Celebrating 20 Years of Science

Originally part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Nevada, Reno College of Science became its own academic entity in 2004. With eight departments, three on-campus museums, stellar faculty, and a wide breadth of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, the College is proud to educate and mentor the next generation of innovative thinkers and doers.

Find your path in science
Mackay School of Mines in 1920

The College of Science Museum Complex

Garrett Barmore showcasing some minerals in the Keck Museum.

The Keck Museum

The Keck Museum houses an outstanding collection of minerals, ores, fossil specimens and photographs, in addition to mining related relics.

Museum employees assisting young students with bird specimens.

Museum of Natural History

The Museum of Natural History holds irreplaceable specimens of plants and animals used in research, teaching, and outreach.

Inside the Full-Dome theater, with stars projected on the dome ceiling.

Fleischmann Planetarium

The Planetarium hosts field trips and provides people of all ages with access to public screenings and a plethora of exhibits around the facility.

The Mackay School

Explore degree programs and other opportunities within the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, an academic division within the College of Science.

Learn about the Mackay School
Mackay statue in front of the Mackay Mines building on the University campus.