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School of Science

School of Science

The School of Science strives to provide a current foundation in the elements of scientific method, theory, applicability and laboratory practice that will encourage the student to acquire an in-depth appreciation of the scientific endeavor.

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Departments Special Programs and Focuses
  • Biology
  • Health Professions
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Green Chemistry, Chemistry Education
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence
  • Environmental Studies and Sciences
  • GIS
  • Mathematics
  • Math Education
  • Nursing
  • RN to BS Completion, Dual Degree Nursing
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Engineering, 3/2, 4/1
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    Welcome to Our School

    Our focus is providing the best possible undergraduate experience in the sciences. Committed to teaching in the classroom and beyond, the Siena family of students, faculty, alumni, and staff share a passion for this College that is unparalleled. Student enrollment is thriving. Faculty and students are working together on innovative research in numerous areas including artificial intelligence, astronomy, physics, robotics, and science education—much of which is funded by the National Science Foundation and NASA. Check out these other opportunities available to school of science majors and browse our website to discover what Siena has to offer!

    The School of Science gratefully acknowledges support from the following agencies:


    School of Science News

    • Summer Scholars Explore Physics

      At Siena, the learning doesn’t stop once the classes do. This summer, students in Siena’s Physics program are busy participating in hands-on research that will give them a head start on the unique fields they are pursuing. Read More

    • Commencement 2017

      Check out the live feed! Read More

    • Saints Receive Honorary Proclamation

      Their work creating prosthetic arms for children has received worldwide media coverage, and on May 12 they received an honorary proclamation from New York state Senator Neil D. Breslin. Six key members of the Siena College e-NABLE team are graduating on May 14, and to mark the occasion, Sen. Breslin conferred the honor upon them in the office of Br. F. Edward Coughlin, O.F.M., Ph.D., president of Siena. Read More


    John Cummings

    John P. Cummings

    Dean, School of Science and Associate Professor of Physics

    Roger Bacon

    (518) 782‑6932

    I grew up in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, where I attended public school. My undergraduate studies were in Physics at Johns Hopkins University; from there I went to University of Massachusetts for my Masters and Rice University for my PhD.…read more

    The Siena Difference

    #11 Saints graduate. 74% of Siena students graduate after four years, which is more than twice the rate of our public school competitors.