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Online Degree Pathway Costs

Investing in your degree is a smart decision.

The time and money invested in your education pay off. According to the College Board, employees with a bachelor’s degree earn a median wage that is 65% higher than those with only a high school diploma.

Build a solid foundation for your future and begin your path to a bachelor’s degree with Boise State’s Online Degree Pathway.

Total Program Investment

Boise State Online offers an affordable per-credit rate with no added fees — even for out-of-state students. Your total costs at Boise State will vary depending on your previous credits.

Refer to the following table for costs related to the Online Degree Pathway.

Boise State Undergraduate Admissions Application Fee (non-refundable)$50
Cost per credit* (most classes are 3 credits)$375
Books** (estimate)$200
Room and board***$5,688

*The per-credit fees listed are for the 2024-25 academic year. Future academic year per-credit fees may vary slightly and are finalized each May.

**Instructors use open educational resources and other materials that are free to students whenever possible. However, low-cost textbooks may be required if free content is unavailable.

***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.

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