Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, attracts students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 250 programs. Almost 13,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. Idaho State University is the state’s designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

ISU 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 combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU is at the heart of an outdoor-lover’s paradise and a short drive to some of America’s greatest natural wonders and exciting outdoor recreation opportunities.

Type of School: Public 4 Year College/University

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* Cost estimates are based on a full year, 15-credit (or full time) schedule for Idaho in-state students.

This cost estimate does not provide a complete accounting of all costs of attendance. To learn more about costs of attendance for Idaho State University, use their net price calculator.

Facts & Stats

  • ISU offers programs that cover 10 of the Top 20 Fastest Growing Jobs in America (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018).
  • More than 1/3 of degrees awarded are from ISU’s health care mission. Programs offered cover more than half of the Top 25 Best Healthcare Jobs of 2018 (US News and World Report, 2018).
  • ISU has been recognized by three national organizations for its excellent support of military-bound students and veteran students. (Military Times Best: 2018 College Rankings, Military Advanced Education and Training (MAE&T) 2018 Guide to Colleges and Universities, and an award for being Military Friendly for 2018 by Victory Media).
  • ISU’s Career Path Internship program offers students paid experience in their field of study. In spring semester 2018, more than 800 students were participating.
  • At ISU, tuition rates for degree-seeking Idaho students are locked in once they enroll, meaning our students pay the same tuition fee for four continuous academic years. ISU is the only Idaho school to offer this guarantee.


Main Campus – Pocatello

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho 83209
(208) 282-0211

Twin Falls Campus

Hepworth Education Center, CSI 144
Box 1238, 315 Falls Avenue
Twin Falls, ID 83303

Idaho Falls Campus

1784 Science Center Dr.
Idaho Falls, ID
(208) 282-7880

Meridian Campus

1311 E. Central Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 373-1700

American Falls Outreach Center

206 Idaho Street
American Falls, ID 83211
(208) 226-1009

Blackfoot Outreach Center

Blackfoot Medical Plaza
1443 Parkway Dr. Suite 3
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Phone: (208) 785-1848