Why Carnegie Mellon for Science: Scientific Depth-Mellon College of Science - Carnegie Mellon University

Why Carnegie Mellon for Science

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Aaron Mitchell with undergraduate researchers in lab

Scientific Depth

MCS students are immersed in discovery-based research courses during their first year. Once they choose a major in one of MCS’s four departments, students dig deeply into their discipline-specific studies both in the classroom and in the laboratory. Undergraduate research is a key component of this rigorous scientific training. More than 70 percent of MCS students conduct research, exploring real-world problems and discovering new science.

Above: Biological Sciences Professor Aaron Mitchell in his lab with undergraduate researchers.

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