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College of Engineering

With an unshakeable focus on learning, we empower all to think critically and solve our world’s complex challenges. We excel through I3: Innovation, Integrity, and Inclusion.

Idaho's LARGEST and TOP-RANKED engineering college

Since 2005, the College of Engineering has seen enrollment of engineering, construction management, and computer science majors increase nearly 60 percent, making our college the LARGEST in the state of Idaho. With more than 450,000 square feet dedicated to classrooms, research labs, innovation studios, and collaboration space, we’re primed to offer students state-of-the-art facilities for an inclusive, innovative, and integral education.

COEN is a great place for engineering, computer science, and construction management majors to find their passion and there’s never been a better time to be a student at Boise State University!


We are dedicated to creating inclusive excellence where all belong; an inclusive, open, and diverse community of learners can create the solutions of today’s complex, global challenges.


We strive for a creative, collaborative, relevant, and reflective environment that ensures we are developing cutting-edge learning paradigms and experiences through our teaching and research endeavors.


We are committed to ethical and honest behavior in all that we do, with responsibility to the highest professional standards.


New institute leads microelectronics research and education
Fellowship awarded to materials science doctoral student to advance microelectronics
Xiong to advance sodium ion battery technology with Office of Naval Research grant
Engineering student awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to study spoken dialogue systems
University celebrates nearly 3,000 graduates at 112th commencement
May 2023 graduate Caleb Hartman utilizes online masters program to pivot career
College of Engineering's

25th Anniversary

On July 21st, the College of Engineering kicked-off the 25th anniversary year celebrations with faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors and friends in the new Micron Center for Materials Research building. Explore photo galleries and future anniversary events.

25 Years of Engineering Excellence
SPRING Semester – May 1*

Undergraduate Research Scholar Designation (URSD)

The College of Engineering at Boise State University seeks to recognize our students who have demonstrated commitment to development as a researcher or in creative work while pursuing their undergraduate degree.

*Deadline is the following Monday if these dates fall over a weekend.

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