81%

Acceptance Rate

$10,533

Avg.Financial Aid

001616

FAFSA Code

About Boise State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

25,504

Website

www.boisestate.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Boise State University is a Public University with a metropolitan campus located in Boise, along the banks of the Boise River.

The university was founded in 1932, with just 70 students, 8 full time and 6 part-time faculty. Now, it has more than 26,270 students offered with around 200 programs. Programs include 68 Master’s, 93 Bachelor’s, 29 Graduate Certificate, and 14 Doctoral programs. Boise State has the nation’s only master’s degree in Raptor Biology. It now has 790 full time and 620 part-time faculty.

Boise State University is committed to personal and social development, educational excellence, and civic engagement. It strives to adhere to their core values of Academic Excellence, Care, Citizenship, Fairness, Respect, Responsibility, and Trustworthiness.

Boise State is renowned for its multiple inter-collegiate athletic teams under the name ‘Boise State Broncos’.  The name represents an active and enthusiastic presence in Football, Basketball, Golf, Tennis, Soccer, Gymnastics and Volleyball apart from many other sports.

  • Boise State Broncos have proved to have sturdy performance in Football and have won various Conference Championships and NCAA Championships.

  • Boise State University is designated as a doctoral research institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. It has been accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

  • University's acceptance rate is 81%.

 

 

Online Education at Boise State University

  • The online education platform at the university provides 36 programs pertaining to 11 majors.

  • The online programs are designed focused on the education requirements of working professionals and adult learners. Elimination of the semester schedule in the online programs facilitates a self-paced, flexible study opportunity. This is advantageous for students who wish to pursue higher education and want to incorporate it into their busy schedules without compromising their career-centric routine.


Reviews

Some of the student reviews about the university are given below.

  • The community is diverse. This presents a great opportunity to mingle with various cultures and backgrounds The faculty members and staff are supportive and helpful of the students. The professors are pioneers in their respective subjects and deliver quality content in their lectures.
  • The online programs are designed with precision in content delivery and the schedule is flexible. Yet, the content quality is not compromised. Boise State University undergraduate tuition and fees for online programs are affordable. Prompt financial aids are also provided at the university.

Location & Contact

Address

1910 University Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2084261000
Fax: 2084261000
Request Info

Rankings

 

Boise State University rankings have been reaching new heights for many years. As per Forbes rankings, it has been featured in the esteemed list of “

America's Best Employers By State 2019”. It also holds the following ranks:

  • #569-Top Colleges 2019
  • #209 in Public Colleges
  • #227 in Research Universities
  • #108 in The West

US news report features the university with the below rankings:

  • #293-#381 in National Universities

  • #42 in Most Innovative Schools (tie)

  • #285 in Top Performers on Social Mobility (tie)

  • #134 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (tie)

  • #99-131 in Best Business Schools

  • #146 in Part-time MBA (tie)

  • #50 in Best Education Schools (tie)

  • #140 in Best Engineering Schools (tie)

  • #78 In Earth Sciences (tie)

  • #135 In Best Fine Arts Programs (tie)

  • #90 In Best Public Affairs Programs (tie)

  • #77 In Social Work (tie)

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Dec

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

81%

SAT Range

1030 - 1220

ACT Range

21 - 26

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admissions procedure at Boise is quite simple but requires an extensive number of documents.

The application form charges a non-refundable fee of $50 from undergraduate domestic students and $65 from graduate domestic students. For international students, the application fee is $85 (non-refundable) for undergraduate and $95 (non-refundable) for graduate programs. The applications at Boise are accepted on a semester basis. It also differs as per the type of applicant.

The university boasts an acceptance rate of 81%. This indicates a higher chance of getting enrolled. The average GPA required here is 3 .40. ACT/SAT score reports are mandatory for undergraduate admission and GRE/GMAT scores are required for graduate admission but only as per programs requirements.

 For more details about admissions for domestic students, contact Boise State Admissions at 208-426-1156 or mail to admissions@boisestate.edu.

For more details about admissions for International applicants, contact the International Admissions Office at (208) 426-4367 or mail to interntl@boisestate.edu.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,558

Average Annual Cost

$5,259

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$2,435

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,692

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,490

Total One Year Cost

$23,076

The net price for studying at Boise State University comes to around $21,850.

The average annual cost of attendance amounts to nearly $38,787. It includes the following expenses:

Tuition Fees: $25,290

Books and supplies: $880

Other fees: $514

Room and Boarding: $9,079

Budget for other expenses: $2,458

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

79%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

45%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,244

Faculty Overview

51%

Male Professors

49%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

299 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

228 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

204 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

202 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

196 Graduates

Psychology, General

173 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

167 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

126 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

126 Graduates

Biology, General

118 Graduates

Marketing

104 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

96 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

96 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

93 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

80 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

79 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

79 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

71 Graduates

Computer Science

69 Graduates

Civil Engineering

63 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

63 Graduates

Political Science and Government

63 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

56 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

53 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

52 Graduates

Social Work

50 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

49 Graduates

History

49 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

46 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

41 Graduates

Sociology

34 Graduates

Construction Management

33 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

33 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

29 Graduates

Anthropology

27 Graduates

Chemistry

25 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

25 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

23 Graduates

International Business

22 Graduates

Mathematics

20 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

17 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

17 Graduates

Physics

17 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

17 Graduates

Materials Engineering

15 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

14 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

14 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

13 Graduates

Economics

13 Graduates

Music

10 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multic...

6 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

6 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

6 Graduates

Public Health

6 Graduates

Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic Lan...

5 Graduates

American Sign Language

4 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

3 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

22,033

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

58%

Part-time

42%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

72% White

3% Unknown

2% Black

14% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

45%

Out Of State

54%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,299 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,662/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,173/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,173/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Broncos

School Colors

blue and orange

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Mountain West Conference

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

32

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Gymnastics

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$17,500

$32,192

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$182 - 334

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,533

Students Receiving Federal Grants

27%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,746

Students Receiving State Aid

11%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,197

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,598

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,851

$30K - $48K

$7,357

$48K - $75K

$3,862

$75K - $110K

$1,044

> $110K

$573

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$474,368

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,052,997

Apart from acquiring adequate knowledge about the admission requirements and applicant process, it is also important for applicants to know about the financial assistance provided by the university.

A financial aid package typically meets a student’s full financial need through a combination of scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans in order to meet the net price of $21,850.

The average financial aid required is $15,732. Around 61% of undergraduates receive financial aid from the college.

Students are required to ensure eligibility before applying for these aids. Eligibility factors range from nationality and citizenship to financial instability and military service background of the applicant. Upon confirmation of eligibility, students are required to fill in the FAFSA form.

After the submission of FAFSA and scholarship applications, applicants need to check BroncoMail and my.boisestate.edu. 

Boise State University federal school code is 001616. The various financial aid provisions at the university are detailed below.

  • Federal Aids such as Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and the Federal Work-Study option.

  • Idaho Opportunity Scholarship is provided as State Aid.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill is provided as the Military Aid along with the Tuition Assistance Program.

  • Boise State University scholarships such as the Presidential Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship, and the True Blue Promise are provided as the Institutional Aids by the university along with Gem Scholarship, WUE Scholarship, and the Treasure Scholarship.

 

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