Idaho State University

Public, Four-years School Located in Pocatello, ID

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How much is the ISU tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, ISU's tuition & fees is $7,958 for Idaho residents and $25,936 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $22,514 for Idaho residents and $40,492 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

ISU Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Idaho Residents Tuition & Fees$7,958
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$25,936
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$7,626
On-campus Expenses$5,930
Off-campus Room & Board$8,370
Off-campus Expenses$5,930
2023-2024 Estimates
Idaho Residents Tuition & Fees$8,045
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$26,561

How Much Does it Cost to Go to ISU for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $110,143 at ISU. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $167,352. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $137,167.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$26,561$40,409$33,130
Sophomore (2024-25)$27,200$41,347$33,893
Junior (2025-26)$27,856$42,307$34,673
Senior (2026-27)$28,527$43,289$35,472
4 Years Total$110,143$167,352$137,167
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$27,200$41,347$33,893
Sophomore (2025-26)$27,856$42,307$34,673
Junior (2026-27)$28,527$43,289$35,472
Senior (2027-28)$29,214$44,295$36,288
4 Years Total$112,796$171,238$140,326
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$27,856$42,307$34,673
Sophomore (2026-27)$28,527$43,289$35,472
Junior (2027-28)$29,214$44,295$36,288
Senior (2028-29)$29,917$45,323$37,124
4 Years Total$115,513$175,215$143,557
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$28,527$43,289$35,472
Sophomore (2027-28)$29,214$44,295$36,288
Junior (2028-29)$29,917$45,323$37,124
Senior (2029-30)$30,638$46,376$37,979
4 Years Total$118,295$179,284$146,864
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$29,214$44,295$36,288
Sophomore (2028-29)$29,917$45,323$37,124
Junior (2029-30)$30,638$46,376$37,979
Senior (2030-31)$31,376$47,453$38,854
4 Years Total$121,144$183,447$150,247

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, ISU' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,740. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Idaho, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $16,149.
In-StateOut-of-State
Idaho State University$7,958$25,936
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,259
Public Schools$7,023$12,740
Private Schools$20,449
Idaho Four-years Colleges$15,933
Public Schools$6,245$16,149
Private Schools$15,883

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between ISU and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationIn-StateOut-of-State
Idaho State UniversityPocatello, ID$7,958$25,936
Boise State UniversityBoise, ID$8,364$25,701
University of IdahoMoscow, ID$8,396$27,632

Financial Aid and COA

At Idaho State University, 6,675 students (68%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $7,108.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at ISU is $33,384 for students living on-campus and $34,128 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,391 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $9,145 and the average amount of student loans is $5,233.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Idaho ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$22,514$40,492
COA (off-campus)$23,258$41,236
Tuition & Fees$7,958$25,936
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,556$14,556
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$15,300$15,300
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$15,406$33,384
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$16,150$34,128
Average Financial Aid$7,108$7,108
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship6,67568%$7,108
Pell Grants2,80829%$4,514
Federal Student Loan2,56126%$6,754
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,39199%-
Grants or Scholarships1,36798%$9,145
Federal Grants1,36798%$3,423
Pell Grants55239%$4,640
Other Federal Grants1,36598%$1,551
State/Local Grants38427%$3,411
Institutional Grants1,11780%$5,831
Student Loan Aid41730%$5,233
Federal Student Loans40929%$4,741
Other Student Loans242%$10,137
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level749542$3,522
0-30,000219218$5,959
30,001-48,000129127$5,378
48,001-75,000197172$2,979
75,001-110,00011125$473
110,001 or more930-

Student Population

Idaho State University has a total of 12,301 students including 10,017 undergraduate and 2,284 graduate students. By gender, there are 4,942 male students and 7,193 female students attending ISU. The school offers online degree programs and 2,517 students enrolled online exclusively (20.46% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total12,135 4,9427,193
Undergraduate9,818 4,0385,780
Graduate2,317 9041,413

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID
Phone208-282-2700
WEBwww.isu.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered431 Programs
Online Program Offered5 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered92 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population12,301
Graduation Rate37%
Transfer-out Rate2%
Retention Rate71% (Full-time), 29% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate13 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties606 (Full-time), 152 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs1,638 (Full-time), 241 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$71,459
Average Staff Salary$54,338