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Tuition & Fees

$7,534

$21,804

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
42%
400-499
33%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
40%
400-499
32%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
40%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
29%
18-23
42%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
43%
18-23
36%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
39%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,489
Declined + 1,666
Total Received 8,155
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Public

19,122

undergraduate students

2,991

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Accounting
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 4018
ACT 0914

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  • Boise State University and Eastern Washington University both have the only non-green playing surface in college football--Boise has blue, and EWU has red.

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School Facts

Boise State is a public institution, founded as a junior college in 1932, it became a four-year institution in 1965, joined the state system in 1969, and gained university status in 1974. Its 160-acre campus is located in downtown Boise.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 22,113
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACA (American Counseling Association)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Boise, ID

113-acre, urban campus in Boise (population: 214,237); branch campuses in Canyon County, Gowen Field, McCall, and Mountain Home. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 1% of male students
 
2 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
15%
500-599
42%
400-499
33%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
40%
400-499
32%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
37%
400-499
40%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
30-36
13%
24-29
29%
18-23
42%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
30-36
6%
24-29
43%
18-23
36%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
39%
18-23
45%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,489
Declined + 1,666
Total Received 8,155

Admissions Factors

Considered

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Kelly Talbert
Director of Admissions
P: 208 426-1156
bsuinfo@boisestate.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $26,256,144
State $1,431,766
Institutional $4,301,696
Other external $3,332,947
Total $35,322,553

Non-need-based

Federal $89,346
State $38,383
Institutional $983,160
Other external $576,679
Total $1,687,568

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Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific-10 Conference (Wrestling), Mountain West Athletic Conference
Mascot
Broncos
School colors
blue and orange
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accountancy/Taxation
Accounting
Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner/Acute Care
Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner/Primary Care
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Science
Art
Art Education
Art/Visual
Athletic Training
Bilingual Education
Bilingual/Multicultural Elementary Education
Biology
Biomolecular Sciences
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business/Economic Analytics
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communication
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counselor Education
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood
Earth Science Education
Economics
Education/Early/Special Education
Education/Literacy
Education/Secondary
Educational Leadership
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
English
English Literature
English Teaching
English as a New Language
Entrepreneurship Management
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Occupational Health
Ethnic Studies
Executive M.B.A.
Finance
French
Gaming/Interactive Media/Mobile
General Business
Geology
Geophysics
Geosciences
German
Graphic Design
Health Promotion
Health Science
Health Sciences
History
History of Art
Human Resource Management
Hydrologic Sciences
Illustration
Imaging Science
Information Technology Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Kinesiology
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Marketing
Materials Science
Materials Science/Engineering
Math
Math Education
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Performance
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Organizational Performance/Workplace Learning
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Speech-Language Pathology
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Policy/Administration
Radiologic Studies
Raptor Biology
Respiratory Care
STEM Education
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Supply Chain Management
Teacher Education
Teaching English Language Arts
Technical Communication
Theatre Arts
Visual Art
Visual Arts
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Undergraduate

86%

19,122
students

Female
54%
10,297

Male
46%
8,825

Graduate

14%

2,991
students

Female
61%
1,814

Male
39%
1,177

undergraduateFull-time

62%

12,034
students

Female
52%
6,193

Male
48%
5,841

undergraduatePart-time

38%

7,088
students

Female
58%
4,104

Male
42%
2,984

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

80%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Japan
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants International student center

International Student Contact

Ruth Prince
Assistant Director for International Admissions
208 426-3652
internationalinfo@boisestate.edu

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