Sponsored Research

In 2017, industrial sponsored research awards rose 33 percent to $16.9 million. Total sponsored research awards reached $146.3 million.
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By The Numbers

  • Sponsored research awards: $146.3M
  • Annual research expenditures: $214.6M*
  • Doctoral degrees awarded: 337**
  • Technology patent and licensing revenue: $792.7K

* FY2016 (most current data)
** AY2015–16 (most current data)

Distribution of Awarded Dollars Accepted from Federal Agencies – FY2017

Distribution of Awarded Dollars by Sponsor Category – FY2017

Distribution of Awarded Dollars from the Private Sector – FY2017

Access the full annual report of sponsored activities here.