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Location | Pocatello
Population | 54,255
Enrollment | 12,157
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host

Term Dates
Fall | 08/21-12/15
Spring | 01/09-05/03

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

About This Campus

Founded in 1901, Idaho State University is a medium-sized public research university in the northern Rocky Mountains town of Pocatello, on the old Oregon Trail. Students can choose from nearly 250 academic programs spanning the fields of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, business, and more. Most notably, the university is recognized as one of Idaho’s leaders in health and medical education, is one of only a handful of schools in the country that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Health Physics, and offers an Outdoor Education degree program where students can apply their academic skills as adventure leaders/instructors for the campus Outdoor Adventure Center. ISU also enjoys a 14:1 student-instructor ratio, allowing students the opportunity to receive personal guidance and mentorship from professional, personable faculty.

Location Information

ISU is at the heart of an outdoor-lover's paradise with access to some of America's greatest natural wonders and exciting recreation opportunities. Spend the winter skiiing in Jackson or Grand Targhee with the Tetons in view, or cross-country ski the other-worldly terrain of Craters of the Moon National Monument. You can spend your spring cycling the closed roads of Yellowstone and Grand Tetons National Parks, rafting the Snake River, and/or mountain biking, hiking, or camping around Pocatello.
2023-2024 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Closed
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Open
Understand Chances of Placement


RegistrationClosed Programs

Any health professions programs - contact NSE Coordinator to check availability.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Nuclear Engineering - For more than 50 years, the College of Science and Engineering at Idaho State University has been home to an Aerojet-General Nucleonics nuclear reactor. Commonly known as the AGN-201, this reactor is one of five that are still operating in the world.
  • Health Physics
  • Outdoor Education - Students in the Outdoor Education program can lead adventure trips through the Outdoor Adventure Center located on campus.

Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

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GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 06/14/23

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: $4178.
  • 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: 16
  • Home Payment: 16

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
Housing Deposit $150 Year Host & Home Optional
Parking Fee $105 Year Host & Home Optional
Orientation Fee $100 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Important Notes: First Bengal ID card is free, replacements are $20

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 06/14/23

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $
  • Proximity to campus: 3
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
There are housing options in our lower University Neighborhood for single or multiple-bedroom rentals. Another popular off-campus option is our Bengal Creek Apartments: https://www.bengalcreek.com/.

Meal Plans

Notes About Meal Plans


Figures per Semester are current as of 06/14/23

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.


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