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American
Research
Universities
2009 Annual Report

The Center for Measuring University Performance

Elizabeth D. Capaldi
John V. Lombardi
Craig W. Abbey
Diane D. Craig
© Copyright 2009 The Center for Measuring University Performance at Arizona State University
The Top American Research Universities

Table of Contents
Introduction .............................................................................................................. 2

Data Tables
Part I: The Top American Research Universities ................................................. 7
Universities Ranking in the Top 25 Nationally ........................................................... 8
Universities Ranking in the Top 26-50 Nationally .................................................... 10
Private Universities Ranking in the Top 25 among Privates ................................... 12
Private Universities Ranking in the Top 26-50 among Privates .............................. 14
Public Universities Ranking in the Top 25 among Publics ...................................... 16
Public Universities Ranking in the Top 26-50 among Publics ................................. 18

Part II: The Center Research Universities .......................................................... 21


Total Research Expenditures .................................................................................. 22
Federal Research Expenditures ............................................................................. 30
Research by Major Discipline ................................................................................. 38
Endowment Assets ................................................................................................. 46
Annual Giving .......................................................................................................... 54
National Academy Membership .............................................................................. 62
Faculty Awards ........................................................................................................ 70
Doctorates Awarded ................................................................................................ 78
Postdoctoral Appointees ......................................................................................... 86
SAT Scores ............................................................................................................. 94
National Merit Scholars and Achievement Scholars ............................................. 102
Change: Research ................................................................................................ 110
Change: Private Support and Doctorates ............................................................. 118
Change: Students ................................................................................................. 126
Institutional Characteristics ................................................................................... 134
Student Characteristics ......................................................................................... 142
The Center Measures – National .......................................................................... 150
The Center Measures – Control ............................................................................ 158
Federal Research with and without Medical School Research ............................. 166

Part III: The Top 200 Institutions ........................................................................ 173


Total Research Expenditures (2007) ..................................................................... 174
Federal Research Expenditures (2007) ................................................................ 178
Endowment Assets (2008) .................................................................................... 182
Annual Giving (2008) ............................................................................................ 186
National Academy Membership (2008) ................................................................. 190
Faculty Awards (2008) .......................................................................................... 194
Doctorates Awarded (2008) .................................................................................. 198
Postdoctoral Appointees (2007) ............................................................................ 202
SAT Scores (2007) ................................................................................................ 206
National Merit Scholars (2008) ............................................................................. 210

Source Notes ....................................................................................................... 214


Data Notes ........................................................................................................... 219

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Research University Competition selves are a subset of the many other variations in univer-
and Financial Challenges
sity operations), we are sure to over generalize and miss
important distinctions that influence research university
performance.
Each year as we prepare the Top American Research
Universities report, we consider the state of and the context Measuring Institutional Wealth
for competition among these institutions. The data reflect
the work of about two years past, and sometimes this Although this complexity makes it difficult to offer valid
exercise feels a bit nostalgic when we find ourselves in a generalizations about the wisdom of particular university
recently and significantly challenged environment for high policies that affect income and expenses, it helps us
performing institutions. Nonetheless, some of what we understand that while research universities may have
have learned over the years of these reports helps put the significantly different revenue sources and manage their
recent and anticipated events in some perspective. expenditures in substantially different ways, the revenue
imperative is a constant for all institutions. Some measure
of institutional wealth is clearly a primary indicator of a

