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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.

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 admission and scholarship materials must be received by Admissions by the Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline. These scholarships are not combinable.

Spring 2023 Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline: October 1, 2021
Fall 2022 Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline: February 15, 2022

Idaho Resident Scholarships

Automatic Scholarships for Residents

Scholarship NameRequired Cumulative Unweighted High School GPAValueLength of Program
True Blue Promise3.20-3.89 and eligible for Federal Pell Grant based on FAFSA$2,000 per year4 years (8 semesters)
Dean's3.70-3.89$2,000 per year4 years (8 semesters)
Presidential3.90-4.0$2,500 per year4 years (8 semesters)

Automatic Scholarships for Idaho Transfer Students

Transfer Scholarship NameCumulative Transfer GPARequired Test Score or Other CriteriaValueLength of Program
True Blue Promise Transfer3.20-3.89eligible for Federal Pell Grant based on FAFSA$2,000 per year2 years (4 semesters)
Dean's Transfer 3.70-3.89earned 14 or more semester credits post high school$2,0002 years (4 semesters)
Presidential Transfer 3.90-4.0earned 14 or more semester credits post high school$2,5002 years (4 semesters)

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

Resident Tuition Costs

Expense TypeIdaho ResidentTrue Blue Promise
($2,000/year for 4 years)
Dean's
($2,000/year for 4 years)
Presidential ($2,500/year for
4 years)
Tuition and Fees$8,060$6,060$6,060$5,560
Books and Supplies$1,240$1,240$1,240$1,240
Room and Board$11,018$11,018$11,018$11,018
Transportation$2,078$2,078$2,078$2,078
Personal and Misc.$2,258$2,258$2,258$2,258
Total$24,654$22,654$22,654$22,154

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 admission and scholarship materials must be received by Admissions by the Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline. These scholarships are not combinable.

Spring 2023 Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline: October 1, 2021
Fall 2022 Application and Scholarship Priority Deadline: December 15, 2021

Nonresident Scholarships

Automatic Scholarships for Nonresidents

Scholarship NameRequired Cumulative Unweighted High School GPAValueLength of Program
Alpine 3.20-3.49$2,000 per year4 years (8 semesters)
Payette3.50-4.0$8,000 per year4 years (8 semesters)
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)3.90-4.0$14,661 per year*4 years (8 semesters)

Automatic Scholarships for Nonresident Transfer Students

Transfer Scholarship NameCumulative Transfer GPARequired Test Score or Other CriteriaValueLength of Program
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Transfer 3.90-4.00earned 14 or more semester credits post high school$14,661 per year*2 years (4 semesters)
Treasure Transfer 3.40-3.89earned 14 or more semester credits post high school$8,000 per year2 years (4 semesters)

Nonresident Tuition Costs

Expense TypeNonresidentAlpine ($2,000/year for 4 yearsPayette ($8,000/year for 4 years)Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) ($14,661/year* for 4 years)
Tuition and Fees$24.980$22,980$16,980$10,319
Books and Supplies$1,240$1,240$1,240$1,240
Room and Board
$11,018$11,018$11,018$11,018
Transportation$2,343$2,343$2,343$2,343
Personal and Misc.$2,258$2,258$2,258$2,258
Total$41,839$39,839$33,839$27,178

*For more information, please visit Financial Aid’s Nonresident Scholarship Programs webpage.