You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $3,438
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $3,783
PLAN A, PLAN B
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
Founded in 1932, Boise State enrolls approximately 19,993 students who live both on and off campus. The campus is located near the center of Boise, allowing students easy access to the resources and recreation the city has to offer. Boise State hosts one of the west's top colleges of business, and biology and geology departments that use the outdoors as their classroom. Boise State also offers nationally accredited programs in health, business and education.
Business course require proof of pre-requisites to take upper division courses. Kinesiology course availability is very limited. Enrollment in upper division art courses require an application to the art department and submission of a portfolio prior to the March placement conference. Contact the NSE coordinator for details.Notable Academic Programs
Area Studies: Basque Studies (minor), Canadian Studies, Chinese Studies (minor), Cinema and Cultural Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, Japanse Studies (minor), Latin American Studies, Mexican American Studies, Multi-Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drafting, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art, Visual Arts
Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Human Biology, Microbiology, Zoology
Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Public Relations, Supply and Logistics Management
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry
Communications: American Sign Language, Communication, Electronic Media Production and Management, Film, Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media, Organizational Communication, Scientific and Technical Communication
Computer Science: System Administration
Consumer and Family Studies: Family Studies
Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice
Earth Sciences: Geohydrology, Geology, Geosciences
Education: Athletic Training Education, Bilingual, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Exceptional Children, French, Health Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education
Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
English: English, Linguistics, Literature, Technical Writing, Writing
Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Studies, Sustainability Studies, Wildlife Management
Foreign Language: American Sign Language, Arabic (some courses), Basque (some courses), Chinese (some courses), French, German, Japanese (some courses), Korean, Latin, Spanish
Forestry: Forest Management
General Studies: Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies, Social Sciences, Spanish Literature
Health and Safety Sciences: Chiropractic, Dental Hygiene, Dentristy, Dietetics, Environmental Health, Exercise Science, Gerontology, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Science, Health Services Administration, Kinesiology, Medical Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory Technology, Occupational Safety and Health, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Public Health, Radiologic Science, Respiratory Therapy
Industrial Studies: Construction Management
Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems
International Studies: International Relations
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics
Military Sciences: Army ROTC
Performing Arts: Dance, Design/Technical, Directing, Dramatic Writing, Music, Music Business/Merchandising, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Education
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Physics: Applied Physics, Physics
Political Science: Government, International Affairs/Relations, Political Science, Public Policy Studies
Pre-Professional : Medicine Pre-Professional, Optometry Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional
Psychology: Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies, Psychology
Recreation: Non-Profit Programs Management
Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Social Science, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Speech Pathology and Audiology
Theater: Performance and Directing
Figures are current as of 7/20/2015.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.
For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.