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Boise State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,222 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,309 tuition
$7,660 on campus room & board
$1,270 books
$1,983 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$27,822 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,909 tuition
$7,660 on campus room & board
$1,270 books
$1,983 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,972 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
84% of students receive aid
40% get federal aid ($4,356 avg)
54% get state aid ($593 avg)
22% get institn'l aid ($6,972 avg)
55% get loans ($6,967 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.89% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 8.59% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,824 75%
Federal Grant Aid $4,356 40%
Pell Grants $4,157 40%
Other Federal Grants $3,943 2%
Institution Grant Aid $6,972 22%
State Grant Aid $593 54%
Student Loans $6,967 55%
Federal Loans $6,537 54%
Other Loans $9,552 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
1910 University Dr
Boise, ID 83725
(208) 426-1011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $260
Out of State $372


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Rob from Boise, ID
  • Dec-15-2014 I am a current student here

    Cost of living in Boise is literally so affordable it will blow your mind. That factor alone was enough to convince my parents. Not to mention Idaho tuition is almost a fraction of what tuition cost in other states.

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  • 3
  • Kailee from Boise, ID
  • Nov-25-2014 I am a current student here

    If you're coming from out of state, it might not be worth it unless you get a scholarship. However, in-state prices are reasonable.

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