University of Idaho Independent Study

University of Idaho
Independent Study
875 Perimeter Drive
Mail Stop 3081
Moscow, ID 83844-3081

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 208-885-6641
Phone: 877-464-3246

Founded in 1973, the University of Idaho is a regionally accredited institution of higher education that provides correspondence graduate courses to prisoners. While no degrees are available via correspondence education, courses are offered in library science. Courses cost $140 per credit hour plus a $25 fee per course. Incarcerated students have 12 months to complete each course and can receive a 6-month extension for $75. All courses are available in a paper-based format.

The University of Idaho also offers correspondence courses to prisoners at the undergraduate level of study. 

University of Idaho

Independent Study
875 Perimeter Dr. Mail Stop 3081
Moscow, ID  83844-3081

208-885-6641 or 877-464-3246
[email protected]

Accreditation: Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Tuition: $160 per credit hour; $30 fee per course

Payment Plan: None available

Textbooks: Not included in Tuition

Transfer: N/A

Time Limit: 12 months; $80 for a 6-month extension

Degrees: None

Course Categories: Library Science

Course Delivery: Paper-based

Media Component: None

Catalog: 28-page catalog. The catalog is published in October and April.

Application Fee: Included in Tuition

Founded: 1973

School Comments: We do have a number of incarcerated students and welcome them.   When ordering a catalog, indicate that you are incarcerated, and a list of courses available for incarcerated students will be included with the catalog.

Other Sections: Undergraduate