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Located in Boise, Idaho, Boise State University is a public institution. The location of Boise State is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

$35,603 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
83% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Boise State University?


Contact details for Boise State are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1910 University Dr, Boise, ID 83725
Phone: 208-426-1000

How Do I Get Into Boise State?

You can apply to Boise State online at:

Admission Requirements for Boise State

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Boise State?

83% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
Boise State has an acceptance rate of 83%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 80%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.

Can I Afford Boise State University?

$35,603 Net Price
41% Take Out Loans
1.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Boise State is $35,603. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Boise State, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $7,186 a year. That adds up to $28,744 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Boise State is 1.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Boise State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

13,270 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22,404 undergraduate students at Boise State, with 13,270 being full-time and 9,134 being part-time.


There are also 3,390 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 13,270 full-time undergraduates at Boise State, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Boise State University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 298
Black or African American 159
Hispanic or Latino 1,835
White 9,827
International Students 134
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,017

Geographic Diversity

Idaho students aren't the only ones who study at Boise State University. At this time, 36 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 71 countries are represented at Boise State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Boise State University

5,403 Took All Classes Online
16,271 Took At Least One Class Online
36.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 33 master’s degree programs available online at Boise State. In 2020-2021, 16,271 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Boise State has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in Idaho for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Boise State

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Boise State University was 36.4%. This is the #695 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Boise State regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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