Three undergraduates examine droplets of plastic eating algae in a lab.

Mission and Vision


The College of Science will support world-leading research and education in an environment that enables strong collaborations and the nimbleness to respond to emerging themes. It will accomplish this mission by prioritizing leadership in research, scholarship, and educational innovation, and enable success through investment in modern infrastructure and human capital.


We will produce scientific scholarship of the highest quality, and prepare our graduates to lead in science and industry, to think broadly and practically, and conduct themselves ethically.

College of Science

Robert A. Pritzker Science Center | 3105 South Dearborn, Room 252 | Chicago, IL | 60616