Graduate Programs Overview

Boise State University is a four-years, public school located in Boise, Idaho. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,638 for Idaho residents and $26,558 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
Typefour-years, public
Address1910 University Dr, Boise, ID
Graduate School Students3,306 students
1,982 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,638
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 173 Graduate Programs
69 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 35 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $9,638 and $26,558 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.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$470$827
Books & Supplies$1,240
Room & Board$13,459 (On-Campus) / $10,423 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,336 (On-Campus) / $4,714 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,673$45,593
Off-Campus Total$26,015$42,935
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

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 173 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
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.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
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

Graduate Student Population

Total 24,069 students enrolled in Boise State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,306 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,187 male and 2,119 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,248 full-time and 2,058 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,982 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 668 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,187
Women Students2,119
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,248
Part-time Students2,058
By race/ethnicity 2,458 White, 83 Black, and 84 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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races64
34 students are younger than 22 and 877 students are older than 65. The school has 1,300 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,095 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under34
40 & Over877
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, 1,982 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 668 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,306
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,982
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses668
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses656
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,982
Idaho Resident998
Other State In U.S.969
Outside of U.S.14

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