20,767
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,136
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Boise State University is a University institution located in Boise, ID, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1910 University Drive
Boise, ID  83725
United States
Contact Ms. Kelly Talbert
Director/Admissions
Email: bsuinfo@boisestate.edu
Phone: 208-426-3844

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Construction Management Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Earth Science Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Psychology Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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Speech Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Geophysics And Seismology Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,330
Applied
6,808
Accepted
20,767
Enrolled
82%
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Female Admissions

3,776
Females Applied
3,001
Females Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,554
Males Applied
3,807
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.45
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,259
In-state
21,341
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,435
Full-time student fees
8,994
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,136
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,233
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,169
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,386
Avg. Loan Aid
2,111
Avg. Grant Aid
5,750
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
58%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

20,767
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.46%
Black or African American 1.56%
White or Caucasian 73.16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 2.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.43%
Two or more races 4.45%
Other 2.39%

Gender

Male (44.3%)
Female (55.7%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Student Organizational Fair and Spring Fling

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities Checkmark
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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,526
Total Faculty
Full-time - 757
Part-time - 769
Male - 737
Female - 789