Student Journals

 Journals open to undergraduates for publication

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American Journal of Undergraduate Research (AJUR) Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Focus: pure & applied sciences, math, engineering, technology, related areas in education
  • Published in March, June, September, December (Quarterly)
  • Maintained by the University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Physics
  • Submissions: Manuscripts that describe the results of undergraduate research in analytical science(s), submitted at a logical point in the research progress
NSSLHA Now! Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Focus: articles with relevance to speech, language, and hearing processes and disorders, the diagnosis and treatment of the disorders, articles on educational and professional issues in the disciplines
  • Submissions: students and professionals may apply. Manuscript must not exceed 800 words and saved in a Microsoft Word file. Email to with “NSSLHA Now! Submission” as subject title, and include name, title, phone number and email address in the body of the email. Photographs must be in JPEG, EPS or TIFF format at 900×1500 pixels or more, headshots at 600×900 pixels. No internet images.
MJM- McGill Journal of Medicine Natural Science/ Medicine
  •  Bi-Annually
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Maintained by McGill University (of Montreal, Canada)’s medical & science students
  • Submissions: Undergraduate, Graduate, and medical students may apply.
  • Submit manuscript to:
Journal of Science and Health (JOSHUA) Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Deadline: February 8, 2013
  • Submit to – submission must be between 1,000 and 3,500 words. Longer submissions are accepted if the submission can be downsized to publication length and allow for extra information to be published online.
  • Published by the University of Alabama, sponsored by Tri Beta and Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
  • Focus: societal/ethical implications, emerging methodologies/fields
University of Toronto Medical Journal (UTMJ) Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Official journal of the University of Toronto Faculty of medicine
  • Focus: Original studies and review articles in basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological medical research, medical education, medical ethics, medical jurisprudence, and history of medicine.
  • Submissions: editorials, letters, comments, review articles, original studies, poetry and short stories, book reviews, perspectives, and case reports. Must create a username account to submit and check status of submissions.
Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP) Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Official journal of the American College of Nurse Practitioners
  • Focus: clinical, research, policy concerns that affect the practice
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: Students (but must be co-authored by a university faculty member). Publication can be delayed for publication until the student graduates.
  •  Submit through Manuscripts should be between 3,000 and 3,500 words, should include an abstract (less than 100 words), 4-6 keywords, a cover letter, title page, the manuscript (including references & table/figure keys), the tables/figures, and the ethical disclosure from the website. Submit these as separate files. For more information on submission guidelines visit
Journal of Undergraduate Kinesiology Research Natural Science/ Medicine
  •  Published by University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire’s Kinesiology Department
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Internet-based
  • Submissions: original undergraduate kinesiology related research
  • Contact to get started & be assigned a liason
Canadian Undergraduate Physics Journal (CUPJ) Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Journal has been temporarily put on hold & restart date is unknown (as of 9/14/12)
  • Focus: physics, astronomy, developments in physics
Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Published quarterly by Virginia Military Institute
  • Peer-Review
  • Focus: all aspects of chemistry as well as analytical, organic, inorganic, physical, polymers, and biochemistry aspects.
  • Submissions: students or professors may submit. Please inform of previous oral/poster presentations that have been made.
  • Contact:
International Journal of Exercise Science (IJES) Natural Science/ Medicine
Journal of Research in Physics (JURP) Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Peer-Review
  • Online Journal
  • Focus: physics, theoretical physics, educational research in physics, experimental physics
  • Student’s paper must be sponsored by faculty member of the same department the research was done
  • A letter from the sponsor that certifies the work was done by the undergraduate student and that they have no issue with being acknowledged at the end of the paper must be submitted with the manuscript if it wishes to be published.
  • Submit to or mail to Assistant Editor’s address on the website
Global Pulse (AMSA) Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Focus: health conditions around the world, topics relating to global health issues
  • Distributed nationally and internationally
  • Contact:
Journal of Young Investigators (JYI Inc.) Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Student run scientific review & publication process
  • Peer-Review
  • Electronic Journal
  • Submissions: (Original Research) must be written by undergraduate student or team of undergraduates, with a professor/graduate student/medical doctor/professional scientist as a mentor. The advisor/mentor must submit an Advisor Approval form. Format: Abstract, Introduction, Methods & Materials, Results, Discussion & Conclusion, References.
