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Would Stanford University be classified as a research university?

Hi there, I'm looking into applying to Stanford, and I wanted to know if it's considered a research university. I'm really interested in getting involved with research during college, so will there be sufficient research opportunities for undergraduates at Stanford? Thanks for your help!

9 months ago

Hello! Yes, Stanford University is indeed classified as a research university. It is well-known for its strong emphasis on research across multiple disciplines. As an undergraduate at Stanford, you will absolutely have access to numerous research opportunities.

Many professors at Stanford actively engage in research and often involve undergraduate students in their work. You can either approach them directly or apply for research positions that they post through various campus programs. Additionally, Stanford offers research-based programs like the Major Grant and the Chappell Lougee Scholarship for undergraduates, which are competitive but provide great support for those interested in conducting research.

In summary, you should have no problem finding research opportunities at Stanford as an undergraduate. I recommend reaching out to current students or your potential department of interest to get a better idea of available opportunities specific to your field of study. Good luck!

9 months ago

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