NSM Fact Sheet
The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service in the physical and biological sciences, computer science, and mathematics. NSM’s location in the nation’s fourth-largest city and energy capital of the world presents numerous opportunities for collaboration with the Texas Medical Center, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and other entities.
Six Academic Departments
The College’s strengths include:
An ethnically diverse student body of nearly 6,000 undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. students and more than 1,200 degrees awarded each year
200 ranked faculty, including four National Academy of Sciences members, one National Academy of Engineering member, and a National Medal of Science recipient.
A solid research funding base with $31 million in annual research expenditures
Academic collaborations with numerous institutions, industry consortia and partnerships, and outreach programs to local school districts
Innovative resources to ensure student success, including a centralized testing and tutoring center and peer-led team learning workshops, and
Focused efforts to recruit and retain minority students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through the Houston Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.
Enrollment Fall 2022
Degrees Awarded Fiscal Year 2022
Tenured or Tenure Track