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Why Boise State Online?

Boise State Online is designed for students like you – offering affordable programs, flexible schedules and personal support. No matter where you are in life – or on the globe – you can get your degree 100% online.

Connect with us to learn more about how Boise State Online can fit with your life.

Our Goal Is to Help You Get Your Degree


Boise State Online has among the most affordable tuition costs you will find but also offers Financial Aid options including scholarships, grants and military benefits.

Intentionally Designed

Faculty and instructional designers work together to develop state-of-the-art interactive classes specialized for an online learning environment.


Boise State Online Certificate and Degree Programs are offered in both full- and part-time year-round formats to fit your busy life.

Military Support

Boise State Online works with your GI Bill benefit and features additional tailored support through our Veteran Services team.


A supportive team is here to assist you every step of the way in your academic career from application to graduation from Boise State.

Student Focused

Our programs give students the same quality education received from on-campus programs in a format that meets your needs.

Made for Idaho. Here for You.

Boise State Online was made with students in mind. From flexible schedules to dedicated student support, our accredited programs are the perfect fit for those looking to pursue higher education at an affordable price. Per-credit rates give you the opportunity to pay only for the classes you want to take, making your education completely customizable to fit your life.

With Boise State Online, you can learn from the same expert faculty that teach our highly regarded on-campus programs. No need to worry about missing out on valuable connections with your instructors — our award-winning faculty will provide a high degree of interactive support on your way to achieving your educational goals.

Boise State Online is also ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs and Best Online Graduate Business Programs. Our programs were also recognized as one of the nation’s most innovative schools by U.S. News, and we offer a host of support services to help students succeed academically and professionally.

Check out how Boise State Online is a top online program in Idaho and the nation.

Comparison PointPrivate Online UniversitiesBoise State Online
Idaho faculty and staffX no✔ yes
Per credit pricingX no✔ yes
Dedicated student supportX no✔ yes
Courses designed with Idaho students in mindX no✔ yes
Ranked Among Best Online Colleges in Idaho by AboundX no✔ yes
Top 15% ranking by U.S. News and World ReportX no✔ yes
Low student-to-advisor ratioX no✔ yes
Financial aid for Idaho students✔ yes✔ yes

Boise State Online Students on the Map

We Bring the Blue to You

Boise State online students can be found across the nation and around the world. Join Bronco Nation online and go to school anytime and anywhere!

Who are the students enrolled in Boise State online programs? Learn more in this snapshot of the Fall 2023 semester.


Online programs (26 graduate, 24 undergraduate, 58 certificates)


Enrolled students (2,441 undergraduate, 1,415 graduate)


Idaho residents


Out-of-state residents


Registered as half- or less than half-time students


Registered as 3/4 to full-time students

Boise State University is Accredited

Boise State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). This means the entire university meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality and is evaluated through a peer review process. In addition, many academic programs have special accreditation or endorsement. For more information on why accreditation matters, refer to our FAQs.

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