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Idaho State University

College of Arts and Letters

Pocatello, ID

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Overview

Idaho State University / College of Arts and Letters is located in Pocatello, ID, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Arts (DA)
Master of Natural Science (MNS)
(Post-Master's Certificate)
(Postbaccalaureate Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 65
Doctoral Degrees 16
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GMAT or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

192
Applied
99
Accepted
63
Enrolled
52%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper division classes
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GMAT or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper division classes
Additional Entrance Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0 in all upper division classes

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

505
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.77%
Black or African American 0.79%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.99%
Asian 1.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.31%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

154
Total faculty
Full-time - 150
Part-time - 4
Male (113)
Female (41)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioinformatics, physics, nanostructure, geographic information systems, hydrology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 921 South 8th Avenue, Unit 8087
Pocatello, ID  83209-8087
United States
Contact Dr. Scott Hughes
Interim Dean
Email: hughscot@isu.edu
Phone: 208-282-3053
Fax: 208-282-4847