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Approximately 600 Graduate from University of Idaho; Virtual Commencement Dec. 12

December 10, 2020

MOSCOW, Idaho — Dec. 10, 2020 — More than 577 University of Idaho students statewide applied for 592 degrees for the fall semester, which ends Dec. 18.

Winter 2020 graduates will be celebrated during a Virtual Commencement Ceremony that will go live at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, accessible online at uidaho.edu/commencement. In-person ceremonies were canceled earlier this year because of COVID-19.

Each graduate will also receive a “Celebration in a Box” in the mail that includes the diploma cover they would have received at this month’s ceremony, as well as an event program and other Vandal-themed gear.

“ Congratulations to our latest class of Vandals for their good judgment and determination in completing a degree from a top 6% public university considered by U.S. News and World Report to be the Best Public Value in the West,” President Scott Green said. “These graduates studied hard, completed their research and kept each other and their community safe. We are proud of their achievement.”

As of Wednesday, Dec. 9, U of I students have applied for 430 bachelor’s degrees, eight law degrees, 120 master’s degrees, 30 doctoral degrees and four specialist degrees.

A breakdown of degrees applied for by U of I centers includes:

  • Moscow: 408 bachelor’s, four law, 103 master’s, 27 doctoral, three specialist (545 total);
  • Boise: three bachelor’s, four law, one doctoral, three master’s, one specialist (12 total);
  • Coeur d’Alene: 18 bachelor’s, two master’s (20 total); and
  • Idaho Falls: one bachelor’s, 12 master’s, two doctoral (15 total).

The Winter Class of 2020 brings the university's all-time total to 125,108 graduates and 133,756. degrees.

Visit uidaho.edu/commencement for more information on commencement activities or to access the virtual ceremony.

Media Contact

Brad Gary
Executive Communications Manager
University of Idaho
208-885-7725
bgary@uidaho.edu

About the University of Idaho

The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu


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