College of Science and Engineering
In the College of Science and Engineering, we explore everything from the depths of the Great Lakes to the farthest corners of the universe. You'll learn closely from experts in your discipline. You'll get hands-on learning experience through labs, research opportunities and internships. You'll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
The College of Science and Engineering and the School of Engineering and Technology have been ranked 75th nationally for Best Undergraduate Engineering Degrees by U.S. News and World Report (2022).
Brooks Astronomical Observatory
We do stargazing and research at the Brooks Astronomical Observatory right on campus.
Science and Engineering Residential College
Live and learn alongside fellow future scientists and engineers. Experience academic, community building, volunteer service and leadership development activities available only to residents.
Institute for Great Lakes Research
With the Great Lakes as our laboratory, we study coastal wetlands, conservation genetics, fisheries and invasive species.
CMU Biological Station on Beaver Island
The CMU Biological Station's freshwater ecosystems, natural habitat, and 7 biologically unique inland lakes provide an unmatched research environment.
The CMU Center for GISci
We have provided geospatial services to university, government, non-profit organizations, and private industry for over 25 years.
Undergraduate and graduate programs
Causes you're passionate about paired with the experience you need
Integration of Science, Technology and EngineeringCurrently in the approval process, our InSciTE certificate will empower students with the communication, critical data and management skills sought by today's STEM employers.
Central SustainabilityAn interdisciplinary effort toward creating greater sustainability and pursuing projects that are environmentally and socially conscious.
What's new in the College of Science and Engineering
Fired Up and Focused
Walter Centeno '22
As a first-generation college student, enrolling in any college would take him out of his comfort zone. But he hit his stride at Central Michigan University.Mechanical Engineering
Quinton Mitchell '20
Quinton discovered his passion for engineering and computer-aided design while peering over the shoulder of another student working on a project using the digital design software.Product Design Engineering Technology