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COBE Admission

Admission Criteria and Requirements

  • Admitted to Boise State University
  • $25 non-refundable processing fee
  • Achieve a minimum COBE Gateway GPA of 2.5
  • Completion of all Gateway Courses with a grade of C- or higher
  • Students will apply in the semester they are finishing the gateway courses
  • Students finishing gateway courses in the summer will apply the spring before

COBE Admission FAQs

Who Should Apply

  • COBE bachelor of business administration (BBA) majors who meet the requirements listed below
  • Business minors (other than general business minor) who meet the requirements listed below
  • Second-degree seeking students working on a BBA degree from COBE who meet the requirements listed above

Who Should NOT Apply

  • ECON BA or BS majors
  • ECON secondary education Majors
  • Non-business majors
  • General business minors: There are enough “Open Courses” for students to complete a GEN BUS minor without applying to COBE.

How Does COBE Admission Benefit Students

  • Prepares students for business topics discussed at the upper-division level
  • Allows for more available seating in the 300 and 400-level business courses for COBE students
  • Facilitates classroom discussion
  • Enhances student group projects

How Will I Know My Admissions Status


All official communication between the COBE Advising staff and students will be done through your my.boisestate email account. We recommend that you check this account on a regular basis.