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School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences

The School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences encourages students to explore, research, and discover. In addition to a rich classroom experience, our undergraduates have ample opportunities to work with faculty and peers on original research projects in state-of-the-art facilities. We are committed to educating and supporting the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.




* Engineering offered as a dual degree (Chemistry or Mathematics) program with NC State University (Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, Chemistry/Environmental Engineering, Mathematics/Biomedical Engineering, Mathematics/Civil Engineering, Mathematics/Computer Engineering, Mathematics/Electrical Engineering, Mathematics/Industrial Engineering, Mathematics/Mechanical Engineering)

Many students in the School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences collaborate directly with faculty to build partnerships that support original research and creative endeavors.

The Undergraduate Research Program at Meredith offers direction and support for students who are ready to be original, to push at the boundaries of the classroom and the textbook, and to connect with others who share their interests. Learn more »

Engineering Students

The Engineering Dual Degree Program allows you to combine a well-rounded liberal arts education at a women’s college with a degree from one of the most respected engineering programs in the country. Graduates emerge from the program uniquely qualified to take on the distinctive challenges engineers face in today’s global society.

Learn more about engineering

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Meredith STEM Summer College is an opportunity for rising 11th and 12th grade women to focus on mathematics and science during the summer. Students who successfully complete the course will earn three college credit hours from Meredith College.

Learn more about STEM Summer College

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This video is about the STEM programs at Meredith College.

STEM at Meredith College

Learn more about the STEM programs at Meredith College.

STEM at Meredith College

Learn more about the STEM programs at Meredith College.

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Strong Story | Tia Joyce

Strong Story | Tia Joyce

2016 Senior Strong Story featuring legacy scholar, Tia Joyce.

Strong Story | Tia Joyce

2016 Senior Strong Story featuring legacy scholar, Tia Joyce.

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Health Professions Advising Program at Meredith College

Health Professions Advising Program at Meredith College

Pre-Health advisers work individually with students to build an academic plan that prepares them to enter their health field of interest.

Health Professions Advising Program at Meredith College

Pre-Health advisers work individually with students to build an academic plan that prepares them to enter their health field of interest.

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Pinaky Patel

Pinaky Patel

From the moment Pinaky Patel, ’19, returned to the United States at the age of 17, she had a dream of earning a degree in computer science. Almost 20 years later, that dream is becoming reality.

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Rana Oueijan

At Meredith, Rana Oueijan, ’19, pursued a focused academic path and enjoyed a variety of powerful hands-on learning experiences. Next up: the four-year Doctor of Pharmacy program at Campbell University.

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Carlee Joseph

As a dual degree engineering student and an award-winning student-athlete, Carlee Joseph, ’19, has learned to balance her time while still finding ways to get involved on campus and in her community.

Facilities & Labs

The Science and Mathematics Building (SMB), which contains 80,000 square feet learning space, including 13 dedicated research labs that support the needs of ongoing student and faculty research.

Facilities & Labs

Kim Mournighan

Strong Story | Kim Mournighan

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Program graduate Kim Mournighan, ’14, credits Meredith with helping her gain admission into one of the country’s best medical schools.

Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program

The Meredith Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate is the only program of its kind in the Triangle. The one-year coeducational program offers small classes, hands-on clinical experiences, individualized advising, and MCAT prep. With a graduate placement rate of 90 percent or higher, our program helps aspiring healthcare professionals get into their top schools.