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THE VALUE OF A BOISE STATE EDUCATION

Boise State provides several scholarship opportunities for residents and nonresidents, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.

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Automatic Scholarships for Idaho Residents

Boise State University offers merit-based and need-based scholarships for our new incoming and transfer Idaho resident students. Resident scholarships are automatically awarded to admitted resident degree-seeking students who meet the criteria. All materials must be received by Admissions by the Application and Scholarship Deadline.

Spring 2020 Application and Scholarship Deadline: October 1, 2019
Fall 2020 Application and Scholarship Deadline: February 15, 2020

Idaho Resident Scholarships

Automatic Scholarships for Residents

Scholarship NameRequired Cumulative Unweighted High School GPARequired Test Score or Other CriteriaValueLength of Program
Presidential Scholarship3.90-4.0ACT 28+ or SAT 1300+$5,000 per year2 years (4 semesters)
Dean's Scholarship3.85-4.0ACT 26+ or SAT 1230+$3,000 per year2 years (4 semesters)
True Blue Promise3.20-4.0ACT 22+ or SAT 1100+ Eligible for Federal Pell Grant*$2,000 per year4 years (8 semesters)

Automatic Scholarships for Idaho Transfer Students

Transfer Scholarship NameCumulative Transfer GPARequired Test Score or Other CriteriaValueLength of Program
Transfer Presidential Scholarship3.80-4.0earned 14 or more semester credits post high school$5,000 1 year (2 semesters)
Transfer Dean's Scholarship3.70-3.79earned 14 or more semester credits post high school$3,0001 year (2 semesters)

*For more information, please visit Financial Aid’s Idaho Resident Scholarships webpage.

Tuition and Fees for Idaho Residents

The table below details tuition and fees for the 2019-2020 year with and without the three Boise State automatic scholarships (tuition and fees – award amount = adjusted tuition estimate). Please refer to Financial Services for per credit hour costs and additional information, and be sure to complete your scholarships checklist on the Financial Aid and Scholarships website.

Resident Tuition Costs

Expense TypeIdaho ResidentTrue Blue Scholarship
($2,000/year for 4 years)
Dean's Scholarship
($3,000/year for 2 years)
Presidential Scholarship ($5,000/year for 2 years)
Fees and Tuition$8,068$6,068$5,068$3,068
Books and Supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,200
Room and Board$11,246$11,246$11,246$11,246
Transportation$1,436$1,436$1,436$1,436
Personal and Misc.$2,350$2,350$2,350$2,350
Total$24,300$22,300$21,300$19,300

Automatic Scholarships for Nonresidents

Boise State University offers merit-based scholarship programs for our nonresident students. Nonresident scholarships are automatically awarded to admitted nonresident degree-seeking students who meet the criteria. All materials must be received by Admissions by the Application and Scholarship Deadline.

Spring 2020 Application and Scholarship Deadline: October 1, 2019
Fall 2020 Application and Scholarship Deadline: December 15, 2019

Nonresident Scholarships

Automatic Scholarships for Nonresidents

Scholarship NameRequired Cumulative Unweighted High School GPARequired Test Score or Other CriteriaValueLength of Program
Gem Scholarship3.90-4.0ACT 26+ or SAT 1230+$15,000 per year4 years (8 semesters)
WUE Scholarship3.20-4.0ACT 21+ or SAT 1060+$12,866 per year*4 years (8 semesters)
Treasure Scholarship3.0-4.0ACT 19+ or SAT 990+$7,000 per year4 years (8 semesters)

Automatic Scholarships for Nonresident Transfer Students

Transfer Scholarship NameCumulative Transfer GPARequired Test Score or Other CriteriaValueLength of Program
Transfer Gem Scholarship 3.75-4.0earned 14 or more semester credits post high school$15,000 per year2 years (4 semesters)
Transfer WUE Scholarship3.50-3.74earned 14 or more semester credits post high school$12,886 per year*2 years (4 semesters)

*For more information, please visit Financial Aid’s Non-Resident Scholarship Programs webpage.

Tuition and Fees for Nonresidents

The table below details tuition and fees for the 2019-2020 year with and without the three Boise State automatic scholarships (tuition and fees – award amount = adjusted tuition estimate). Please refer to Financial Services for per credit hour costs and additional information, and be sure to complete your scholarships checklist on the Financial Aid and Scholarships website.

Nonresident Tuition Costs

Expense TypeNonresidentTreasure Scholarship ($7,000/year for 4 years)WUE Scholarship (approximately $12,800)Gem Scholarship ($15,000/year for 4 years)
Fees and Tuition$24,988$17,988$12,102$9,988
Books and Supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,200
Room and Board$11,246$11,246$11,246$11,246
Transportation$1,680$1,680$1,680$1,680
Personal and Misc.$2,350$2,350$2,350$2,350
Total$41,464$34,464$28,578$26,464