- Boasts the world's only master's degree in raptor biology.
- World-renowned faculty, including a former NASA astronaut.
- Culturally diverse student body.
- Boise State University football boasts a 12-6 bowl record.
Featuring a metropolitan campus along the banks of the Boise River, Boise State University sits just minutes away from the heart of Idaho's largest city. The diverse campus hosts students from all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Students enjoy Boise's bustling nightlife, a rich culture and arts environment, and numerous outdoor activities like skiing and hiking. Boise State offers an array of online programs for students that require a flexible approach to their education.
Boise State University Tuition, Accreditation, and Admissions Info
- In-state undergrads: $3,847 per semester
- Out-of-state undergrads: $11,888 per semester
- In-state grads: $4,597 per semester
- Out-of-state grads: $12,638 per semester
Accreditation and Approvals
Boise State University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Boise State University requires undergraduate applicants to complete an admissions application, pay the application fee or apply for a fee waiver, submit SAT or ACT scores, and meet all core subject requirements. Graduate applicants must complete an admissions application, pay a $65 application fee, and submit official undergraduate transcripts.
- Student-to-faculty ratio: 17:1
- Total enrollment: 24,154
- Date founded: 1932
- Accreditation: Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
- Full-Time Freshman Retention Rate: 80%
- Required Standardized Test(s): ACT or SAT for undergraduate applicants
- Public/Private: Public research university
- Acceptance Rate: 79.6%
- Graduation Rate: 37.3%
- Athletics: NCAA Division I
- Mascot: Broncos
- Colors: Blue and orange
- Address: 1910 W University Dr, Boise, ID 83725
- Phone Number: (208) 426-1000
- Social Media: Facebook; Twitter; Instagram
Online Degrees Offered
Boise State University offers:
- Seven online bachelor's programs
- Two online doctoral programs
- 13 online master's programs
Boise State University Rankings on TBS
- The Best Online Colleges in Idaho for 2018
- The Best Online Doctorate in Educational Technology Degree Programs
- The Best Online Doctorate in Online Teaching Programs