  • Submissions: (Review Articles) must be written by undergraduate student or team of undergraduates. These do not require a mentor or Advisor Approval form. Should be written with a perspective audience of undergraduate science majors
  • Contact:
Impulse- The Premier Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal Natural Science/ Medicine
  • Published by Appalachian State University
  • Peer-Review
  • Focus: Neurosciences
  • Submissions: cover letter and manuscript are to be sent to after following directions listed on website. Submissions must refer to a faculty member mentor.
Pen Bioethics Journal (PBJ) Natural Science/ Medicine
BIOS Science
American Journal of Human Biology Science
  • Bi-monthly
  • Journal scope: epidemiology, genetic variation, population biology & demography, physiology, anatomy, nutrition, growth & aging, physical performance, physical activity & fitness, ecology, evolution
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submit at
American Journal of Physical Anthropology Science
  • Monthly (3 quarterly volumes)
  • Journal scope: human biology, non-human primate behavior, new & developing fronts that contribute to the growth of the science of human and non-human primate evolution.
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submit at
Nanoscape Science
  • Focus: Nanoscience
  • Submissions: see guidelines/formatting requirements under “Information for Authors” link, must have a faculty mentor, email manuscript to:
RURALS: Review of Undergraduate Research in Agricultural and Life Sciences Science
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • must have a faculty sponsor/advisor or be co-authored with a faculty member
  • See guidelines before mailing to listed address
  • Focus: research problem areas in agriculture (i.e. USDA, CSREES Manual of Classification of Agricultural and Forestry Research)
Journal of Undergraduate Research in Bioengineering (JURIBE) Science
  • Focus: bioengineering & other science and engineering fields
  • Submissions: original research papers, see instructions, contact:
Journal of Mammalogy Science
  • Focus: biology of mammals
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published 6 times/year
  • Contact:;
  • Submissions: see guidelines under “Publications”, “Journal of Mammalogy”, “Information for Contributors”, submit to
Contemporary issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CICSD) Science
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published bi-annually (Fall & Spring)
  • Online Journal
  • Submissions: accepted on rolling basis, see guidelines/FAQ, submit to,
  • Focus: communication science, communication disorders, linguistics, neurology/neuroscience (as it relates to speech, language & hearing), motor control, psychology (as it relates to speech, language & hearing)
  • Contact:
MarSci Marine Science
  • Focus: marine & aquatic sciences
  • Submissions: manuscripts, posters, abstracts, student articles (completed projects or works in progress), must have a research/faculty advisor, see guidelines
  • Contact:
Journal for Global Business and Community (JGBC/ CUIBE) Business
  • Multidisciplinary Business focus: functional dimensions of global business organizations and behavior, relationships between businesses & the global economy with the political, social, cultural, economic, legal, technological, and ethical issues from the relationships
  • e-journal
  • Published bi-annually (April and December)
  • Submissions: opinion piece, firm/industry report, current events – rolling submissions, check guidelines under “About” section
  • Contact:
Michigan Journal of Business Business
  • Published bi-annually
  • run by undergraduate students at the University of Michigan
  • accepted into the Directories of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • Multidisciplinary focus: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, Operations Management, Information Systems, Business Law, Corporate Ethics, and Public Policy
  • See guidelines
  • Contact:
History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research History
  • Published annually by Department of History at Appalachian State University
  • Peer-reviewed
  • Deadline: last Friday of January
  • Submissions: Student-Faculty collaboration, email Microsoft Word file to, see guidelines
Études Historiques History
  • Published by North Georgia College & State University
  • Published annually
  • Peer-reviewed
  • Scope: any historical topic of interest to the author
  • Submissions: 15 to 25 pages in length (3700 to 6500 words). Online – must make an account;
  • Contact:
Vexillum: The Undergraduate Journal of Classical and Medieval Studies History
  • Focus: Classic & Medieval Studies — Europe, the Near East, and Central Asia between 3,600 B.C.E. and 1500 C.E.
