Freshman Admission Information
Some select ISU because of a specific academic program (we offer nearly 275). Some choose ISU because of our fantastic location. No matter the reasons, all ISU students receive an excellent education at an affordable price!
You are a Freshman if: You have never attended a university before, excluding ISU's Early College Program.
- 2.5 GPA or higher
- Idaho high school graduates must meet all Idaho Core Requirements
Students not meeting these requirements may still be considered for conditional admission
- $50 application fee
(waived for graduates of Idaho high schools)
- High school transcript or GED
Students applying to the College of Technology must schedule an appointment with an advisor as part of the admissions process. Call (208) 282-2622 to make an appointment.
* Submission of official ACT and/or SAT scores is not required for admission to ISU through the summer semester of 2025. Students may elect to submit these scores for course entry.
** Students seeking provisional admission need to consult with the Office of Admissions regarding submission of an assessment for university admission.
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