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Experience a thriving metropolitan research university that offers more than 200 areas of study located in the heart of Idaho’s vibrant capital city. Whether you’re conquering a mountain or a chemistry equation, you’ll discover how adventurous life is as a Bronco.

STEP 1: Which Type of Applicant Are You?

It’s time to turn your plans into action. Let’s get going! Depending on who you are, the steps in your application process may vary slightly. To get started, choose the option that best describes you to find your application deadlines and requirements. Questions? Don’t hesitate to reach out to your Admissions Counselor!

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STEP 2: Submit Your Application and Required Materials

Let’s get started! Select your application type to apply today. Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree will complete an undergraduate application. Those pursuing a master’s degree, doctoral degree, or other post-baccalaureate program will complete a graduate application.

STEP 3: Check Your Application Status

Congratulations on taking your first steps to enrolling at Boise State University! Check your admissions portal periodically to review your checklist and view your decision once it is available.

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in financial aid for 14,672 students in the 2021-2022 academic year


of Boise State students graduate without incurring ANY student loan debt


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