The World of Science

Our science programs will amaze you

If you're interested in a career in the sciences, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is the place to help you achieve your goals. 

You'll find your ideal learning environment, state-of-the-art facilities, knowledgeable and approachable faculty, abundant research opportunities, and more when you set foot on our Winona Campus, nestled in a diverse bluff habitat that's mere minutes away from the Mississippi River. Our students and faculty describe the boundless opportunities that await to help you determine if you're a fit for Saint Mary's science programs.

Science is ...

... collaborative

... centered around research

... explorative and hands on

... a way of knowing


The Saint Mary’s Biology Department is committed to providing students with an immersive education in biology. The biology program offers its students academic and professional preparation for post-baccalaureate endeavors in a wide array of disciplines.

Study Biology at Saint Mary's


The Chemistry faculty at Saint Mary's sees their focus as providing students with the liberal arts background and comprehensive chemical education necessary to succeed in graduate or professional school or in entry-level careers in the chemical sciences.

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Physics is the study of the structure of the material universe. The Physics Department imparts upon students the knowledge of nature and provides them with ways to both appreciate and apply those fundamental principles.

Study Physics at Saint Mary's