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Idaho State University

Founded in 1901, Idaho State University attracts students from around the world. We offer high-quality education in more than 250 programs, and are the state's designated lead institution in health professions. Idaho State is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research institution.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (4)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Journalism & Media (1)
Law (1)

About

History

Idaho State University was founded in 1901.

Education

250 Programs ranging from certificates to Doctorates

  • Arts and Letters
  • Business
  • Education
  • Graduate School
  • Health Professions
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Pharmacy
  • Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences
  • Science and Engineering
  • Technology

Research

The Office for Research at Idaho State University fosters and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with federal, state, and corporate sponsors.  We provide high quality and timely service to our faculty and staff while maintaining a balance between the interests of ISU, the State of Idaho, and the interests of industry for the public good.

Career

Serving both alumni and students, ISU's Career Center provides career development, employment connections and education. Through initiatives like the Career Path Internship program, we give students the hands-on experience and confidence necessary to begin their careers. We also offer students and alumni assistance with resume building, interview skills and all things "career."

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Student services

Mission Statement: committed to providing effective student participation and representation in all areas of student life, that we may participate in the improvement of educational programs, co-curricular activities, and services, and advance the common interests and concerns of the student body.

Housing services

Residence Halls provide housing for traditional-age students. The halls are best-suited for freshmen and sophomores at ISU.

  • Rendezvous Hall
  • Turner Hall
  • South Complex (Nichols, Owen, Dyer & Redfield Halls)
  • Schubert Heights

Apartments are best suited for upper-classmen and non-traditional students. You must be in your second year of college, or over age 19, to be eligible for an apartment.

  • Ridge Crest
  • McIntosh Manor
  • University Courts
  • Pulling Courts
  • West Campus

Library services

  • Oliver Law Library
  • Special Collections
  • Government Documents
  • ISU Library - Idaho Falls
  • ISU Library - Meridian
  • Idaho Health Sciences Library
  • Collection Development

ICT services

Wi-Fi is accessible with a valid ISU computer account in every building.

Medical services

We are Idaho State University’s Student Health Center conveniently located on campus for students and staff. We cover a variety of medical services for students on and off campus. Our services cover from flu shots to check-ups to urgent care and beyond. The Idaho State Health Center offers advanced or same day appointments!

Student Life

Campus life

  • Pocatello Campus
  • Idaho Falls Campus
  • Meridian Campus

Sports facilities

  • Holt Arena
  • Reed Gym
  • Davis Field
  • Centennial Course
  • Jared Allen Strength and Conditioning Center
  • ISU Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
  • Miller Ranch Stadium
  • ICCU Practice Field

Student clubs

  • Alpha Kappa Psi
  • Alpha Psi Omega
  • Alpha Xi Delta
  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Black Rock & Sage
  • Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship
  • Chi Sigma Iota
  • IEEE
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity
  • Kappa Sigma
  • Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc
  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Phi Delta Chi
  • Phi Upsilon Omicron
  • Psi Chi
  • Rho Chi Society
  • Sigma Lambda Gamma
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma

Accreditation

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) is ISU’s regional accreditor.  

Student Reviews

A Blasé president, An unsafe town, A purportless administration.
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

I must start by saying that my experience at Idaho State University, at least academically speaking, was sound. While at times I didn't mesh with the professor or coursework being taught, I always found it manageable. There are members of the staff and administration that care, but they are absolutely a minority. That being said, I would not recommend this university to...

Great experience
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Enjoyable coursework and professors

Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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