Hands-on research that matters. Learn Science by DOING Science.
Innovation. Teamwork. Critical thinking. Problem solving. Communication. Numerical reasoning. These skills are hallmarks of a degree from the College of Science. Our students learn how to solve societal problems through hands-on research opportunities using the latest technologies. In the College of Science, students learn while developing the skills employers and graduate and professional programs seek.
- No. 1 Best Value Public University in the West — ranked by U.S. News and World Report.
- 91% of U of I Students Graduate With Jobs or enroll in graduate education or military service. College of Science graduates are employed by companies and government agencies such as Google, Microsoft, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Geological Survey and Walt Disney Company. Science graduates enroll in graduate programs including those at Stanford University, Princeton University, Yale University, University of Washington, University of Michigan and Johns Hopkins University.
- No. 3 Geography B.S. Degree in the Country for academic excellence and affordability — ranked by Great Value Colleges.
- No. 7 Online Master’s in Statistics Program — ranked by Data Science Degree Programs Guide.
- Highest Salary Earnings for early- and mid-career undergraduate degree recipients for any public university in Idaho — ranked by Payscale.
- More Scholarships Awarded than any other four-year public college in Idaho.
- 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio — In the College of Science, you'll know your professors and they'll know you through small class sizes, one-on-one interaction, mentorship, advising and research collaboration.
- National Merit Scholars — U of I has one of the largest cohorts of National Merit Scholars in the Northwest. In-state and out-of-state scholars receive scholarships covering the full cost of tuition and fees, on-campus housing and meals for four years.
Posted Mon, 22 Feb 2021 14:56:00 -0800
University Distinguished Professor Larry J. Forney has been awarded the Hispanics in Research Capability Visiting Endowed Chair in Health Disparities Research from the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus. Read more
Posted Wed, 17 Feb 2021 14:48:00 -0800
College of Science Professor Jim Bull has been recognized as the 2021 Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumnus by Texas Tech University College of Arts and Sciences, where he earned an undergraduate degree before earning his doctorate from the University of Utah. The award recognizes former teachers and students for their “innovation, community service and leadership, pursuit of excellence, public accountability and diversity.” Jim was also recognized for his “professional success and service to the community and representation of the university” as an “undeniable candidate for this prestigious honor.” Read more
Posted Mon, 01 Feb 2021 14:58:00 -0800
University Distinguished Professor Jean’ne Shreeve celebrated 60 years with the University of Idaho chemistry department on Monday, a milestone that — along with Shreeve’s accomplishments — is a tough act to follow. Read more