The Sciences at Connecticut College

Science majors at Connecticut College acquire a powerful formula for success as they enter graduate or medical degree programs or careers in science. Within the context of a premier liberal arts curriculum, the College's dynamic science program offers:

  • A new state-of-the-art science center opened in fall 2012.  
  • Award-winning professors who excel as teachers, mentors and partners in student-faculty research
  • Opportunities for students to co-author articles for academic journals and present at national and international conferences
  • Science Leaders Program for underrepresented students, designed to increase the number of women, minority students and students with disabilities who graduate from the College with a degree and research experience in the sciences (Science Leaders Program , pdf)
  • Hands-on experience with state-of-the art equipment typically found only at large research universities
  • Funded internships and study-away opportunities that are the hallmark of a Connecticut College education
  • Prospective science students lunches that include a professor-led tour of our state-of-the-art science facilities, and the opportunity to learn about research and study abroad opportunities from current science majors
  • An interdisciplinary environmental studies program that is one of the oldest and most innovative in the country
  • A 750-acre Connecticut College Arboretum used by professors and students as a living laboratory to learn about the natural world
  • Premedical, pre-health and health sciences career advising. Also see the Health Professions Handbook.

New Science Center

Watch the fall 2012 dedication ceremony for the new Science Center.

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The Greenhouse

A new greenhouse opened in fall 2012.

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