Graduate Programs Overview

Boise State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Boise, Idaho. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,646 for Idaho residents and $26,566 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred seventy-three graduate programs: 69 Master's, 69 Doctorate, 32 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,026 students have been conferred Master's degree and 465 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameBoise State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1910 University Dr, Boise, ID
Graduate School Students3,321 students
1,499 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$9,646
Out-of-State$26,566
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 173 Graduate Programs
69 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 35 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Boise State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Idaho residents, the tuition & fees are $9,646 and $26,566 for non-Idaho residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $470 for Idaho residents and $827 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,110$24,030
Fees$2,536$2,536
Cost per Credit$470$827
Books & Supplies$1,240
Room & Board$12,327 (On-Campus) / $9,921 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,895 (On-Campus) / $4,754 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$27,108$44,028
Off-Campus Total$25,561$42,481
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$8,440$8,754$9,194$9,646$9,646
Out-of-State$22,890$24,070$25,276$26,566$26,566

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Boise State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 368 major areas - 57 Master's (8 online programs), 13 Doctorate (2 online programs), 31 Post-Bachelor'(10 online programs), 2 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1,02646518924
Men3631644211
Women66330114713
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History

Graduate Student Population

Total 26,217 students enrolled in Boise State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,321 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,224 male and 2,097 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,185 full-time and 2,136 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,499 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 115 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,321
Men Students1,224
Women Students2,097
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,321
Full-time Students1,185
Part-time Students2,136
By race/ethnicity 2,521 White, 85 Black, and 75 Asian students are attending at Boise State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total3,321
American Indian /
Native American
14
Asian75
Black85
Hispanic154
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
7
White2,521
Two or more races60
Un-Known237
31 students are younger than 22 and 912 students are older than 65. The school has 1,276 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,102 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,321
21 & Under31
22-24445
25-29831
30-34609
35-39493
40 & Over912
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Boise State University, 1,499 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 115 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,321
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,499
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses115
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,707
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,499
Idaho Resident554
Other State In U.S.918
Outside of U.S.25



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