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Boise State University

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Rating

Public

Type

32,552

Students

$22,452

Tuition

77%

Acceptance

#421

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Boise, ID

1910 University Dr, Boise, ID 83725

Boise State University is a very large public college located in Boise, ID ranked 5thin Idaho. It has a total of 25,803 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 77.44% of applicants. Boise State University offers 232 different majors and is best known for its respiratory care therapy, history teacher education, and commercial and advertising art programs (nationally ranked 23rd, 23rd, and 25th respectively). With a tuition cost of $5,532 for students from Idaho and $22,452 for those from out-of-state, Boise State University is reasonably expensive. 41.21% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $37,100 per year, which is 11% below the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$24,988/Year
Above Average

Boise State University

$24,988

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$41,220/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$32,395/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

77%Acceptance
Less Selective

Boise State University

77%

National

69%
Sat

1030 - 1230

86% of students submit

Admissions Yield

26%

ACT

19 - 26

38% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

25,803Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

2,770

Part-Time

110
Male

43%

In-state

83%

Female

57%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

18%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse5% Social Work5% Business Administration and Management, General83% Others

7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5% Social Work

5% Business Administration and Management, General

83% Others

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

7%

308 Graduates

Social Work

5%

231 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

5%

215 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

4%

191 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

4%

184 Graduates

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

4%

171 Graduates

Accounting

4%

169 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

4%

157 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors18:118:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

18

Number of Library Books

480,231

Academic Spend per Student

$7,993

Full-time Retention Rate

80%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$31,000/Year

Boise State University

$31,000

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$31,000

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$37,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

41%