NATURAL & MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

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, Computer Science, or Mathematics) program with NC State University (Chemistry/Biological Engineering, Chemistry/Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry/Chemical Engineering, Chemistry/Environmental Engineering, Chemistry/Textile Engineering, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Mathematics/Biological Engineering, Mathematics/Biomedical Engineering, Mathematics/Civil Engineering, Mathematics/Computer Engineering, Mathematics/Electrical Engineering, Mathematics/Industrial Engineering, Mathematics/Mechanical Engineering)

Contact Information
Liz Wolfinger
Dean, School of Natural and Mathematical Sciences; Professor of Biological Sciences
178 Science/Mathematics Bldg.
wolfingere@meredith.edu
(919) 760-2279

News & Events

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 »

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.

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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.

School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences Videos

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.
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.
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.
Cinthia Arreola in Commencement Gown seated with dog

After Spanish and biology major Cinthia Arreola, ‘21, took a course in Spanish translation during her junior year, she found new ways to support her community.

Sammie Duerring

Samantha Duerring, ’20, conducted undergraduate research on the perceptions of GMOs on Meredith’s campus.

Barbara Diamond

Barbara Diamond, ’20, discovered a passion for chemistry at Meredith. Now she’s headed to the University of Texas, Arlington, to earn her Ph.D.

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.

Strong Story | Kim Mournighan

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.