Welcome to COSAM

Unlock your potential to make an impact.



We make an impact.

Welcome to the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM). At COSAM, our faculty, staff and students strive to make a significant impact.

We focus on student success. 

COSAM Students

Our college has more than 2,300 undergraduate students and 63 percent of those students graduated with honors in fall 2020. COSAM offers 21 distinct majors in five diverse departments.

Three-fourths of COSAM undergraduate students are preparing to apply for medical school.

  • COSAM students are consistently accepted into professional schools at a rate more than 30 percentage points higher than the national average.
  • Approximately 98 percent of COSAM graduates in professional school programs reported that they are better prepared than their peers, regardless of where the others attended school.
  • Biomedical Sciences applicants who used the Pre-Professional Advisory Committee (PPAC) earned an average MCAT score of 512, which is the 85th percentile and 11 points higher than the national average.

More than 400 graduate students actively engage with students and conduct research in labs.

We conduct cutting-edge research.

COSAM Research

As a R1 institution, Auburn University continues to excel in research on the Plains and throughout the world. In 2019, $18 million was generated in extramural funding.

We make a difference.

COSAM Outreach

As a land-grant university, we seek to consistently give back to our community. In 2019, more than 10,000 students, teachers, members of the community participated in STEM programming hosted by COSAM Outreach.

We are COSAM.