Top Math Schools in Idaho

By | April 19, 2019

Offers latest ranking of top schools for mathematics in Idaho. You can learn what the top-ranked math colleges and universities are in Idaho, and compare the best math colleges on Search the top graduate schools in math, view school profiles, and contact information for all 2 mathematics colleges in Idaho. See growtheology for general information about Idaho, including geography, major cities, politics, population, economy and famous people of state Idaho.

Top Math Schools in Idaho

School Rank Graduate Mathematics
1 Idaho State University
Department of Mathematics
Address: Physical Sciences 318, Pocatello, ID 83209
Admissions Phone: (208) 282-3350
Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Admissions Website:
2 University of Idaho
Department of Mathematics
Address: 300 Brink Hall, Moscow, ID 83844-1103
Admissions Phone: (208) 885-6742
Admissions E-mail: [email protected]
Admissions Website:

Idaho’s population

The population of the state of Idaho is about 1,570,000 people (39th place among US states). The population density is about 6 people per km 2 (44th place among the US states).

Idaho’s population is growing very rapidly, both through natural increase and through immigration. Idaho ranks third in the United States in terms of population growth, behind only the states of Nevada and Arizona.

The racial composition of the population of Idaho:

  • White – about 96%
  • Black – less than 1%
  • Asians – about 1.5%
  • American Indians – about 2%

The largest ethnic groups among the population of Idaho:

  • Germans – 18.9%
  • English – 18.1%
  • Irish – 10%

The largest groups among the population of Idaho by religious affiliation:

  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) – 23%
  • Evangelical Christians – 22%
  • Catholics – 18%

The largest city and capital of Idaho is Boise. The population of Boise is over 200 thousand people. The second most populous city (about 80 thousand) and the fastest growing city in the state is Nampa.

Boise, Nampa and the city of Meridian (about 65,000) are the core of the Boise-Nampa metropolitan area with a population of over six hundred thousand people (third place in the northwest of the United States after Seattle and Portland).

Interestingly, the city of Moscow is located in the north of Idaho. The city was founded in 1871. There is no direct connection between the city’s name and Russia, but it is known that one of the city’s founders, postmaster Samuel Neff, was born in Moscow, Pennsylvania, and later lived in Moscow, Iowa.

About twenty-five thousand people live in the city of Moscow, Idaho today. Here is the oldest university in the state – the University of Idaho, founded in 1889.

Two other public universities operate in Pocatello and Boise. Among the private institutions of higher education in Idaho, the most famous is Brigham Young University in Rexburg, founded in 1888.

Among Idaho athletes, winter sports are the most popular, as well as rafting (rafting on mountain rapids) and kayaking.