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Idaho State University

Available places: 2 semester places for Autumn semester 2024 and 2 semester places for Spring semester 2025.

Established: 1901
Number of students: 12,000
Campus: The university has three campus, main campus is situated in Pocatello.
Student life: Outdoor Adventure Center at the university offers leisure and outdoor activities, such as mountain climbing, white water rafting, mountain biking and skiing. On campus there is a recreation centre that includes a gym with a climbing wall, an indoor pool, a spinning room, and a tennis centre with tennis courts, a squash court and a two-lane indoor track.

About Pocatello

Pocatello is a university city with about 50,000 inhabitants. The city is surrounded by the Rocky Mountains and Snake River flows through past here. Thanks to the geographic location there are opportunities for a range of outdoor activities, such as cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, downhill skiing, hiking and mountain climbing. Near Pocatello are the world-renowned destinations such as Yellow Stone National Park and Grand Teton National Parks.

Information from Idaho State University

Closed programmes: Any "professional programmes", including Pharmacy, Nursing, Dental Hygiene, etc.

It is possible, but difficult, to be admitted to graduate level courses.

Full time studies (corresponding to 30 hp)
Undergraduate studies: 15 credits
Graduate studies: 12 credits

Course types: Usually 3–4 credits/course

Course levels:
100–299: Freshman and Sophomore
300–499: Upper division (Junior and Senior)
500–600: Graduate courses

Academic year
Autumn term: August–December
Spring term: January–May


Students can apply for On-Campus housing.
Residence Halls provide housing for students. The halls are best-suited for freshmen and sophomores at ISU. Residence Hall living requires purchase of a food plan. The apartments are furnished and utilities are included.
On-Campus Apartments are best suited for upper-classmen and non-traditional students. Students must be in their second year of college, or over age 19, to be eligible for an apartment.


How to apply for exchange at ISU

Course information - Undergraduate courses

Student grants and loans for studies outside of Sweden

You may be entitled to student grants and loans from CSN when studying abroad.

As the cost of living and accommodation may be higher abroad, you can apply for an extra loan known as an additional loan for studies abroad.

You can also apply for an additional loan to cover additional costs, i.e. travel and insurance costs. 

Latest update: 2023-10-13