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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Boise State has more expensive tuition & fees ($24,988) than San Jose State ($19,732).
  • It is harder to admit to San Jose State than Boise State.
  • San Jose State has a higher submitted SAT score (1,140) than Boise State (1,130).
  • Both San Jose State and Boise State have the same submitted ACT scores (23).
  • San Jose State has more students with 35,400 students while Boise State has 25,504 students.
  • San Jose State has more full-time faculties with 799 faculties while Boise State has 769 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - San Jose State University and Boise State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
San Jose StateBoise State
San Jose Statevs.Boise State
San Jose, CaliforniaLocationBoise, Idaho
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - otherHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$7,852
Out-Of-State$19,732
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,068
Out-Of-State$24,988
62% ($8,795)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)46% ($8,379)
$8,795Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,379
66.88 %Acceptance Rates83.99 %
21.04 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)36.79 %
1,140SAT Score1,130
23ACT Score23
64 %Graduation Rate51 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate22 %
83 %Retention Rate79 %
35,400Student Population25,504
799Number of Faculties769
26 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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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