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Would Northwestern be considered a research university?

Hey everyone, I've been looking into Northwestern and I'm not sure if it's considered a research university or not. Can someone let me know if it is and what types of undergraduate research opportunities might be available for Math majors? Thank you so much!

8 months ago

Hey there! Absolutely, Northwestern University is considered a research university, and it boasts a strong emphasis on undergraduate research across various disciplines, including Mathematics.

As a Math major, you'll have numerous research opportunities at your disposal. For instance, you might consider participating in the Mathematics Undergraduate Research Projects (URP), which pairs undergrads with faculty members to pursue advanced research topics. Additionally, Northwestern also offers a summer research program called the Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Mathematics (SURPM), a 10-week intensive experience where you'll work on a project under faculty supervision.

Lastly, you can explore research assistant positions with professors or visit the Office of Undergraduate Research to discuss other potential opportunities. It's a great way to engage with your passion for Mathematics and gain valuable experience in your field. Good luck with your college journey!

8 months ago

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