With a population of just over 1.5 million, the state of Idaho is smaller than most major metropolitan areas in the United States. Notwithstanding, Idaho has a strong economy, thriving health industry and is an excellent place to set up shop if you're planning on pursuing a higher education or career in psychology.
According to the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook, the average annual salary for psychologists in Idaho is roughly $65,500 a year. This is lower than the national average but you have to take into consideration that the cost of living in Idaho is one of the lowest in the nation. A $65,000 salary in Idaho is comparable to a $100,000+ salary in New York City. However, before you can work as a psychologist in Idaho you must first earn a doctoral degree in psychology and become licensed with the Idaho Board of Psychologist Examiners.
Idaho has 10 major colleges and universities offering psychologies degrees. A few of these offer doctoral programs. Colleges and university in Idaho offer nationally recognized and renowned graduate programs in education counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and industrial-organizational psychology. Many schools also offer an array of degrees in the arts and sciences at the undergraduate level and professional certificate programs.
Most schools in Idaho offer a variety of financial aid options for qualify students – in the form of scholarships, grants and low-interest student loans. Popular financial assistance programs specifically for Idaho students include the Robert R. Lee Promise Scholarship, the Tschudy Family Scholarship, and the Idaho Governor's Challenge Scholarship.
Below you can browse a list of accredited Idaho psychology schools, colleges, and universities offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs in psychology. Explore psychology schools in Boise, Twin Falls, Pocatello, Moscow and Couer d'Alene, Idaho.
|Boise State University – Boise, ID|
|Brigham Young University-Idaho – Rexburg, ID|
|College of Southern Idaho – Twin Falls, ID|
|Idaho State University – Pocatello, ID|
|Lewis-Clark State College – Lewiston, ID|
|North Idaho College – Coeur d'Alene, ID|
|Northwest Nazarene University – Nampa, ID|
|The College of Idaho – Caldwell, ID|
|University of Idaho – Moscow, ID|
|University of Phoenix – Meridian, ID|