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Explore Academics

Finding the right area of study can be challenging, but we’re here to help set you up for success on your path towards achievement. Within our seven academic colleges, you’ll find a range of exciting degree programs that foster success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity.


Already know what you want to study? Start exploring the courses and programs that you may take at Boise State. In the Undergraduate Catalogue, you’ll also find helpful information about available degrees, certificates, and more.

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Our Virtual Academic Showcases give you the chance to hear directly from our students and faculty from our seven colleges and discover our innovative academic programs.

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Student Stories

Discover how Blue Turf Thinkers at Boise State are breaking norms and blazing new trails. In this video, learn from Elena Paz about her experience in the Biochemistry program. Closed captions are available and a transcript is provided through the Meet Elena – Video Transcript button.

Meet Elena – Video Transcript

The Boise State difference.

Our vision for the future is distinct and bold. Boise State is a university that breaks barriers, and our research endeavors are no different.

With small class sizes and access to state-of-the-art research opportunities and learning laboratories, our students learn from the best while working closely alongside accomplished faculty.

Boise State is nationally recognized for its culture of innovation.

425 research and sponsored-project awards were received by Boise State in 2021.

$65 million was granted to Boise State research funding in 2021.

A culture of innovation

Sagebrush genome and restoration research featured by KTVB
Boise’s backyard astronauts
Boise State joins selective network of universities; president Marlene Tromp attends G7 Summit
Innovation demands daring: Meet the 2023 Presidential Award for Innovation winners