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Boise State University

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Associate, Bachelor&Apos;S, Master&Apos;S, Doctoral, Postbachelor&Apos;S, And First Professional Certificates
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studiesethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Relatedbiological And Biomedical Sciencesbiology/Biological Sciencesbusiness, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Servicesaccounting; Accounting And Finance; Business Administration And Management; Business/Commerce; Business/Managerial Economics; Construction Management; Finance; International Business/Trade/Commerce; Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management; Marketing/Marketing Management; Operations Managementcommunication, Journalism, And Related Programsmass Communication/Media; Speech Communication And Rhetoriccomputer And Information Sciences And Support Servicescomputer Science; Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications; Information Science/Studies; Information Technologyeducationart Teacher Education; Bilingual And Multilingual Education; Biology Teacher Education; Drama And Dance Teacher Education; Early Childhood Education; Earth Science Education; Elementary Education; English/Language Arts Teacher Education; French Language Teacher Education; German Language Teacher Education; History Teacher Education; Mathematics Teacher Education; Music Teacher Education; Physical Education Teaching And Coaching; Psychology Teacher Education; Social Science Teacher Education; Spanish Language Teacher Education; Special Education; Speech Teacher Educationengineeringcivil Engineering; Electrical And Electronics Engineering; Materials Engineering; Mechanical Engineeringenglish Language And Literature/Lettersenglish; Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writingforeign Languages, Literatures, And Linguisticsfrench; German; Spanishhealth Professions And Related Programsenvironmental Health; Health Information/Medical Records Administration; Health Information/Medical Records Technology; Health Professions Related; Medical Radiologic Technology; Pre-Dentistry Studies; Pre-Medical Studies; Pre-Veterinary Studies; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Respiratory Care Therapyhistoryhistoryhomeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Servicescriminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administrationliberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanitiesgeneral Studies; Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studiesmathematics And Statisticsapplied Mathematics; Mathematicsmulti/Interdisciplinary Studiesmulti/Interdisciplinary Studies Relatednatural Resources And Conservationenvironmental Studiesparks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studieshealth And Physical Education/Fitness; Kinesiology And Exercise Sciencephilosophy And Religious Studiesphilosophyphysical Scienceschemistry; Geology/Earth Science; Geophysics And Seismology; Physicspsychologypsychologypublic Administration And Social Service Professionssocial Worksocial Sciencesanthropology; Economics; Political Science And Government; Social Sciences; Sociologyvisual And Performing Artsart History, Criticism And Conservation; Commercial And Advertising Art; Design And Visual Communications; Dramatic/Theater Arts; Graphic Design; Illustration; Music; Music Management; Music Performance; Music Theory And Composition


Admission: 5,184 applied; 4,426 admitted; 2,373 enrolled Average high school GPA: 3.43

Test Scores:

Options: electronic application
Application fee: $50
Required for some: high school transcript
Notification: continuous (freshmen), continuous (transfers)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

Undergraduate Student Population
19,653 Undergraduate Students, 53% Women, 47% Men, 15% Transferred In
Minority Breakdown
2% Black Or African American Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Asian, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 8% Hispanic/Latino, 0.8% American Indian Or Alaska Native, Non-Hispanic/Latino , 0.5% Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 2% Two Or More Races, Non-Hispanic/Latino, 5% Race/Ethnicity Unknown
International Population
3% Representing 68 Other Countries
Housing Info
12% Live On Campus

Campus Life

Coed, Men-Only, Women-Only, Campus Housing Is University Owned. Freshman Applicants Given Priority For College Housing
Drama/Theater Group, Student-Run Newspaper, Radio Station, Choral Group, Marching Band, Latter-Day Saints Student Association, Residence Hall Association, Organization Of Student Social Workers, Marching Band Association, Teacher Education Association, National Fraternities, National Sororities
Most popular organizations
Latter-Day Saints Student Association, Residence Hall Association, Organization Of Student Social Workers, Marching Band Association, Teacher Education Association
Campus security
24-Hour Emergency Response Devices And Patrols, Late-Night Transport/Escort Service
Student services
Health Clinic, Personal/Psychological Counseling, Women&Apos;S Center, Legal Services
Academic Programs
Special Study Options: Academic Remediation For Entering Students, Adult/Continuing Education Programs, Advanced Placement Credit, Cooperative Education, Distance Learning, Double Majors, English As A Second Language, Freshman Honors College, Honors Programs, Independent Study, Internships, Off-Campus Study, Part-Time Degree Program, Services For LD Students, Student-Designed Majors, Study Abroad, Summer Session For Creditrotc: Army (B)School Calendar: Semesters


Member:Ncaadivision:All Division Iexcept:Football (Division I-A)


Total: 1,272Full-Time: 48% Full-Timestudent/Faculty Ratio: 20 :1

Financial Aid

Costs (2013&-14)
One-time required fee:$75
Tuition:state resident $4309 full-time, $260 per credit hour part-time; nonresident $16,909 full-time, $372 per credit hour part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load and reciprocity agreements. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load
Required fees:$1983 full-time, $94 per credit hour part-time
Room and board:$7540; room only: $3830. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility
Payment plan:installment
Waivers:senior citizens and employees or children of employees

Financial Aid
Of all full-time matriculated undergraduates who enrolled in 2013,8,120 applied for aid, 7,360 were judged to have need, 2,839 had their need fully met. 213 Federal Work-Study jobs (averaging $3655). 214 state and other part-time jobs (averaging $3666)
In 2013,1102 non-need-based awards were made
Average percent of need met:20%
Average financial aid package:$10,072
Average need-based loan:$7175
Average need-based gift aid:$4965
Average non-need-based aid:$1201
Average indebtedness upon graduation:$27,948
Financial aid deadline:6/30

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