Boise State University

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Boise State University Review

Boise, ID, 1910 University Dr
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture B+
Facilities A
Activities and Groups B+
B+
Great

Boise State University is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 22,086 students and offering 170 degrees in Boise, ID.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Boise State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
1,221 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
13
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
6
Art Teacher Education
2
2
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
4
11
Biology Teacher Education
3
Chemistry Teacher Education
1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
35
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
11
Creative Writing
7
Curriculum and Instruction
9
12
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
10
4
Earth Science Teacher Education
3
Education
11
Educational/instructional Technology
183
12
Educational Leadership and Administration
23
Elementary Education and Teaching
47
English Language and Literature
86
12
English/language Arts Teacher Education
15
3
French Language and Literature
4
French Language Teacher Education
0
General Studies
14
German Language and Literature
4
German Language Teacher Education
1
Health and Physical Education/fitness
15
History Teacher Education
9
Liberal Arts
113
Mathematics Teacher Education
13
3
21
Music Teacher Education
10
2
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
18
1
Physics Teacher Education
1
Psychology Teacher Education
1
Reading Teacher Education
15
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
4
Social Science Teacher Education
1
Spanish Language and Literature
33
Spanish Language Teacher Education
3
Special Education and Teaching
13
6
Special Education and Teaching
1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
217
3
Speech Teacher Education
2
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
5
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
2
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
161
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
792 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
13
Gerontology
1
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator
1
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
215
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
70
16
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
15
0
Pre-Dentistry Studies
3
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
11
Pre-Veterinary Studies
3
Public Health
21
5
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer
29
3
Registered Nurse
299
4
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
83
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
732 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
127
27
Accounting and Finance
0
Business Administration and Management
79
98
Commerce
141
Business/managerial Economics
17
Economics
17
Finance
68
Human Resources Development
5
Human Resources Management and Services
6
International Business
27
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
21
Marketing/marketing Management
99
Operations Management and Supervision
0
Organizational Communication
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
712 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
24
4
Community Organization and Advocacy
0
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
7
Family Systems
1
History
39
7
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
83
0
Philosophy
11
Political Science
87
Psychology
166
Public Administration
21
0
Social Sciences
12
58
Social Work
50
104
Sociology
38
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
225 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
127
11
Chemistry
16
2
Environmental Health
9
Geography
0
Geology/earth Science
23
0
0
Geophysics and Seismology
3
1
1
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
3
Mathematics
13
1
Physics
13
Zoology
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Engineering
222 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
9
0
Civil Engineering
35
6
Computer Engineering
3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
19
6
0
Environmental Studies
19
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
1
Materials Engineering
13
10
1
Mechanical Engineering
96
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Legal and Law
157 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Law Enforcement Administration
28
116
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
96 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cinematography and Film/video Production
16
Commercial and Advertising Art
23
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
16
Graphic Design
0
Music
2
Music Management
2
Music Performance
4
8
Music Theory and Composition
1
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
11
7
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Computer Technology
83 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
47
8
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
0
Illustration
0
Information Science/studies
0
Information Technology
28
Management Information Systems
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Communication and Media
72 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Visual Communications
50
3
Mass Communication
5
Public Relations/image Management
14
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Trades and Careers
28 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Management
28
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Boise State University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Educational/instructional Technology
Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Specialized institution accreditations:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Dental Assisting (DA) Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
MSW, Class of 2008

Not much; disappointing MSW program; only a few classes and the internships prepared me for work.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BBA Management, Class of 1989

I am out of the market and not aware.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Science, Class of 2000

critical thinking, active learning, research opportunities, presentation and public speaking skills, leadership, team building/dynamics and community support/volunteering

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
MSW, Class of 2008

Average; mostly commuters and non-traditional students.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Science, Class of 2000

Mostly homogeneous, with some mixed cultures. Very non-traditional when I attended, still that way, but a larger traditional base is growing.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Bachelors of Applied Science, Class of 2000

Dorms are iffy, but everything else is pretty state-of-the-art

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Science, Class of 2000

they were good, but even better now with additional multimillion dollar grants, endowments, and cooperative agreements with various industries.

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
MSW, Class of 2008

Driving, eating, not much culture on campus.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Science, Class of 2000

Blue turf (bronco stadium). I'm not sure how to answer, I think the traditional actives were offered.

Rated January 2016
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