Boise State University Graduate Schools

Boise State University (referred to as Boise State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boise, ID. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Boise State University is $9,638 for Idaho residents and $26,558 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,471 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,504 including undergraduate students.

Boise State University Graduate School Overview

Boise State University (referred to as Boise State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boise, ID. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (4/1/1941 - Current).
Boise State Directory Information
School NameBoise State University (Boise State)
Address1910 University Dr, Boise, ID 83725
Phone208-426-1000
Webhttps://www.boisestate.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.boisestate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.boisestate.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Boise State University is $9,638 for Idaho residents and $26,558 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,471 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 25,504 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 92 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 8 programs are available online classes.
Boise State Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$26,558
$9,638 for Idaho Residents
Student Population3,471
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs92 graduate programs
(8 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Boise State University is $9,638 for Idaho residents and $26,558 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $470 for Idaho residents and $827 for out-of-state students. Boise State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Boise State 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Idaho Residents$9,638
Out-of-State$26,558
Tuition per Credit Hour
Idaho Residents$470
Out-of-State$827
Boise State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Boise State
Distance Learning (Online Classes)8 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Boise State University is $9,638 for Idaho residents and $26,558 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -0.03% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Idaho ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$6,471$2,283$21,787$2,283
2018-2019$6,759$2,435$22,841$2,435
2019-2020$7,110$2,536$24,030$2,536
2020-2021$7,110$2,536$24,030$2,536
2021-2022$7,110$2,528$24,030$2,528
The graduate school tuition & fees of Boise State is average compared to public graduate schools in Idaho. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Idaho graduate tuition is $27,828 (public) / $14,156 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Boise State University$9,638$26,558
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Idaho Graduate Schools$9,958$20,992
Public$9,958$27,828
Private$14,156
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $18,173 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Boise State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 9.70% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,137. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.15% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,042$3,364$8,974$3,364
2018-2019$10,692$3,490$8,994$4,230
2019-2020$11,246$3,786$9,760$4,318
2020-2021$12,327$3,895$9,921$4,754
2021-2022$13,459$4,336$10,423$4,714
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $470 for Idaho residents and $827 for other students at Boise State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Idaho ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$390$685
2018-2019$448$787
2019-2020$470$827
2020-2021$470$827
2021-2022$470$827

Graduate Programs at Boise State

Boise State University offers 93 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,213 students have completed their study at Boise State University.
Offered Degrees at Boise State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree536917
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship8124
Doctor's degree - other118
Post Bachelor's Degree285248
Post Master's Degree3116
Total93141,213
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Boise State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education program with 129 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 187 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 11 completers.
Boise State University offers 93 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,213 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 917 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 248 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 8 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric8-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Science10-
Education [+] (4 completers) 312 completers-
Education0-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education4-
Curriculum and Instruction21-
Educational Leadership and Administration36$56,700
Educational/Instructional Technology171$55,200
Special Education and Teaching24-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services19$35,200
Early Childhood Education and Teaching5-
Art Teacher Education0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education3-
Mathematics Teacher Education7-
Music Teacher Education2-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Reading Teacher Education15-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education5-
Engineering [+] 33 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering4-
Computer Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering8-
Materials Engineering12-
Mechanical Engineering9-
English Language And Literature [+] 27 completers-
English Language and Literature13-
Creative Writing7-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing7-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology4-
Zoology/Animal Biology (other)3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Mathematics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 30 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management15-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science15-
Physical Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry6-
Chemistry (other)0-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Geophysics and Seismology7-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science6-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration4-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 211 completers-
0-
Public Administration24-
Social Work187$42,500
Social Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology8-
Economics2-
Political Science and Government7-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 7 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications2-
Music Performance5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 34 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health (other)17-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Nursing Practice17-
Business [+] (4 completers) 175 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management145$70,300
Accounting30$53,900
Management Information Systems0-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total917
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction11-
Educational/Instructional Technology2-
Engineering [+] 5 completers-
Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Materials Engineering5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)4-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Geophysics and Seismology0-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis1-
Total24
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Nursing Practice8-
Total8
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 0 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Organizational Communication0-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)0-
Education [+] (2 completers) 183 completers-
Education16-
Educational/Instructional Technology12-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)7-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education129-
Mathematics Teacher Education17-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)2-
Engineering [+] 0 completers-
Engineering0-
Materials Engineering0-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family Systems0-
English Language And Literature [+] 4 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 13 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology0-
Dispute Resolution13-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
0-
Corrections and Criminal Justice (other)0-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy0-
Public Administration0-
Social Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geography0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 10 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling0-
Public Health (other)7-
Nursing Practice3-
Business [+] 16 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management3-
Human Resources Development10-
Human Resources Management and Services (other)3-
Total248
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Information Science/Studies0-
Education [+] 16 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration15-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Total16

Graduate Student Population at Boise State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 3,306 students enrolled into Boise State University graduate schools where it has total 25,504 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,248 full-time and 2,058 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,187 male and 2,119 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3061,1872,119
Full-time1,248468780
Part-tme2,0587191,339
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,458 White (74.35%), 83 Black/African American (2.51%), 214 Hispanic (6.47%), 84 Asian (2.54%), and 467 students with other races. 161 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,3061,1872,119
American Indian/Native American725
Asian842955
Black/African American833449
Hispanic21479135
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander835
White2,4588461,612
Two More642242
Un-Known22780147
Non-resident Alien1619269
Boise State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,982 graduate students (59.95% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 668 graduate students (20.21% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total3,306
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,982
Enrolled Some Online Courses668
Not in Online Courses656

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