About Research Universities
The purpose of the American research university is to ask questions and solve problems. Together, the nation's research universities constitute an exceptional national resource, with unique capabilities:
- America's research universities perform more than half of the nation's basic research
- The expert knowledge that is generated in our research universities is being applied to real-world problems every day;
- By combining cutting-edge research with graduate and undergraduate education, our research universities are also training new generations of leaders in all fields.
In this section, information can be found about: