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Would Duke University be classified as a research university?

Hi there! I am a high school junior exploring college options and trying to find the best fit for me. I have an interest in Duke University, and I was wondering if it's considered to be a research university. If so, could you please provide some examples of research opportunities they offer, especially for undergrads? My intended major is global health. Thanks for helping me out!

9 months ago

Hey! Duke University is definitely considered a research university. A significant portion of the university's resources is dedicated to supporting research programs, and they have state-of-the-art facilities to facilitate the work of their researchers. As a global health major, you'll find numerous opportunities to get involved in research projects that interest you.

Undergraduates have the chance to get involved in research through the Duke Undergraduate Research Support Office. They provide funding and programs like the Small Grant Program, which cover research expenses, and the Research Fellowship, which is a competitive summer program. In addition, the Duke Global Health Institute offers a wide range of research opportunities, internships, and study abroad programs, specifically targeting global health research and practice. This will certainly give you the hands-on experience you are looking for in your field of interest.

I hope this information is helpful to you as you continue your college exploration journey. Don't hesitate to ask more questions if you have any. Good luck!

9 months ago

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