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Nuclear Science and Engineering

Idaho State University

24 months
26547 USD/year
26547 USD/year
9925 USD/year
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Nuclear Science and Engineering from Idaho State University prepares the student for advanced placement in the nuclear industry in commercial, research, or development areas.


Nuclear Science and Engineering from Idaho State University provides in-depth studies and advanced design concepts in several areas of modern nuclear science and engineering. It is also an excellent program of study for entering the doctoral program in Nuclear Science and Engineering.

Graduates with Nuclear Science and Engineering from Idaho State University will:

  • Enhance knowledge in the physics and engineering of nuclear reactors, the nuclear fuel cycle, and other aspects of the study of nuclear engineering. 
  • Increase the ability to synthesize and apply these advanced concepts to develop realistic nuclear engineering designs and to solve identified problems, designing strategies for implementing them safely, ethically, and effectively.
  • Enhance the ability to effectively communicate these concepts both in oral and written formats.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nuclear Engineering Experiments
  • Dynamic Behavior of Nuclear Systems
  • Nuclear Reactor Design
  • Radiation Transport
  • Radiation Detection Measurement and Applications
  • Practical Nuclear Engineering
  • Special Applications of Nuclear Energy
  • Applications of Nuclear Energy
  • Radioactive Waste Management
  • Materials Science of Radwaste
  • Computational Transport Theory
  • Probabilistic Risk Assessment
  • Modeling Experimentation and Validation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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National students deadlines are for priority application forms.


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent
  • Standardized Test or GPA requirements
  • Transcript(s)
  • English proficiency score
  • Names and contact information of recommenders
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26547 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9925 USD per year during 24 months.

Summer tuition: $504.97 per credit hour 

Living costs for Idaho Falls

680 - 970 USD /month
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