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So you're from Boise, ID?

Fortunately for you, Boise, ID offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


Boise College and University Demographics

There are 179 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as graphic design, automobile/automotive mechanics technology/technician and medical radiologic technology/science - radiation therapist offered at Boise's 8 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

Boise's top-ranked school is Boise State University. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 41st. Approximately 18,933 students are currently enrolled at Boise State University. The most popular course of study at Boise State University is BSN.


Boise schools charge an average tuition of $5,214 per year. In Boise, tuition rates can vary from $18,048 per year to $5,300 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is ITT Technical Institute-Boise, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Boise State University.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Boise colleges received an estimated $44,152,617 in financial aid. Of this aid, $41,626,822 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Boise State University gave its students $27,123,175 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Boise school.

Boise Student Demographics

Boise schools had an enrollment of 22,451 students in 2010. This is 25% of the total number of Idaho college students. With 18,933 students, Boise State University had the highest total student enrollment in Boise. On the other hand, with only 113 students, Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Boise schools, 69 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in Boise schools, 80 eventually graduate. The Boise college with the highest graduation rate is Milan Institute, which has a graduation rate of 76%. The Boise college with the lowest graduation rate is Boise State University, which has a graduation rate of 27%.


Approximately 57% of students enrolled in Boise schools are female. 45% of Boise college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 30% of Boise college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The Boise school with the highest percentage of minority students was Milan Institute, with 34% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Boise Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by Boise colleges and universities was 3,745. Of these faculty members, 40% were female. 22% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

Boise schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 9 in 2009. Northwest Nazarene University had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Boise.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
3 miles from location Boise State University Boise ID 58.2803 61% 18,933
1 miles from location Carrington College-Boise Boise ID 32.6786 100% 1,440
5 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Boise Boise ID 18.4875 100% 585
1 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Boise Boise ID n/a n/a 511
1 miles from location Milan Institute Boise ID 23.4695 n/a 475
0 miles from location Paul Mitchell The School-Boise Boise ID 23.7557 n/a 220
3 miles from location Boise Bible College Boise ID 57.3292 69% 174
2 miles from location Oliver Finley Academy of Cosmetology Boise ID n/a n/a 113

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