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Can you tell me if Purdue University is a research university?

Hi guys! I'm looking into Purdue University and wondering if it's a research university. If so, what kinds of undergraduate research opportunities are available for students? Do they span across different fields or primarily focus on STEM? Thanks for any help!

9 months ago

Hello! Yes, Purdue University is indeed a research university, and it has a strong emphasis on undergraduate research. The university is known for its wide range of research opportunities across various fields, including but not limited to STEM.

For undergraduate students, there are many programs and resources available. One example is the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR), which helps connect students with faculty and research projects. They offer workshops, research fairs, and other events to promote research opportunities. Additionally, students can participate in programs like the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) and the Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship (DURI).

While Purdue has a strong focus on STEM subjects, the university also supports research in other areas such as humanities, social sciences, and arts. So students from different fields of study can definitely find research opportunities that suit their interests. Best of luck with your college search!

9 months ago

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