The University of Idaho is a public, four-year, land-grant and space-grant, institution of higher education located in the city of Moscow, Idaho. Founded in 1889, the first students enrolled in the University of Idaho in the fall of 1892. By the spring of 1898, the first graduate degree was awarded. Today, UI retains national recognition as a research institution. Among many of its recognitions, Idaho celebrates the winning of the National Medal of Arts for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Additionally, in the fall of 2013, a record 76 national merit scholars enrolled in the university. The university has also earned distinction for its research by the Carnegie Foundation.
The University of Idaho offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates. Academic programs are housed in the Colleges of:
- Agricultural and Life Sciences
- Art and Architecture
- Business and Economics
- Graduate Studies
- Letters, Arts and Social Sciences
- Natural Resources
In addition to programs on the physical campus, the University of Idaho also supports a number of distance education opportunities, housed in Distance & Extended Education. Retaining standards equal to that of on-campus counterparts, students can choose from online or hybrid graduate programs, online certificate programs, and an executive graduate program.
Accreditation & Licensing
University of Idaho is accredited by:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)