College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics


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A Welcome Message from the Dean of the College of SEM:

Hi there!  This is your starting point for information about Vincennes University’s College of Science, Engineering, & Mathematics.  If you are interested in hands-on learning, small classes, and excellent instruction, then you have found the right place! 

VU has exactly what you need for the first 2 years of your college career.  Want to be a Doctor?  Engineer?  Pharmacist?  Zoologist?  Soil Scientist?  Run your own landscape company?  We got it!  Do you like going outdoors, studying the ocean, old growth forests, or bats?  We got it!  Credits that transfer?  We got it!  Least expensive residential university in Indiana?  We got it!

We also have Bachelor Degrees in Secondary Math & Science Education, in case you want to follow in the footsteps of your favorite teachers.  We offer free tutoring for all subjects and have a lot of clubs that you can be active in, including our “Women of STEM Learning Community”.  I hope you’ll apply and visit our campus.  Come see the brand new, $25 million Updike Hall Center for Science, Engineering & Mathematics.  I think you’ll be impressed.

Check out the different program web pages, videos, and pictures.  Feel free to contact me at or 812-888-4373.  I would love to meet you!

At Vincennes University, we take you further, faster!

Curt Coffman, Dean

College of Science, Engineering & Mathematics


Upcoming Events with the VU College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics:

  • August 30 – Weenies on the Wabash! - 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Kimmel Park
  • September 13 – High School Counselor Day
  • September 8 – FFA District Soil Judging Contest
  • September 21 – Science Friday
  • October 5 & 26 – Science Friday
  • November 9 – Science Friday 

Learn more about the College of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Support Staff
Jennifer Compton, Secretary
Phone | 812-888-5131
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