School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Physical Sciences Division

Welcome to the UWB Physical Sciences Division!

UW Bothell students who major in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, or Earth System Science engage with award-winning faculty and experience the excitement of pursuing a career in science. From interactive classes to ground-breaking research, our Chemistry, Physics, and Earth System Science programs offer students the opportunity to understand how the natural world works and to use their knowledge and skills to build a rewarding future.


Professor Lori Robins in Chemistry lab with students

Exploring the atomic and molecular nature of our world


Exploring the fundamental forces that control our universe

Earth System Science

Exploring how our planet is shaped through natural and human processes