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Boise State University Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 4,669 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 211 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

55% Women
45% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Mountain West Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $361,975)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $70,325)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 49 64 - -
Basketball 16 14 - -
Football 107 - - -
Golf 10 9 - -
Gymnastics - 19 - -
Soccer - 28 - -
Softball - 24 - -
Swimming and Diving - 29 - -
Tennis 10 6 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -
Wrestling 33 - - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.9%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.2%
Black/non-Hispanic 1.6%
Hispanic 5.7%
Non-resident alien 1.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 9.1%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 78.8%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 21
Liquor Law Violation 7
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 2
Property Crime 8
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Kailee from Boise, ID
  • 3
  • The dorms could be better. They are often very loud and the most popular dorm, Chaffee is very outdated. BUT you'll make a lot of friends in the dorms, they're…

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  • Yonsoo from Boise, ID
  • 5
  • I love my dorm life as well as my school life. I am not around my room that often during weekdays because I spend most of my time at the…

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  • Breanne from Stockton, CA
  • 5
  • Dorm life is a great way to meet students. The set up of all the dorms enable students to mingle with others and learn to adapt to diverse personalities. The…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Jordan from ID
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    There are lots of options of food in and around campus.

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  • 4
  • Kimberly from Meridian, ID
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The BRC is good because it has a lot of different options to eat from. There is also on campus places to eat such as subway, moxie java, starbucks, and chik fila.

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  • 3
  • rachel from boise, id
  • I am a current student here

    the bsu campus has food and coffee shops all over the place, along with restaurants right outside campus. there are often bsu clubs that will hand out free food and beverages, which always makes my day better. there is a wide variety of good food at the dining center.

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  • 5
  • Paule from Boise, ID
  • I am a current student here

    Inside the university is another world full with great goodies such as chi fila,starbuck and could drive to get ice scream they are big for a normal size at goody's.

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  • 4
  • Joseph from Gold Bar, WA
  • I am a current student here

    The food selections on campus are practically endless, at each major building there is at least one food vendor present. There is also 3 convenience type stores on campus that sell food that can also be stored like macaroni and cheese and ravioli. The Boise River Cafe located in the Student Union Building is the place where most students who have meal plans on campus eat the majority of the time. But when the BRC as it is referred to by students gets old or isn't open there is many other food options. Including panda express, chick-fil-a, subway, papa johns, as well as others. There is also a frozen yogurt place and a student favorite pizza joint that is open into the wee hours of the morning for midnight study breaks. The pizza place even takes flex dollars covered by the meal plan.

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  • 3
  • Nolan from Boise, ID
  • I am a past student here

    I've only eaten at the cafeteria on campus a handful of times, but when I did, it really wasn't too bad. Just typical cafeteria food. It does have a reputation for messing with your bowels though.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Nolan from Boise, ID
  • I am a past student here

    There are sororities and fraternities on campus, but I don't know much about them. The people in them are your typical frat and sorority types. They aren't the most pleasant people to be around, and they have an over inflated view of themselves. However, that's not to say that they don't do some good around here. They've raised a lot of money for charities and what not, so they aren't completely rotten to the core.

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  • 0
  • Adam from Boise, ID
  • I am a current student here

    There are fraternities and sororities, but the greek life doesn't at all dominate the campus. You usually don't hear about it unless either of them is hosting a campus event.

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  • 0
  • Alexandro from Caldwell, ID
  • I am a current student here

    I haven't noticed a really big Greek Life here at Boise State. However, the small community that I have noticed is very tight knit and extremely supportive of the community. They aren't a chaotic group of party people, but seem more attuned toward being examples for the community and have a focus on developing well rounded citizens through academics and community service.

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  • 0
  • Kaley from Boise, ID
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is very small, but thats what makes it so nice. All of us are really close and are able to help each other out.

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