ORISE reports track U.S. nuclear engineering enrollments and degrees awarded
The 2016 Nuclear Engineering Enrollments and Degrees Survey reports degrees granted between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016. Enrollment information refers to the fall term 2016. The enrollments and degrees data comprises students majoring in nuclear engineering or in an option program equivalent to a major. Thirty-five academic programs reported having nuclear engineering programs during 2016, and data was received from all thirty-five programs. The report includes enrollment information on undergraduate students and graduate students and information by degree level for post-graduation plans.
To conduct a more thorough data analysis, view the infographic below to review the Nuclear Engineering Enrollments & Degrees 50-Year Trend Assessment from 1966 to 2015. You can also view a PDF of the assessment.