About SCSE


Swenson College includes all the “STEM” disciplines (science, technology, engineering, math) at UMD.

The science departments include:

The engineering departments include:

We are the home of the:

Large Lakes Observatory

Iron Range Engineering Program

Integrated Biosciences graduate program

Water Resources Science graduate program

Advanced Materials Center

Air Force ROTC Aerospace Studies program

We also have close affiliations with the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) and the Minnesota Sea Grant program.

With more than 3,200 undergraduate and 200 graduate students, Swenson College is the largest college at UMD and the third largest in the University of Minnesota system.

Here, you will have the opportunity to engage in active learning, conduct world-class research with our faculty, take advantage of internship and co-op opportunities with our regional partners, and participate in our community-based outreach programs. We encourage you to take a closer look.