  • Submissions: scholarly papers, academic book reviews, 1,250-5,000 words, must create an account
  • Peer-reviewed by undergraduates
  • Advised by Dept. of Modern & Classical Languages, and Dept. of History at Western Washington University, as well as graduate students from institutions nation-wide
Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History (CUJH) History
  • Published bi-annually (Spring and Fall) by the Undergraduate History Council at Columbia University
  • Submissions: undergraduate students’ work must be nominated by a professor in the history department, see other guidelines
  • Contact:
Intersections (CHID) History
The Honors Review Honors
  •  Focus: Interdisciplinary
  • Peer-Review & access to private online discussion forums
  • Online Journal
  • Published by Augsburg College
  • See Guidelines
  • Contact:
Illumin Engineering
  • Produced and published by the Engineering Writing Program at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering—Fall and Spring
  • Contact:
Catalyst Science & Engineering
  • Published by Rice University
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: Submit to
  • Focus: any area of science, see guidelines (under “Apply” and “types of articles”)
Pi Mu Epsilon Journal (PMEJ) Mathematics
  •  Submissions: membership in Pi Mu Epsilon is NOT a requirement, email a copy of the LaTeX files to the Editor. Also mail three paper copies to the Editor’s mailing address.
  • Maintained by the Dept. of Mathematics at UNC Charlotte
SIURO-SIAM Undergraduate Research Online (SIURO) Mathematics
  •  Online Publications
  • Focus: applied & computational mathematics – analysis, discrete mathematics, statistics, operations research, optimization, dynamical systems, modeling, computation; Areas of application: physical, life, financial, management sciences & engineering
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: 15 different journals (, submit to under proper journal abbreviation
Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Journal (UMJ) Mathematics
  • Submissions: work should be completed before graduation, must be sponsored by a mathematician – submission letters (see guidelines for attachments and sponsor letters) should be emailed to
  • Online Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published bi-annually (Spring & Fall)
Nexus Network Journal: Architecture and Mathematics On-line Mathematics
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Focus: application of mathematical principles to architectural design
  • Published bi-annually (Spring & Fall)
  • Internet Journal
  • Submissions: research articles, didactics, viewpoints, book reviews, conference and exhibit reports – email to
Involve Mathematics
  • Submissions: initial manuscript submission should be in a PDF file (see guidelines), faculty co-authorship
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published quarterly
Morehead Electronic Journal of Applicable Mathematics (MEJAM) Mathematics
Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences (MJMS) Mathematics
Furman University Electronic Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics (FUEJUM) Mathematics
  • Online Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: student must have a faculty sponsor, see guidelines
  • Contact:
Undergraduate Business and Economics Research Journal (UBERJ) Business/Economics
Cambridge Undergraduate Journal of Development Economics- PIXEL Economics
Opus1 Economics
  • Online Journal
  • Submissions: killer apps (summary of a real-world example that applies economic concepts), scholarly papers, economic encounters (short summary of a personal experience that that has economic concepts) – see guidelines for submission
  • Contact:
Issues in Political Economy (IPE) Economics
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published annually (July)
  • Submissions: papers; student must have a faculty sponsor, must be written during undergraduate study, must follow IPE style guide, submit to
  • Contact:
Issues in Political Economy- Undergraduate Student Research in Economics (IPE) Economics
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Overviewed by University of Mary Washington and Elon University faculty
  • Submissions: pertains to some aspect of economics, written during undergraduate, has a faculty sponsor, guidelines:
  • Preferences: [submissions should be] analytical or seek to add new understanding to economics
  • Published each July, deadlines every January
UCLA Undergraduate Journal of Economics Economics
SS-AAEA Journal of Agricultural Economics Economics
  • Published annually – in the Student section of the American Agricultural Economics Association
  • Focus: agricultural economics written by undergraduate students
