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International Students

Collage of photos from International Student events shaded in blue with a large orange Bronco 'B'

Boise State University is located in the state capital of Idaho, a dynamic western city of over 200,000 in a metropolitan area of 587,000. Boise has all the advantages of a big city such as good medical services, entertainment and transportation, without the big-city worries of high crime and pollution. English is the predominant language spoken and the cultural experience is truly American.

Important dates


Graduate programs


  • August 15-16 – Fall 2017 orientation for new students

International Student Services (ISS) provides comprehensive support services to international students in the area of immigration, academics, cross-cultural challenges, and adjusting to life at Boise State University.