About Boise State

Facts and Figures

Boise State University is designated as a doctoral research institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. We offer about 200 programs of study, including 11 doctoral programs.

2017-2018 Figures

Enrollment

Total Students

  • 25,540 — Total Students
  • 16,955 — Full Time Equivalent

Residency

  • In State — 73% (18,536)
  • Out of State —27% (7,004)

Enrollment Status

Degree-seeking undergraduate students

  • Full Time — 77% (12,746)
  • Part Time — 23% (3,791)

Degree-seeking graduate students

  • Full Time — 39% (1,099)
  • Part Time — 61% (1,725)

Additional enrollment numbers

  • 9,532 — Students taking at least one online course
  • 3,577 — Students taking all courses online
  • 2,884 — Number of new first-time students who enrolled
  • 1,561 — Number of new transfer students who enrolled

Student Population

Degree-seeking students

  • Freshmen — 19% (3,200)
  • Sophomore — 22% (3,651)
  • Junior — 24% (3,984)
  • Senior — 31% (5,048)
  • Graduate — 15% (2,824)
  • Second Undergraduate Degree — 4% (654)

Gender

  • Male — 43%
  • Female — 57%

Ethnicity

  • American Indian/Alaska Native — <1% (118)
  • Asian — 2% (595)
  • Black/African American — 2% (425)
  • Hispanic/Latino — 13% (3,243)
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander — <1% (121)
  • Not Reported — 4% (914)
  • Two or More Races — 4% (1.079)
  • White — 73% (18,612)
  • Nonresident (International) — 2% (433)

Age Group

Undergraduate

  • 18 or younger — 8,059
  • 19-20 — 4,775
  • 21-24 — 4,751
  • 25-34 — 2,835
  • 35-49 — 1,283
  • 50 and older — 361

    Graduate

  • 18 or younger — 2
  • 19-20 — 2
  • 21-24 — 449
  • 25-34 — 1,404
  • 35-49 — 1,190
  • 50 and older — 429

Highest Enrollment Programs

Undergraduate

  • Nursing — 884
  • Health Science Studies — 846
  • Biology — 755
  • Computer Science — 709
  • Psychology — 672
  • Kinesiology — 549
  • Communication — 542
  • Business Administration — 444
  • Elementary Education — 366
  • Accountancy — 337

Graduate

  • Social Work — 401
  • Business Administration — 381
  • Educational Technology — 180
  • Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning — 170
  • Educational Leadership — 90

Degree programs offered

2018-2019 catalogs

  • Doctorate and Education Specialist — 11
  • Master’s — 66
  • Bachelor’s — 91
  • Graduate Certificates — 29

Distinct Graduates

4,393 Total Distinct Graduates (2017-2018)

  • Doctorate — 32
  • Education Specialist — 16
  • Master’s — 917
  • Bachelor’s — 3,196
  • Associate’s — 118
  • Graduate Certificates — 241
  • Undergraduate Certificates — 248

Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate Tuition

  • In State — $7,694
    • Part Time — $350/credit
  • Out of State — $23,776

*per year

Graduate Tuition

  • In State — $9,194
    • Part Time — $448/credit
  • Out of State — $25,276

*per year

Financial Aid and Scholarships

2017-2018

  • 13,953 students received financial aid
  • $168,877,128 financial aid dollars disbursed
  • 47% of students received grants or scholarships
  • $56,504,470 total scholarship dollars disbursed

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

  • Full Time —769
  • Part Time — 739

Staff

  • Professional
    • Full Time — 1,210
    • Part Time — 56
  • Classified
    • Full Time — 510
    • Part Time — 20

Total Employees — 3,304

  • Full Time — 2,489
  • Part Time — 815

Boise State University Foundation Endowment

$110,374,317 — Total Endowment

$194,939,790 — Total Assets

25,115 — Number of Donors

*(FY18)

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