Undergraduate Research

Stand shoulder to shoulder at the brink of discovery

Discover an abundance of opportunities to participate in important research and creative and scholarly projects alongside faculty who bring their focus to their labs and their passion to the classrooms.

Points of Pride

  • Nearly 3,000 undergraduates each year work with skilled faculty and mentors who provide research opportunities to drive discovery and instill real-life experiences.
  • More than 1,000 students convene annually for a campus-wide exhibition of student achievement at the annual Undergraduate Symposium, showcasing the diversity of their learning experiences—from creative endeavors like painting exhibitions or creative writing blogs, to more traditional research activities.
  • A signature of the NAU undergraduate experience is the university's focus on engaged and active learning.