University of Idaho

Shades of Black Show at the University of Idaho 2004-Present

About the University:

The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is one of only 72 land-grant research universities in the United States. From its residential campus in Moscow, UI serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Coeur d’Alene, Boise, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls, and Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to more than 11,000 students statewide, UI is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities and their advancement of diversity, citizenship and global outreach. UI competes in the Big Sky Conference and Sun Belt Conference.

Did you know?

  • Idaho is consistently recognized as one of the best public colleges in America by The Princeton Review.
  • Kiplinger’s listed Idaho in its “Best 100 Values in Public Colleges” for our academic strength and affordability.
  • The Princeton Review recognized Idaho as one of the “Top 286 Green Colleges” in their list of most environmentally responsible schools.
  • We are among only 15 percent of the nation’s colleges listed in The Princeton Review’s “Best 368 Colleges.”
  • In 2012 Outside Magazine online recommended U-Idaho as one of 25 universities its readers should consider.
  • Washington Monthly magazine’s College Guide in 2016 ranked the University of Idaho among the top 100 national universities for social mobility, research and service.
  • Newsweek magazine ranked Idaho as the third most affordable university in the nation in its “Best Colleges for You 2012.”
  • Idaho has more than 200 student organizations, more than 20 minority student groups, and is home to the renowned Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival.
  • Vandal athletic teams compete in 16 men’s and women’s NCAA Division I sports. We also offer a variety of club sports.