Boise State University Overview

Student population

Address1910 University Dr
Boise, ID
School Websitewww.boisestate.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Boise State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Boise, Idaho that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 10,789 students applied to Boise State University. Of those students, 8,712 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Boise State University was $5,259, in addition to fees of $2,435. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Boise State University.

Boise State University has a 46% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Boise State University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Boise State University acceptance rate is 81%. To put this into perspective, 8,712 of the 10,789 students who applied to Boise State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Boise State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Boise State University had an SAT score between the range of 1,030 and 1,220. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Boise State University was between 21 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Boise State University as part of their application.

Boise State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Boise State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,259. Combined with fees of $2,435, room and board costs of $10,692, other expenses of $3,490 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $23,776 in tuition.

Students at Boise State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Boise State University was $4,746 last year, with 27% of students being awarded federal aid.

Boise State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Boise State University.

Boise State University has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Idaho residents; in fact, 54% of all students reside in Idaho. However, 45% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Boise State University is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Boise State University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
ENGINEERING
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
SOCIAL SCIENCES
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

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