Idaho State University was founded as the Academy of Idaho in 1901, and has evolved into a four-year, public university of quality, value, and prestige. Idaho State University faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences pharmacy and business.
ISU offers degrees and certificates at all levels. Students interested in distance education are offered several types of learning courses, including online and video conference. eISU Online offers associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees from five of the colleges at ISU.