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The following data reflect the specifications of STEM and Diversity initiatives. For official Boise State University data, please consult the Office of Institutional Research (IR). IR’s website is https://ir.boisestate.edu.

The data on this page use the NSF LSAMP (National Science Foundation, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) definition of STEM effective 2015.  A list of the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) codes and disciplines included is available at https://www.lsamp.org/help/help_stem_cip_2015.cfm. STEM Education majors are not included.


DEGREES

Degree data is reported by Academic Year, with the year beginning in Summer and ending in Spring.

Degree Counts: All Students

DEGREE CATEGORY2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Associate Degree165132166141114
Bachelor Degree2,7162,7632,9712,9983,141
Master's Degree691641703670776
Post Master's0001015
Doctorate Degree1134141836
ALL DEGREES3,5553,5513,8293,8234,059

Degree %: All Students

DEGREE CATEGORY2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
Associate Degree5%4%4%4%3%
Bachelor Degree76%78%78%78%77%
Master's Degree19%18%18%18%19%
Post Master's0%0%0%0%0%
Doctorate Degree0%1%0%0%1%
ALL DEGREES100%100%100%100%100%

Degree Counts: By Major Type

The STEM and Other degrees subtotals and the grand total are distinct student counts. They may be less than the sum of degree-level data because some students received multiple degrees in an academic year. These students are counted only once per subtotal and grand total.

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific degree or major type. Please note that the percentages in this table are static and do not change when the table is filtered.

MAJOR TYPEDEGREE2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
STEM MAJORALL DEGREES439480513553669
STEM majorBachelor Degree354402454487579
STEM majorMaster's Degree8463576476
STEM majorDoctorate Degree1182214
OTHER MAJORALL DEGREES3,1423,0813,3433,2933,421
Other majorAssociate Degree165132166141114
Other majorBachelor Degree2,3862,3692,5442,5342,592
Other majorMaster's Degree607578646606700
Other majorPost Master's0001015
Other majorDoctorate Degree1016121622
ALL MAJORSALL DEGREES3,5553,5513,8293,8234,059

Line graph of STEM degrees from academic year 2012-2013 through 2016-2017. Bachelor degrees increased from 354 in AY2013 to 579 in AY2017. Master's degrees fluctuated throughout the years, starting at 84 in AY2013 and ending at 76 in AY2017. Doctorate degrees also fluctuated with 1 in AY2013, a high of 18 in AY2014, 2 in both AY2015 and AY2016, and 14 in AY2017. The total number of STEM degrees grew from 439 in AY2013 to 669 in AY2017.

Degree %: By Major Type

Percentages roll up to the total number of students earning any degree within that academic year. Percentages are calculated from distinct student counts. Students who receive degrees in both a STEM major and an Other major within one academic year are counted once per Major Type and Degree category.

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific degree or major type. Please note that the percentages in this table are static and do not change when the table is filtered.

MAJOR TYPEDEGREE2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
STEM MAJORALL DEGREES12%14%13%14%16%
STEM majorBachelor Degree10%11%12%13%14%
STEM majorMaster's Degree2%2%1%2%2%
STEM majorDoctorate Degree0%1%0%0%0%
OTHER MAJORALL DEGREES88%87%87%86%84%
Other majorAssociate Degree5%4%4%4%3%
Other majorBachelor Degree67%67%66%66%64%
Other majorMaster's Degree17%16%17%16%17%
Other majorPost Master's0%0%0%0%0%
Other majorDoctorate Degree0%0%0%0%1%
ALL MAJORSALL DEGREES100%100%100%100%100%

STEM Degree Counts: By College

The degree subtotals and the grand total are distinct student counts. They may be less than the sum of college-level data because some students received degrees from more than one college in an academic year; these students are counted only once per subtotal and grand total.

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific college.

STEM DEGREECOLLEGE2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
BACHELORALL COLLEGES354402454487579
BachelorCollege of Arts & Science159184220206209
BachelorCollege of Business & Economic2833285156
BachelorCollege of Engineering168186209233286
BachelorSchool of Public Service000029
MASTER'SALL COLLEGES8463576429
Master'sCollege of Arts & Science3629203376
Master'sCollege of Engineering5236403935
DOCTORATEALL COLLEGES1182242
DoctorateCollege of Arts & Science171114
DoctorateCollege of Engineering011115
ALL STEM DEGREESALL COLLEGES4394805135539

STEM Degree %: By College

Percentages roll up to the total number of students earning a STEM degree within that academic year. Percentages are calculated from distinct student counts. Students who receive degrees from more than one college in an academic year are counted only once per degree category subtotal and grand total.

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific college. Please note that the percentages in this table are static and do not change when the table is filtered.

STEM DEGREECOLLEGE2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
BACHELORALL COLLEGES81%84%88%88%87%
BachelorCollege of Arts & Science36%38%43%37%31%
BachelorCollege of Business & Economic6%7%5%9%8%
BachelorCollege of Engineering38%39%41%42%43%
BachelorSchool of Public Service0%0%0%0%4%
MASTER'SALL COLLEGES19%13%11%12%11%
Master'sCollege of Arts & Science8%6%4%6%5%
Master'sCollege of Engineering12%8%8%7%6%
DOCTORATEALL COLLEGES0%4%0%0%2%
DoctorateCollege of Arts & Science0%1%0%0%1%
DoctorateCollege of Engineering0%2%0%0%1%
ALL STEM DEGREESALL COLLEGES100%100%100%100%100%

Please visit https://stem.boisestate.edu/stem-degree-demographics/ for detailed degree demographic data.

ENROLLMENT

Enrollment data reports figures as of the Fall term Census Date, October 15 annually.

Enrollment Counts: All Students

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific academic career or level.

ACADEMIC CAREERACADEMIC LEVELFall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015Fall 2016Fall 2017
UNDERGRADUATE: ALLALL UNDERGRADUATES19,04219,35019,12220,20920,767
UNDERGRADUATE: DEGREE SEEKINGALL DEGREE SEEK UG16,56116,20815,96416,05316,270
UndergraduateFreshman3,2923,1593,0983,3143,238
UndergraduateSophomore3,5273,4163,2763,3993,663
UndergraduateJunior3,7933,7193,6913,6063,712
UndergraduateSenior5,2095,2325,2145,0825,014
UndergraduatePost-Bacc Undergraduate740682685652643
UNDERGRADUATE: NON-DEGREE SEEKINGALL NON-DEGREE SEEK UG2,4813,1423,1584,1564,497
UndergraduateFreshman2,4233,1033,1214,1234,458
UndergraduateSophomore301714916
UndergraduateJunior104455
UndergraduateSenior1818191918
GRADUATE: ALLALL GRADUATES2,9612,9082,9913,6773,387
GRADUATE: DEGREE SEEKINGALL DEGREE SEEK GRAD2,1342,2982,4262,5792,712
GRADUATE: NON-DEGREE SEEKINGALL NON-DEGREE SEEK GRAD8276105651,098675
ALL ACADEMIC CAREERSALL STUDENTS22,00322,25822,11323,88624,154

Enrollment %: All Students

Percentages roll up to total student enrollment for the corresponding Fall term. The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific academic career or level. Please note that the percentages in this table are static and do not change when the table is filtered.

ACADEMIC CAREERACADEMIC LEVELFall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015Fall 2016Fall 2017
UNDERGRADUATE: ALLALL UNDERGRADUATES87%87%86%85%86%
UNDERGRADUATE: DEGREE SEEKINGALL DEGREE SEEK UG75%73%72%67%67%
UndergraduateFreshman15%14%14%14%13%
UndergraduateSophomore16%15%15%14%15%
UndergraduateJunior17%17%17%15%15%
UndergraduateSenior24%24%24%21%21%
UndergraduatePost-Bacc Undergraduate3%3%3%3%3%
UNDERGRADUATE: NON-DEGREE SEEKINGALL NON-DEGREE SEEK UG11%14%14%17%19%
UndergraduateFreshman11%14%14%17%18%
UndergraduateSophomore0%0%0%0%0%
UndergraduateJunior0%0%0%0%0%
UndergraduateSenior0%0%0%0%0%
GRADUATE: ALLALL GRADUATES13%13%14%15%14%
GRADUATE: DEGREE SEEKINGALL DEGREE SEEK GRAD10%10%11%11%11%
GRADUATE: NON-DEGREE SEEKINGALL NON-DEGREE SEEK GRAD4%3%3%5%3%
ALL ACADEMIC CAREERSALL STUDENTS100%100%100%100%100%

Enrollment Counts: DEGREE SEEKING Students by Plan Type

Only students in a degree seeking plan are included in the table below. The enrollment subtotals and grand total are distinct student counts. They may be less than the sum of plan-level data because some students are enrolled in more than one plan type (e.g. a STEM major and an Other minor). These students are counted only once per academic career subtotal (Undergraduate or Graduate), plan type subtotal, and grand total.

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific plan type or academic career.

