The Graduate College is the academic unit at Boise State University whose sole concern and primary advocacy is graduate education. The Graduate College provides institutional oversight for more than 90 graduate curricula established across six academic colleges, with approximately 3,000 registered graduate students each semester. These curricula span the breadth of graduate education, from certificate and master’s programs that prepare students for leadership roles in a wide variety of professional settings, to research-focused Ph.D. programs that develop the next generation of scholars.
The Graduate College works closely with the Graduate Council, the deans and graduate faculty of the academic colleges, and external accrediting organizations to ensure excellence in all aspects of the graduate experience. The scope of activities embraced by the Graduate College is broad, including strategic development of graduate programming, problem resolution for individual faculty members and graduate students, and attendance at regional and national forums on graduate education. The Graduate College also helps the university maintain a culture of collegiality and ethical behavior through its dedication to fairness and integrity.