BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY, BOISE, IDAHO - ADMISSION

Boise, IdahoLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1932Established Year
  24121Enrollment

Boise State University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 19th 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

With an acceptance rate of 81%, Boise State University accepts more than three-quarters of all its applicants. This implies that the university is not too competitive.

  • Undergraduates can apply through the university’s online application portal, Boise State’s Application or the Apply Idaho Application.
  • The university is competitive to get in through SAT scores as it requires its applicants to score an average of 1110 to apply.
  • Boise State University is moderately competitive to get in through ACT scores. The average ACT score required is 23.
  • The university offers merit-based scholarship programs for nonresident graduate students like the GEM scholarship. The priority deadline for this is December 15 and eligible international students should definitely apply for this scholarship.
  • The international students should submit their TOEFL/IELTS scores completed within the last two years to demonstrate their English language proficiency.

Highlights

Undergraduate
Application PortalApply Idaho Application
Boise State’s Application
Application FeeNonresident: 50 USD
International: 85 USD
Payment ModeVisa, MasterCard or Discover
GPA Range3.45
Acceptance Rate81%
SAT1110
ACT23
Undergraduate Tuition24978.00 USD
Graduate
Application PortalOnline portal
Application FeeResident: 65 USD
International: 95 USD
Payment ModeVisa, MasterCard or Discover

Boise State University Admission Deadlines

DeadlinesDates
Fall ApplicationMay 15
Spring Application PriorityOctober 15
GEM Scholarship PriorityDecember 15
International Undergraduate ScholarshipApril 1

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Official transcripts are required from all post-secondary institutions (colleges, universities, training schools) that have been attended by the applicant.
  • All documents must be in English or must be officially translated in English. The official transcript must be submitted in its original language along with the English translation.
  • Graduate tuition: 25276 USD
  • GRE/GMAT scores.
  • Photocopy of the page in the passport that shows applicant’s full name.

Language Requirements for International Students

  • TOEFL or IELTS scores.
  • Following is a table demonstrating the English proficiency requirements for undergraduates:
TestScore
TOEFL (paper-based)520
TOEFL (internet-based)68
IELTS6.0

Other ways to demonstrate English proficiency:

TestScore
SAT (New Reading Section)24
SAT (Critical Reading Section)450
ACT (English Section)18

Following is a table demonstrating the English proficiency requirements for graduates

TestScore Required for Graduate CollegeScore Required for College of Business & Early and Special Education
TOEFL (Paper-based)550587
TOEFL (Internet-based)8095
IELTS6.06.5
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher from a Regionally-Accredited U.S. UniversitySuccessful CompletionSuccessful Completion

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  • The consideration includes factors like GPA and ACT composite or SAT scores.
  • Official transcripts are required to complete the application. The official transcripts can be sent to Boise State University either through mail or as a secure PDF utilizing a secure delivery service.
  • Applicants have to complete all of the core subjects requirements for them to be considered for general admission.
    • Core Subject Requirements
      • English – 8 semesters
      • Mathematics – 6 semesters
      • Natural Science – 6 semesters
      • Social Science – 5 semesters
      • Humanities/Foreign Language – 2 semesters
      • Other College Prep – 3 semesters

Graduate Admission Requirements

Admission to the graduate college has the following minimum requirements:

  • At least a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or
  • A degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions office.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale) computed for all undergraduate credits from the applicant’s most recent baccalaureate degree.

Program wise requirements

  1. Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  2. A cover letter and a resume.
  3. A statement of purpose that describes the applicant’s educational and professional background, career goals, the area of specialization, and degree program to be sought, as well as their motivation for graduate study.
  4. Official GRE General Test scores.
  5. Three letters of recommendation from professionally related references (at least two from academic sources) submitted directly by the references to the Graduate College. Recommendation letters should address the applicant’s qualification and suitability for graduate study.

Graduate Courses Admissions

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineApplication FeeAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Master of Civil EngineeringBroncoWebFall Priority: January 15 Spring Priority: September 15Resident: 65 USD International: 95 USD

A baccalaureate degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET-accredited program.

Students with engineering degrees in areas other than civil engineering will be required to complete deficiency/prerequisite undergraduate courses.

TOEFL scores submitted directly to Boise State University (IELTS scores are also accepted).
MBAOnline PortalRolling admissionsResident: 65 USD International: 95 USDA bachelor’s degree
GMAT score: 550
GPA: 3.3
GRE score: 155/155
“Fast Track” Admission Option waives the GMAT/GRE requirement
TOEFL score: 587/240/95 or IELTS score: 6.5 or better.
A statement of adequate funding
Certified English translations of transcripts.
Masters of Computer ScienceOnline PortalFall Priority: January 15 Spring Priority: September 15Resident: 65 USD International: 95 USDA baccalaureate degree in computer science or A degree in a related field with significant course work in computer science.
GPA: 3.00 on a 4-point system.
GRE General Test scores.
TOEFL or IELTS scores
Master of Electrical and Computer EngineeringOnline PortalFall Priority: January 15 Fall Deadline: June 1Resident: 65 USD International: 95 USDA baccalaureate degree in electrical and computer engineering or closely related field from an ABET-accredited program or from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions office.
GPA: 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale)
GRE General Test scores.GRE scores.
TOEFL or IELTS scores for non-native English speakers.
Master of Mechanical EngineeringOnline PortalFall Priority: January 15 Spring Priority: September 15Resident: 65 USD International: 95 USDA baccalaureate degree in mechanical engineering an ABET-accredited program or a baccalaureate degree from a closely related science or engineering field from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions office.
GPA: 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale).
GRE General Test combined (verbal plus quantitative) score: 304 with a minimum quantitative score of 153.
TOEFL or IELTS scores

International applicants should try to apply early to receive the GEM scholarship which waives the non-resident tuition. Renewal of Scholarships for the second year is not automatic.
MBA applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview once all of their application materials have been processed. Students who have started the application process by February 15 are eligible to apply to a limited number of graduate assistantships (tuition waiver and work stipend).

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