Boise State University is a metropolitan research university of distinction housed on a vibrant riverside campus in the shadows of the Rocky Mountain foothills just blocks from the cultural, political and economic center of Idaho. Boise State serves more than 22,000 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students and is proud of its strong ties to its community and region and the area’s industry leaders. The university’s creative and research strengths lie in fine arts, creative writing, materials science and engineering, geosciences, bio molecular studies, public policy and more. The College of Innovation and Design leads the way in creating new programs that bend and break traditional disciplinary lines to reimagine teaching, learning and research. The university is committed to innovative approaches aimed at ensuring its graduates have the knowledge and skills to succeed far beyond the diploma.