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: must have a faculty advisor, should be research oriented, using data, theory, or previous literature to address an important agricultural topic, submit to
  • Guidelines:
UER: Undergraduate Economic Review Economics
Perceptia Philosophy
Meteorite Philosophy
  •  Maintained at Michigan University, Department of Philosophy
  • Contact:
  • Submissions: coversheet, submission in Word File
Episteme – Dension University’s Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy Philosophy
The Yale Philosophy Review Philosophy
  • Published annually
  • Submissions: original work of the undergraduate student (book review, interview, essay), contact:
Stance: An International Undergraduate Philosophy Journal Philosophy
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published annually (April) by Ball State University
  • Submissions: Papers, Book Reviews, Musings (creative writing, poetry, visual art, etc.) *see site for guidelines
  • Deadline: mid-December
  • Notification of Initial Decision: early February
  • Contact:
The Dualist Undergraduate Journal Philosophy
  • Published each summer by Stanford University
  • Deadline: January
  • Submissions: essays, honors theses, independent work, contact/submit to: , see site for requirements
Aporia (Brigham Young University) Philosophy
  • Published bi-annually (online fall edition and print spring edition) by Brigham Young University
  • Contact:
  • Submissions: Papers (3,000-5,000 words), Short critical notices (500-1,500 words) – emailed, or mailed AND emailed
  • See site for guidelines
Janua Sophia Philosophy
  • Published by Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
  • Contact:
  • Focus: Western philosophy, eastern philosophy
  • Submissions: essays (12 pages max), avoid first-person pronouns, include an abstract (300 words max), cover letter
  • Deadline: March 1 prior to fall issue
Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences (JPBS) Psychology
  • Contact:
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Focus: behavioral neuroscience, substance abuse, learning psychology, health psychology, cognitive psychology, psych of women & men, developmental psychology, experimental psychology, humanistic psychology, transpersonal psychology, peace psychology, psychotraumatology, psychopharmacology
  • Deadline: Feb 15 (each year), Notification of Potential Publishing Status: June
  • Submissions should be sent to mailed address, see guidelines, student should have a faculty mentor
  • Contact: or
The Yale Review of Undergraduate Research in Psychology (YRURP) Psychology
  • Contact:
  • Published annually (April deadline)
  • Focus: neuroscience, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology/cognitive science, developmental psychology, social & personality psychology, other psychology related areas
  • Submissions: submitted by undergraduates, or work done during undergraduate career, may be empirical or theoretical, theoretical/literature review, empirical research paper, or short report, conducted under a faculty advisor – see guidelines
  • Submit “Submission Application Waiver” and submission in Word format to
UJOP- Undergraduate Journal of Psychology Psychology
  • Published by Dept. of Psychology at UNC Charlotte
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published annually
  • Submissions: original research or literature reviews
  • Submit to, with listed guidelines
UCLA Undergraduate Psychology Journal Psychology
  • Focus: behavioral neuroscience, clinical, cognitive, developmental, health, and social psychology, learning and behavior, measurement and psychometrics
  • Online Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: empirical research, done under a faculty advisor – see guidelines, submit to
Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Mentoring (PURM) Research
  • Deadline: rolling basis
  • Contact: or
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Focus: undergraduate research, the mentoring process of undergraduate research
  • Submissions: see website for special topics for each publication
International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (IJURCA) Research
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: must have a faculty mentor
  • TOpics: research articles, fiction, poetry, photography, videos, creative works
  • Deadline: rolling basis
  • Focus: multidisciplinary
  • See guidelines – to submit, create an account
MIT Undergraduate Research Journal (MURJ) Research
Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Cognitive Science (CUJCS) Human Sciences
  • Published by the Cognitive Science Student Association at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada)
  • Focus: philosophy, neuroscience, linguistics, computer science, psychology
  • Contact:
Psi Chi Journal Human Sciences/Psychology
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • must be a member of Psi Chi at the undergraduate, graduate, or faculty level
