Throughout history, scientific discovery has driven much of human progress. Today, as our technological capacity increases, the pace of scientific discovery is accelerating, and new products and processes are being invented that will change the world in ways we can scarcely imagine.
The College of Science at Virginia Tech gives students a comprehensive foundation in the scientific method. Outstanding faculty members teach courses and conduct research in biological sciences, chemistry, economics, geosciences, mathematics, physics, psychology, and statistics. The college offers programs in cutting-edge areas including, among others, those in energy and the environment, developmental science across the lifespan, infectious diseases, computational science, nanoscience, and neuroscience. The College of Science is dedicated to fostering a research-intensive environment that promotes scientific inquiry and outreach.
Intellectual property is the fastest-growing area of law and is a major part of the world’s economy. The College of Science offers an innovative science, technology and law program that equips students with a diversified skill set that enables them to succeed outside traditional career paths and raises their awareness of unique legal, social, and ethical challenges in the 21st century.
Under a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science Education Grant, the college has collaborated with the College of Engineering to offer students a minor in “scieneering.” The program provides a solid background for students who are interested in further education and careers at the intersection of science, engineering and law.
College of Science Office of the Dean (0405)
North End Center, Suite 4300, Virginia Tech, 300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061
The College of Science Dean's Office new location is at the North End Center, Suite 4300, 300 Turner Street NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061 (MC 0405).
Address: 300 Turner St. NW | Map Grid:
Originally Built: 2013 | Abbreviation: NECTR
Latitude: 37.2335 | Longitude: -80.4205