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    What you'll find below

    • FAQ section
    • In-Person and Virtual sessions about:
      • Next steps as an official Bronco
      • Learning more as a prospective transfer student
      • Seeing campus for yourself!
    • Degree-specific resources

    To be considered a transfer student, you need to have complete 14 or more transferrable credits at your time of admission. To apply, you will need to submit an application and send us your official transcripts from each institution you have received college credits from.

    Official transcripts are required to complete your admissions application.  There are a couple of ways you can send your official transcripts:

    • Mail an official transcript directly from your school in a sealed school envelope to the Admissions Office

    • Send an official transcript as a secure PDF utilizing a secure delivery service to

    Welcome to the Bronco Family!  Next, you'll want to reserve your spot in the incoming class by submitting your Intent to Enroll online.  This will allow you to register for housing, sign up for orientation, secure offered scholarships and ensure the processing of your final enrollment materials!

    After you have been admitted, our Registrar's office will officially evaluate your transcripts. Once they have been evaluated your Transfer Credit Report will be posted to your Student Center account. The Transfer Credit Report will show all classes that have been transferred into Boise State, as well as any test credits that have been received and equated. For more information on how to view your Transfer Credit Report once it has been posted, click here.

    We have automatic consideration for some of our scholarships when you apply for admissions by the priority deadline.  Fo the spring semester, the priority deadline is  October 1st..  for all students. For the fall semester, the application and scholarship priority deadline is February 15th.  for Idaho residents and  December 15th.  for nonresidents. Additionally, we have a general scholarship application that will be available to admitted students at the end of November.

    Housing options range from apartments to townhouses for sophomores and above—but be warned: they fill up quickly. The application opens up in early February for sophomore and above housing. Apply early to guarantee your spot at Please note, you need to complete the intent to enroll form before you can start the housing application.

    During Orientation, you will meet with an academic advisor that will help you register for classes. You will not be able to register for classes prior. If you choose to not attend orientation, you won't be able to register for classes until open enrollment.


    Join Us for In-Person Events and Adventures

    Daily Campus Visit

    Who: Prospective or admitted transfer students who want to learn more about Boise State and tour campus
    When: Once a month
    Length of Program:
     2 hours

    Description:  Join us for a 90-minute exploration of our campus, led by our insightful tour guides. Discover the Bronco experience as you uncover favored study havens, campus resources, and a wealth of engagement opportunities. This exclusive tour provides an in-depth perspective of the vibrant Boise State atmosphere, offering a genuine glimpse into campus life.

    Not Scheduled

    Saturday Events

    Who: Prospective or admitted transfer students who want to learn more about Boise State and tour campus
    When: Select Saturdays

    Length of Program:  2-5 hours

    Description:  Immerse yourself in the vibrant spirit of Boise State University at our special Saturday events. Guided by our knowledgeable Admission Counselors, you'll explore campus while receiving personalized answers to your crucial questions, regardless of where you are in your admissions journey. Each program features a captivating campus tour, offering an in-depth perspective of the Boise State atmosphere. Come join us to experience the true essence of campus life and discover what makes being a Bronco so unique!

    Not Scheduled

    Explore Virtual Events from the Comfort of Home

    Please Note:  Our virtual sessions, including the popular Transfer Toolkit, are currently offline for the summer. We are excited to resume these valuable offerings in early fall. Please check back in August for updates on our 2024-2025 events. Thank you for your understanding and continued support!

    Transfer Toolkit

    Who: Prospective students who want to learn more about transfer resources
    When: Tuesdays
    Capped: 10 students

    Description: Are you ready to learn what it takes to successfully transfer to Boise State? Our Transfer Admissions Counselors are excited to guide you on how to become a Bronco! During this session, you will have the chance to delve into the following key topics:

    📘 Transfer Credit Basics
    📚 Undergraduate Major Checksheets
    🔗 The Transfer Equivalency System
    🎓 Admission Process and Deadlines

    Transfer Information Session

    Who: Prospective students who want to learn more about the city of Boise
    When: Once a month, First Thursday
    Capped: 10 students

    Description: Are you a transfer student embarking on your academic journey at Boise State University? Join us for an essential presentation that introduces you to the vibrant city of Boise and the wealth of campus resources at your disposal.

    In this information session, you'll:

    🏙️ Discover Boise - Uncover the charm and opportunities that Boise, Idaho, has to offer. Learn about the city's culture, entertainment, and lifestyle, ensuring a smooth transition to your new home.
    🎓 Explore Campus Resources - Gain insights into the valuable resources available to you at Boise State University. From academic support to student services, we'll help you make the most of your university experience.

    Degree-Specific Resources

    College of Business and Economics (COBE) Transfers

    Interesting in a degree through COBE? Check out this video to learn more about tips and tricks to help make the transfer process as smooth as possible for you. 

    Nursing Transfers

    Interesting in a nursing degree at Boise State? Check out this video to learn more about tips and tricks to help make the transfer process as smooth as possible for you. 

    Schedule a Personal 1-on-1 Appointment

    Are you curious about the application process or want to learn more about life as a Bronco?  Our dedicated Admissions Counselors are here to assist you.  Whether you prefer email, phone, or a virtual meeting, we're ready to answer your questions and provide guidance.  Click the button here to schedule your personalized appointment!