The On-Campus Option allows high school students to take courses directly from Boise State at the university campus or online.
High school students may take any class the university offers, provided admission standards are met, and prerequisites are completed or instructor permission is acquired. Students pay the university the part-time student per-credit fee. For the 2017-2018 academic year, the fee is $305 per credit.
On-Campus Admission Standards
- be 16 years of age at the start of the on-campus or online class
- have a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA or demonstrate equivalent assessment in home school curriculum
What Classes Are Offered?
Students may take any class the university offers provided all prerequisites are met or instructor permission is acquired.
- HOW TO SEARCH FOR BOISE STATE COURSES – View the Search For Classes PDF to learn how to search for and view course listings.
- BOISE STATE COURSE SEARCH WEB PAGE – To search for classes, visit the Course Search web page.
- BOISE STATE CLASSES SEARCH WEB PAGE FOR LOGGED IN STUDENTS – To search for classes, visit the Search For Classes web page.
- ONLINE CLASSES LIST – You may also view the Online Courses Web Page to find online classes to take.
- Math Classes – Students who want to take a math class must take a placement test to determine the math courses they are eligible to enroll in. Math placement is completed through ACCUPLACER exam scores. Contact the University Testing Services at (208) 426-2762 or TestingServices@boisestate.edu to learn about the cost for ACCUPLACER and the available test times. After taking the exam, please provide the test results with your application. University Testing Services is located in the Academic and Career Services (ACS) Building, Room 115, 1464 University Dr. (next to the Student Union Building). For more information visit the Boise State Registrar’s Placement Exams web page.
- English Classes – Students who want to enroll in an English class will need to complete “The Write Class” assessment. For more information about the Write Class, visit the English department’s English Placement Exams web page.
- Other Classes – Some World Languages, Chemistry, Computer Science or other courses may also require placement. These placement tests are also given at the University Testing Services.
High school students participating in the On-Campus Program adhere to the same deadlines as regular university students. To view the academic calendar, payment deadlines and drop or withdrawal deadlines visit the Registrar’s Calendars and Deadlines web page
- Campus Map – View the interactive campus map to find the location for your on-campus class.
- Transportation and Parking – View the transportation web page to learn where to park at Boise State and purchase parking permits.
- Boise State Bookstore – To purchase textbooks and compare prices, view the Bookstore’s textbook web page.
- Student ID Card – Visit the Information Desk at the Student Union Building to get your Boise State student ID card for $25. Visit the Information Desk web page for current hours.
Contact us for more information about Boise State Concurrent Enrollment.