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!

NatSci undergraduate nominated for Udall Scholarship
NatSci undergraduate nominated for Udall Scholarship

Hannah MacDonald, a junior majoring in earth science in the College of Natural Science is one of two Michigan State University undergraduate students nominated this year for a Udall Scholarship.

MSU's nuclear physics graduate program retains No. 1 national ranking in latest report
MSU's nuclear physics graduate program retains No. 1 national ranking in latest report

MSU’s nuclear physics graduate program, housed in College of Natural Science’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, is among seven MSU graduate programs that rank No. 1 nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report ratings.

NatSci's Janae Currington receives excellence in advising award
NatSci's Janae Currington receives excellence in advising award

Janae Currington, assistant director of academic advising in the MSU College of Natural Science Office of Academic Student Affairs, has been selected for the National Academic Advising Association Great Lakes Region 5 Excellence in Advising – Primary  Role Award.

NatSci junior nominated for Truman Scholarship
NatSci junior nominated for Truman Scholarship

Hannah MacDonald, a junior majoring in earth science in the College of Natural Science, is among four undergraduate student leaders nominated by MSU for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

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