Nuclear Engineering Enrollments and Degrees Survey ORISE reports track U.S. nuclear engineering enrollments and degrees awarded

The 2021-2022 ORISE Nuclear Engineering Enrollments and Degrees Survey (.PDF, 210 KB) reports degrees granted for the academic years September 2020 – August 2021 and September 2021 – August 2022 and enrollments for Fall 2022. Thirty-five nuclear academic programs were surveyed, with all thirty-five responding; thirty-one programs responded with degree data, and 25 responded with enrollment data. Two schools indicated their programs either had already phased out or were in the process of doing so, namely, University of Cincinnati and University of Maine. The enrollments and degrees data include students majoring in nuclear engineering or in an option program equivalent to a major.

See also: 2019 data (.PDF, 363 KB)

To conduct a more thorough data analysis, view the Nuclear Engineering Enrollments & Degrees 50-Year Trend Assessment from 1966 to 2015 (.PDF, 366 KB).