Boise State is home to over 25,000 students, who come from every U.S. state and over 60 countries. Choose from over 200 areas of study and get involved in some of the university's 250+ clubs and organizations. Boise has a strong tradition of school pride, with students cheering on the Broncos at many sporting events. 

Boise is an ideal university town, with mountains in sight and a river that cuts right through campus. Skiing (Nordic and downhill), kayaking, fishing and rock climbing are close at hand. The city has a thriving local arts community, with an annual jazz festival each spring. Food lovers will rejoice at Boise's two farmers' markets downtown and a growing number of local restaurant options, from food trucks to steakhouses to international cuisine. Boise has entrepreneurial climate of high-tech startups, providing opportunities for internships to exchange students through Academic Training. 

As an ISEP student, you can build your own program by choosing your courses from a variety of fields. Use the notes for course searching to help you find which courses are available. Recommended fields include Business, Education, Engineering, Geosciences, English, Biology and Global Studies. Research opportunities may be available in certain fields. 


ISEP students will have the Blue (unlimited meals) plan. This plan includes unlimited  meals in the dining hall, plus 5 guest meals  per week, and additional dining dollars during the semester.  Dining dollars can be used during breaks on campus, or if  meals or meal equivalencies are not available at that time.

There will be no meal benefits provided until the official Fall or Spring housing move in day. The dining halls do not open until then. 

*Calendar year students are not eligible for ISEP housing or meal benefits over the summer break. 

Course Description

Please view available courses by clicking here. Course information for future terms may be incomplete or unavailable. 

Having difficulty finding course information? Contact your ISEP student advisor whose contact information can be found in your ISEP Dashboard. 

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Jacki D'Amico 703-504-9977 | Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.


(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies:

    Area Studies, Other Canadian Studies Chinese Studies Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other French Studies German Studies Japanese Studies Korean Studies Latin American Studies Multicultural and Diversity Studies Native American Studies

  • Biology Recommended!

    Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Business Management Business Statistics Construction Management Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication:

    Digital Communication and Media Public Relations

  • Computer and Information Sciences Recommended!

  • Education:

    Early Childhood Education Educational/Instructional Technology Elementary Education Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Secondary Education Special Education Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

  • Engineering:

    Civil Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature:

    General Literature Professional/Technical Writing Rhetoric and Composition Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    French Language and Literature German Language and Literature Linguistics Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences:

    Athletic Training Public Health

  • History

    History, Other

  • Human Services

    Social Work

  • International/Global Studies:

    International Relations and Affairs Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

  • Law/Criminal Justice

  • Mathematics

  • Natural Resources/Conservation


  • Philosophy and Religious Studies


  • Physical Sciences:

    Chemistry Geology/Earth Science Physics

  • Psychology

    Behavioral Sciences

  • Social Sciences:

    Anthropology Political Science and Government Sociology Urban Studies

  • Sports Studies

    Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Art History Drama and Theatre Arts Graphic Design Music Performance Music Theory and Composition

Academic Requirements

  • TOEFL iBT Score: 68
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 520
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • Duolingo Total: 100

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

Graduate courses are not available to ISEP students.

Upper-division arts courses require a portfolio review for enrollment. This is the process for students looking to take courses in Visual Art majors (BA and BFA), Visual Art minors, Graphic Design majors, Illustration majors, Art Education majors and Art Teaching. Mechanical Engineering, and upper-division Business may require proof of pre-requisites.

Certain syllabi may be available to prospective students upon request; please contact your ISEP Student Advisor. 

Boise State University is willing to accept Duolingo English test as an alternative to other English assessments such as TOEFL and IELTS. 

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible. 

VISA: All non-U.S. citizens will be required to obtain a visa. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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