Boise State University

Boise, ID, USA
3.62 Average Rating

Boise State University is a high-research public university founded in 1932 by the Episcopal Church and located in Idaho's state capital. Boise State offers 200 areas of study through seven academic colleges, which include an honors college as well as a graduate college, the last of which is the largest in the state. For undergraduate students, Boise State offers a Finish in Four program to encourage bachelor’s completion, as well as a Degree in 3 program, which allows students to graduate with a baccalaureate in participating degrees sooner. The university campus is home to a number of research institutions and centers, with more currently under construction such as the $50 million Micron Center for Materials Research. Boise State fields 18 men’s and women’s teams and its football Broncos are known for their trademark blue gridiron.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
56%
0
100
81%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1046
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision May 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision November 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
25,504
Total Number of Undergrads
22,033
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
12%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$12,558
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,068
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,988
0
100
57%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
68%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,533
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
300
Size of Town
Small city
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Boise
Seattle
Portland
Pocatello
Salt Lake City
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.62 Average Rating
Boise State University is a beautiful school. It is very socialized with tons of campus activities such as sports. I enjoy going to school here as well as living in the dorm on campus.
Yonsoo from Boise, ID
After attending Boise State University for one year, i feel fully prepared for whats next in life. The school truly cares for you, and your goals. School spirit is out of this world leaving your college experience unforgettable!
Breanne from Stockton, CA

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