Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 6,842
Graduate Enrollment: 2,317
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 43% / 57% (2017)

First generation college students: 36.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 17.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 37.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 19.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 11.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 6.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 73.1%
Black: 1.5%
Hispanic: 14.5%
Asian: 1.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 2.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.4%
2+ races: 3.1%
Non-resident alien: 1.8%
Unknown race: 2.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $20,646
In-State tuition: $7,872
Out-of-State tuition: $25,326

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $7,340 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $5,930 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,370 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $5,930 (2022)

Average Family Income: $59,121 (2017)
Median Family Income: $35,748 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 30.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 31.3%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,039 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $212 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $14,986
$30k-48k $15,760
$48k-75k $18,248
$75k-110k $20,331
$110k+ $20,646

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 20%
6-year graduation rate: 39%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,039 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $14,700 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 55.8% (2015)
@3 year 61.9% (2017)
@5 year 67.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 38.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 41.3% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $41,329 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $46,739 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 3
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Architectural Sciences and Technology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 30 $29,000 $244 $30,832 ($2,569) $43,122 ($3,594)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 12
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 24 $25,250 $232
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 6
Associate's Degree Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 3
Master's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 10
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 6
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 11
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 8
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 8
Master's Degree Physics. 7
Doctoral Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 56 $26,014 $227 $24,992 ($2,083) $38,356 ($3,196)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 5
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 6
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Criminal Justice and Corrections. 7
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 9 $44,060 ($3,672)
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fire Protection. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Homeland Security. 2
Associate's Degree Homeland Security. 2
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 10
Bachelor's Degree Music. 7
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 24
Doctoral Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 8 $466 $44,242 ($3,687) $50,664 ($4,222)
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 68 $24,625 $246 $33,780 ($2,815) $48,352 ($4,029)
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 35 $19,600 $190 $14,900 ($1,242) $43,602 ($3,634)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 40 $466 $58,403 ($4,867) $60,582 ($5,049)
First Professional Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 33 $23,675 $191 $48,572 ($4,048) $53,709 ($4,476)
Master's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 8
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 10 $32,457 ($2,705) $32,470 ($2,706)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 15 $55,334 ($4,611)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 11
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 52 $17,750 $187 $34,114 ($2,843) $35,975 ($2,998)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 15
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 25 $27,985 $187 $50,497 ($4,208) $49,384 ($4,115)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 23 $30,361 $322 $48,578 ($4,048) $48,598 ($4,050)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 15 $46,641 ($3,887)
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 25 $34,897 $223 $59,401 ($4,950) $59,568 ($4,964)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 119 $32,500 $265 $61,470 ($5,123) $63,213 ($5,268)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 1
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 3 $664 $98,425 ($8,202)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 34 $16,500 $170 $36,031 ($3,003) $56,641 ($4,720)
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 13
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 79 $25,500 $256 $42,761 ($3,563) $60,464 ($5,039)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 41 $173 $64,078 ($5,340) $82,573 ($6,881)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 35 $24,560 $260 $37,316 ($3,110) $55,786 ($4,649)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 29 $57,221 ($4,768) $70,696 ($5,891)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 11
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 27 $52,426 ($4,369)
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 31 $31,660 $255 $48,822 ($4,069) $42,104 ($3,509)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 36 $25,123 $242 $40,191 ($3,349) $58,182 ($4,849)
Master's Degree Taxation. 6
Bachelor's Degree History. 16 $30,793 $287
Master's Degree History. 4
Master's Degree Education, General. 1
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 8 $41,044 ($3,420)
Bachelor's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 1 $63,244 ($5,270)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 22 $9,000 $93 $14,095 ($1,175)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 13
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 1
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 6
Doctoral Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 3
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 4
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 46 $26,486 $278 $38,655 ($3,221) $40,371 ($3,364)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 7
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 49 $23,199 $244 $37,579 ($3,132) $44,780 ($3,732)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 19 $42,369 ($3,531) $55,629 ($4,636)
Master's Degree Teaching Assistants/Aides. 2
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 37
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 36
Doctoral Degree Engineering Science. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 49 $31,000 $329 $61,380 ($5,115) $76,646 ($6,387)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 23 $28,000 $297 $42,529 ($3,544)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 11
Associate's Degree American Sign Language. 4
Bachelor's Degree American Sign Language. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 13
Associate's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 1
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Legal Support Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 20 $25,750 $206 $31,303 ($2,609) $34,726 ($2,894)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 4
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 142 $16,608 $172 $26,539 ($2,212) $32,201 ($2,683)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 50 $37,323 $319 $27,667 ($2,306) $35,224 ($2,935)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 41 $23,000 $223 $26,283 ($2,190) $49,900 ($4,158)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 13
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 13
Associate's Degree Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 26 $33,250 $351 $31,151 ($2,596) $39,316 ($3,276)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 15 $29,207 ($2,434)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 2
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Geography and Cartography. 1
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 25 $31,000 $265 $21,788 ($1,816) $42,281 ($3,523)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 14
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 2
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 23 $29,839 $314 $25,311 ($2,109) $31,282 ($2,607)
Master's Degree Sociology. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 32 $11,000 $117 $43,428 ($3,619) $39,607 ($3,301)
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 36 $14,572 $134 $50,671 ($4,223) $49,756 ($4,146)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 32 $9,000 $95 $61,659 ($5,138) $55,405 ($4,617)
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 9 $62,217 ($5,185)
Bachelor's Degree Precision Metal Working. 1
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 1
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 8
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 81 $1,260 $108,276 ($9,023) $117,121 ($9,760)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 39 $28,000 $133 $58,762 ($4,897) $59,424 ($4,952)
Master's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 4
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 79 $1,049 $109,610 ($9,134) $133,196 ($11,100)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 5
Master's Degree Public Health. 16 $45,834 ($3,820)
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 9 $652 $63,845 ($5,320) $69,825 ($5,819)
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 25
Bachelor's Degree Medical Illustration and Informatics. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 17
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 13 $45,774 ($3,815)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services. 8
Associate's Degree Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services. 5 $23,712 ($1,976)
Bachelor's Degree Nuclear Engineering. 15
Master's Degree Nuclear Engineering. 6
Doctoral Degree Nuclear Engineering. 2
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 5
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 18
Associate's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 14 $60,312 ($5,026) $75,285 ($6,274)
Associate's Degree Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians. 20 $14,930 $95 $49,774 ($4,148) $70,861 ($5,905)
Associate's Degree Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 11
Associate's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 11
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 2
Bachelor's Degree Engineering-Related Technologies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 8
Associate's Degree Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 5
Associate's Degree Nuclear Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 10
Graduate/Professional Certificate East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $71,712
Full time faculty: 93%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $58,999,191 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $75,070,367 (2022)