Top Idaho Colleges and Universities

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Idaho is located in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. The state has several excellent colleges and universities, five of which are described below.
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Top Five Schools in Idaho

Boise State University

Boise State University was founded in 1932 as Boise Junior College by the Episcopal Church. The university is located in the state capital of Boise and currently has about 17,040 undergraduates. Boise State University has 201 different degrees, but is best known for its arts and science programs. It also offers degree in business and economics, education, engineering, health sciences and public affairs. The Bronco football team has had much success in recent years, with two undefeated regular seasons in the last few years. Boise State University is home to the Broncos Stadium.

Idaho State University

Idaho State University was founded in 1901 in the city of Pocatello, which is in the mountains in southeastern Idaho. Approximately 10,640 undergraduate students currently attend the university. Idaho State University is best known for its exceptional academic programs in business, pharmacy and health professions, and it also has excellent education and engineering programs. ISU has several sports teams competing in the NCAA Division including football, basketball, cross country, golf, tennis, track and field and women's volleyball.

Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University was founded in 1888 as Bannock State Academy by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Brigham Young University is located in Rexburg, Idaho and has approximately 14,110 undergraduate students. The university couples its excellent academic programs, such as business and communication, agriculture and life sciences and performing and visual arts with leadership skills and religious teachings. An estimated 99 percent of the students who attend Brigham Young University are LDS (Mormons).

University of Idaho

The University of Idaho was founded on January 30, 1889, making it the state's first university. The University of Idaho is located in Moscow. Today, the University of Idaho has approximately 9,120 undergraduate students. The university has several notable programs, including zoology and agribusiness, as well as the only law school in the state. The University of Idaho sports teams play as part of the NCAA Division I-A in basketball, golf, track, tennis, volleyball, soccer, swimming and football.

Lewis-Clark State College

Lewis-Clark State College is located in Lewiston, Idaho, at the meeting point between two rivers, two states, and two cities. Lewis-Clark State College was founded in 1893. Approximately 3,390 undergraduate students currently attend Lewis-Clark State College. The college is best known for its criminal justice, nursing, education, information system analysis and technical programs. Lewis-Clark State College's baseball team has won 15 National Championships in the NAIA in the last 31 years.

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