UND Research | Carnegie Doctoral Research Institution
UND is a Carnegie Doctoral Research Institution with an international reputation for research, notably in health sciences, nutrition, energy and environmental protection, aerospace and engineering.
Having research-informed teaching makes going to a top-tier research university like UND 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.
Investing in worthy work for North Dakota
Through modest investments in research, UND expertise is powering great advancements in energy, health, UAS, and big data.Explore Opportunities
On-Campus Research Units
The Research Institute for Autonomous Systems (RIAS) connects unmanned and autonomous research with economic development.
The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) is a national leader, providing pioneering solutions to the world's challenges.
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.
The North Dakota Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR) supports research in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The Center for Rural Health supports rural and tribal communities, examining health disparities, delivery and systems, workforce and population health.
Responsible for the care of animals used in research, the Center for Biomedical Research (CBR) is state-of-the-art animal research facility.
UND's main library and the state's largest, the Chester Fritz holds over 1.6 million volumes, plus thousands of online resources.Visit the Fritz
Access to health sciences information for UND's main campus and other clinical campuses across the state.Medical Library
More than 321,000 volumes, a growing audio-visual collection, and a variety of legal databases.Law Library
The most extensive music library in North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.Music Library
Highly specialized to serve the needs of the Energy & Environmental Research Center.Energy Library
The largest geoscience library in the upper Midwest located in Leonard Hall.Geology Library
Houses 80% of the state's core samples, including 95% of the samples from the Williston basin.Core Library
UND by the Numbers
doctoral degrees awarded, 2018-19
state-wide economic impact of UND research
jobs created in-state from UND research
research expenditures, FY18