If you’ve long been fascinated with the natural world, you’ll find a natural home in the Department of Biological Sciences, where scientists of all kinds come together to study at the micro and macro levels. Here, you’ll work with genius faculty on mind-blowing research, gain a deeper understanding of the subjects you’re exploring, and best of all, embark on a scientific education — and a lifelong career — that’s all kinds of wonderful.
Employed or in Grad School
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
National Institutes of Health
High School Course Requirements
*Four years of mathematics should include at least algebra, geometry, trigonometry, analytic geometry, elementary functions (pre-calculus) and preferably calculus. Advanced mathematics courses are encouraged, especially a course in calculus.
Submit your application for the Mellon College of Science.
Mix It Up
You’re not just one thing. You’re a scientist. An artist. A technologist. A maker. A writer. Carnegie Mellon has been mixing it up for decades, and whatever you want to pursue, we’ve got the right mix for you.