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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 14 doctoral programs.

2019-2020 Figures

Enrollment

Total Students

  • 26,272 — Total Students
  • 17,673 — Full Time Equivalent

Residency

  • In State — 71% (18,634)
  • Out of State —29% (7,638)

Enrollment Status

Degree-seeking undergraduate students

  • Full Time — 77% (13,035)
  • Part Time — 23% (3,863)

Degree-seeking graduate students

  • Full Time — 40% (1,177)
  • Part Time — 60% (1,750)

Additional enrollment numbers

  • 10,306 — Students taking at least one online course
  • 3,027 — Number of new first-time students who enrolled
  • 1,541 — Number of new transfer students who enrolled
  • 67 percent — Percentage of freshmen who live on campus

Student Population

Degree-seeking students

  • Freshman — 19% (3,144)
  • Sophomore — 22% (3,768)
  • Junior — 24% (4,030)
  • Senior — 31% (5,309)
  • Graduate — 15% (2,927)
  • Second Undergraduate Degree — 4% (647)

Ethnicity

  • American Indian/Alaska Native — <1% (102)
  • Asian — 2% (653)
  • Black/African American — 2% (427)
  • Hispanic/Latino — 13% (3,285)
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander — <1% (104)
  • Not Reported — 3% (915)
  • Two or More Races — 5% (1,202)
  • White — 73% (19,202)
  • Nonresident (International) — 1% (382)

Age Group

Undergraduate

  • 18 or younger — 8,633
  • 19-20 — 5,088
  • 21-24 — 4,920
  • 25-34 — 2,704
  • 35-49 — 1,269
  • 50 and older — 325

Graduate

  • 18 or younger — 0
  • 19-20 — 4
  • 21-24 — 472
  • 25-34 — 1,442
  • 35-49 — 1,099
  • 50 and older — 316

Highest Enrollment Programs

Undergraduate

  • Nursing — 1,040
  • Psychology — 780
  • Biology — 746
  • Health Studies — 731
  • Computer Science — 684
  • Kinesiology — 633
  • Communication — 481
  • Elementary Education — 395
  • Business Administration — 323
  • Construction Management — 287

Graduate

  • Social Work — 465
  • Business Administration — 452
  • Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning — 162
  • Educational Technology — 120
  • Educational Leadership — 87

Degree programs offered

2019-2020 catalogs

  • Doctorate and Education Specialist — 14
  • Master’s — 68
  • Bachelor’s — 93
  • Graduate Certificates — 29

Distinct Graduates

4,455 Total Distinct Graduates (2018-2019)

  • Doctorate — 45
  • Education Specialist — 19
  • Master’s — 862
  • Bachelor’s — 3,289
  • Associate’s — 131
  • Graduate Certificates — 219
  • Undergraduate Certificates — 360

Tuition and Fees

Undergraduate Tuition

  • In State — $8,068
    • Part Time — $367/credit
  • Out of State — $24,988

*per year

Graduate Tuition

  • In State — $9,646
    • Part Time — $470/credit
  • Out of State — $25,566

*per year

Financial Aid and Scholarships

2018-2019

  • 14,036 students received financial aid
  • $175,584,343 financial aid dollars disbursed
  • 46% of students received grants or scholarships
  • $62,926,951 total scholarship dollars disbursed

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

  • Full Time —790
  • Part Time — 620

Staff

  • Professional
    • Full Time — 1,286
    • Part Time — 57
  • Classified
    • Full Time — 516
    • Part Time — 20

Total Employees — 3,289

  • Full Time — 2,592
  • Part Time — 697

Boise State University Foundation Endowment

$117,104,602 — Total Endowment

$196,277,006 — Total Assets

24,661 — Number of Donors

*(FY19)

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