Idaho State University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,425

3.47% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$12,637

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.9%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

12,493

60.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

28.9%

354 Graduates

About

Idaho State University is a higher education institution located in Bannock County, ID. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Idaho State University were Registered Nursing (104 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (69 degrees), and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (55 degrees).

In 2017, 2,421 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Idaho State University. 49.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,813 degrees), 9.85 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (184 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Idaho State University is $5,425, which is $-21,075 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Idaho State University is $5,425, which is $-21,075 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,637.

In 2017, 50% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,425

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Idaho State University was $5,425. The cost of tuition at Idaho State University is $-21,075 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$12,637

2017 Value

4.99%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Idaho State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,637. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Idaho State University grew by 4.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,472

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Idaho State University was of $7,472 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 2.22% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

50%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

50% of undergraduate students at Idaho State University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

7.9%

2016 Default Rate

243

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Idaho State University was 7.9%, which represents 243 out of the 3075 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Idaho State University has a total enrollment of 12,493 students. The full-time enrollment at Idaho State University is 7,545 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,948. This means that 60.4% of students enrolled at Idaho State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Idaho State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.9% White, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 2.69% Two or More Races, 1.76% Asian, 1.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.04% Black or African American, and 0.296% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Idaho State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (39.9%), followed by White Male (30.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.99%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (41.7%), followed by White Male (34%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Idaho State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,493 students. The full-time enrollment at Idaho State University is 7,545 and the part-time enrollment is 4,948. This means that 60.4% of students enrolled at Idaho State University are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Idaho State University was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Idaho State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,106

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,320

  3. Two or More Races

    336

The enrolled student population at Idaho State University is 72.9% White, 10.6% Hispanic or Latino, 2.69% Two or More Races, 1.76% Asian, 1.22% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.04% Black or African American, and 0.296% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 548 students (4.39%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 15 fewer women than men received degrees from Idaho State University. The majority of degree recipients at Idaho State University are white (1,813 degrees awarded). There were 9.85 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (184 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Idaho State University is Registered Nursing (104 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (69 degrees) and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (55 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Idaho State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (123 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (31 degrees), and Health (806 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Idaho State University are Registered nurses (1,308,333 people), Physicians (170,448 people), Postsecondary teachers (155,976 people), Other managers (154,266 people), and Medical & health services managers (143,323 people).

The most specialized majors at Idaho State University are Engineering Technologies (123 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (31 degrees), Health (806 degrees), Physical Sciences (44 degrees), and Precision Production (42 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Idaho State University are Physicians, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Idaho State University are Engineering Technologies (123 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (31 degrees), Health (806 degrees), Physical Sciences (44 degrees), and Precision Production (42 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Idaho State University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,490,528 people), Elementary & secondary schools (338,536 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (307,566 people), Offices of physicians (218,355 people), and Outpatient care centers (203,820 people).

The most specialized majors at Idaho State University are Engineering Technologies (123 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (31 degrees), Health (806 degrees), Physical Sciences (44 degrees), and Precision Production (42 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Idaho State University.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Idaho State University was Registered Nursing with 104 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,218

  2. 1,203

In 2017, 1,218 degrees were awarded to men at Idaho State University, which is 1.01 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,203).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 83 degrees were awarded to men at Idaho State University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.93 times more than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 110 degrees were awarded to women at Idaho State University in Registered Nursing, which is 3.93 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

30%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Idaho State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Idaho State University is Female and Asian (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.13% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,813 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    184 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Idaho State University is white (1,813 degrees awarded). There were 9.85 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (184 degrees).

2.6% of degree recipients (63 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    938 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    875 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    108 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Idaho State University is white female (938 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (875 degrees).

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Operations

Idaho State University has an endowment valued at nearly $53.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $126k (0.237%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Idaho State University had a total salary expenditure of $249M. Idaho State University employs 174 Assistant professors, 133 Professors, and 104 Associate professors. Most academics at Idaho State University are Male Professors (96), Male Assistant professors(88), and Female Assistant professors (86).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Idaho State University are: Management, with 241 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 230 employees, and Service with 130 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$53.3M

2017 Endowment

8.78%

growth from 2016

Idaho State University has an endowment valued at about $53.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Idaho State University grew 8.78% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $233M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $8.89M - Federal

  2. $11.6M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Idaho State University received $8.89M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $11.6M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$121M

2017 Salaries

7.38%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Idaho State University paid a median of $121M in salaries, which represents 48.5% of their overall expenditure ($249M) and a 7.38% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.32% growth from 2015 and a 4.25% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$39.8M

Instructional Salaries

578

Number of Employees

In 2017, Idaho State University paid a total of $39.8M to 578 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

174 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

241 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Idaho State University were Assistant professor with 174 employees; Professor with 133 employees; and Professor with 104 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Idaho State University were Management with 241 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 230 employees; and Service with 130 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Idaho State University was Male Professor with 96 employees, Male Assistant professor with 88 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 86 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Idaho State University.

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