Boise State University is a metropolitan doctoral 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 24,000 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.
Costs and Fees 2019 - 2020
Tuition Fee *
Student Activity Fee
Course Overload Fee **
New Student Orientation Fee
* Cost estimates are based on a full year, 15-credit (or full time) schedule for Idaho in-state students.
** Course overload fees are assessed on a per-credit basis for more than 16 credits per semester.
This cost estimate does not provide a complete accounting of all costs of attendance. To learn more about costs of attendance for Boise State University, use their net price calculator.