Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects

Independently or in small teams, and mentored by a faculty member, students do intensive and self-directed research or creative work that results in an original scholarly paper or other product that can be formally presented on or off campus.

In spring 2013 we invited college presidents, chief academic officers, deans of students and deans of admissions from more than 1,500 schools to nominate up to 10 institutions with stellar examples of undergraduate research/creative projects. Colleges and universities that were mentioned most often are listed here, in alphabetical order.

Georgia Institute of Technology

Atlanta, GA

Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

Hope College

Holland, MI

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

Northeastern University

Boston, MA

Ohio State University—​Columbus

Columbus, OH

Pomona College

Claremont, CA

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

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