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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.

Looking to visit the Honors College without leaving your home?

We are offering virtual visits for students. Whether you’ve already been admitted to Honors or are just starting your college search, please join us! In each information session, current Honors students Claire and Clara will offer insight into life as an Honors student and help answer all your questions about the Honors College here at Boise State.

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Student Perspectives

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 about our Honors students’ achievements and impact on the world. View more stories in our Honors News Archive.

Nine Honors Students Awarded as Top Ten Scholars

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Alum Kaelee Novich leads advancement of alternative nuclear waste storage

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Audrey Parker promotes women in STEM

Learn More about Audrey's research

Olivia Thomas heads up research team for NASA competition

Read about Olivia's involvement with SUITS

Cheyon Sheen awarded scholarship to mitigate idling emissions in Twin Falls

Learn more about Cheyon's scholarship here

David Shin and Jackson Blackwell awarded Truman scholarships

Read about David and Jackson's award
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.