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Undergraduate Cyber Operations and Resilience Costs

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Investing in your degree is a smart decision.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals with a bachelor’s degree make, on average, 33% more than individuals without a bachelor’s degree. Earning your degree prepares you for advanced positions and more earning potential throughout your career.

Total Program Investment

Your total costs for a cyber undergraduate degree at Boise State may vary depending on your previous credits.

Review the following table for an example of the total program cost for a student completing the program-specific courses required to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Cyber Operations and Resilience.

Boise State Undergraduate Admissions Application Fee$50
Courses (35 - 39 total credits @ $375 per credit*)$13,125 - $14,625
Books (14 program classes @ estimated $100 per class)$1,400
Approximate Total Investment$14,575 - $16,075
Other potential expenses may include a personal computer, webcam, headphones with mic, and internet access which are all required for this program. Students in the uCORe program will need a computer that meets the following processing requirements: processor (AMD Ryzen 5 or Intel Core i5) with at least 16GB memory RAM and 500GB storage space.Varies
To earn a degree from Boise State University, students must complete 120 credits; 43-46 credits are typically foundation courses. University Foundation courses and costs may vary.Varies

*The per-credit fees listed are for the 2023-24 academic year. Future academic year per-credit fees may vary slightly and are finalized each May. Depending on your prior credits and transfer coursework, additional credits may be necessary to fulfill the degree requirements at Boise State. Please reach out to our student success team to learn more about your individual circumstance.

**Costs for room, board and transportation are used to calculate financial aid and are included to disclose the full cost of attendance. These costs are not required for students pursuing a fully online degree.

Note to Boise State and other Idaho higher education employees: Fee waivers do not apply to this program.

University Requirements

Additional university courses are required if you are not core certified and have fewer than 80 transferable credits.

For each additional required course you should plan on the following investment:

Required University Foundations and elective courses per credit*$375
Books (estimate per course)$150

*The per-credit fees listed are for the 2023-24 academic year. Future academic year per-credit fees may vary slightly and are finalized each May.

Transfer students will work closely with an advisor to identify specific degree requirements once transfer credits are evaluated for Boise State equivalencies.

The per-credit fee listed assumes you complete these additional requirements using courses available in our Online Degree Pathway. If you take additional courses outside the program and/or Pathway then you will be charged standard tuition and fees (including non-resident fees if you live outside the state of Idaho).

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