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About Us and Student Success

view of Boise River toward Boise Sate UniversityBoise State University sits along the beautiful Boise River in Boise, Idaho’s capital, which is repeatedly listed in the top 10 lists for business, careers, great outdoor recreation, and such. Boise State’s strong ties with the business community provide students numerous opportunities for growth, education and discovery. Students can get valuable interaction with executives and organizations through internships, live cases, projects and networking.

As a College of Business and Economics student, you will learn in a world-class facility with state-of-the-art classrooms, comfortable places to study, student team rooms and space to hang-out. Our environment stimulates imagination and creativity. Your employability will be enhanced with innovative and relevant courses that integrate responsible and sustainable business practices. Easily accessible advising and career services right in our building enable students to make informed academic choices, map career paths, learn job search skills and land a job.

High-quality learning environment:

  • Keith Harvey Financial Trading Room at Boise StateLearning spaces in the building – including a real-time learning lab – encourage students to develop new educational initiatives and establish a center of expertise on enterprise workflows.
  • A financial trading room houses nine individually licensed Bloomberg terminals, allowing students to use the data, research, analytics and news that industry professionals employ.

Innovative academic programs include:

  • image General Business clas at Boise StateA course for freshman called Business for the New Generation helps students see the big picture in business and how different disciplines fit together. Utilizing Bloomberg Business Week, live case studies, real-time technology and guest lecturers, this course helps freshman choose majors and picture their future professional careers in order to make informed choices during their academic careers.
  • Innovative MBA programs designed to address the different needs of business graduate students. Boise State now offers four different MBA programs: Career Track for recent graduates from any discipline, Professional (part-time) MBA for professionals with 2+years of business experience, Online MBA and an Executive MBA for seasoned executives.

Student Success – Outcomes, Starting Salaries and More

In the following links you will find information on COBE enrollment, demographics, job placement and more. Some information has been gathered from surveys voluntarily completed by students. Not all students report their positions or salaries. Salaries may be for entry-level or experienced positions and positions related or not related to the student’s major.