Idaho Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for University of Idaho
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Idaho? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 4,476 out of 6,212 applicants or 72% were admitted making Idaho a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for University of Idaho
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for University of Idaho
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1240
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Idaho?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Idaho admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >81%
1130 to 1240 Avg + 72%-81%
1020 to 1130 Avg - 60%-72%
910 to 1020 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 910 Low <47%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for University of Idaho
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Idaho
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 26
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Idaho?

Admission data indicates that Idaho regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Idaho.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Idaho admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >81%
23 to 26 Avg + 72%-81%
20 to 23 Avg - 60%-72%
17 to 20 Reach 47%-60%
Less than 17 Low <47%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Idaho has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

University of Idaho admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,086 3,126 6,212
Accepted 2,339 2,137 4,476
Acceptance Rate 76% 68% 72%
Enrolled 786 802 1,588
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 34% 38% 35%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Idaho and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Idaho Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Idaho
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=142285 IPEDS survey data for University of Idaho.

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