University of Idaho

Public, Four-years School Located in Moscow, ID

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How much is the UIdaho tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, UIdaho's tuition & fees is $8,816 for Idaho residents and $29,784 for out-of-state students.
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 $23,266 for Idaho residents and $44,234 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

UIdaho Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Idaho Residents Tuition & Fees$8,816
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$29,784
Books & Supplies Costs$1,232
On-campus Room & Board$9,898
On-campus Expenses$3,320
Off-campus Room & Board$9,898
Off-campus Expenses$3,320
2023-2024 Projection
Idaho Residents Tuition & Fees$8,340
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$27,576

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

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $144,210 at UIdaho. 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 $202,910. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $153,712.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$32,104$45,880$34,928
Sophomore (2024-25)$34,604$48,963$37,157
Junior (2025-26)$37,299$52,265$39,540
Senior (2026-27)$40,204$55,802$42,086
4 Years Total$144,210$202,910$153,712
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$34,604$48,963$37,157
Sophomore (2025-26)$37,299$52,265$39,540
Junior (2026-27)$40,204$55,802$42,086
Senior (2027-28)$43,335$59,592$44,808
4 Years Total$155,441$216,622$163,592
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$37,299$52,265$39,540
Sophomore (2026-27)$40,204$55,802$42,086
Junior (2027-28)$43,335$59,592$44,808
Senior (2028-29)$46,710$63,654$47,719
4 Years Total$167,547$231,313$174,154
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$40,204$55,802$42,086
Sophomore (2027-28)$43,335$59,592$44,808
Junior (2028-29)$46,710$63,654$47,719
Senior (2029-30)$50,348$68,008$50,832
4 Years Total$180,596$247,057$185,446
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$43,335$59,592$44,808
Sophomore (2028-29)$46,710$63,654$47,719
Junior (2029-30)$50,348$68,008$50,832
Senior (2030-31)$54,269$72,676$54,162
4 Years Total$194,661$263,931$197,521

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, UIdaho' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Idaho, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $16,910.
University of Idaho$8,816$29,784
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Idaho Four-years Colleges$16,495
Public Schools$6,449$16,910
Private Schools$16,400

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between UIdaho 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.
University of IdahoMoscow, ID$8,816$29,784
Idaho State UniversityPocatello, ID$8,356$27,466

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Idaho, 7,306 students (85%) 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 $10,161.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at UIdaho is $34,073 for students living on-campus and $34,073 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,624 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 $11,105 and the average amount of student loans is $5,572.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Idaho ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$23,266$44,234
COA (off-campus)$23,266$44,234
Tuition & Fees$8,816$29,784
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$14,450$14,450
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,450$14,450
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,105$34,073
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$13,105$34,073
Average Financial Aid$10,161$10,161
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,30685%$10,161
Pell Grants2,14225%$4,604
Federal Student Loan2,58730%$6,106
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,624100%-
Grants or Scholarships1,624100%$11,105
Federal Grants1,624100%$2,699
Pell Grants47829%$4,723
Other Federal Grants1,624100%$1,309
State/Local Grants36122%$3,539
Institutional Grants1,20574%$10,268
Student Loan Aid58236%$5,572
Federal Student Loans57035%$4,906
Other Student Loans402%$11,165
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level592574$8,753
110,001 or more10193$3,160

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

UIdaho's acceptance rate is 81.38%. A total of 9,814 applicants applied to and 7,987 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,656 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 20.73%.
To apply to UIdaho, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate81.38%79.06%83.49%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.73%21.77%19.85%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to UIdaho. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,105 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 24.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,1059901,220
National Average1,168
Idaho Average1,092
SAT EBRW560500620
SAT Math545490600
ACT Composite242028
National Average24
Idaho Average25
ACT Math242027
ACT English231927

Student Population

University of Idaho has a total of 11,507 students including 8,809 undergraduate and 2,698 graduate students. By gender, there are 5,439 male students and 5,864 female students attending UIdaho. The school offers online degree programs and 1,357 students enrolled online exclusively (11.79% of all students).
Total11,303 5,4395,864
Undergraduate8,631 4,1154,516
Graduate2,672 1,3241,348

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address875 Perimeter Drive MS 2282, Moscow, ID
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered263 Programs
Online Program Offered10 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered99 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate73.85%
Student Population11,507
Graduation Rate61%
Transfer-out Rate19%
Retention Rate74% (Full-time), 38% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties535 (Full-time), 86 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs2,241 (Full-time), 153 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$88,712
Average Staff Salary$61,456