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Is Boise State a Good School for the Money?

Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$163,418 Avg Total Cost

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.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Top 25% National Quality
Fair Price

Boise State University is ranked #1,299 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Boise State University provides the kind of quality education we anticipated when compared to other colleges at the same price point. Based on this information we believe it is priced fairly for the type of education provided.

National Value Ranking  1299 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  42.03 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $163,418 in Total

The Boise State time to graduate is about 4.59 years and will cost an estimated $35,603 per year. This brings the total cost to 163,418.

Average Yearly Cost $35,603
Average Years to Graduate 4.59
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $163,418

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Boise State cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$76,676 In-State With Aid
$181,241 Avg Cost No Aid
4.59 Years to Graduate

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 $181,241 #0 F
All Students $163,418 #1,299 C-
Only Students Receiving Aid $140,734 #601 B
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $117,183 # F
All Students $99,360 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $76,676 # F

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 Finance The Gap

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.


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