University of Idaho

Thank you for your interest in studying at the University of Idaho!

Thank you for your interest in studying at the University of Idaho!

We are excited that you are considering us for your studies in the United States. We love the University of Idaho community and we are sure that you will, too! Here are a few highlights about the University of Idaho!


Admission is Fast, Simple and Friendly

  • We have a simple application- no personal essay or SAT/ACT test scores required!
  • We require a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and a TOEFL 70 or IELTS 6.0. Transfer students must have a 2.0 college GPA. 
  • We offer scholarships for students with high GPAs!

English Language Training

  • The University of Idaho's American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) is a popular program for international students. 
  • Study English in the American Language and Culture Program's small classes with dedicated faculty!
  • No TOEFL or IELTS required when you complete the Advanced Level of the American Language and Culture Program!



Outstanding Academic Programs

  • Top 100 public schools in the USA -U.S. News and World Report
  • Top 15% of America's universities -Princeton Review
  • 16:1 student to faculty ratio. At the University of Idaho, you will receive personal support from your faculty and teachers!
  • We offer 94 bachelor degree options! Some of our most popular are in Engineering, Agriculture, Business, Natural Resources and Architecture.
  • University of Idaho alumni are successful in their careers! Students that graduate from the University of Idaho have a median mid-career salary of $95,200!

Welcoming Community

  • Moscow, Idaho is a friendly town of 25,000 citizens. We have a mall, 2 movie theaters, many coffee shops and restaurants, a hospital, an airport and many local businesses. 
  • The University of Idaho is located in a beautiful part of the U.S.A, known as the Palouse. Students enjoy hiking, biking, skiing and other outdoor activities. Our Outdoor Recreation Program provides all the equipment you need to try these fun activities!


International Student Services

  • The University of Idaho wants our international students to feel supported any time they have a question or problem. Our fantastic international student support team is very responsive and available virtually or by appointment! Learn about other great ways that UIdaho supports students here!
  • Guaranteed housing on campus for international students studying at the University of Idaho! We know that you are a long way from home, so we will make sure you have a spot in one of our beautiful on-campus housing options to make sure your move to Moscow, Idaho, is easy and welcoming.
  • Over 300 student clubs, including 9 country specific clubs, that students can join. If you don’t find one that you enjoy, you can start your own campus club and receive funding for your activities!
  • CPT and OPT workshops every week for University of Idaho international students to support your search for internships and practical training opportunities!
  • Summer classes offered at the in-state rate for international students! You can complete your degree faster by adding classes during the summer term. This saves international students money in two ways -- summer tuition costs less and completing a degree more quickly will also save housing and living costs.

Contact University of Idaho Now


$25,000—$30,000 Year

Fast facts

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Top Programs

Agricultural Business, Architecture, Engineering

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Type of School


  • School Size

  • Student Body Gender

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation
  • Scholarships for International Students

  • Conditional Admission Available

  • Setting

    Small/College town
  • Accreditation and Certification

    CEA, EnglishUSA Member, NWCCU, AACSB, NASM, ABET
  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment, Dormitory
  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 70+ , IELTS: Band 6+, ELS: Level 113, Cambridge English: 170+, PTE Academic: 40+, Duolingo: 100+

Moscow ID
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875 Perimeter Drive MS 4253 Moscow, ID

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