Vision and Mission


Our vision is to be recognized for interdisciplinary education and research programs in science and to be a leader in the international academic community.


The mission of the Charles E Schmidt College of Science is:

  • To provide excellence in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary science education for our students;
  • To apply the power of inquiry and discovery to fundamental problems of scientific importance;
  • To find solutions to societal challenges in a culture of research, partnership, and scholarship; and
  • To develop internationally recognized research and instructional programs to meet the needs of the region, the nation, and the global community.
Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science offers unparalleled experiential learning opportunities to prepare the next generation of scientists and problem solvers.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd, SE-43
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Fax: (561) 297-3292