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Don't simply memorize facts. Gain mastery of concepts.

Since our founding in 1865, the College of Science has built upon the world-renowned intellectual resources of the University of Notre Dame. What hasn’t changed—and never will—is our steadfast commitment to the University’s Catholic character. We have an unwavering commitment to prepare you, tomorrow’s scientific leaders, to think big while also inspiring you to make a difference. The College of Science prepares you to share your research in ways that encourage collaboration, advance learning, and contribute to the common good. This unity of purpose is what sets you, and us, apart.

Notre Dame Valedictorian

What are the keys to academic success at Notre Dame? Learn from the 2020 Notre Dame valedictorian and salutatorian 

Degree Programs

Choose from scientific degree offerings including bachelor, master, and doctoral level diplomas in a variety of disciplines.

Undergraduate Studies

Join our engaging community of scholars, and together, we’ll advance scientific understanding to better our world.

Graduate Studies

As a graduate student in the College of Science, you will learn to become innovators and scientific leaders, conducting research alongside world-renowned faculty.

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Science is about asking and answering questions. The College of Science consists of six departments, with many courses of study at the undergraduate and graduate level, to assist tomorrow’s scientists in addressing those questions they find most intriguing.

  • Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Preprofessional Studies

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Admitted Student Days

Each spring we welcome admitted students and their families to explore the possibilities at the College of Science.

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