Boise State University


Boise State University is a doctoral research university that has been nationally recognized for its trailblazing innovation. Often described as “Blue Turf Thinking” after our iconic football field, this mindset shapes the creative, and boundary-breaking character of both our academic enterprise and our athletic programs. Situated in the beautiful Rocky Mountain foothills and just blocks from the exciting cultural, political, and economic center of Idaho, we serve more than 24,000 students.

Boise State is proud to be a transformative public university that serves Idaho and prepares people and communities for a changing world. Integrating teaching, research, creativity, and service, the university provides an innovative and inclusive learning environment to advance social, economic, and cultural vitality for our students and the state.


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