Acceptance Rate 81.68%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 34.38%
Applicants 38,630
Admitted 31,552
Enrolled 10,849

Applying To Idaho Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 81.68% at Idaho colleges and universities where total 38,630 students have applied and 31,552 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $77.00 and the graduate application fees is $58.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Idaho colleges.
General Admission Information of Idaho Colleges
Open Admission Policy28 out of 40 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 77.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 58.00
Average Acceptance Rate81.68%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.38%
Average Test Scores1,080 SAT / 22 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 38,630 students (16,838 men and 21,792 women) applied to and 31,552 (13,354 men and 18,198 women) students were accepted to admit Idaho Colleges. Among them, 4,615 men and 6,234 women were enrolled into Idaho schools. The average acceptance rate is 81.68% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 34.38%. The table below shows the Idaho colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Idaho Colleges (2020-2021)
Acceptance Rate 81.68% 79.31% 83.51%
Enrollment Ratio 34.38% 34.56% 34.26%
[Chart]Idaho Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Idaho college, 6,512 students (69.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 5,441 students (42.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,197 and 25th percentile score is 963. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 73 and 25th percentile score is 52. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Idaho colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Idaho Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490.00611.00
SAT Math473.00586.00
ACT Composite18.0025.00
ACT Math17.0024.00
ACT English17.0024.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Idaho Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Idaho Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Idaho Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Idaho State, 13 schools use semester calendar systems and 0 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester13 out of 40 schools
Quarter0 out of 40 schools
Trimester0 out of 40 schools
Four-one-four plan1 out of 40 schools
Other academic year2 out of 40 schools
Differs by program6 out of 40 schools
Continuous16 out of 40 schools
Un-Known/Other2 out of 40 schools
Next table describes credits that Idaho colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits13 out of 40 schools
Credits for Life Experiences10 out of 40 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits14 out of 40 schools
Credit for Military Training14 out of 40 schools

Application Requirements

6 Idaho schools require High School GPA and 5 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 6 Idaho colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Idaho colleges.
Admission Checklist for Idaho Colleges
High School GPA61
High School Rank13
High School Record (or Transcript)52
Completion of College Preparatory Program07
Formal Demonstration of Competencies00
Admission Test Scores61
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)00