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Nuclear Engineering, B.Sc.

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Idaho Falls, ID, United States
The Nuclear Engineering program at the Idaho State University involves harnessing the energy of the atomic nucleus for many productive applications, such as electricity production in nuclear power plants and medical diagnostics and treatment using radiation from the nucleus. 
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The Nuclear Engineering program at the Idaho State University coursework plan provides for development of a strong foundation in mathematics and the physical sciences in the first few semesters. Upon this foundation are built the key components of nuclear engineering: nuclear and radiation physics, radiation detection and measurement, reactor physics and kinetics, nuclear power production, and the nuclear fuel cycle. 

The B.S. degree in nuclear engineering will prepare the student for work in industry, government, and university settings in areas such as nuclear facility operations and support, reactor design and development, radioactive waste management, and nuclear security and safeguards.


  • Our graduates will be active in the nuclear industry or related fields, making contributions to its advancement, either in industry, research, or academics.
  • Our graduates will have a record of accomplishment in the nuclear industry.
  • Our graduates will engage in lifelong learning, keeping abreast of advancements in their fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Engineering Statics
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Economics and Management
  • Introduction to Electrical Circuits

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

You may need the following:

  • Transcript(s)
  • English proficiency score
  • Copy of Passport
  • Proof of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12084 USD/semester
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  • National

    12084 USD/semester
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  • In-State

    3936 USD/semester
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Living costs for Idaho Falls

  • 680 - 970 USD/month
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