We have listed journals that will accept undergraduate student work in varying forms (e.g., research papers, essays, poetry, short fiction, art, photography, etc.,) from multiple disciplines. Click on the provided links to browse samples of submissions and submission requirements. Your faculty supervisor will be more than happy to help you submit a publication.
Faculty, please note that many of these journals are looking for faculty experts to serve as reviewers.
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The American Research Institute publishes articles from faculty, graduate and undergraduate students in all disciplines- go to http://aripd.org/browse/alljournals for list of journals.
- Imponderabilia is a multidisciplinary student journal, a platform to share and exchange ideas, criticisms and reflections on anything anthropological (in the widest sense of the word – on anything related to culture and society). With contributions from students from different countries and disciplines, Imponderabilia tries to blur and overcome the boundaries between institutions, disciplines, theories, and between undergraduates and postgraduates. The following submissions are accepted: an article, an interview, a short story or poem, a short film, a photo-essay or cartoon. Imponderabilia also welcomes illustrators and editors.
- AnthroJournal, a sister publication to Popular Archaeology, is an open source journal of scholarly research papers and reports authored by undegraduate and graduate college students.
Arts, Film Writing & Literature
- The Allegheny Review is a nationwide literary magazine dedicated exclusively to undergraduate works of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and artwork.
- Criterion A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program. It is an annual journal dedicated to publishing excellent literary analysis and criticism produced by undergraduate and master’s students.
- Collision Literary Magazine publishes poetry, creative non-fiction prose,
literary criticism, art and photography by undergraduate students from all over the world.
- Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities accepts both scholarly articles and book reviews year-round. They accept articles that explore identity by reading texts through a variety of critical lenses. Diesis is particularly interested in working with and publishing burgeoning scholars interested in the field of literary criticism.
- The Oswald Review is a refereed undergraduate journal of criticism and research. Published annually in the fall, it accepts submissions in the field of English from undergraduates in this country and abroad. A faculty member’s endorsement is required.
- Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle is an annual English Honors Society journal that publishes literary non-fiction, fiction, and poetry containing the works of Sigma Tau Delta members. The best piece of writing in each category will be awarded five scholarships totaling more than $1,000.
- Sigma Tau Delta Review is an annual English Honors society literary journal that publishes critical essays on literature, rhetoric and composition, and essays devoted to pedagogical issues from
- Sigma Tau Delta members. The best piece of writing in each category will be awarded five scholarships totaling more than $1,000.
- Silk Road Review accepts submissions of American and international poetry, fiction, nonfiction, travel articles, environmental writing, translations, drama, critical writing, interviews, book reviews or any written or visual form.
- Susquehanna Review is an annual international undergraduate journal which features work in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. Their mission is to share writing that is innovative and brave, full of fresh language that excites us as readers and as writers, honed in on the depth and variety of human experience.
- Watcher Junior is an undergraduate journal supporting film and media studies and the growing body of Whedon scholarship. Any work authored while an undergraduate is eligible for submission.
Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research is a refereed journal dedicated to publishing research articles in a wide variety of disciplines associated with rhetoric and writing. The journal seeks theory-driven and/or research based submissions from undergraduates on the following topics: writing, rhetoric, composition, professional writing, technical writing, business writing, discourse analysis, writing technologies, peer tutoring in writing, writing process, writing in the discipline, and related topics.
Business & Economics
- The Michigan Journal of Business seeks to publish distinguished theses,
empirical research, case studies, and theories relating to the areas of
Acccounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, Operations Management,
Information Systems, Business Law, Corporate Ethics, and Public Policy
- The Journal for Global Business and Community is a multidisciplinary e-journal dedicated to examining the role of business in the global economy as well as related issues of community and economic development. The journal is interested in publishing works that (1) explore the functional dimensions of global business organizations and behavior or, (2) discuss the relationships between these businesses and the global economy with the political, social, cultural, economic, legal, technological and ethical issues derived from those relationships.
