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Montclair State University is a dynamic research institution, designated an R2 – Doctoral University – High Research Activity – by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. This designation signifies a continued expansion of the University’s research portfolio and doctoral programs, where students and faculty explore across disciplines for innovative discoveries in the sciences, humanities, business and the arts.

Montclair is dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages cutting-edge research by faculty and students looking to make the world a better place.

Learn more about Montclair State University’s Office of Research.

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Montclair State students and faculty conduct ground-breaking research that impacts the understanding of our world and makes headlines in everything from gravitational-wave astronomy and antimalarial treatments to school choice and diversifying the teacher pipeline.

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Resources and Opportunities


Every year, Montclair State students work with University faculty to conduct important research on a wide variety of topics. Explore the resources below to learn more about potential research opportunities, finding a mentor and funding resources.


Montclair State University aims to advance collaboration, discovery and innovation by helping to connect our researchers not only across disciplines but across institutions, government and industry.

Learn more at Research with Montclair.

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