2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$15,435

Net Price

81%

Admitted

21%

Enrolled

59%

Graduation Rate

16/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of Idaho

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 11,303. In 2021, there were 108 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #2 in Idaho and ranks #529 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

108

Total Enrollment

11,303

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Ranking for University of Idaho

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#2

Idaho Rank

Combining ranking factors for 7 schools that offer psychology degrees in Idaho, University of Idaho ranks #2.

#529

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of Idaho ranks #529.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of Idaho offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers General Psychology. At the doctorate level Experimental Psychology and Research Psychology are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMAPhD
Experimental Psychology1
General Psychology979
Research Psychology1
Total Graduates9792
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs Counseling & Testing Center

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 9,814 students applied to the University of Idaho. The university admitted 81% and 21% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Idaho universities is 7,219. On average, all Idaho institutions admit 84% and 24% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of Idaho students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 75%. Compared to all Idaho four or more years colleges, the percentage is 69%.

The overall graduation rate for University of Idaho is 59%, compared to 49% for all Idaho universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 37%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UI to Idaho Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of Idaho to the average of all Idaho four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UI

9,814

Applicants

81%

Percent Admitted

21%

Percent Enrolled

75%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

59%

Graduation Rate

ID Colleges

7,219

Applicants

84%

Percent Admitted

24%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

49%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 652 or 83% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 133 or 17% part-time faculty members employed at University of Idaho. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 521 or 66%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UI

16 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

83%

Percent Full-Time

17%

Percent Part-Time

66%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

ID Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

54%

Percent Full-Time

46%

Percent Part-Time

52%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of Idaho the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $6,182, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,232.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $7,754 and the average cost for graduate fees is $2,158.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of Idaho in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of Idaho2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$9,610
On-Campus Living Expenses$3,072
Total Living Expenses$12,682
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$6,182
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,232
Total Undergraduate Expenses$20,096
In-State, Graduate Tuition$7,754
In-State, Graduate Fees$2,158
Total Graduate Expenses$9,912
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of Idaho is $15,435. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of Idaho presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$10,816$9,185
$30,001 – $48,000$11,148$8,744
$48,001 – $75,000$13,998$11,106
$75,001 – $110,000$17,652$16,568
$110,001 and more$18,861$17,136
US Department of Education

Compare University of Idaho to all Idaho universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UI

$20,096

Cost to Attend

$6,403

Average Financial Aid

99%

Percent Receiving Aid

$15,435

Net Price

ID Colleges

$23,972

Cost to Attend

$9,052

Average Financial Aid

91%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,411

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 1,382 or 99%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 7,011 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $6,403.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid7,011$6,403
Pell Grants2,384$4,474
Federal Student Loans3,032$6,294
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of Idaho to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UI

7,011

Grant or Scholarship Aid

56%

Grants or Scholarships

2,384

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

3,032

Federal Student Loans

24%

Federal Student Loans

ID Colleges

5,769

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

2,949

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

2,660

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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