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Welcome Boise State Graduate Students!

  • Graduate student being hooded at commencement

    College of Education graduate programs ranked among top 50 public universities

  • Sonia Galaviz Award being received by four people

    Doctoral student awarded top honors in Washington, D.C.

  • Love is No Small Thing book cover

    MFA graduate Meghan Kenny celebrates publication of her first book

  • Map of United States marking where students are from

    Boise State Online Social Work program ranked 19th in the country

  • Group of faculty and graduate students posing in a field

    Student Research Spotlight: Public Policy & Administration Ph.D. student Amy Ferriter

  • GSA Year-End Picnic: The Graduate Student Association is hosting a Year-End Picnic on Saturday, May 13, from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. The event will be held at Julia Davis Park. All Boise State graduate students are welcome, as well as significant others and friends! For more information, visit the GSA Facebook page.


    Survey Opportunity: The Commission and Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion are interested in learning more about the current climate at Boise State University. Help shape an inclusive Boise State campus by taking the following campus climate survey open to faculty, staff and students:

    Student Survey: http://tinyurl.com/uboisestate-survey

    All responses are anonymous and upon the completion of the survey you will be given the chance to enter your name in a drawing for a gift card.

  • EPI’s 2017 Energy Policy Research Conference is now accepting paper proposals. This conference is for those who are are seeking to present or discuss energy policy research with participants and panelists from academia, think-tanks and research institutes, NGOs, national laboratories, industry, and government.

    Submission Deadline: May 5, 2017. Visit the EPI webpage for more information.

  • The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a student-run organization that aims to create a sense of community among graduate students of all disciplines at Boise State. The GSA’s goal is to bring together students from diverse programs and backgrounds for networking, discussion, and collaboration. Our association aims to accomplish these goals through the following:
    • Bringing students together from diverse programs and backgrounds for networking, discussion, and collaboration
    • Building relationships with university faculty and administration
    • Representing graduate students on university committees and student government organizations
    • Organizing and supporting events and initiatives of interest to the broader graduate student population

    To receive more information about the GSA or to get involved, visit the GSA Twitter account and the GSA Facebook account.

  • For additional important academic deadlines see Boise State Academic Calendars.

    For additional thesis and dissertation process deadlines see Thesis & Dissertation Process Deadlines.
  • Boise State Graduate Assistantships provide support to graduate students who are committed to continuing their education at the graduate level. Visit the Graduate Assistantship webpage for more information about funding opportunities and new assistantships.



Attend a Graduate Defense

Master’s and Doctoral defenses are open to the public. Defenses are especially valuable for currently enrolled graduate students to experience the process firsthand. Click here for a list of Master’s and Doctoral Defense dates.