The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Boise State has more expensive tuition & fees ($24,980) than San Diego State ($20,016).
  • It is harder to admit to San Diego State than Boise State.
  • San Diego State has more students with 36,484 students while Boise State has 25,794 students.
  • San Diego State has more full-time faculties with 954 faculties while Boise State has 784 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boise State University and San Diego State University.
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Boise Statevs.San Diego State
Boise, IdahoLocationSan Diego, California
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$8,060
Out-Of-State$24,980
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,136
Out-Of-State$20,016
53% ($8,919)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)53% ($9,279)
$8,919Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,279
83.99 %Acceptance Rates35.42 %
36.79 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.87 %
-SAT Score-
-ACT Score-
54 %Graduation Rate76 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate1 %
76 %Retention Rate90 %
25,794Student Population36,484
784Number of Faculties954
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio26 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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