  • See manuscript/submission requirements
  • Submissions: original and empirical work, submit through online portal
  • Contact:
URC Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences Human Sciences
  • Published annually
  • Online Journal
  • Deadline: rolling basis
  • Submissions: research design, experiemtns, surveys, case studies, documentary research – see “instructions for authors” and “guidelines for submissions”
  • Contact:
The Brown Journal of World Affairs International Affairs
  • Published by Brown University, semi-annually
  • Focus: contemporary international issues
  • Submissions should not exceed 5,000 words, see guidelines
  • Contact:
UCB Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal English
  • Published by UC Berkeley, bi-annually (fall and spring)
  • Focus: comparative literature
  • See guidelines for submissions – submit to
The Oswald Review (TOR) English
  • Published annually by the University of South Carolina – Aiken
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Deadline: March 31st (postmarked before)
  • Submissions: must have faculty mentors, electronic submissions, see guidelines before submitting
  • Contact/Submissions:
The Sigma Tau Delta Review English
  • Published annually by Northern Illinois University
  • Submissions: critical essays on literature, rhetoric and composition, pedagogical issues; submissions may be made only by active undergraduate and graduate members – an online account must be made for submission
  • 2014 journal submissions will be accepted April 1, 2013-April 30, 2013
  • Contact:
Texas International Law Journal (TILJ) Law
  • Focus: public and private international law, international legal theory, law of international organizations, comparative and foreign law, domestic laws with significant international implications
  • Submissions: academic articles, essays, student notes; should include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, abstract – submit through ExpressO or by email; see submission guidelines
  • Deadline: rolling basis
  • Published in fall, winter, and spring
Journal of Medicine and Law Law
  • Published biannually by Michigan State University
  • Focus: medical-legal topics, health law
  • Submissions: submit through ExpressO or by email to , see formatting and citation guidelines
  • Deadline: rolling basis (Journal committee is not in session late-December through mid-January, nor mid-May through mid-August)
  • Contact:
International Law Review (ILR) Law
  • Published three times a year
  • Submissions: articles (including the curriculum vitae); following citation guidelines of The BlueBook: A Uniform System of Citation (19th Ed.) — submit to
  • Contact:
The Dartmouth Law Journal (DLJ) Law
Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning & Community- Based Research Community
  • Published annually by Penn State University
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Focus: multi-disciplinary as it relates to service learning, community-based research, community engagement activities, publicly-engaged teaching, etc.
  • Online Journal
  • Submissions: reflective essays, analytical essays, research articles, research done for a community organization, open category (by undergraduates or graduates no more than 6 months out) – see manuscript formatting guidelines
  • Deadlines: see website every January, for next issues’ deadline
  • Contact:
Columbia University Journal of Politics and Society (JPS) Political Science
  • Focus: various social sciences (as they relate to politics or society)
  • Published biannually (fall and spring) by the Helvidius Group
  • Submissions: scholarly research papers by undergraduates or graduates whose commencement falls after the previous edition – see FAQ for format/guideline citations
  • Contact: Use the contact form on the website
Michigan Journal of Political Science (MJPS) Political Science
  • Published biannually (fall and winter) by the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Focus: politics, economics, public policy, political psychology, political philosophy
  • Submissions: research-based papers written by current undergraduates, or work of graduates completed during undergraduate years. See citation and formatting guidelines under “Guidelines”
Indigenous Law Journal Politics
  • Published by University of Toronto
  • Submissions: articles, notes, case comments, reviews pertaining to the laws of indigenous peoples and the law as it affects indigenous peoples by students, faculty, practitioners, judiciary members
  • Contact:,
Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture (JCJPC) Politics
  • Peer Reviewed
  • Submissions: book reviews, research articles, review essays – see guidelines under “Submission Procedures”
  • Contact:
