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Boise State Online At A Glance

Annual Snapshot

Data for the 2019-2020 academic year, including Summer 2019, Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.

Enrollments and Credit Hours


Boise State’s eCampus has seen steady and substantial growth in the number of students enrolling in online courses. Since 2010, enrollments in online classes have increased from 17,770 to 53,401 in 2020 or a 200.5% increase. This has resulted in an increase in credit hours produced by online courses of 202.6% from 47,491 in 2010 to 143,714 in 2020.

Enrollment and Programming

Academic Departments

53 Departments with at least one distance-delivered course (80%)

18 Departments with an online certificate or degree program (27%)

3,088 Class enrollment sections

Unique Course Titles

704 Academic Courses

179 Professional Education Offerings

9 Concurrent Enrollment Courses


Boise State’s eCampus Center supported 48┬ádegree and certificate programs, ranging from freshly launched options that are still in the recruiting phase to programs with highly impressive numbers. For example, the largest graduate program, the Master of Social Work, had 365 students; the largest undergraduate program, Nursing RN to BS, had 1,051 students during this period.


Undergraduate certificates


Undergraduate degrees


Graduate certificates


Graduate degrees

Compared to all Boise State students

Students taking one or more online courses

17,074 Students enrolled (unduplicated headcount) – 51.32% of all students

53,401 Registrations or enrollments – 25.59% of all registrations

143,714 Credit hours produced – 26.71% of all credit hours

Who and Where

Student Demographics

Student Location While Enrolled in Online Courses

54.38% Idaho

45.61% Other U.S. States

1.56% Non-U.S. Countries

Registration Status

Enrolled full-time: 62.5% of undergraduates and 27.65% of graduates


35 and older: 9.2% of undergraduates and 43.16% of graduates