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Facts and Figures

Undergraduate Programs

Number of Undergraduate Students

Number of students in undergraduate programs by year, from 2012 to present
Fall TermComputer Science
BS (Cybersecurity /
Secondary Ed / Entrepreneurship*)
Computer Science MinorCybersecurity MinorComputer Science Teacher Endorsement
2019694 (69/5/3)89302
2018713 (69/4)116352
2017711 (59/7)101370
2016687 (12/5)81471
2015600 (5/-)7140-
2014563 (-/-)72--
2013482 (-/-)66--
2012380 (-/-)68--
*Computer Science BS students have the opportunity to gain an emphasis in cybersecurity, secondary education, or entrepreneurship as part of their degree plan.

Undergraduate Degrees Conferred

Number of undergraduate degrees conferred by year, from 2013-14 to present
Academic YearComputer Science
BS (Cybersecurity/
Secondary Ed*)
Computer Science MinorCybersecurity Minor
2018-1998 (6/1)161
2017-1898 (8/-)194
2016-1769 (1/-)114
2015-1663 (-/-)204
2014-1547 (-/-)10-
2013-1427 (-/-)6-

Graduate Programs

Number of Graduate Students

Number of students in Graduate programs by year, from 2012 to present
Fall TermComputing PhD (CS /Cybersecurity/CSE/ Data Science*)Computer Science MSSTEM Education MS - CS EmphasisComputer Science Teacher Endorsement
201942 (20/5/5/5)416
201830 (14/9/7)5515
201715 (8/3/4)422011
20163511219
2015-541311
2014-39--
2013-25--
2012-27--
*Computing PhD students select an emphasis in Computer Science, Cybersecurity or Computational Science & Engineering.
Acceptance rate for MS applications received Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 was 60%

Graduate Degrees Conferred

Number of Graduate degrees conferred by year, from 2013-14 to present
Academic YearComputing PhDComputer Science MSSTEM Education MS - CS EmphasisComputer Science Teacher Endorsement
2018-19-1716
2017-18-102
2016-17-1622
2015-16-711
2014-15-8--
2013-14-4--

Faculty:Student Ratios

27:1 undergraduate students to faculty member
4:1 graduate students to faculty member (tenure track only)

Jobs

87% of 2017-18 Bachelor’s in Computer Science graduates confirmed they found employment or graduate studies upon graduation. Of those reporting employment upon graduation 88% found employment in Idaho. Check out Boise’s software ecosystem at bit.ly/BOI-SW-Ecosystem
80% of undergraduates are employed as interns by their Junior year (many part-time during academic year, full-time during summer)