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About the School:

Idaho State University is a public four-year research institution based in Pocatello. It was founded in 1901 and currently has campuses in Idaho, Meridian, and Twin Falls. With a small class ratio of 13:1, the institution educates over 12,000 students annually. The full-time enrollment is measured at 58%, and the rest are part-time students.

The ISU is categorized as a Doctoral University due to its moderate research activity. It has a high emphasis on health sciences, and a third of its students earn degrees in health-related areas. The institution offers 250+ academic programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The cost of education isn’t the cheapest as compared to some other states. The in-state tuition & fees are charged at approx. $7,800, and out-of-students need to pay around $24,000.

Online Presence:

Idaho State University provides online classes at associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, including several certification programs. While these courses are offered entirely online, some programs require clinical or other activities, which students need to participate in their location. The complete list of online classes can be found on its online programs page.

Laptop Programs:

The university allows students to check out laptops for educational use. To be eligible, you need to be a currently enrolled student and have an official ISU Bengal card. You need to check out laptops in person and return the device by yourself after use. There are various restrictions and rules regarding its use. For complete details on the program, visit the laptops page.


Idaho State University has regional accreditation from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

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