The Dialectics Politics
  • Contact:
  • Editor:
  • Focus: multidisciplinary – leadership, politics, society
  • Submissions: must have a single thesis, identify significant societal and global issues (& solutions/recommendations) – 1,200-3,000 words, APA citations, written for the general public. email to
  • Deadline: rolling basis
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Electronic Journal
  • Published by Abington College (under Pennsylvania State University)
The Politic Politics
Critique: A Worldwide Student Journal of Politics Politics
  • Electronic Journal
  • Published by Illinois State University, bi-annually (Fall & Spring)
  • Focus: political/social change, new international/national political possibilities
  • Submissions: graduate and undergraduate students – paper submission form on main site
  • Contact:, Editor:
Geographical Bulletin Geography
  • Submissions: Must be a member of Gamma Theta Upsilon (International Geographic Honor Society), see format instructions, email to editor
  • Published bi-annually
  • Focus: any area of geographical interest
  • Contact: (Editor), (Executive Secretary)
AnthroJournal (Popular Archaeology Magazine) (CJA) Anthropology
  • Focus: archaeology, anthropology, ancient history, more recent history (with archaeological elements)
  • Submissions: undergraduate students, graduate students; can include research papers, term papers, final course papers, Masters Thesis, Ph.D dissertations submitted for classes, but with a B+ or better grade – see procedures for emailing submission
  • Deadlines: May 1, July 1, September 1, November 1, January 1, March 1
  • Contact:
NEXUS- The Canadian Student Journal of Anthropology Anthropology
  • Published annually by McCaster University of Ontario, Canada
  • Submissions: analytical, applied, and theoretical literature reviews, book reviews, methodological contributions –see guidelines
  •  must create an account to submit,
  • Contact:
American Anthropologist Anthropology
American Ethnologist AnthropologyEthnography
The Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography (JUE) Ethnography
  • Published Fall & Spring
  • Contact:
  • Focus: subcultures, rituals, and social institutions. Also applicable: anthropology, sociology, American studies, urban studies
  • Submissions: by an undergraduate student or co-authored by multiple undergraduate students, or work completed during undergraduate study (by graduated student), must have a faculty advisor, submit manuscript to after following guidelines
Anthropology and Education Quarterly AnthropologyEducation
Anthropology and Medicine AnthropologyMedicine
  • Triennial (April, August, December)
  • journal scope: medical anthropology, social anthropology, anthropology of conflict, trauma and reconciliation, medical sociology, primary care medicine, psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, ethology, public health and nursing, social history, social work, social geography, development studies
  • peer-reviewed
  • To be submitted to
SUNTA Anthropology
  • Focus: interrelationships of urban, national & transnational institutions, processes, and forces
  • Submissions: case studies, comparisons, syntheses based on literature reviews, individual reviews, essay, book, film, and exhibit reviews – see guidelines
  • Contact:
Imponderabilia Anthropology
Insights Social Science
  • Published annually (spring)
  • Submissions: previous research, statistical analyses, case studies, historical analyses, policy proposals, critiques – accepted in fall and spring
The University of Georgia’s Journal for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (JURO) Social Science
  • Contact:
  • Submissions: see guidelines/requirements, must have faculty advisor
  • Focus: humanities, social science, policy, art-related content
Parabola Social Science
  • Contact:
  • Published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter)
  • Submissions: submissions must be directly related to the theme of an issue — original essays, translations, poetry, short fiction, tangents (extended reviews of books, movies, exhibitions, videos, etc.); see guidelines and submission protocol
  • Focus: theme varies by issue
The Journal of Integrated Social Sciences (JISS) Social Science
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: undergraduates and graduates may submit research reports, brief reports, theoretical contributions, commentaries, and book reviews; see submission guidelines; must have a faculty sponsor
  • Focus: Psychology, Sociology, Political Sciences, Gender Studies, transformation phenomena, methodologies in empirical studies
  • contact:
The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (LATISS) Social Science
Valley Humanities Review Humanities
  • Focus: literature, history, religion, philosophy, art, art history, foreign language, etc.
