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Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer Programs

The table below contains links to REU programs active during the summer season. Applicants should note that most application deadlines fall in February - March. Program directors: this list will be updated regularly. To update your entry, or to request a new entry, please send email to the AMS. Here is an article by Frank Morgan on what makes a good REU proposal.

Most of the REU programs on this page handle their applications through the AMS service


Arizona State University

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

Boise State University

Complexity in Algebra, Geometry and Applications

Boston University

PROMYS program at Boston University (for Counselors)

Brigham Young University

Summer Mathematics REU

Brown University

REU in Computational Mathematics

Brown University

Summer REU in Dynamics and Stochastics

California State University, Channel Islands

REU in Analysis, Applied Mathematics, and Graph Theory, in partnership with U. Hidalgo (Mexico)

California State University, Chico

REU for Undergraduates and Teachers

California State University, Fresno

REU in Mathematics (Zeros of Analytic Functions and Algebraic Knot Theory)

Canisius College

Geometry and Physics on Graphs

Carleton College and St. Olaf College

Summer Mathematics Program for Women Undergraduates

Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh

REU program sponsored by LearnLab

Carnegie Mellon University

SUAMI: Summer Undergraduate Applied Mathematics Institute

Central Michigan University

Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Graph Theory, and Matrix Theory

Clarkson University

Joint venture in REU with SUNY Potsdam

Clemson University

REU in Computational Number Theory and Combinatorics

College of William & Mary

Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Matrix Analysis and its Applications

Committee on Institutional Cooperation

Summer Research Opportunities Program

Cornell University

REU in Analysis on fractals, Generating sets for finite groups, and Combinatorics of triangulations


Research Experience for Undergraduates at DIMACS

Dordt College

Undergraduate Research in Statistical Genetics and Biostatistics

East Tennessee State University-Institute of Quantitative Biology

A Multi-State Approach to Undergraduate Research in Mathematical Biology

Emory University

Summer institute for training in Biostatistics (SIBS)

EDGE - Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education

Summer Program for Women in Graduate School

Fairfield University

REU Program in Mathematics and Computer Science

Florida Institute of Technology

REU Program in Partial Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

The Fields Institute

Undergrad Summer Research Program at the University of Toronto

George Mason University

Multidisciplinary REU in Computational Mathematics and Nonlinear Dynamics

George Washington University

Summer Program for Women in Mathematics

Grand Valley State University

REU in Wavelets, Hausdorff Metric Geometry, and other topics

Homeland Security

STEM Summer Internship Program

Hope College

REU in Algebra, Probability, Statistics, Statistical Genetics, and Analysis


REU Program at Brown University

Illinois Institute of Technology

REU Program in Computational Mathematics

Indiana University

Research Experience for Undergraduates

Institute for Advance Study

Summer Program for Women in Mathematics

Institute for Pure And Applied Mathematics (IPAM)

Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS) at UCLA

Iowa State University

REU in Mathematical Biology, Discrete Mathematics, and Dynamical Systems

Iowa State University

L. H. Baker Center: REU in Computational & Systems Biology Summer Institute

James Madison University

REU in Knot Theory, Probability, Statistics, Algebraic Graph Theory, and Applied/Computational Mathematics

Kansas State University

Summer Undergraduate Mathematics Research at K-State

Kent State University

REU in Mathematics


Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Materials Sciences

Lafayette College

Summer Projects on Games (including SET®), Geometry, and Combinatorics

Louisiana State University

CCT REU: Interdisciplinary Research Experience in Computational Sciences

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

REU in Dessins (2-dimensional ribbon/fat graphs), Braids and Knot Theory and Ihara Zeta Functions of Graphs

Macalester College and the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications

MAXIMA Interdisciplinary Mathematics REU

Mathematical Biosciences Institute

2015 Undergraduate Research Program (REU Program and Capstone Conference)

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

Undergraduate Program in Berkely, CA

Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)

The Summer Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

Michigan State University

Summer REU in Experimental Mathematics

Missouri State University

REU in Algebra, Combinatorics, Numerical Analysis, and Differential Equations

Mount Holyoke College

The Summer Mathematics Research Institute

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Summer Cancer Research Program for Undergraduates

