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Virtual Tour

Explore some of our college's classrooms, offices, and labs on our virtual tour.

With a long tradition of helping first-generation and underrepresented students earn their college degrees, the College of Science and Mathematics is committed to your success by providing hands-on research opportunities and real-world experience. 

You can choose from a unique blend of disciplines from human factors to neuroscience, polymer chemistry to biochemistry, sensor development to sensory perception, and computational modeling of ecosystems to water percolation in soils. 

Success Stories

Margarita Ronayne took an unconventional path to earn dual bachelor's degrees in psychology and biological sciences from Wright State this spring.
Parachuting out of airplanes is what did it. Although he admitted having the jitters before his first jump, the experience cemented psychology major Caleb Matos' desire to become a U.S. Army Ranger.

Leadership

Academic Departments

History

The Wright State University College of Science and Mathematics (CoSM) was founded in 1964 as one of the first two colleges of the new Dayton Campus of Miami University and Ohio State University. In 1964, CoSM was known as the College of Science and Engineering. In 1985, Wright State University established the College of Engineering and Computer Science and the College of Science and Mathematics. CoSM remains one of the largest colleges on campus. 

Past Deans of CoSM include:

  • Kathrin Engisch (2015–16, Interim)
  • Yi Li (2011-2015),
  • Dan Voss (2010–11, Interim)
  • Michele Wheatly (2002–09)
  • Robert Weisman (2001–02, Interim)
  • Roger Gilpin (1996–2001)
  • Marc Low (1991–96)
  • Richard Millman (1986–91)
  • John Rossmiller (1984–86, Interim)
  • Brian Hutchings (1974–84)
  • Robert Conley (1969-74)