The acceptance rate at Boise State is 77%. It ranks #3 in Idaho for lowest rate of acceptance. Boise State University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 12,020 out of 15,511 applicants were admitted.
The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent (SAT 1030/1210 ACT 21/26). Boise State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.37. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Boise State application fee is $50 and applications are due by Feb 15.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Boise State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1120
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Boise State University?
Boise State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. Boise State ranks #2 in Idaho for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Boise State?
Admission data indicates that Boise State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Idaho for highest average ACT composite score. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Boise State University.
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What GPA do you need to get into Boise State University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Boise State. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Boise State University was 3.37 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Idaho for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.37 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Boise State accepts 77% of all applicants.
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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.37 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||23%||24%|
Applicants have 138 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 15, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Boise State University is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to Boise State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=142115 IPEDS survey data for Boise State University.
82% of students submit their SAT scores to Boise State. 42% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
77% of those who apply are granted admission to Boise State. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1210. 82% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 42% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.