative (1): Students for Life

    Employee Political Contributions (2012-2016): 

    Democrats: $34,206 (97.6%)

    Republicans: $850 (0.04%)

    All Stories

    Colleges prepare for campus carry
  • Starting today, Idaho residents aged 21 and older can now carry a concealed weapon without a permit nearly anywhere in the state, including on college campuses. Idaho Senate Bill 1389, which was passed earlier this year, is a revision of a previous Idaho statute, which already allowed concealed carry without a permit except in municipalities, within city limits, and other public areas that...

  • 33 schools ignore Congressional request to change restrictive speech codes
  • Thirty-three public colleges have elected to ignore a deadline to respond to the House Judiciary Committee’s request to adopt new speech codes on campus. Bob Goodlatte, who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, asked 160 schools to change at least one of their existing policies after a Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) report showed that these schools substantially...

  • Idaho becomes seventh state to allow concealed carry on campuses
  • Idaho has become the seventh state to pass legislation allowing concealed guns on college and university campuses in order to ensure the “safety of students, faculty and staff.” Republican Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter (R) signed a bill allowing licensed students, staff and visitors to concealed carry beginning July 1, according to the Associated Press. Students for...

  • Idaho student gov funding progressive YouTuber
  • The University of Idaho’s student government has moved forward with a bill allowing student funds to be used to host a Social Justice Advocate on campus as a keynote speaker for a Women’s History Month event.Student Sen. Montana Novich proposed the bill, which allocated $500 of student funds to a 2019 Women’s History Month event featuring YouTube actor, comedian, and social...