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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 Mathematics & Science Institutes offer quality, residential professional development opportunities that focus on important mathematics and science content for kindergarten through high school educators. The summer Institutes are designed for all classroom teachers, coaches and lead teachers, principals, mathematics/science coordinators, and supervisors.

Learn more about MMSI

School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences Videos

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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

The Health Professions Advising Program allows students to build an academic plan that fits with their strengths and interests.

Health Professions Advising Program at Meredith College

The Health Professions Advising Program allows students to build an academic plan that fits with their strengths and interests.

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Samantha Litt

After starting as the center midfielder for the Meredith College soccer team and studying abroad in Italy, Samantha Litt, ’18, has become more independent and is ready to try new things.

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Haley Ervin

Teaching Fellow Haley Ervin, ’18 has always had a love for math and a passion for teaching, and has pushed herself to become a well-prepared teacher for her future students.

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Erica Occena

As a four-year starter on the Meredith softball team and a double major in biology and chemistry, Erica Occena, ’18, has challenged herself to grow and succeed in the future.

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

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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.