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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.

College of Engineering's

Ambassador Program

Applications are open for 2022-2023 COEN Ambassadors!

What is a COEN Ambassador?

A COEN Ambassador is an innovative and trailblazing student who represents the College of Engineering student body through recruitment, promotion, and advocacy. Ambassadors receive high-impact experience to help further their development in key professional development areas like communication skills, leadership, networking, customer service, and event planning, all while getting paid ($15/hr).

Apply Today to be a COEN Ambassador


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College of Engineering 25th anniversary kickoff: July 21
A new frontier in water purification
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.

Learn more and apply