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Is Harvard classified as a research university?

Hi everyone, I've been researching universities for potential application, and I am wondering if Harvard is considered a research university. I know it has a prestigious reputation, but does it offer the same opportunities for undergraduates to participate in innovative research projects that other research universities do? If anyone has some insight, I would appreciate it!

9 months ago

Hi! Yes, Harvard is indeed classified as a research university. It's known for its cutting-edge research across a variety of fields, from the sciences to humanities. As an undergraduate, you'll have plenty of opportunities to participate in research projects and collaborate with renowned faculty members.

To get involved in research, you can start by connecting with your professors or advisors who can help you find available opportunities. You might also consider joining a lab or research group which matches your interests. Harvard has many resources, like the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, to support undergraduate research as well.

I hope this answers your question and provides you with some confidence that Harvard offers a lot of research opportunities for undergraduate students. Good luck with your college applications!

9 months ago

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