Boise State University: Ranking & Review

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Boise
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United States
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World
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1208596
Top 4%

Boise State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%82%85%
Applicants8,8763,9984,878
Admissions7,4553,2924,163
Enrolled undergraduates2,7431,2081,535
Enrolled total (including graduate students)24,12110,48713,634

8,358 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,989 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores2,187
Percent of students submitting SAT scores80%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
525
Math
525

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,311
Percent of students submitting ACT scores48%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
22

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Boise State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$21,932$37,248
Off-campus$20,864$36,180
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,337 and other expenses per full academic year.

Boise State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,158 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$5,043$20,359
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,283$2,283
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$305$600
Tuition for Full-time graduates$6,471$21,787
Fees for full-time graduates$2,283$2,283
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$390$685

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services73587157817
Health Professions and Related Programs13714368771
Education14327912434
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs802026288
Engineering217259251
Social Sciences517514194
Public Administration and Social Service Professions501362188
Psychology162162
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services12416140
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1354139
Biological and Biomedical Sciences118152135
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service151102127
English Language and Literature & Letters97324106
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies7823101
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities93396
Visual and Performing Arts1770996
Physical Sciences5913375
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics352762
History49655
Mathematics and Statistics32739
Natural Resources and Conservation2929
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies66
Philosophy and Religious Studies55
Architecture and Related Services44
Grand Total3403,168776364,320

A total of 3,508 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Boise State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 812 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%40%48%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Alternative namesBoise State
BSU
Founded1932
MottoSplendor Sine Occasu
Splendor Without End
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, orange
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,713
Instructional FTE1,013
Research FTE32
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.boisestate.edu
Address1910 University Dr
Boise, Idaho, 83725
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population206,000
Phone2084261000
Fax+1 (208) 426 3765

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