Research Competition and


university’s ability to compete in a marketplace where the
critical and scarce elements of high performing faculty,
Institutional Resources staff, and student talent, and the support structures required
to ensure their effectiveness, must all be purchased.
In this continuing effort, made perhaps even more interest-
ing in the current economic context, we have learned that A casual review of the financial data available on the top
while money matters in all institutions and is critical for American research universities gives the clear impression
the research enterprise, the exact structure of university that the best performing institutions on our measures are
budgets and the methods available to generate and spend also among the wealthiest. Nonetheless, because these
money vary considerably. Not only do public and private high performing institutions vary in size, funding structure,
universities operate within somewhat different, if overlap- student and program composition, and ownership (public or
ping, financial structures, but within each sector different private) the measurement of institutional wealth in a useful
institutions will have significantly different budgeting and way has proved difficult. In the 2002 report, we approxi-
resource allocation systems; legal, regulatory, and historical mated institutional wealth to see how closely it might pre-
constraints; and institutional profiles. Those institutions dict research performance. In that exercise, we identified,
with large resident student bodies operate within a much by using a method that estimated the endowment equivalent
different framework than those with much smaller student of all sources of institutional income from every source,
populations. Those with larger numbers of graduate stu- and then discounted that number to adjust for the baseline
dents compared to undergraduates will have different cost cost of instruction, what we could call disposable income,
structures. Those funded in substantial amounts by state as the critical measure of institutional wealth for our
appropriated revenue and less by student fees will have a purposes.
different context than those whose revenue comes primarily By disposable wealth, we mean the funds available for
from tuition and endowment. Institutions whose facilities an incremental investment in institutional priorities after
are funded by state bond issues paid by state appropriations paying an estimate of the baseline cost of instruction.
as a state obligation have a different capital construction Those priorities could be high quality undergraduate pro-
process than do those universities that finance their build- grams to attract better students, grants to graduate students,
ings through debt paid from institutional annual earned support for research proposals to the federal government,
revenue. science facilities, libraries, computer systems, or, in short,
Some universities have a more substantial commitment to anything above the baseline cost of instruction that would
high cost programs in health care, the STEM disciplines, improve the university’s competitive position. Implicit in
and professional schools than others. Some institutions, by this notion is that disposable wealth represents an opportu-
virtue of their funding model, spend much more on need nity, not a guarantee. If a university has no disposable
based financial aid than others; some spend much more on income after paying the cost of instruction, there is very
merit-based aid. These are but a few of the many differ- little opportunity to compete in the marketplace for the
ences that have significant impact on institutional manage- scarce and expensive talent that drives research success.
ment and influence the budget allocations that serve to However, the availability of disposable income does not
support high performance research competition. If we necessarily mean the university will spend it effectively in
attempt to understand research university competitiveness competing for those elements of institutional activity that
by focusing on only one or a subset of these (which them- define research performance.

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The endowment equivalent exercise gave a clear indication down cycle or suffered a larger impact on their revenue as
that institutional wealth is indeed a key indicator of an a result of local circumstances or the composition of their
opportunity for competitive research performance, but the revenue, began reviewing the continued viability of their
methodology required considerable estimation. Our staff institutional mission leading to the implementation of
has been working on alternative methodologies using significant institutional change.
official financial statements. This effort, which takes
advantage of some clarifications in the reporting standards The recalibration of university finances to accommodate
for public and private institutions, offers the possibility of lower revenue from various sources has consequences for
a more precise measurement of institutional wealth. For all areas of institutional activity including undergraduate
example, we can calculate an estimate of net assets and programs, diversity opportunities, athletic enterprises,
net assets per student. and extending into the competitive success of research
programs. The adjustment process and the elements of a
This measure, like the disposable income indicator calcu- research university’s mission affected will vary widely
lated earlier, has its own methodological difficulties. While between public and private sectors and within sectors.
it includes some adjustment for capital facilities, the data Unlike many previous financial crises, however, the dra-
do not appear to capture all of the relevant facilities costs matic decline of stock market values and the exposure of
in the same way for all public and private institutions or many private institutions to the consequences of high-yield,
uniformly within the category of public institutions. high-risk investment strategies have required those private
Nonetheless, when we compare net assets to federal and public institutions significantly dependent on endow-
research expenditures for the top 50 institutions in our ment income to consider longer-term adjustment strategies.
group of over $40M annual research expenditures (exclud-
ing medical and stand alone institutions to focus on more The financial challenge affects most institutions, but
or less standard research universities), there appears to be individual colleges and universities will respond in differ-
a clear relationship between the ranking of the research ent ways depending on the composition of their revenue.
institutions and their net assets. More careful analysis and Where institutional budgets depend on legislative appropri-
some improvements in the data that we expect in next ations in states suffering dramatic revenue declines, the
year’s financial reports should allow the calculation of a impact of the financial crisis can be severe, but where
better estimate of the relationship, but no matter how we institutional budgets depend more on tuition and fees, the
look at these institutions and their resources, sufficient impact may be less. Institutions whose budgets depend
revenue to support the high cost of research performance significantly on endowment earnings may find the income
appears a necessity. available for competitive investments and even the contin-
ued maintenance of high levels of performance substan-
The Impact of Revenue Declines on tially reduced.
University Competitiveness
Readjustment Strategies
The recent dramatic reduction in state income and endow-
ment wealth, now partially in recovery, highlights the In moments of major economic crises, transitional financial
importance of institutional wealth. Research universities, readjustments often look more traumatic than they turn out
whether public or private, have been struggling with the to be. Even though this current economic downturn is
consequences of these revenue declines using a variety of more severe and longer than those of the recent past, and
adjustment techniques in different proportions depending even though the impact on both state revenue for public
on the specific circumstances of the institution and its rev- universities and endowment wealth for private and many
enue context. Layoffs, furloughs, postponed construction public universities is more significant than in previous
projects; tuition and fee increases, program reductions, and cycles, it is not yet clear that the readjustments currently
some structural rearrangements in institutional organization taking place at research universities will result in a major
have either taken place or are under discussion. change in the competitive marketplace. In part this is be-
cause most research universities have stable faculty and
Faced with rapid and significant declines in revenue student populations, multiple sources of income, not all
from traditional sources, the first cycle of cost reduction of which is equally subject to the effects of the economic
measures served to produce quick and often opportunistic crisis, and sophisticated management structures capable of
savings with minimal damage to institutional and program- limiting the consequences of the revenue losses without
matic integrity. Many institutions, with memories of previ- catastrophic readjustments.
ous financial downturns, implemented various adjustments
with the expectation that the financial cycle would be of Nonetheless, different strategies for handling the abrupt and
sufficiently short duration to require no major institutional in many cases continuing loss of some revenue will have
changes. Others, either because they anticipated a longer different consequences. In addition, as mentioned above,

