Kansas State University offers undergraduate opportunities for research and creative inquiry as we strive to attain the status of a top 50 public research university by 2025. Click on the links below to learn more about the opportunities to get involved.

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College of Agriculture

There are a variety of opportunities to get involved with undergraduate research within the College of Agriculture. Explore individual department opportunities by following the links provided below.

College of Architecture, Planning & Design

Research and experimentation are at the core of great design. Explore current projects and find research opportunities in APDesign.

College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate students enrolled in any major in the College of Arts and Sciences are invited to apply for research awards to conduct projects with faculty members in the college. Learn more. In addition, please visit individual department websites to explore research options that fit your academic interests.

College of Business Administration

The College of Business Administration strives to develop and implement a set of initiatives that assist it in achieving national recognition in targeted niche areas. Explore research happening in CBA.

College of Education

For decades, the College of Education has engaged in important partnerships with educators across the state of Kansas, and it is our view that these partnerships are integral in the improvement of education. The Leaders, Educators, and Researchers Network, established in our Research & External Funding office, is focused on supporting the faculty and student research infrastructure in the college and on connecting that research with practitioners in the field. Learn more here.

College of Engineering

Learn more about the Office of Research and Graduate Programs in the College of Engineering.

College of Health and Human Sciences

Faculty and students in the College of Health and Human Sciences are engaged in multidisciplinary research and scholarly activity that impacts the health and well-being of individuals, their families, and the environments in which they live. Find opportunities to engage.

College of Veterinary Medicine

Although the College of Veterinary Medicine is primarily equipped to serve graduate students, interested undergraduates can participate in mentored research and recieve credit through DVM 599. Visit the College's research page to learn more.