- Issues in Political Economy The only requirements for submission are that the article pertains to some aspect of economics, that it was written during undergraduate study, and that it be submitted through a faculty sponsor. Though submissions on all topics in economics will receive consideration, papers should be analytical and seek to add new understanding to the topic.
- Undergraduate Economic Review is an online journal that promotes high quality original undergraduate economic research by publishing student authored research from around the world.
- PIXEL-Cambridge Undergraduate Journal of Development Economics The journal is looking for papers, essays and articles on topics in the field of economic development. Papers and essays written for classes, honours theses, based on fieldwork experience or written independently are welcome
- the Journal of Undergraduate Interpreting Studies is an annual online journal dedicated to the publication of undergraduate research in American Sign Language interpreting topics. Types of Submissions include Reviews (including critiques of published articles or texts related to the field of sign language interpreting), Original Research Articles and Course-related Research Papers (course requirement that reflect excellence in content, presentation and introductory research).
- Learning and Teaching (LATISS): The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed journal that uses the social sciences(sociology, anthropology, politics, international relations and social policy) to reflect critically on learning and teaching in the changing context of higher education. Areas of interestinclude (1) all aspects of learning and teaching and higher education reform from national and (2) comparative perspectives, developments in curriculum, assessment, learning and teaching methods and (3) institutional, national and international policies on learning and teaching – e.g. shifts from elite to mass education, audit systems, quality enhancement, the Bologna process and markets in higher education.
- History Matters: An Undergraduate History Journal, publishes annually the best undergraduate historical research possible. They are especially seeking research papers that utilize primary sources.
- Vanderbilt Historical Review, publishes on any topic related to history, including but not limited to the history of culture, literature, religion, languages, politics, economics, social issues (gender, sexuality, age, race, education, human rights, crime), technology, military, media, music, art, the environment, or any other interdisciplinary topic that is historically relevant.
- Vexillum: The Undergraduate Journal of Classical and Medieval Studies Vexillum is an undergraduate journal that supports and promotes undergraduate scholarship in the fields of Classical and Medieval Studies, and accepts scholarly papers by undergraduate students written on a wide range of topics – history, literature, philosophy, archaeology, art history, sociology, philology, and linguistics.
- Intersections is published online and features undergraduate work from students around the world in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
- Journal of Integrated Social Sciences (JISS), invites the social sciences community (i.e., Psychology, Sociology, Political Sciences, and Gender Studies) to submit their best works, including empirical or theoretical scholarship.
- Journal for Young Investigators (JYI): The Premier Undergraduate Science Journal is dedicated to presenting undergraduate research in science, mathematics, and engineering.
- Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences encourages undergraduate students to submit papers including experiments, surveys, case studies and documentary research. Themes may include, but are not limited to integrative, cross specialization research, service learning research and traditional research in the specializations.
- American Journal of Undergraduate Research is a refereed journal for undergraduate research in the pure and applied sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology, and related areas in education.
- Involve -A Journal of Mathematics showcases and encourages high-quality mathematical research involving students from all academic levels. The editorial board consists of mathematical scientists committed to nurturing student participation in research. Submissions in all mathematical areas are encouraged. All manuscripts accepted for publication in Involve are considered publishable in quality journals in their respective fields, and include a minimum of one-third student authorship. Submissions should include substantial faculty input; faculty co-authorship is encouraged.
- Pi Mu Epsilon Journal is interested in considering mathematical papers that may be of interest to readers of the PMEJ. Papers written by undergraduates are preferred. Submissions are accepted from any undergraduate student and membership in Pi Mu Epsilon is not a requirement. The Journal is maintained by the Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
- Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Journal is devoted entirely to papers written by undergraduates on topics related to mathematics. Although the authors need not be undergraduates at the time of submission or publication, the work must have been completed before graduation. In order to maintain a high level of exposition, each paper must be sponsored by a mathematician familiar with the student’s work and each paper will be refereed.
- Aporia is an undergraduate journal of philosophy at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Aporia is published twice yearly: an online edition in the fall, and a print edition in the spring. Papers must be original, unpublished work of an undergraduate student. Those who wish to submit must be undergraduate students during the semester of publication.
- Aporia – Dartmouth’s Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy is a national philosophy journal published biannually. A primary goal is to showcase high quality undergraduate work in philosophy and act as a catalyst for engaging students in the puzzles inherent in the world around us. Aporia accepts submissions from students at any college or university. Issues tend to center on a common theme that varies from publication to publication, but thoughtful submissions on any philosophical topic are welcome.
- The Dualist – Stanford’s Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy is a national undergraduate philosophy journal. Its purpose is to offer students an opportunity to participate in a normally inaccessible part of academic life — the production and publication of papers for general philosophical readership. One of the most renowned and prestigious undergraduate philosophy journals in the U.S., featuring thoughtful articles authored by undergraduates around the world. The Dualist accepts papers on all topics of philosophical interest. Essays written for classes, honors theses, and independent work are welcome, and multiple submissions are allowed.
- Meteorite is a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of philosophy published at the University of Michigan. The journal accepts submissions from any content area or style of philosophy. The Meteorite staff considers submissions from active and recent students without doctorates the world over.
- Arete Philosophy Journal provides undergraduate philosophy majors and minors with a critical opportunity to publish their ideas and academic work in a competitive forum and to circulate these ideas in a professional setting. The journal is open only to undergraduates and is edited by undergraduates.
- Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal welcomes papers concerning any philosophical topic. Current undergraduates may submit a paper between 1500 and 3500 words in length (footnotes may extend the word limit 500 words at most). Stance asks that each undergraduate only submit one paper for the journal per year. Papers should avoid unnecessary technicality and strive to be accessible to the widest possible audience without sacrificing clarity or rigor. Manuscripts are evaluated on the following criteria: rigor, organization, clarity, balance of depth and breadth, intellectual struggle, significance of conclusion, and most of all originality.
- The Yale Philosophy Review is an annual journal that showcases the best and most original of philosophic thought by undergraduate students, worldwide. The goal of the Review is to promote philosophic discourse of the highest standard, and to bring together a community of young philosophers in both the United States and abroad. Each issue contains a selection of essays on a broad range of philosophic topics, as well as book reviews and interviews of philosophic content.
- Political Science
- Critique is an online journal of critical analysis by undergraduate and graduate students on politics. Critique provides a forum for emerging scholars to exchange diverse ideas and imagine new possibilities for democracy and justice.
- The Mason International Affairs Journal is a journal publishing exceptional work, solely by undergraduate and graduate students, in the areas of international relations. Students from all colleges are invited to submit all kinds of writing or research, as long as the piece fits a two page, double spaced, minimum.
- Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research publishes empirical research in all areas of psychology and includes original data collection, secondary data analysis or meta-analysis. The first author of a submitted manuscript must be a member of Psi Chi at the time of submission. Additional authors may include non-Psi Chi members and Faculty member.
- Modern Psychological Studies is a devoted to publishing research by undergraduates in Psychology. It seeks high quality manuscripts for publication in any area of psychology. Although primarily interested in publishing empirical research (quantitative and qualitative), they also publish theoretical papers and literature reviews. MPS is published by the Department of Psychology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and MPS has been in existence for over 15 years. Published twice a year (Fall and Spring).
- The Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology (YRURP) welcomes submissions of research articles, literature reviews, and other scientific writing in the field of psychology in the following areas: neuroscience (including behavioral and animal), clinical psychology, cognitive psychology/ cognitive science, developmental psychology, social & personality psychology
- Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning and Community-Based Research publishes written work by undergraduates in the following six categories: Reflective essays, analytical essays, research done in partnership with a community organization, research articles, Open category and responses to previously published articles.