Why mathematical and natural sciences?


Our faculty work to resolve key issues faced by our civilization, which are addressed through our research, teaching, and in our community outreach. We seek to infuse our students and the greater community with the ideals of impact, excellence, and access. We strive to create an inclusive student experience with extensive interdisciplinary opportunities.  At the core of this experience is the opportunity for our students to work side-by-side with our faculty conducting authentic research in STEM disciplines. Our students are proficient in scientific inquiry and critical thinking, and ready to apply their skills to real life situations.In the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences we strive to educate and empower future STEM scholars and innovators.

Our 30+ faculty members include statisticians, mathematicians, computer scientists, forensic scientists, biologists, biotechnologists, and other natural science disciplines. Our research is funded by multiple federal and state agencies and we are one of the fastest growing research enterprises at the Arizona State University.


Mathematical and Natural Sciences as the new edge for your career


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Patent Lawyer
Science Policy Maker
Scientific Writer and Salesperson
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Informatics Scientist

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As an undergraduate at ASU West, Daniel found a variety of unique opportunities to complete independent research. Find out how this prepared him for life as a New College graduate!

Alumni Spotlight, Daniel Langley

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