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Welcome to Boise State

We prepare students for success by providing a transformative educational experience from their first day of classes to commencement and beyond.

An Innovators Mindset

Boise State University serves students in Idaho at our Boise campus and worldwide with online programming. As Broncos, we embrace Blue Turf Thinking, a mindset that helps us lead the way, go beyond and make history.

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Pursue Your Passion

Boise State offers a high-quality undergraduate education as well as a supportive graduate school that cultivates the personal and career growth of its students.

Within seven academic colleges, the Honors College and Graduate College, Boise State offers a wide variety of degree programs, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity.

200 majors


260+ student groups

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Life on Campus

In addition to being ranked Idaho’s #1 college for student life, Boise State is among the top 100 college campuses.

Located in the heart of Idaho’s capital, Boise State offers the best of all worlds – a world-class college experience in a picturesque city filled with opportunity.

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Humble Beginnings

Our History

On September 6, 1932, Boise Junior College opened with 70 students, 12 faculty and one building. Boise State’s story is one of resilience, innovation and spirit.

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Extraordinary Athletics

Experience the thrill of champions at Boise State, where our dynamic athletics programs offer a winning combination of skill, dedication and Bronco pride that ignites the spirit of our community.

Our athletics department is home to 18 sports programs and our stomping ground, the world-famous Blue Turf.

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Employment and Careers

Beyond Boise State

We are committed to helping you be successful in your career and life.

From your first day at Boise State to graduation and beyond, we are here to help you explore your career options, make a career plan, gain experience, build a network and conduct effective job searches.

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What's Happening on Campus

Hunt shares political analysis of recent Supreme Court ruling
PERSI contribution rates effective on August 2 paycheck
Cowan and Wood’s Journeys of Accountancy podcast enters third season
Department of Kinesiology partners with community athletes to serve up adaptive sports options

Come See for Yourself

Come explore the vibrant campus of Boise State University in-person or virtually, where innovation thrives amidst picturesque surroundings, inviting you to experience a dynamic academic environment and endless opportunities for growth and discovery.

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