- As a land-grant research university, 75% of undergrads participate in research.
- Moscow was ranked as one of the best college towns in the US by livability.com
- More than 170 clubs, organizations and intramural sports on campus!
About This CampusA comprehensive and prestigious land grant university, Idaho combines excellence in professional programs (business, engineering and architecture) with strength in agriculture and natural resources, and commitment to the arts and humanities. It has over 300 academic programs (majors, minors and certifications) and a beautiful residential campus. The U of I arboretum was ranked one of the most beautiful in the US. U of I maintains a strong commitment to research and community impact. 2/3 of U of I undergraduates participate in hands-on research. Class size averages 26, and the teacher/student ratio is 16:1. It is home to many festivals including the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival. U of I ranked in the top 8% of best colleges in the nation.
Location InformationUI is located in Moscow, a college town, in the region of the US with rolling wheat fields that National Geographic magazine referred to as "A Paradise Called the Palouse." It is ideal for students who love the great outdoors with world class river rafting (Salmon River), skiing (Silver Mountain, Brundage & Schweitzer), fishing (Clearwater River) & hiking (Idaho Primitive Area). It is only 1 1/2 hours from Spokane and 5 hours from Seattle so students can also access vibrant nearby cities.
Helpful InformationUI has many hands-on learning opportunities. Students may spend a Semester in the Wild learning about the environment, design a hybrid Formula One racer as a part of an engineering class, explore the secrets of human cell life on NSF grant funded research projects, trade stock in a business class, grow seedlings and plants in one of the few teaching/working nurseries in the US, and perform with other artists across disciplines in productions such as Drummers, Dancers and Dreamers.