Boise State University is a public college that has a large number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Boise, ID, in a predominantly urban area. Approximately 20,000 students are enrolled per year at Boise State University.
Students can choose from many areas of study, including:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communications And Journalism
- Public Administration And Social Services
Students applying for admission are generally asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1390 - 1700 on the SAT and between 20 - 25 on the ACT is typical among students accepted to Boise State University. Boise State University accepts approximately 80 percent of applicants yearly. Of those applicants admitted, around 52 percent registered for enrollment. Additional information from the BSU admissions office can be found by visiting their site.
Tuition & fees at this school are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs close to $6,100 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $18,000 annually. Housing may be available for those that would like to live on-campus for a cost of $3,900 annually. This school may provide financial aid for students that qualify by way of grants and loans.
The mascot for Boise State University is the "Broncos", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through oversight by the NCAA. Athletic programs available:
- Basketball (NCAA Division I-A)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division I-A)
- Football (NCAA Division I-A)
Students who wish to see more about this school can visit their website at http://www.boisestate.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give you an idea of the students Boise State accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Boise State University is about 22,000, with undergraduate students making up about 86% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- In-State: $4,800-$5,700
- Out-of-State: $19,000-$22,580
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $270-$330 per unit
- Out-of-State: $520-$630 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||84%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||67%||$8,341|
|Receiving Student Loans||52%||$5,769|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Boise State University may offer services to students like:
- Online course work available
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
- Day care for children
The overall graduation rate of Boise State University is around 38%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||9%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||16%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||7%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Art and Design Program
- Dental Assistant Program
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Radiology Technician Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- Theatre Program
Boise State University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-A classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Mountain West Conference)
- Track and Field (Mountain West Conference)
- Football (Mountain West Conference)
- Swimming and Diving
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Boise State University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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