Lyman Briggs

Lyman Briggs

Lyman Briggs College is an undergraduate, residential college dedicated to bridging the gap between science and the humanities. With a choice of more than 40 majors in the natural sciences and mathematics, students gain a strong foundation in core science courses (biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics), while also exploring the history, philosophy and sociology of science. Students are challenged to examine the relationship between science and society and to consider their impact as scientists in the global world.

Lyman Briggs is a limited-enrollment program, and students are encouraged to apply early for admission.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates from Lyman Briggs College pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of the core sciences and humanities.

Alumni work at:

  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources
  • Motorola
  • Chrysler Corporation
  • Michigan Biotechnology Institute
  • Center for Physiological Disorders

Alumni work as:

  • Environmental quality analysts
  • Lab technicians
  • Software engineers
  • Professors and educators
  • Health system researchers
  • Public health professionals
  • Medical doctors

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