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At Boise State, adventure is found inside and out of the classroom. Whether you’re conducting hands-on, groundbreaking research in your field of study or navigating the roaring rapids of the Payette River, being a Bronco means pushing yourself to scale new heights.

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Why Boise State?

From day one at Boise State, you’ll have the people, programs and opportunities at your fingertips to make your college experience a success. With endless opportunities to connect with like-minded students through countless clubs and organizations, you’ll feel an instant sense of belonging and the freedom to be yourself.

We Are Broncos

With more than 26,000 students from all 50 states and 65 countries, Boise State is Idaho’s fastest growing research university. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees with more than 200 areas of study led by accomplished faculty. With small class sizes and top-tier research opportunities, Boise State is nationally recognized for its culture of innovation.

Find your community. Go further together.

We offer over 200 student-led clubs, from intramural teams to academic clubs to interest groups, that help you get involved, meet other students, have fun and pursue your passions. We also have 23 fraternity and sorority chapters, and unique programs like Alternative Breaks, Service Saturday and our LeaderShape Institute experience, that provide opportunities to lead and serve. You belong here, and we’ll help you get connected and find your people.

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Blue Turf Thinking

Our Blue Turf is more than a football field, it’s a symbol of innovation, embracing change and being bold in everything that we do. It’s a mindset we call Blue Turf Thinking. It’s about seeing things differently, being creative, finding new solutions, and imagining the possibilities of what could be. Check out our innovation and research pages to learn how Boise State does things differently.

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Student Testimonial

Hear from a Blue Turf Thinker

At 25, Alejandra (Ally) Almaraz has been working on her undergraduate degree, while also working for NASA, and doing research for Boise State, on top of her job that pays the bills.

When it comes to science, “I think I just love the endless stream of possibilities,” Ally said. “When I’m in the research lab, I get to see things from a perspective that nobody sees.”

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Visit Boise State

Join us Saturday, October 19, 2024 for Bronco Day, our largest campus event for prospective students. Or check out a daily campus tour or other special event. Can’t make it to campus just yet? Check out our Boise State campus tour highlights video, a quick look at some of the favorite stops along our tour of the place our Broncos call home.

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