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An education at Boise State is more than textbooks and tests. You’ll experience a thriving metropolitan research university located in the heart of Idaho’s capital that offers more than 200 areas of study. Whether you’re conquering a mountain or a chemistry equation, you’ll discover how adventurous life is as a Bronco.
Fall/Summer Application and Scholarship Deadlines
- Nonresident Application and Scholarship Deadline:* December 15
- Resident Application and Scholarship Deadline:* February 15
- Standard Application Deadline: May 1
Spring Application and Scholarship Deadline:
- Application and Scholarship Deadline: October 1
- Standard Application Deadline: December 1
*All required admission materials for new freshmen and transfer students must be received by Boise State Admissions by date indicated. All scholarship criteria is subject to change.
When will I be notified about an admission decision?
Once all your admission materials have been received it takes approximately two to three weeks to process your application and make your admission decision. You’ll be notified of your admission decision by mail and email. A printable letter of admission will be posted on your my.BoiseState.edu page. Get in the habit of checking your BroncoMail and my.BoiseState frequently, as important information is posted regularly.
How can I apply for an Application Fee Waiver?
Can I move my application?
How is a student's residency determined?
Your state of legal residence is determined at the time of your initial application for admission to Boise State. Be sure to answer all questions on the admission application as fully as possible. The full process for establishing Idaho residency is listed on the Registrar’s webpage. Further questions can be directed to Josh Wilkins at email@example.com.
What is a comprehensive review?
You have received the comprehensive review letter because you currently do not meet our automatic admission requirements. Boise State University has a large number of extremely qualified candidates for admission. Due to the outstanding quality of our applicant pool, we select certain students and request additional information to supplement the academic information we have on hand.
Learn more about Comprehensive Reviews