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More than 1000 students representing every department on campus participate in the Honors College at Boise State. These students are ambitious, hard-working and fully engaged in their education. Graduates from the program go on to receive national scholarships, land in top graduate schools around the world and begin exciting new careers.

What Makes Honors Unique?

The Honors College provides students with opportunities in and out of the classroom to transform their experience at Boise State.
Discussion-based classes that are normally capped at 25 studentsA tight-knit community through our Honors House systemPriority consideration for scholarships, internships and leadership opportunities
Increased advising supportOutdoor and recreational excursionsPriority registration for classes
Research opportunities with Boise State’s leading professorsOn-campus housing in the Honors Residential Hall (optional)Recognition on transcripts, diplomas, and at commencement
Dedicated support for applications to the world’s most prestigious fellowshipsEngagement with local, national and international communities through classes and service projectsSpecialized funding for student research and international study
Professional development and career mentoringClose contact with dedicated Honors faculty and staffEnhanced library privileges