Thrive at ASU

Undergraduate research and creative activity

Research is a linchpin of a learner’s university experience. ASU undergraduates receive many opportunities to conduct research or creative work to produce original scholarly results, often with opportunities for funding, stipends, and with specialized faculty support.


of ASU undergraduate degree recipients graduate with research experience.



Many students discover their passion for research and specific subject areas through exposure to research as undergraduates.


of employers want undergraduates to “complete a project prior to graduation that demonstrates their acquired knowledge and skills.”


Undergraduate research provides students the opportunity to develop interdisciplinary, communication, and teamwork skills crucial to their careers.


asu charter

A New American University

ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.