Science and Mathematics


Learn by doing

The College of Science and Mathematics at James Madison University is renowned for providing an exceptional and exciting research experience. Programs take a practical focus, with an emphasis on learning by doing.

You will receive the highest quality instruction within state-of-the-art facilities. These include the beautiful Bioscience Building and the John C. Wells Planetarium, a $2 million hybrid facility that is the only one of its kind in the world.

Departments in the College:

  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Department of Geology and Environmental Science
  • Department of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy


Each of our departments offers a range of outstanding student-centered programs, recognized for preparing students for responsible positions in research, industry, education, medicine, and government.

Find out more about starting your studies or check the latest COVID-19 information.