Direct Admissions

The Direct Admissions initiative proactively admits all Idaho public high school seniors to a minimum of 6 in-state colleges and universities each year. The 2022-2023 cut score is a 2.6 unweighted GPA.

You Are In

Continue your education in Idaho to gain the knowledge and skills you need to make an impact on your local community—or anywhere in the world.

 

  1. Talk with trusted adults about the schools you feel are the best fit for you. Learn how to Find the Right College for you and explore the schools included in your letter.
  2. Share your letter with your career counselor and ask them to help you identify at least one safety school, one reach school, and one match school.
  3. When you are ready to make a decision submit your application(s) via Apply Idaho, Idaho’s FREE common college application. If you have a GPA between 2.6 and 2.8, additional details may be required for final admission.

 

⇢ See the 2022-2023 Mailer in English

⇢ See the 2022-2023 Mailer en español

⇢ See the 2022-2023 Letters in English

⇢ See the 2022-2023 Letters en español

⇢ Visit the Financial Aid Hub

  1. Talk with trusted adults about the schools you feel are the best fit for you. Learn how to Find the Right College for you and explore the schools included in your letter.
  2. Share your letter with your career counselor and ask them to help you identify at least one safety school, one reach school, and one match school.
  3. When you are ready to make a decision submit your application(s) via Apply Idaho, Idaho’s FREE common college application.


⇢ See the 2022-2023
Mailer in English

⇢ See the 2022-2023 Mailer en español

⇢ See the 2022-2023 Letters in English

⇢ See the 2022-2023 Letters en español

⇢ Visit the Financial Aid Hub

 

What is Direct Admissions

Idaho was the first U.S. state to offer Direct Admissions

Direct Admissions gives more young Idahoans the opportunity to obtain a professional certificate or accredited degree. This initiative removes barriers and encourages high school graduates to extend their training before entering the workforce.

Idaho was the first U.S. state to offer Direct Admissions. Now, similar programs are now being implemented across the nation.

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Direct Admissions Video

45-Second PSA

Direct Admissions proactively admits all Idaho public high school seniors to a minimum of 6 in-state colleges and universities each year.