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At the College of Science and Engineering, our students, faculty, and industry partners have the opportunity to be part of a distinctive experience that offers exceptional opportunities for research and learning on campus, in the community, and around the world.
Our unique combination of engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, and computer science programs within one college provides one-of-a-kind education and research opportunities that spark new innovations. Offering top-ranked programs tailored for the careers of today and tomorrow, our academic departments attract quality faculty from around the world who are top researchers and great teachers.
Our academic departments bridge the past to the future. Many of our academic departments formed the nucleus of University of Minnesota's strong foundation in science. Yet our departments continue to evolve to keep up with today's high-tech world. Our legacy is clearly evident in our alumni who have made countless discoveries that have improved the world such as the first wearable pacemaker, the Post-it Note, and Gore-Tex. Our alumni have also founded more than 4,000 companies that employ more than 500,000 people worldwide.