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
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
Time Limit: 12 months; $80 for a 6-month extension
Course Categories: Library Science
Course Delivery: Paper-based
Media Component: None
Catalog: 28-page catalog. Catalog published in October and April.
Application Fee: Included in Tuition
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
Published Jun 16, 2017 | Last Updated Apr 28, 2022 at 6:52 pm