Idaho State University is a public research institution that has over 12,800 undergraduates. It was established in 1901, and its main campus is in Pocatello, Idaho. It has regional campuses in Meridan, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls. It has over 150 clubs and intramural sports, and a good number of sports teams competing in NCAA Division I. The Bengals know how to keep the spirits up, hosting the BengalFest before every football game. There’s a lot to do outdoors at Pocatello, and their breathtaking sunsets are for free. For those looking for a weekend away at a bigger city, Salt Lake City is a short distance away. Notable alumni include actor William Peterson and football player Jared Allen. Idaho State is an affordable school in a charming small town.