Contact FAQ


You can view your Direct Admissions Letter from the Idaho State Board of education by creating an Apply Idaho account. This letter tells you the Idaho schools at which you already meet the admissions requirements. Check it out today by creating your account.

Then spend time clicking through Next Steps Idaho to learn more about Idaho's colleges and universities, degree programs and financial aid.

Once you have made a decision, use your Apply Idaho account to apply to one or more schools.

Remember Apply Idaho is an Idaho-only common application that is:

  • Free
  • Online
  • Easy
  • Fast
  • Opens for applications on October 1

How to get started

After you have decided which college and/or universities are the best fit, you will need the following information to complete the process:

  • Permanent email address
  • EDUID (This is your state student identification number)

About the State Board
The Idaho State Board of Education makes policy for K-20 public education in Idaho, to create opportunity for lifelong attainment of high quality education, research, and innovation. Learn more.

Use a local account to log in.

Apply Idaho is a college application website created and administered by the Idaho State Board of Education.

By registering on this website, you consent to allow the State Board of Education to notify your high school of the colleges and universities you select in this application and to supply your selected colleges and universities with your application information and education records.

Enter your info

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This is your state student identification number or the ID number from your acceptance letter

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Enter your email address and then click send to receive a password reset email.

What is my EDUID number?
For many students, this is your student identification number provided by your high school. If it is not, ask the staff at your high school.
Is there a cost for me to apply?
There will be no cost for students using this Apply Idaho feature. You may still apply from a college or university website. There may be a fee to apply from a college or university website.
Can I stop the process of applying and return to complete the required information at a later time?
Yes, you have the option to return to your account and complete your application. However, once you have hit the "submit" button your application will be sent to your institution of choice.
What if I cannot remember my password?
If you need to reset your password, just hit Forgot password on the Login page and it will walk you through the process of reseting your password.
What do I do if I change my mind and want to change or eliminate one of my college/university choices?
You can add a new college/university and intended major at anytime, but you can only remove a selected institution if that institution has not yet processed your application. Note: Any changes made to the list of Intended Majors and Institutions will require that the application be resubmitted.
Can I add a college or university at a later time?
Yes, you may submit your application to another college or university. You will need to update your application and hit the submit/resubmit button to complete this process.
What data will be sent to the colleges and universities I apply to?
In addition to the questions you answer during the application process, the system will be sending the institutions your High School, Dual Credit, ACT and SAT data as reported to the state. This data will only be provided to the colleges and institutions you apply to.