National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis

REU at the Interface of Mathematics and Biology

National Institute for Standards and Technology (Gaithersburg, MD and Boulder, CO)

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program for Undergraduates in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering

National Security Agency

The Director's Summer Program

North Carolina State University

REU In Modeling and Industrial Mathematics

North Dakota State University

Growing up STEM Program

Notre Dame University

Motivic Invariants and Singularities Thematic Program

Oakland University

Computational and Numerical Statistics and Mathematics

Ohio Wesleyan University

Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation in Astronomy, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics

Oregon State University

Ecosystem Informatics Summer Institute

Oregon State University

REU in Analysis of Algorithms, Geometry, Population Dynamics, and Topology

Pacific Undergraduate Research Experience in Mathematics (PURE Math)

REU at the University of Hawaii-Hilo

Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Summer REU

Princeton University

Summer Program in Analysis and Geometry

Princeton University and the Institute for Advanced Study

Summer Program for Women in Mathematics

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Undergraduate Research Experience, Topics in computational number theory, inverse problems, geometric analysis, and systems biology

Rutgers University


Sam Houston State University

Research Experience for Undergraduates in Mathematics Program

San Diego State University

Undergraduate Research Experience

Sante Fe Institute

Edward A. Knapp Undergraduate Fellows

Seattle University

SUMmER program (Seattle University Mathematics Early Research program)

SUNY Potsdam

Joint venture in REU with Clarkson University

Texas A&M University

REU with three focus choices

UCLA - Logic Center

Undergraduate summer school in mathematical logic

University at Buffalo, SUNY

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) in Biomedical Sciences

University of California, Berkeley

Geometry and Topology, RTG Summer Research Program

University of California, Merced

Applied Mathematics Summer Undergraduate Research Program

University of Chicago

Mathematics REU 2015

University of Connecticut

Summer Math UConn REU

University of Connecticut

Research Experience in Cyber and Civil Infrastructure Security for Students with ADHD: Fostering Innovation

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

NanoCEMMS Research Experience for Undergraduates

University of Maryland


University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

Interdisciplinary Program in High Performance Computing

University of Michigan

REU in Mathematics

University of Michigan, Department of Biostatistics

Summer Institute on Big Data, Human Health and Statistics

University of Minnesota - Duluth

Summer Program of Undergraduate Research in Discrete Mathematics, Combinatorics, and Graph Theory

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Summer REU in Combinatorics

University of Nebraska, Lincoln

REU in Applied Mathematics

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Algorithmic Combinatorics on Words

University of Pittsburgh

Training and Experimentation in Computational Biology

University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University

REU program sponsored by LearnLab

University of Southern California

SURE program at the Viterbi School of Engineering

University of Texas at Tyler

Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

University of Utah

Geometry through Lie Groups

University of Utah

Research Opportunities in Materials Science & Engineering

University of Washington

REU in Inverse Problems

University of Washington, Seattle

Inverse Problems & PDE

University of West Georgia

Summer 2015 REU in Combinatorics, Number Theory, and Graph Theory

University of Wisconsin - Stout

Computational Approaches to problems in Complex Analysis, Algebraic Geometry and Geometric Group Theory

University of Wyoming

Rocky Mountain Mathematical Career and Research Experiences

Valparaiso University

VERUM (Projects in Applied Math, Statistics, Combinatorics)

Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy

Summer Cancer Research Fellowship Program

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Modeling and Simulation in Systems Biology

Wabash College

Wabash Summer Institute in Mathematics

Wake Forest University

Wake/Davidson Experience in Number Theory Research

Washington State University

ISP Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

Washington University in St. Louis

CSE Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Wayne State University

Cancer Biology Program

Willamette University

Willamette Mathematics Consortium REU

Williams College

SMALL Undergraduate Research Project

Winthrop University

REU: Bridging Applied and Theoretical Mathematics

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Center for Industrial Mathematics and Statistics REU

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