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Idaho State University

Idaho State University 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. 

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (7)
Arts, Design & Architecture (5)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



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.


Over 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. 


The Office for Research at Idaho State University fosters and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with federal, state and corporate sponsors. We provide high quality and timely service to our faculty and staff while maintaining balance between the interests of ISU, the State of Idaho, and the interests of industry for the public good.


The Idaho State University Career Center welcomes the opportunity to assist employers in meeting their employment needs. There are many options for recruiting ISU students including full-time jobs, internships, and part-time positions.

  • For posting part-time, temporary, and internship opportunities - Email your positing to Due to recent attempts to post scam jobs, all postings will be scrutinized for validity. This will require that you submit completed contact information. We reserve the right to deny posting a position at any time.
  • For posting full-time positions - Email your posting to
  • Positions are posted for 30 days from the original date of posting, unless otherwise specified

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Housing services

Our priority is providing you with a secure, clean and affordable living-learning environment that promotes involvement and provides you with easy access to resources and tools you need to get a true college experience. We offer options including classic-style dormitories, suites and campus apartments to tailor to your specific wants and needs as a student.

As a housing resident, you’ll have the opportunity to experience

  • over 30 programs and events each semester.
  • 24-hour Wi-Fi and computer labs.
  • on-site laundry in every building.
  • 12 on-campus dining options
  • more than 35 live-in staff members, with someone on-call 24-hours a day. 

Library services

  • Book delivery to the ISU Library - Idaho Falls is provided at no charge. Book delivery to a home or work address is available for a small fee.
  • Online delivery of print journal articles available in Pocatello is provided at no charge to ISU Idaho Falls students, faculty and staff.
  • Interlibrary loans of items not owned by ISU Libraries are available at no charge to ISU Idaho Falls students 

Medical services

The Healthy Bengal Coalition is a collaboration between health and wellness-related programs and clinics at Idaho State University that facilitate in student success by addressing the dimensions of wellness

The mission of the Idaho State University Healthy Bengal Coalition is to increase the awareness and practice of behaviors that contribute to lifelong health and wellness for the Bengal Community

Student Life

Campus life

Whether you're looking to play intramural sports, participate in sports clubs or get a workout in on your own or by joining one of many fitness classes offered each semester, we've got you covered. Campus recreation is a vital part of our students' active lives, providing a full gym, pool, climbing wall, indoor track, tennis courts, and more for individuals of all skill levels to enjoy. 

Sports facilities

Our student athletes compete on 13 Division I athletic teams in the Big Sky Conference. Our athletics teams are an integral part of the university and the Southeastern Idaho community. Whether you're a Bengal athlete, an ISU student or a fan, you'll find our traditions and dedication are worth experiencing 

Student clubs

Bengals can enhance their college experience by joining one or more of the more than 100 diverse ISU student organizations on campus. Better yet, if we don't already have the club or organization you're looking for, find a group of interested students and get it going!

The Earl R. Pond Student Union is home to a myriad of diverse organizations and resources that shape the ISU campus. We host people and events that leave lasting impressions and timeless memories in the minds of our students, faculty and alumni alike. We house a games center, the University Bookstore, the Involvement Center, a food court and much more.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States

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