Why choose to major in the computer, mathematical, or natural sciences? 

  • nearly 30 majors and minors in the sciences, mathematics, and computer science feature rich opportunities for learning in the classroom, research laboratory, and the field. 
  • a strong program of advising and academic planning to support our students, beginning at summer orientation.
  • undergraduate majors courses are taught by our faculty members; laboratories and discussion sections are taught by teaching assistants.
  • opportunities for mentored research in the laboratories of nearly 350 faculty members in CMNS. 
  • outstanding internship opportunities in federal labs and private companies in the Baltimore-Washington corridor.  Nearly 80% of our graduates report having pursued at least one research or internship opportunity during their undergraduate studies.
  • CMNS is a rich and diverse community of learners.  42% of our graduates are women, and 16% of graduates are from racial/ethnic groups underrepresentated in science and mathematics disciplines.  
  • Interested in learning more about our majors? Fill out the academic interest form: https://go.umd.edu/cmns-prospective-students