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Boise State Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
How diverse is Boise State University? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the true stats about diversity at Boise State. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Boise State Student Population

24,069 Total Students
12,973 Undergraduates
1,248 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Boise State University?

Boise State total enrollment is approximately 24,069 students. 12,973 are undergraduates and 1,248 are graduate students.

Boise State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Boise State undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Boise State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,666
Hispanic 1,758
Multi-Ethnic 687
Asian 290
Black or African American 181
Unknown 169
International 125
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 56

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Boise State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 63% of full-time grad students are women, and 38% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Boise State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 843
International 124
Unknown 95
Hispanic 88
Multi-Ethnic 35
Black or African American 32
Asian 25
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Boise State Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 17,650
Hispanic 3,045
Multi-Ethnic 1,130
Unknown 719
Asian 640
Black or African American 398
International 312
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 98

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Boise State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,810
Asian 112
Black or African American 34
Multi-Ethnic 34
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Boise State Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 13,947 female students and 10,122 male students at Boise State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Boise State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  90.06 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Boise State faculty.

There are approximately 1,808 female teachers and 1,481 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

42.82% Out of State
1.18% Out of the Country

Boise State ranks 421 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

42.82% of Boise State students come from out of state, and 1.18% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  80 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 35 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Idaho 1,484
California 506
Washington 237
Oregon 81
Nevada 74

International Students at Boise State

Students from 71 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at Boise State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
36.79% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  90.25 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Boise State, 36.79% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 4,880
20-21 3,995
22-24 3,322
35 and over 3,197
25-29 2,662
30-34 1,579
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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