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Boise State Honors College

The Honors College at Boise State University supports a community of outstanding students and challenges them to become more effective thinkers, writers, and leaders.

Admissions Notice

The Honors College has extended its application deadline to June 1st. See our Admissions Page to learn more.


COVID-19 & Contacting Honors

Although classes are going online, and we will be working remotely for the Spring 2020 semester, the Honors College is dedicated to supporting our students. Please see below for the best way to contact us:

For more information on our response to the coronavirus situation and for links to student resources, please visit our COVID-19 page.

Honors College 50th Anniversary

Share your Honors experience

50th Anniversary Stories

As Honors College celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, we invite you to join with us and share your Honors experience! Read about our incredible students and graduates and let us know how Honors has impacted your story.

Honors Alumni

Meet our alumni & share your story

Honors Students

Meet our students & share your story
Student Spotlights

Honors in the News

Learn more about our Honors students’ achievements and impact on the world.

Claire Vaage named one of three Andrus Scholars

Learn more about Claire's award

Carmen Pemsler wins Global Studies Photo Contest

View Carmen's award-winning photograph

Olivia Bates and Jacob Pintar awarded Fulbright Scholarships

Learn about Olivia and Jacob's awards

Kaelee Novich Awarded Department of Energy Fellowship

Learn more about Kaelee's award here

David Shin and Jackson Blackwell awarded Truman scholarships

Read about David and Jackson's award

Nate Weber translates for medical patients throughout pandemic

Learn More about Nate's work with language translation
Honors College & Sawtooth Hall

Inspired Minds, Inspired Living

The new Honors College and Sawtooth Hall opened in fall 2017 and features Honors-dedicated living and learning facilities including dining areas, classrooms, study spaces and housing for over 300 honors students. It is located on University Drive across from the Student Union.