College of Science

Welcome to Marshall University’s College of Science

Our college is committed to offering an enriching academic experience through our dedicated faculty, cutting edge curriculum, and affordable tuition. Our outstanding faculty includes award-winning professors and accomplished scholars devoted to academic excellence. Among thousands of our esteemed graduates are leaders in medicine, business, research, public service, and academia. We provide the very best learning and laboratory facilities, and we focus on providing students with career choice information and academic advising to ensure each student graduates with their degree in four years. Whether you’re an incoming freshman or pursuing a doctoral degree, the College of Science can help you find success in all you do.


COS Students

Student Experience

The College of Science is a dynamic institute for all things science, innovation, and research.

COS Programs

Degrees & Programs

The college offers a wide spectrum of science, pre-professional / pre-health care, and integrated technology programs.

COS Research

Research Opportunities

To be interactive with the community and respond to contemporary and future needs of society and the scientific community.


About the College of Science

The College of Science (COS) was established in 1976 and is comprised of ten departments within four schools: School of Biological and Environmental Sciences, School of Forensic and Criminal Justice Sciences, School of Mathematics and Applied Informatics, and School of Physical Sciences. While the College of Science Dean’s Office is located in Science Building 270, the college operates out of several buildings including Science Building, Morrow Library, and Smith Hall. Some lecture and laboratory classes and faculty offices also are in the Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Science Center and the Weisberg Applied Engineering Complex.


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Marshall was named one of the top 100 most affordable universities in America by Best Value Schools.
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Contact the College of Science

Have a question about the College of Science? You can reach us at or 304-696-2372.

Future and current students seeking academic information may wish to contact the advisors at the college’s Office of Student Services.

Students seeking a career in healthcare may wish to contact the advisors of the college’s Pre-Professional Healthcare Studies.

If you have questions pertaining to a particular department within the college, you may wish to contact the appropriate department office.

Give to the College of Science
Marshall University is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research