Is Boise State a Good School for the Money?
Boise State University Value Report
Is Boise State worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Boise State value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.
Within Idaho, Boise State Offers Average Quality for a High Price.
Boise State University is ranked #4 out of #8 in Idaho for quality and #5 out of #7 for Idaho value.
This makes it average quality that is overpriced in the state.
Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Boise State financial aid page to be sure.
Below Average Value Nationwide
Boise State University is ranked #1,314 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Boise State University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Pittsburg State University||$101,918||A-|
|California University of Pennsylvania||$110,819||B+|
|University of Pittsburgh - Bradford||$120,917||B-|
|Lancaster Bible College||$133,934||D|
|Johnson & Wales University - Providence||$152,913||F|
|Boise State University||$160,829||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
We're Looking at a Total Cost of $160,829 for a Boise State Degree
On average, a bachelor's degree from Boise State will cost you about $160,829. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $34,292 and a typical 4.69 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$34,292|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.69|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$160,829|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Boise State net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Boise State cost.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how Boise State value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$178,905||#876||C-|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$139,607||#1,252||F|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$113,967||#3||C+|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$74,669||#4||C-|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Idaho.
About 84% of Boise State students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Boise State financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average Boise State cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.