Boise State is an above-average public university located in Boise, Idaho. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,477 undergraduate students. The Boise State acceptance rate is 84%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Communications. Graduating 44% of students, Boise State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,000.
NCAA Division I-FBS
Mountain West Conference
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.121 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.149 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.148 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities233 Graduates
Health Professions228 Graduates
Respiratory Care Therapy127 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration126 Graduates
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.188 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.238 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.75 responses
Boise State University Reviews
I have enjoyed Boise State University! I currently am a full-time student, working a full-time job. I took the opportunity of attending an online program for Business Management strictly online. Let me tell you, this has not only given me the opportunity to continue on achieving my Bachelor’s but also provided a less expensive cost! The best thing is I can pursue my career, without moving from my home! Great University! There are online tutors and advisors that are available when you need them!
Local university located in a hidden gem of a city. Close to tons of outdoor recreation opportunities (e.g., skiing, hiking, backpacking, biking, etc). Campus is tidy and most of the administration is very helpful and thoughtful. The Graduate College is growing and values student input. Very reasonably priced for a graduate degree program!
Teachers are very understanding of my medical condition and they have lots of classes to chose from. Unfortunately counselors are hit and miss so you have to do a little research on your own regarding jobs and classes. Food on campus is ok, but there are not as many options at Southfork and Boise River Café as I would like. Tons of ways to get involved on campus with clubs and special events every week! Also, the shuttle is free to students and can be taken around campus or into downtown Boise!