Undergraduate

Home to 5,000 undergraduate students, the MSU College of Natural Science (NatSci) provides education and career opportunities through 28 departments and programs in the biological, physical and mathematical sciences.

NatSci undergraduates will find plenty of opportunities to work shoulder-to-shoulder with top-tier faculty as they postulate new theories and make discoveries, while putting their own original ideas to the test. With 29 degree options and opportunities in undergraduate research, study abroad, study away, off-campus summer courses and other enrichment programs, students discover their passion for science and develop the skills to innovate for the future. Many preprofessional health students also select NatSci majors to help launch their careers in medicine, chemistry, optometry and other health professions.

The education and experience provided allows students to excel at understanding the complex challenges of science in the 21st century. Apply now and prepare your mind for what’s next!

MSU NatSci students earn 2017 Board of Trustees' Awards for GPA
MSU NatSci students earn 2017 Board of Trustees' Awards for GPA

Nine College of Natural Science undergraduates were among 52 MSU students recognized with Board of Trustees’ Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at Michigan State at the BOT's April meeting.

Heidi Purdy returns to NatSci as director of undergraduate studies
Heidi Purdy returns to NatSci as director of undergraduate studies

The College of Natural Science is pleased to announce the appointment of Heidi Purdy as director of undergraduate studies, effective May 15, 2017.

NatSci's Anna Groves receives prestigious ESA Graduate Student Policy Award
NatSci's Anna Groves receives prestigious ESA Graduate Student Policy Award

Anna Groves, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Plant Biology and the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior program in the MSU College of Natural Science, is one of only six graduate students nationally to receive a 2017 Graduate Student Policy Award from the Ecological Society of America.

NatSci home to seven 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipients
NatSci home to seven 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipients

Seven MSU College of Natural Science students and alumni were among 15 undergraduate students, graduate students and recent alumni selected for the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

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