  • Submissions: undergraduates, recently undergraduate students; Chicago-style citation; essays, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, submissions are accepted September 1- December 15 – submit to
The Chattahoochee Review Literature
  • Submissions: poetry, fiction, nonfiction, interviews, reviews, graphic work; must include a SASE – see guidelines appropriate to submission type
  • Contact:
Cave Wall Literature
Allegheny Review Literature
  • Contact:
  • Submissions: poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, artwork
  • Published annually
  • $5 entry fee per work submitted if wished to be considered for a reward
Collision Literary Magazine Literature
  • Submissions: poetry, creative non-fiction prose, literary criticism, art, photography
  • Published by the University of Pittsburgh Honors College
  • Contact:
The Greensboro Review Literature
  • Submissions: poetry — mail to address, or submit online (with a $3 charge)
  • Published in fall and spring
  • Deadlines: September 15 (spring issue), February 15 (fall issue)
Hayden’s Ferry Review Literature
  • Contact:
  • Submissions: check the theme of the upcoming issue prior to submitting poetry, prose, art, translations – must be submitted through
  • Deadlines: check website, changes with issue
Georgia Review (GAREV) Literature
  • Contact:
  • Submissions: short stories, general interest essays, poems, reviews (book), art (visual)
  • Manuscripts not accepted May 15-August 15
  • Published quarterly by the University of Georgia
  • Focus: literature, history, philosophy, anthropology, politics, film, music, visual arts
Fugue Literature
  • Published semiannually winter/spring and summer/fall by the University of Idaho
  • Submissions: poetry, prose, nonfiction, fiction, experiment submitted September 1- May 1, online only
  • Contact:
West Branch Literature
  • Contact:
  • Published triannually by Bucknell University
  • Submissions: poetry, fiction, essays, reviews – online submission only
The Journal Literature
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities Literature
Roger- Art and Literary Magazine Literature
  • Published annually by Roger Williams University
  • Peer-reviewed
  • Submissions: poetry, prose, fiction
  • Deadline: submissions are accepted August 1-January 1 – submitted online or by mail
Public Writing Writing
  • Focus: cultural theory, social theory, literary theory, cultural anthropology, linguistics, rhetoric studies, historic analysis, sociology, queer studies, disability studies, philosophy
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: online submissions – essays
  • Deadline: check website periodically
  • Contact:
Silk Road- A Journal of Writings on PLace Writing
  • Submissions: poetry, fiction, nonfiction, essays, short stories, translations, first chapters of novels – submit online
  • Published biannually
  • Deadline: submissions accepted year-round
  • Contact:
Young Scholars in Writing: Under graduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric Writing
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published annually (fall), by the University of Missouri, Kansas-City
  • Submissions: theory-driven or research-based essays – must be paired with a professor’s note from their faculty advisor/mentor
  • Focus: literacy studies, writing, rhetoric, composition, professional writing, technical writing, business writing, discourse analysis, writing technologies, peer tutoring in writing, writing processes, writing in disciplines and related topics
  • Deadline: submissions accepted January-June
  • Contact:
Susquehanna Review Writing
The Bloomsbury Review Writing
Indiana Review (IR) Fine Arts
  • Published biannually (May & December) by Indiana University
  • Submissions: fiction, poetry, interviews, reviews, essays, visual art – online or by mail
  • Deadline: check site periodically for when submissions are open
Ezra: An Online Journal of Translation Fine Arts
  • Published biannually (fall & spring) by Roger Williams University
  • Submissions: poetry, short prose, translations – online submissions only
  • Contact:
Into the Teeth of the Wind Fine Arts
  • Published multiple times/year (1-4 issues) by University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Submissions: poetry, art
  • Contact:
Intersections- University of Washington Fine Arts
  • Published multiple times/year
  • Submissions: theses, research papers, seminar papers, essays
  • Deadline: submissions accepted year-round
  • Focus: Arts, humanities, social sciences
  • Contact:
Skipping Stones Fine Arts
The Jump (Journal for Undergraduate Multimedia Productions) Fine Arts (Media)
  • Rolling submissions
  • Journal scope: All types of media
  • Competitive selection process (includes critiques from an editorial staff)
  • Submit to
Journal of Student Research (JOFSR)
  • Based in Houston, TX
  • Electronic Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Original Research, Original Review articles
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate researchers
  • Deadline: 11:59pm central time (12:59am?), October 31, 2012
NASPA Journal of College and Character (JCC) Interdisciplinary approach to how colleges and universities influence the moral and civic learning and behavior of student
  • Published quarterly
