Discovery starts here in the College of Natural Sciences

What We’re About

Transformative Experiences

We believe in discovery, in nurturing curiosity, in pursuing big questions and in solving global challenges. With 15 majors and dozens of programs of study, the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin offers the chance to forge a bold educational path, unique to you.

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Facts & Figures

At a Glance

One of the largest colleges of science in the nation is also one of the most impactful.

 

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1,760

Student researchers participate in the largest undergraduate research program at a single university.

390

Tenured and tenure-track faculty drive our scientific, mathematical and technology breakthroughs.

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Top 10-ranked programs for undergraduates and graduate students span our disciplines (U.S. News & World Report).

 

A Welcoming Place

You Belong in Natural Sciences

We are committed to being an inclusive community that celebrates the dignity of every individual, honors differences and lets each person know that they belong.

Our Values and ApProach

Texas Science News

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Features

Inaugural Class of AI Master’s Students Tackle a Transformative Moment in Tech

The University of Texas at Austin has welcomed its first cohort of students in the new, affordable, online artificial intelligence graduate degree program.

Explore Austin

Make the Best City Home

Austin shows up on countless “best of” lists. And many of its best places and spaces are right here in the College of Natural Sciences.

On & beyond the Forty Acres

Exciting Opportunities

Study. Research. Lead.

Dozens of degree offerings. Hundreds of research labs. Organizations for every interest.

Majors & Degrees

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Student Life