Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

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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.

63%
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.
79%
of employers want undergraduates to “complete a project prior to graduation that demonstrates their acquired knowledge and skills.”
Source
[From “It Takes More than a Major: Employer Priorities for College Learning and Student Success,” Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2013]
Undergraduate research provides students the opportunity to develop interdisciplinary, communication, and teamwork skills crucial to their careers.