School of Science, Technology, and Engineering (STEM)

At the Dillard University School of STEM, we are more than an institution — we’re a community dedicated to fostering curiosity, innovation, and academic excellence. Our esteemed faculty members, well-equipped laboratories, and collaborative learning environment provide a solid foundation for your journey into the realm of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, we celebrate a wide array of perspectives and backgrounds, enriching the academic experience for all. Our comprehensive programs ensure that you not only gain theoretical knowledge but also practical, hands-on experience, preparing you for a successful and impactful career in your chosen field.

Join us in this exciting journey towards knowledge, discovery, and innovation. Together, let’s build a future where scientific advancements transform lives and shape a better world. Embrace the possibilities at the Dillard University School of STEM and be part of something extraordinary.


The mission of the Dillard University School of STEM is to provide a broad background in sciences with sufficient flexibility to satisfy a wide variety of individual interests and career objectives. This is accomplished through a combination of required courses and electives. The curriculum prepares students for entry level employment in biological related fields, for independent study and research through interaction with scholars and experts in their discipline, and for entry into medical, dental, pharmacy, and graduate schools.


  • Explore the wonders of life and living organisms through our dynamic Biology program.
  • Engage in hands-on research and fieldwork to understand ecosystems, genetics, and anatomy.
  • Foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills crucial for a career in biological sciences.


  • Dive into the fascinating world of Physics, unraveling the laws that govern the universe.
  • Conduct experiments and simulations, studying the fundamental forces and principles of matter and energy.
  • Develop analytical and mathematical abilities essential for a successful career in physics and related fields.


  • Delve into the world of molecules, reactions, and materials in our Chemistry program.
  • Participate in laboratory experiments to understand chemical properties, structures, and their applications.
  • Cultivate a strong foundation for pursuing careers in pharmaceuticals, materials science, or chemical engineering.

Computer Science

  • Immerse yourself in the cutting-edge realm of Computer Science and technology.
  • Learn programming languages, algorithms, and software development, preparing for a future in software engineering, data analysis, or artificial intelligence.
  • Engage in projects that apply theoretical knowledge to practical solutions for real-world challenges.

Mathematics and Actuarial Science

  • Develop strong analytical and mathematical skills in our Mathematics and Actuarial Science program.
  • Study mathematical theories, statistical models, and financial analysis to predict and mitigate risk in various industries.
  • Prepare for a rewarding career as an actuary, data analyst, or in finance, using mathematical insights to drive sound decision-making.