Boise State University: Review & Facts

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Boise State University is a large four-year, public school with 22,345 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1932 and is one of the 10 colleges located in Boise, Idaho.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
113
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are offered at Boise State University.

Boise State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 113 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Business, Medical, Social Work, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
The student retention rate at Boise State University is fair at 71% (close to Idaho average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Boise State University is very low: 27%. Approximately 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Boise State University is reasonably decent: 20:1. Read more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,400
Average tuition charges are fairly high, about $15,500 per year. The additional fees at Boise State University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,900, which makes it a total of $17,400 per year.

Read the details about Boise State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
85%
According to government data, 5,184 applications were submitted and 4,426 were accepted; so it is easy to be accepted at this school.

The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Boise State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
Boise State University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Boise State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Boise State University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,500 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - roughly $3,700 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Boise State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Boise State University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Boise State University Location and Maps



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