Bringing the world to Idaho.

Through collaborative efforts and strategic relationships with higher education institutions and the local business community, Study Idaho promotes the quality educational opportunities Idaho has to offer students worldwide.

Why Idaho?

Students who take advantage of the Study Idaho program will find a new home rich in cultural diversity and natural beauty with plenty to do. The safe living environment and mild climate along with Idaho’s low cost of living creates the ultimate atmosphere to learn and grow.

For an overview of schools participating in Study Idaho and their international programs and scholarships, click here.

Successful Study

EducationUSA recommends the following five steps for successful U.S. study:

  1. Research your options
  2. Finance your studies
  3. Complete your application
  4. Apply for your student visa
  5. Prepare for your departure

Student Visas

A student visa to study in the United States is required. Most students taking courses for academic credit will qualify for an F Student Visa. Apply and be accepted by a US College or University: You must be accepted by a school before applying for a visa. For information regarding travel and visas, please visit the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs website and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s website Study in the States.

Have more questions? Contact Karen Parnell at karen.parnell@commerce.idaho.gov or call 208-287-3159 for more information.