W.M. Keck Science Department

A strong, innovative, and interdisciplinary program in the natural sciences

By emphasizing critical thinking as well as a deep commitment to high-quality undergraduate education, selective liberal arts colleges such as Scripps produce a large share of our nation’s distinguished scientists.

The W.M. Keck Science Department, a collaboration with Claremont McKenna and Pitzer Colleges, offers a strong, innovative, and interdisciplinary science education program under the umbrella disciplines of biology, chemistry, and physics. Keck Science develops the next generation of elite scientists equipped with the interdisciplinary STEM and liberal arts training to think creatively, critically, and quantitatively to solve the world’s most pressing problems.

The W.M. Keck Science Department features modern laboratories, state-of-the-art instrumentation, and advanced computer facilities. Students have the opportunity to study with faculty who have training and research interests in all the major areas of biology, chemistry, and physics.


women students in Keck Science


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STEM degrees among women's colleges