Student researcher


As one of only 35 U.S. public institutions in the Association of American Universities, KU has a distinguished record of research innovation. Through independent, multidisciplinary research centers, students and faculty collaborate on solutions that transform and improve our world.

Quick Facts

$292.6 million

in externally funded research


libraries on Lawrence campus


elite Foundation Professorships

Graduate research students


Consistently discovering breakthroughs in medicine, technology, engineering, and a multitude of other fields and industries, our graduate and postdoctoral researchers push the limits of what's possible in our growing global society.

Undergraduate research student


Go beyond the classroom and expand what it means to study a discipline. As an undergraduate, you'll work alongside faculty to explore your major in ways limited only by your curiosity.