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About ISU

Founded in 1901, Idaho State University is one of the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the country. Idaho State is one of six universities in the US offering programs from technical certificates through graduate and professional degrees. The Carnegie-classified doctoral research institution attracts students from around the world to its main campus in Pocatello and locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls. Since 1966, the University has been Idaho's designated leader for training and educating health care professionals.

Idaho State University offers exceptional academics at the heart of an outdoor-lover's paradise. Only a few minutes from campus, you can find world-class skiing and snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking and rock climbing.

 

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Facts & Figures

12,157 Students


57% Female • 43% Male

Full-time 58% • Part-time 42%

13:1 Student-Teacher Ratio

Cost

$3,936/semester
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Programs

250 Programs ranging from certificates to Doctorates
Programs

Mascot

Benny the
                    Bengal

Benny the Bengal

Colors

Orange & Black

 

Motto

Veritas vos liberabit / The truth will set you free

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