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School Overview

1847 The year we were founded
(as Lawrence Scientific School).
Our current dean is Francis J. Doyle III.

Academic Programs

6 Undergraduate

12 Graduate degrees
4 Masters
8 PhD

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Faculty, Research, and Staff

147 Faculty members
(ladder + non-ladder) as of fall 2021

642 Appointed Reseachers
(including 231 postdoctoral fellows)
as of spring 2021

211 Staff
as of summer 2021

Our faculty have received the MacArthur Fellowship, the Turing Award, the Guggenheim Fellowship, election to the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, and more

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1,058 Undergraduate students
as of spring 2021

694 Graduate students
as of spring 2021

9,000+ Alumni

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Our Campus

600,000 square feet of interconnected labs, classrooms, clusters, and offices among buildings housing Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics departments

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