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Idaho State University, founded in 1901, is a public university. It includes a full vocational school along with its academic colleges and is able to offer programs on every level, from vocational certificates to doctoral degrees. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Health-Related Professions and Pharmacy and the School of Applied Technology. The school is especially strong in the engineering technologies, including electronics, telecommunications and computing and in the life, health and physical sciences through the first professional Pharm.D. degree. The school has the only College of Pharmacy in Idaho, and it places an emphasis on health professions, biological sciences, physical sciences and pharmacy. Its 735-acre campus is located in a residential area of Pocatello, in the southeastern corner of Idaho.

Website: www.isu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
10,356
Undergraduate
Students
(57.1%) 5,920 Women
(42.8%) 4,436 Men
2,051
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
100% of 4,248 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.28
SAT Math
400-650 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
19-33 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Freshman Award
$8,833
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,056
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
629
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Pocatello Population
54,350
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
16% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bengal
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
2.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
1.3% Black/African-American
14.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.9% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students
2.6%
First-Year Students Returning
64.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
21.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
86%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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