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UND is a Carnegie Doctoral Research Institution.

With an international reputation for research in health sciences, nutrition, energy and environmental protection, aerospace and engineering, going to a top-tier research university like UND is unique. At UND, our students are an integral part of research. Studies show students who engage in research are twice as likely to graduate, five-times more likely to go on to graduate school, and have more successful careers after graduation.

Research News

On-Campus Research Units

UND UAS Students
Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The Research Institute for Autonomous Systems (RIAS) connects unmanned and autonomous research with economic development.

UND Oil Drilling Demonstration
Energy and Environment

The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) is a national leader, providing pioneering solutions to the world's challenges.

UND Dietetics
Human Nutrition

One of six centers operated by the USDA, the Human Nutrition Research Center is a world leader in nutrition research for more than 30 years.

UND Physics

The North Dakota Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) supports research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

UND Nursing Rural Health
Rural Health

The Center for Rural Health supports rural and tribal communities, examining health disparities, delivery and systems, workforce and population health.

UND Biomedical Scientist in Research Lab

Responsible for the care of animals used in research, the Center for Biomedical Research (CBR) is state-of-the-art animal research facility.

UND Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health

The Behavioral Health Initiative focuses on behavioral health research, training, outreach, and service in North Dakota and beyond.

National Security

This initiative enhances national security through cutting-edge research and education of the next generation of experts, driving economic development and supporting a thriving society.

UND by the Numbers


3-year point advancement in NSF research ranking

$300 M

state-wide economic impact of UND research


jobs created in-state from UND research

$110 M

invested in UND research

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Making a Difference

Investing in work worth doing for North Dakota.

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