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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 ETHNICITY2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018
BACHELORALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES402454487579591
BachelorAmerican Indian/Alaska Native73353
BachelorAsian2212192015
BachelorBlack/African American25236
BachelorHispanics of any race1536324346
BachelorNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander10402
BachelorNonresident Alien713317039
BachelorRace and Ethnicity unknown7514105
BachelorTwo or more races8972727
BachelorWhite333371375401448
MASTER'SALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES6357647685
Master'sAmerican Indian/Alaska Native10000
Master'sAsian22338
Master'sBlack/African American00302
Master'sHispanics of any race20202
Master'sNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander00010
Master'sNonresident Alien78102620
Master'sRace and Ethnicity unknown01000
Master'sTwo or more races01001
Master'sWhite5145464652
DOCTORATEALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES18221410
DoctorateAsian10011
DoctorateNonresident Alien30033
DoctorateWhite1422106
ALL STEM DEGREESALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES480513553669685

Degree % by IPEDS Ethnicity

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STEM DEGREEIPEDS ETHNICITY2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018
BACHELORALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES100%100%100%100%100%
BachelorAmerican Indian/Alaska Native2%1%1%1%1%
BachelorAsian5%3%4%3%3%
BachelorBlack/African American0%1%0%1%1%
BachelorHispanics of any race4%8%7%7%8%
BachelorNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander0%0%1%0%0%
BachelorNonresident Alien2%3%6%12%7%
BachelorRace and Ethnicity unknown2%1%3%2%1%
BachelorTwo or more races2%2%1%5%5%
BachelorWhite83%82%77%69%76%
MASTER'SALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES100%100%100%100%100%
Master'sAmerican Indian/Alaska Native2%0%0%0%0%
Master'sAsian3%4%5%4%9%
Master'sBlack/African American0%0%5%0%2%
Master'sHispanics of any race3%0%3%0%2%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander0%0%0%1%0%
Master'sNonresident Alien11%14%16%34%24%
Master'sRace and Ethnicity unknown0%2%0%0%0%
Master'sTwo or more races0%2%0%0%1%
Master'sWhite81%79%72%61%61%
DOCTORATEALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES100%100%100%100%100%
DoctorateAsian6%0%0%7%10%
DoctorateNonresident Alien17%0%0%21%30%
DoctorateWhite78%100%100%71%60%

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 INDICATOR2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018
BACHELORALL URM INDICATORS402454487579591
BachelorURM.2948466772
BachelorNot URM366393410442480
BachelorInternational713317039
MASTER'SALL URM INDICATORS6357647685
Master'sURM.30514
Master'sNot URM5349494961
Master'sInternational78102620
DOCTORATEALL URM INDICATORS18221410
DoctorateURM.00000
DoctorateNot URM1522117
DoctorateInternational30033
ALL STEM DEGREESALL URM INDICATORS480513553669685

Degree % by URM Indicator

The search box may be used to narrow the data to a specific academic career or URM indicator. To view only URM %, you must add a period after “URM.”

STEM DEGREEURM INDICATOR2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018
BACHELORALL URM INDICATORS100%100%100%100%100%
BachelorURM.7%11%9%12%12%
BachelorNot URM91%87%84%76%81%
BachelorInternational2%3%6%12%7%
MASTER'SALL URM INDICATORS100%100%100%100%100%
Master'sURM.5%0%8%1%5%
Master'sNot URM84%86%77%64%72%
Master'sInternational11%14%16%34%24%
DOCTORATEALL URM INDICATORS100%100%100%100%100%
DoctorateURM.0%0%0%0%0%
DoctorateNot URM83%100%100%79%70%
DoctorateInternational17%0%0%21%30%

Gender

Degree Counts by Gender

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STEM DEGREEGENDER2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018
BACHELORALL GENDERS402454487579591
BachelorFemale125125140160183
BachelorMale274326347418406
BachelorUnknown33012
MASTER'SALL GENDERS6357647685
Master'sFemale2220182828
Master'sMale4137464656
Master'sUnknown00021
DOCTORATEALL GENDERS18221410
DoctorateFemale40115
DoctorateMale1421135
DoctorateUnknown00000
ALL STEM DEGREESALL GENDERS480513553669685

Degree % by Gender

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STEM DEGREEGENDER2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018
BACHELORALL GENDERS100%100%100%100%100%
BachelorFemale31%28%29%28%31%
BachelorMale68%72%71%72%69%
BachelorUnknown1%1%0%0%0%
MASTER'SALL GENDERS100%100%100%100%100%
Master'sFemale35%35%28%37%33%
Master'sMale65%65%72%61%66%
Master'sUnknown0%0%0%3%1%
DOCTORATEALL GENDERS100%100%100%100%100%
DoctorateFemale22%0%50%7%50%
DoctorateMale78%100%50%93%50%
DoctorateUnknown0%0%0%0%0%