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Focus: ethics, values and character development in a higher education setting – how colleges and universities influence the morals, civic learning, and behavior of students
  • Submissions: articles, applied research, student reflections, opinions and perspectives – must create an account to submit, see “Guidelines for authors”
  • Contact:
The Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence (JUR) Interdisciplinary
Student Pulse Interdisciplinary
  • Online Journal
  • See Guidelines
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Deadline: rolling
SURJ: Stanford Undergraduate Research Journal Interdisciplinary
  • Published annually (web and print copies)
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Submissions: creative writing and poetry will NOT be considered – see submission guidelines
  • contact:
Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal (FURJ) Interdisciplinary
  • Published annually (in print, online in the spring semester)
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Focus: sciences, humanities, social sciences
  • Submissions: original research, scholarly reviews, review essays, feature articles – see submission guidelines
  • Contact:,
The Keenesaw Tower Modern Languages
  • Published annually (spring)
  • Online Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Focus: scholarly work in Spanish, French, German, and Italian
  • Submissions: submit to/contact
  • Deadline: January 15 (of each year)
Pittsburgh Undergraduate Review (PUR) Interdisciplinary
Reinvention: A Journal of Undergraduate Research Interdisciplinary
  • Online Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published biannually
  • Submissions: papers — see submission guidelines for formatting, submit online
  • Contact:
Lethbridge Undergraduate Research Journal (LURJ) Interdisciplinary
  • Online Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published triannually
  • Submissions: academic papers – see guidelines and formatting requirements, submit to
  • Deadline: rolling
  • Contact:
EvoS Journal: The Journal of Evolutionary Studies Consortium Interdisciplinary
  • Online, Open-Access, Free Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Focus: evolutionary theory, humanities, social sciences, the arts
  • Submissions: curriculum articles, research reports, book reviews, theoretical/review contributions, pedagogical pieces – email submissions; check site periodically for deadline
  • Contact:
NeoAmericanist Interdisciplinary approach to American Studies
  • Published biannually
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Open-Access Journal
  • Focus: America
  • Submissions: articles, reviews, poetry, creative writing, photographs and images
  • Deadline: rolling
  • Contact:
Global Topics Political Science
  • E-Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published annually by the New Hampshire Institute of Politics, Saint Anselm College
  • Focus: international, transnational, global, comparative topics
  • Submissions: articles written by undergraduates with a faculty mentor
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Xchanges Writing
  • Published biannually by New Mexico Tech
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Focus: Technical communication, writing/rhetoric, writing across the curriculum
  • Submissions: articles, multi-modal “webtexts” – see submissions guidelines
  • Contact:
The Troika Journal European and Eurasian Studies
  • Focus: Eastern European cultures, Eurasian cultures, Slavic Studies
  • Submissions: academic research papers, memoirs, creative writing, translations, photography
  • Published biannually by UC Berkely (fall & spring)
  • Contact:
Reed Magazine Literature
  • Published annually (spring)
  • Submissions: fiction, poetry, nonfiction – see guidelines/requirements
  • Deadline: submissions accepted June 1- November 1
  • Contact:
Against the Current (Solidarity) Specialty Journals
The Birch- A Journal of Eastern European and Euroasian Culture Specialty Journals
  • Focus: Eastern European and Eurasian studies
  • Published biannually by Columbia University
  • Deadline: check website periodically for upcoming deadlines
  • Submissions: reviews of Eastern/European-related books and films, interviews, and opinion pieces about current affairs in the region, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, photography, translations, academic essays on literature/philosophy, essays on an aspect of the regions’ politics, history, architecture, or film – see specific guidelines for each
  • Contact:
International Journal of Undergraduate
Research and Creative Activities 

  • Focus: To support and advance undergraduate scholarship in all academic disciplines at institutions across the country and around the world.
  • Co-founded by Pacific University and Central Washington University
  • Peer-reviewed by faculty
 Feminist Studies  Specialty Journals
  • Focus: issues relating to various classes and races of women
  • Submissions: papers, critical pieces, creative works (i.e. poetry, short fiction), art, art essays, review essays, commentaries, activist reports, political manifestos, interviews, etc.
  • Deadlines: May 1 and December 1
  • Contact:
 The Grey Book: Online Journals of Middle Earth  Specialty Journals
  • Online Journal
  • Peer-Reviewed
  • Published annually
  • Focus: J.R.R. Tolkien’s fictional and scholarly works
  • Submissions: articles — must have faculty advisor
  • Contact: