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STEM Degree Demographics

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.


IPEDS Ethnicity

IPEDS is the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.

Degree Counts by IPEDS Ethnicity

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STEM DEGREEIPEDS ETHNICITY2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
BACHELORALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES354402454487579
BachelorAmerican Indian/Alaska Native57335
BachelorAsian1422121920
BachelorBlack/African American52523
BachelorHispanics of any race2115363243
BachelorNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander31040
BachelorNonresident Alien147133170
BachelorWhite281333371375401
BachelorTwo or more races489727
BachelorRace and Ethnicity unknown7751410
MASTER'SALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES8463576476
Master'sAmerican Indian/Alaska Native01000
Master'sAsian22233
Master'sBlack/African American20030
Master'sHispanics of any race22020
Master'sNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander00001
Master'sNonresident Alien14781026
Master'sWhite6051454646
Master'sTwo or more races20100
Master'sRace and Ethnicity unknown20100
DOCTORATEALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES1182214
DoctorateAsian01001
DoctorateNonresident Alien13003
DoctorateWhite0142210
ALL STEM DEGREESALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES439480513553669

Degree % by IPEDS Ethnicity

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STEM DEGREEIPEDS ETHNICITY2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
BACHELORALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES100%100%100%100%100%
BachelorAmerican Indian/Alaska Native1%2%1%1%1%
BachelorAsian4%5%3%4%3%
BachelorBlack/African American1%0%1%0%1%
BachelorHispanics of any race6%4%8%7%7%
BachelorNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander1%0%0%1%0%
BachelorNonresident Alien4%2%3%6%12%
BachelorWhite79%83%82%77%69%
BachelorTwo or more races1%2%2%1%5%
BachelorRace and Ethnicity unknown2%2%1%3%2%
MASTER'SALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES100%100%100%100%100%
Master'sAmerican Indian/Alaska Native0%2%0%0%0%
Master'sAsian2%3%4%5%4%
Master'sBlack/African American2%0%0%5%0%
Master'sHispanics of any race2%3%0%3%0%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander0%0%0%0%1%
Master'sNonresident Alien17%11%14%16%34%
Master'sWhite71%81%79%72%61%
Master'sTwo or more races2%0%2%0%0%
Master'sRace and Ethnicity unknown2%0%2%0%0%
DOCTORATEALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES100%100%100%100%100%
DoctorateAsian0%6%0%0%7%
DoctorateNonresident Alien100%17%0%0%21%
DoctorateWhite0%78%100%100%71%

Underrepresented Minority (URM) Indicator

STEM and Diversity reports the following data according to the LSAMP definition of URM–Domestic students who identify as one or more of the following ethnic backgrounds or races: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino/a, Native American/Indian, Alaska Native, or Pacific Islander (includes Filipinos).

Degree Counts by URM Indicator

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STEM DEGREEURM INDICATOR2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
BACHELORALL URM INDICATORS354402454487579
BachelorURM.3629484667
BachelorNot URM304366393410442
BachelorInternational147133170
MASTER'SALL URM INDICATORS8463576476
Master'sURM.53051
Master'sNot URM6553494949
Master'sInternational14781026
DOCTORATEALL URM INDICATORS1182214
DoctorateURM.00000
DoctorateNot URM0152211
DoctorateInternational13003
ALL STEM DEGREESALL URM INDICATORS439480513553669

Degree % by URM Indicator

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STEM DEGREEURM INDICATOR2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
BACHELORALL URM INDICATORS100%100%100%100%100%
BachelorURM.10%7%11%9%12%
BachelorNot URM86%91%87%84%76%
BachelorInternational4%2%3%6%12%
MASTER'SALL URM INDICATORS100%100%100%100%100%
Master'sURM.6%5%0%8%1%
Master'sNot URM77%84%86%77%64%
Master'sInternational17%11%14%16%34%
DOCTORATEALL URM INDICATORS100%100%100%100%100%
DoctorateURM.0%0%0%0%0%
DoctorateNot URM0%83%100%100%79%
DoctorateInternational100%17%0%0%21%

Gender

Degree Counts by Gender

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STEM DEGREEGENDER2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
BACHELORALL GENDERS354402454487579
BachelorFemale99125125140160
BachelorMale254274326347418
BachelorUnknown13301
MASTER'SALL GENDERS8463576476
Master'sFemale2622201828
Master'sMale5841374646
Master'sUnknown00002
DOCTORATEALL GENDERS1182214
DoctorateFemale04011
DoctorateMale1142113
DoctorateUnknown00000
ALL STEM DEGREESALL GENDERS439480513553669

Degree % by Gender

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STEM DEGREEGENDER2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017
BACHELORALL GENDERS100%100%100%100%100%
BachelorFemale28%31%28%29%28%
BachelorMale72%68%72%71%72%
BachelorUnknown0%1%1%0%0%
MASTER'SALL GENDERS100%100%100%100%100%
Master'sFemale31%35%35%28%37%
Master'sMale69%65%65%72%61%
Master'sUnknown0%0%0%0%3%
DOCTORATEALL GENDERS100%100%100%100%100%
DoctorateFemale0%22%0%50%7%
DoctorateMale100%78%100%50%93%
DoctorateUnknown0%0%0%0%0%