About


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 280 programs. Almost 14,500 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
Degree Offered: Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate

Facts & Stats


  • ISU students and faculty are leading the way in cutting-edge research in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy and business.
  • More than 1/3 of degrees awarded are from ISU’s Health Care mission. ISU offers 8 of the top 11 of the Most Needed Health Professions (Forbes, 2013).
  • Retention rates have risen 5% for first-time, full-time freshmen (Fall 2013 to Fall 2014)76% retention rate for 2012-13 CPI students.
  • A Carnegie research high institution, ISU is involved in a variety of research related to the biomedical, nuclear/energy and geosciences
  • In recent years, Idaho State has been ranked the fifth safest college campus in the country.

Location


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

North Idaho Campus

1031 N. Academic Way
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
(208) 282-2123
isuamb@isu.edu

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

Preston Outreach Center

16 S 100 W Suite C
Preston, ID 83263
(208) 852-3566

Soda Springs Outreach Center

139 W. 2nd S.
Soda Springs, ID 83276
(208) 547-3843