Boise State Overview


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Located in Boise, Idaho, Boise State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 8,156 prospective students applied, and 6,490 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,193 enrolled in the school.  12,937 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 9,149 attend part time.  In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $4,872 plus fees of $2,208.

Boise State is ranked 862 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Graduation Rate

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Boise State University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Boise State University is worse than average in terms of graduating students.

4 Years

8% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

22% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

29% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=142115 IPEDS survey data for Boise State University.