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Boise State University
Former names
Boise State College
Boise College
Boise Junior College
Motto Splendor sine Occasu
Motto in English
Splendour Without Diminishment
Type Public
Established 1932
Endowment $115 million (2019)
Budget $516 million FY(2018)
Chairman Ric Gale
President Marlene Tromp
Provost Tony Roark (interim)
Academic staff
757 (Fall 2018)
Students 25,540 (Fall 2018)
Undergraduates 22,064 (Fall 2018)
Postgraduates   3,476 (Fall 2018)
Location , ,

43°36′14″N 116°12′14″W / 43.604°N 116.204°W / 43.604; -116.204
Campus Urban
285 acres (115 ha)
Colors Blue and Orange
Nickname Broncos
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division I FBS – Mountain West Conference
Mascot Buster Bronco
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Boise State University is located in Idaho
Boise State University
Location in Idaho
Boise State University is located in the United States
Boise State University
Location in the United States

Boise State University is a public university in Boise, Idaho. The university has about 19,993 students. It was founded in 1974. The current president of the university is Robert W. Kustra.


The athletics teams of the university are called the Broncos. They have 17 varsity teams, almost all of which compete in the Mountain West Conference..

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