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AGN-201 Nuclear Reactor Virtual Tour

ISU AGN-201 Nuclear Reactor
Diagram of the AGN-201 Nuclear Reactor

B.S. Nuclear Engineering
M.S. Nuclear Science and Engineering
Ph.D. Nuclear Science and Engineering


The Faculty of the Nuclear Engineering Department
Faculty Emeritus

Chad Pope

Chad Pope*
Ph.D, P.E. - Professor
and Program Director

George Imel

George Imel*
Ph.D - Professor,
Founding Dean of the
College of Science
and Engineering

Jay Kunze 

Jay Kunze*
Ph.D, P.E, C.H.P. -
Emeritus Professor

Portrait of Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar

Mary Lou Dunzik-
Ph.D - Professor,
Associate Dean, Reactor
Administrator, and Vice
President/ President-
Elect of ANS 


Richard Schultz*
Ph.D, P.E. - Research


Daniel LaBrier

Daniel LaBrier
Ph.D - Assistant

Amir Ali

Amir Ali
Ph.D - Assistant

*Extensive INL Experience

 Risk Repository

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1 of only 25 universities with a nuclear reactor

1 of only 6 universities west of the Mississippi with an ABET accredited NE program

Average nuclear engineering starting salary: $68,272

2019 nuclear engineering unemployment rate: 1.2%


Idaho State University** $12,970                         
Oregon State University $20,810
University of New Mexico  $23,292
Texas A&M    $32,589
Montana State $25,850
U. of California Berkley $28,508


Located just 45 miles from Idaho National Laboratory (INL), the nation's lead laboratory for nuclear energy research and development.


Idaho State University offers these degrees: 
B.S. in Nuclear Engineering
M.S. in Nuclear Science and Engineering
Ph.D. in Nuclear Science and Engineering.
There is no Nuclear Engineering B.S. program at other nearby schools such as Brigham Young University-Idaho, Brigham Young University, University of Utah, Boise State University, University of Idaho, Utah State University, Washington State University, University of Montana, Montana State University, or the University of Wyoming.


For more information, contact:
Dr. Chad Pope

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**based on a two semester year. Idaho State University tuition based on instate tuition for the 2019-2020 calendar year, the rest are based on out-of-state tuition for the 2019-2020 calendar year.