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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 ETHNICITY2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016*
BACHELORALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES309354402454487
BachelorAmerican Indian/Alaska Native55733
BachelorAsian1114221219
BachelorBlack/African American25252
BachelorHispanics of any race1021153632
BachelorNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander03104
BachelorNonresident Alien151471331
BachelorWhite258281333371375
BachelorTwo or more races34897
BachelorRace and Ethnicity unknown577514
MASTER'SALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES7484635764
Master'sAmerican Indian/Alaska Native10100
Master'sAsian62223
Master'sBlack/African American02003
Master'sHispanics of any race12202
Master'sNonresident Alien9147810
Master'sWhite5560514546
Master'sTwo or more races02010
Master'sRace and Ethnicity unknown22010
DOCTORATEALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES411822
DoctorateAsian00100
DoctorateNonresident Alien11300
DoctorateWhite201422
DoctorateRace and Ethnicity unknown10000
ALL STEM DEGREESALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES387439480513553

Degree % by IPEDS Ethnicity

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STEM DEGREEIPEDS ETHNICITY2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016*
BACHELORALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES100%100%100%100%100%
BachelorAmerican Indian/Alaska Native2%1%2%1%1%
BachelorAsian4%4%5%3%4%
BachelorBlack/African American1%1%0%1%0%
BachelorHispanics of any race3%6%4%8%7%
BachelorNative Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander0%1%0%0%1%
BachelorNonresident Alien5%4%2%3%6%
BachelorWhite83%79%83%82%77%
BachelorTwo or more races1%1%2%2%1%
BachelorRace and Ethnicity unknown2%2%2%1%3%
MASTER'SALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES100%100%100%100%100%
Master'sAmerican Indian/Alaska Native1%0%2%0%0%
Master'sAsian8%2%3%4%5%
Master'sBlack/African American0%2%0%0%5%
Master'sHispanics of any race1%2%3%0%3%
Master'sNonresident Alien12%17%11%14%16%
Master'sWhite74%71%81%79%72%
Master'sTwo or more races0%2%0%2%0%
Master'sRace and Ethnicity unknown3%2%0%2%0%
DOCTORATEALL IPEDS ETHNICITIES100%100%100%100%100%
DoctorateAsian0%0%6%0%0%
DoctorateNonresident Alien25%100%17%0%0%
DoctorateWhite50%0%78%100%100%
DoctorateRace and Ethnicity unknown25%0%0%0%0%

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 INDICATOR2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-
2016*
BACHELORALL URM INDICATORS309354402454487
BachelorURM.1836294846
BachelorNot URM276304366393410
BachelorInternational151471331
MASTER'SALL URM INDICATORS7484635764
Master'sURM.25305
Master'sNot URM6365534949
Master'sInternational9147810
DOCTORATEALL URM INDICATORS411822
DoctorateURM.00000
DoctorateNot URM301522
DoctorateInternational11300
ALL STEM DEGREESALL URM INDICATORS387439480513553

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 INDICATOR2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016*
BACHELORALL URM INDICATORS100%100%100%100%100%
BachelorURM.6%10%7%11%9%
BachelorNot URM89%86%91%87%84%
BachelorInternational5%4%2%3%6%
MASTER'SALL URM INDICATORS100%100%100%100%100%
Master'sURM.3%6%5%0%8%
Master'sNot URM85%77%84%86%77%
Master'sInternational12%17%11%14%16%
DOCTORATEALL URM INDICATORS100%100%100%100%100%
DoctorateURM.0%0%0%0%0%
DoctorateNot URM75%0%83%100%100%
DoctorateInternational25%100%17%0%0%

Gender

Degree Counts by Gender

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STEM DEGREEGENDER2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016*
BACHELORALL GENDERS309354402454487
BachelorFemale9499125125140
BachelorMale214254274326347
BachelorUnknown11330
MASTER'SALL GENDERS7484635764
Master'sFemale2326222018
Master'sMale5058413746
Master'sUnknown10000
DOCTORATEALL GENDERS411822
DoctorateFemale10401
DoctorateMale311421
DoctorateUnknown00000
ALL STEM DEGREESALL GENDERS387439480513553

Degree % by Gender

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STEM DEGREEGENDER2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016*
BACHELORALL GENDERS100%100%100%100%100%
BachelorFemale30%28%31%28%29%
BachelorMale69%72%68%72%71%
BachelorUnknown0%0%1%1%0%
MASTER'SALL GENDERS100%100%100%100%100%
Master'sFemale31%31%35%35%28%
Master'sMale68%69%65%65%72%
Master'sUnknown1%0%0%0%0%
DOCTORATEALL GENDERS100%100%100%100%100%
DoctorateFemale25%0%22%0%50%
DoctorateMale75%100%78%100%50%
DoctorateUnknown0%0%0%0%0%