Idaho State University, ID

Public4-Year • Medium • Primarily NonresidentialDoctoral UniversityNot Selective • High Transfer-InOpen AdmissionsMain Campus
921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209
(208) 282-2700

Idaho State University Rankings

1 ← Poor Great → 100


Academics at Idaho State University

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Biological and Biomedical Sciences3%
Business, Management, Marketing10%
Communication, Journalism1%
Computer and Information Sciences2%
Construction Trades<1%
Engineering Technologies7%
English Language and Literature1%
Foreign Languages, Linguistics2%
Health Professions and Related Programs27%
Human, Family and Consumer Sciences2%
Law Enforcement, Firefighting2%
Legal Professions and Studies<1%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities12%
Mathematics and Statistics<1%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies5%
Multi-disciplinary Studies<1%
Natural Resources and Conservation<1%
Personal and Culinary Services1%
Philosophy and Religious Studies<1%
Physical Sciences1%
Precision Production2%
Public Administration and Social Service1%
Social Sciences3%
Visual and Performing Arts1%


Getting into Idaho State University

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Typical Test Scores


Cost of Attending Idaho State University

$7KIn-State Tuition
$23KOut-of-State Tuition
$20KAverage Total Cost
$17KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolIDUS


Typical Debt after Idaho State University

38%Receive Federal Loans
$13KMedian Federal Debt
48%Repayment Rate
$235Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolIDUS
$0–$30K 42%58%57%
$30K–$48K 18%16%16%
$48K–$75K 17%15%12%
$75K–$110K 14%10%9%
>$110K 9%8%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$16K$10K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$13K$11K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$11K$11K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$16K$11K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$10K$9K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$46K$25K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$29K$18K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$6K$5K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$3K$3K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 43%37%43%
3-years after entering repayment 48%41%46%
5-years after entering repayment 51%43%50%
7-years after entering repayment 59%51%55%


Completion Rates at Idaho State University

63%Retention Rate
23%Transfer Rate
36%Withdrawal Rate
31%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolIDUS
Within 4 Years 14%41%38%
Within 6 Years 31%60%55%
Within 8 Years 33%62%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolIDUS
Asian 55%72%53%
Black 42%47%39%
Caucasian 32%61%52%
Hispanic or Latino 31%62%47%
Native American or Alaskan Native 18%48%40%
Non-US citizens/residents 39%59%50%
Two or more races 40%53%44%
Other race 19%38%44%


Outcomes after Idaho State University

87%Employment Rate
$31KMedian Salary
$17K25 Pctl Salary
$48K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 87%81%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 84%79%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 86%79%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 82%79%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 83%77%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$5K$5K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$17K$15K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$31K$23K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$48K$40K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$64K$51K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$31K$23K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$33K$25K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$36K$28K$35K


Students at Idaho State University

69%Full-time Undergrads
23Avg Entry Age
1,962Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 56%77%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 44%23%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolIDUS
Asian 1%1%4%
Black 1%1%18%
Caucasian 72%71%49%
Hispanic or Latino 13%16%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native 2%2%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 5%1%2%
Two or more races 3%3%3%
Other race 2%4%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolIDUS
$0–$30K 28%39%43%
$30K–$48K 18%18%18%
$48K–$75K 22%20%16%
$75K–$110K 20%14%14%
>$110K 12%12%15%

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