ACADEMIC CAREERPLAN TYPEFall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015Fall 2016Fall 2017
UNDERGRADUATEALL DEGREE SEEK UG16,56116,20815,96416,05316,270
UndergraduateSTEM major3,6693,7703,8583,8473,644
UndergraduateOther major13,17112,73812,34712,43312,856
UndergraduateSTEM minor548520597600684
UndergraduateOther minor2,0671,8321,8391,8942,139
UndergraduateCertificate Program136178335601747
GRADUATEALL DEGREE SEEK GRAD2,1342,2982,4262,5792,712
GraduateSTEM major287291321340355
GraduateOther major1,7771,9071,9842,0792,218
GraduateCertificate Program582573541557511
ALL ACADEMIC CAREERSALL DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS18,69518,50618,39018,63218,982

Line graph of STEM enrollment from Fall 2013 through Fall 2017. Undergraduate enrollment increased from 3,669 in Fall 2013 to 3,847 in Fall 2016 but dropped to 3,644 in Fall 2017. Graduate enrollment continually increased from 287 to 355. The total number of STEM majors grew from 3,956 in Fall 2013 to 4,187 in Fall 2016 but dropped to 3,999 in Fall 2017.

Enrollment %: DEGREE SEEKING Students by Plan Type

Percentages roll up to the total number of degree seeking students enrolled in the corresponding Fall term. The enrollment subtotals and grand total are calculated from distinct student counts. They may be less than the sum of plan-level data because some students are enrolled in more than one plan type (e.g. a STEM major and an Other minor). These students are counted only once per academic career subtotal (Undergraduate or Graduate), plan type subtotal, and grand total.

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific plan type or academic career. Please note that the percentages in this table are static and do not change when the table is filtered.

ACADEMIC CAREERPLAN TYPEFall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015Fall 2016Fall 2017
UNDERGRADUATEALL DEGREE SEEK UG89%88%87%86%86%
UndergraduateSTEM major20%20%21%21%19%
UndergraduateOther major70%69%67%67%68%
UndergraduateSTEM minor3%3%3%3%4%
UndergraduateOther minor11%10%10%10%11%
UndergraduateCertificate Program1%1%2%3%4%
GRADUATEALL DEGREE SEEK GRAD11%12%13%14%14%
GraduateSTEM major2%2%2%2%2%
GraduateOther major10%10%11%11%12%
GraduateCertificate Program3%3%3%3%3%
ALL ACADEMIC CAREERSALL DEGREE SEEKING STUDENTS100%100%100%100%100%

STEM Major Counts: By College

The enrollment subtotals and total are distinct student counts of STEM majors. They may be less than the sum of college-level data because some students have majors in more than one college. These students are counted only once per subtotal and grand total.

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific college or academic career.

ACADEMIC CAREERCOLLEGEFall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015Fall 2016Fall 2017
UNDERGRADUATEALL COLLEGES3,6693,7703,8583,8473,644
UndergraduateCollege of Arts & Science1,4601,4721,4801,5351,337
UndergraduateCollege of Business & Economic216234229182150
UndergraduateCollege of Engineering2,0242,0962,1652,1441,989
UndergraduateSchool of Public Service0000183
GRADUATEALL COLLEGES287291321340183
GraduateCollege of Arts & Science135134148160355
GraduateCollege of Engineering164175188194160
ALL ACADEMIC CAREERSALL COLLEGES3,9564,0614,1794,187207

STEM Major %: By College

Percentages roll up to the total number of STEM majors in the corresponding Fall term and are based on distinct student counts. They may be less than the sum of college-level data because some students have majors in more than one college. These students are counted only once per subtotal and grand total.

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific college or academic career. Please note that the percentages in this table are static and do not change when the table is filtered.

ACADEMIC CAREERCOLLEGEFall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015Fall 2016Fall 2017
UNDERGRADUATEALL COLLEGES93%93%92%92%91%
UndergraduateCollege of Arts & Science34%33%32%33%33%
UndergraduateCollege of Business & Economic5%6%5%4%4%
UndergraduateCollege of Engineering51%52%52%51%50%
UndergraduateSchool of Public Service3%3%3%4%5%
GRADUATEALL COLLEGES7%7%8%8%9%
GraduateCollege of Arts & Science3%3%4%4%4%
GraduateCollege of Engineering4%4%4%5%5%
ALL ACADEMIC CAREERSALL COLLEGES100%100%100%100%100%

Please visit https://stem.boisestate.edu/stem-enrollment-demographics/ ‎for detailed enrollment demographic data.