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 ninety-seven graduate programs: 54 Master's, 11 Doctorate, 28 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 917 students have been conferred Master's degree and 32 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 Students3,471 students
1,393 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 97 Graduate Programs
54 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 32 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 97 major areas - 53 Master's (6 online programs), 9 Doctorate (2 online programs), 28 Post-Bachelor'(5 online programs), 3 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
Total9173224816
Men37814908
Women539181588
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.
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Physical Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
English Language And Literature
Engineering
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Physical Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Engineering
Education
Engineering
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
History
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
English Language And Literature
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Social Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Business
Work and Family Studies
Education
Communication and Journalism
Education
Engineering
Education
Architecture
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Architecture
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 25,504 students enrolled in Boise State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,471 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,281 male and 2,190 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,108 full-time and 2,363 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,393 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 111 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total3,471
Men Students1,281
Women Students2,190
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total3,471
Full-time Students1,108
Part-time Students2,363
By race/ethnicity 2,633 White, 82 Black, and 67 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
Total3,471
American Indian /
Native American
17
Asian67
Black82
Hispanic187
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
7
White2,633
Two or more races49
Un-Known268
23 students are younger than 22 and 1,107 students are older than 65. The school has 1,225 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,116 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total3,471
21 & Under23
22-24430
25-29795
30-34609
35-39507
40 & Over1,107
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, 1,393 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 111 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,471
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,393
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses111
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,967
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,393
Idaho Resident560
Other State In U.S.806
Outside of U.S.26



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