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Location | Moscow
Population | 26,249
Enrollment | 11,849
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host

Term Dates
Fall | 08/19-12/13
Spring | 01/08-05/09

University of Idaho

Moscow, ID

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 Campus

A 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 Information

UI 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 Information

UI 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.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Open
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Excellent
Understand Chances of Placement


2.8 GPA required for engineering courses.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Music
  • Natural Resources/Science/Management
  • Agricultural Sciences

Unique Academic Programs

  • Forestry
  • Fisheries Science
  • Wildlife Resources
  • Music
  • Animal Sciences

Special Programs

Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Accounting, Advertising, Aerospace Engineering... ++ show all


GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 525.00 paper, N/A computer or 70.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Host Pay
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/13/24

Finances Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Pay resident-rate tuition to your host campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your home campus
  • Estimated cost: $4542.
  • Figures are based on full-time enrollment.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 20 ($402 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment: 20 ($402 per additional hour)

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Parking Fee $350 Year Host & Home Optional
Housing Application Fee $100 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Important Notes: Parking fee rate is for residence hall students (with vehicles) for Silver lots - https://www.uidaho.edu/infrastructure/parking/parking-permits/student-permits/resident-permits/residence-life

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/13/24

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Approximate cost: $5622 (includes meals)
  • Students must live on campus
Notes About Housing
On-campus housing options are viewable here: https://www.uidaho.edu/student-life/housing/find-your-home/residence-halls. Options may be limited if you apply late. Living Learning Community options include community kitchens to cook on your own.

Meal Plans

Notes About Meal Plans
Various meal plans are available and include University Residences dining hall + Vandal dollars which can be used in other University dining facilities. Student may choose which meal plan they'd prefer. See options here: https://www.uidaho.edu/student-life/housing/find-your-home/residence-halls/dining?utm_campaign=general&utm_content=housing_dining&utm_medium=print&utm_source=visitor-guide-ad


Figures per Semester are current as of 05/13/24

Important Notes about Health Insurance
Student must have adequate health insurance for the duration of their stay at the University of Idaho. On arrival students must submit proof of coverage to the NSE coordinator.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1,120 per semester.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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