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About Idaho State University's College of Arts and Letters

Idaho State University’s College of Arts and Letters was founded in 2010 with one goal in mind: students first.

We currently offer 24 undergraduate degree programs, and 13 advanced programs. These degrees prepare our students to excel in an ever­changing world. The academic possibilities we provide are endless!

As the largest college at Idaho State University, the College of Arts and Letters offers a variety of classes from languages, to theatre, to criminal justice, to communication, to psychology and more. We pride ourselves on giving our students real world experiences and opportunities. From the social sciences, to the humanities and the fine arts, each program is doing something to enhance our students’ education and growth.


Fast Facts About the College of Arts and Letters:


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Our Mission

The College of Arts and Letters offers a variety of academic programs that develop skills in written and oral communication and critical thinking while exploring the diversity and scope of the human experience with both undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty in the College provide instruction and training of superior quality in the fine arts, humanities, social sciences, and behavioral sciences and produce innovative scholarship that advances knowledge. Through student and faculty collaborative endeavors, the College promotes opportunities for research and creative activities that investigate and enrich our shared cultural, economic, environmental, health, political, and social systems.

Contact Us

College of Arts and Letters Administrative Office Hours and Location

During the academic year, our hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

During the summers we are available between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., except for university holidays.

Come Visit Us

Directions and campus maps are available.

Mailing Address

921 South 8th Ave. Mail Stop 8087
Pocatello, ID 83209‐8087

Physical Address

Business Administration Bldg room #248
Mail Stop 8087
Phone: (208) 282‐3204
Fax: (208) 282‐4610