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The University of Idaho: A Leading Interdisciplinary Research Institution

The University of Idaho is a leading public research university and offers countless engaged learning experiences for great career preparation.

A Safe and Welcoming Community

The U of I offers international students a range of services to assist with adjusting to life in a new country, meeting local students and succeeding their studies.

Launch Your Global Career

Nearly 90 percent of University of Idaho students say that by graduation they already have a job or plan to go to graduate school, according to the university’s 2016 Outcomes Survey.

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Welcome to the University of Idaho!

The University of Idaho is a family of students and staff members from across the world with a shared mission to help each other make the most out of your university experience. As a student at the University of Idaho, you have a dedicated team of professionals and peers to help you navigate this new experience and reach your goals. Welcome to our family.

Andrew Brewick
Executive Director, University of Idaho Global Student Success Program


  • #87

    Public University

    U.S News & World Report, 2019

  • #112

    National University

    Washington Monthly, 2018

  • Top 5%

    National Research Universities

    The Carnegie Foundation


  • #15

    Safest college campus in America

    U.S News & World Report, 2019

  • 14:1

    U of I student/faculty ratio

    U.S News & World Report, 2019

  • 73+

    Countries represented         



70% of U of I undergraduates conduct research activities and projects

U of I spends $110 million annually on research funding

One of only 72 land-grant research universities in the U.S.

Why Choose the University of Idaho?