Located in the Pacific Northwest, Idaho is the 13th largest state in the U.S. With a population of 1,567,582 people, according to the 2010 Census, it is also one of the least densely populated. The state borders Washington and Oregon to the west, Nevada and Utah to the south, Montana and Wyoming to the east, and the Canadian province of British Columbia to the north.
Idaho Idaho’s varied terrain, ranges from forests and mountains in the north to desert in the south. The state boasts 3,100 miles of river and plenty of lakes, more than any other state.
Boise is the state's capital and largest city. Other large cities include Nampa, Meridian, Idaho Falls and Pocatello.
Agriculture, manufacturing and tourism are Idaho’s major industries. Idaho is the nation's top producer of potatoes, trout, lentils and Austrian winter peas. High-tech, business and information services are high growth areas, and the state is home to a number of major high-tech companies, including Fortune 500-listed Micron Technology.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
For a full list of accredited colleges and universities in Idaho, contact the Office of the State Board of Education.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|College of Idaho||Business,Health,Visual/Performance Arts||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of Idaho||Business,Interdisciplinary Studies,Liberal Studies||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Idaho State University||Business,Education,Health||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Boise State University||Business,Education,Health||Public||>10,000||Request Info|