College of Science

We are "R1"

The highest level of research is happening here.

Explore the University's 'R1' Carnegie classification

Happening at the College of Science

Wells Nevada earthquake damage

Sequence of 60 earthquakes in Sun Valley, and Washoe Valley earthquake gentle reminders Nevada is seismically active state

College of Science leads effort to monitor, research, assess earthquake hazards

harlequin frog

Amphibian extinction research takes next step to study how disease outbreaks subside

Biologist Jamie Voyles receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award to continue research

Ken Nussear sits in a plane wearing vintage army gear and a vintage parachute pack. He sits behind another similarly dressed man.

Remembering Normandy, a commemorative jump

Professor of Geography and US Army veteran paratrooper Ken Nussear participated in the 75th anniversary reenactment of D-Day

Building a future of discovery, together

We are a college of accomplished faculty and inventive students, leading researchers and scientific pioneers. Every day, these great minds take on complex challenges and unearth groundbreaking solutions for problems we all care about. Imagine where we could go if we work together to support them. Will you join us?

Student at graduation

View over 50 degrees in 18 different majors available at the College of Science.

From academic advising to student housing, get the support you need to succeed.

Michio Kaku

Join us for the Discover Science Lecture Series, bringing the world's leading scientists to our community.

Chair on black background

Explore the value of named chairs and professorships at the College of Science.