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universities have complex revenue and expenditure even in a constrained resource environment. Less effective
structures that reflect the widely varying circumstances, institutions will likely remain less effective. The conse-
missions, and scale of their operations. Tuition and quence of this challenged economic environment may
fees remain a source of revenue not yet subject to major simply increase the competitive advantage of the most
declines for these research institutions. The range of successful universities.
support from state government to public institutions varies
dramatically from as much as 30% or more of the institu- The Stability of Research University Performance
tional budget to under 5%. Some states have found ways
It is more difficult to predict how much of this will affect
to buffer, if in many cases only temporarily, the loss of
the competitive balance among research institutions. Over
state revenue. However positioned, competitive research
the years we have been impressed with the remarkable
institutions have many tools for budget adjustment, and if
stability in the rankings of research universities based on
creatively employed, they can moderate the impact of the
their annual expenditures from federally funded sources.
declines in revenue and preserve the capacity to continue
This stability is particularly notable at the top of the distri-
to compete effectively. The complexity and stability of
bution, although as we look farther down the list, there is
research universities makes estimates of the changes in
more change in relative position. If we look at the five
competitiveness that could result from the resolution of the
years between 2002 and 2007, and focus on the most suc-
current global economic decline speculative. Whatever
cessful of America’s research universities, those with over
change in performance occurs as a result of revenue losses
$40M in federal research expenditures, we can get a sense
and differential institutional responses, any substantial
of the competitive dynamics.
reordering in the hierarchy of research university perform-
ance will likely take place slowly over a five to ten year Among the top 20 public and private research universities
period. in 2007, only one was not among the top 20 in 2002. This
means that two universities changed places: one moved
The principal goal of the many adjustments strategies in
up from number 35 in 2002 to number 20 in 2007, and 1
research universities will likely be the preservation of their
moved down from number 20 in 2002 to number 23 in
ability to sustain the competition for talent. As a result,
2007. In addition to the institution that dropped out of the
strategies that employ institutional reserves to maintain the
top twenty, 7 kept the same rank, 6 moved down in rank,
status quo may, depending on the length of the economic
and 6 moved up. Another way to look at this, and other
recovery, leave institutions at a disadvantage relative to
groups in the list, is to look at the difference between insti-
universities that readjust more significantly to guarantee
tutions, which gives a sense of the amount of research
the availability of money to recruit the next generation of
expenditure required to change rank. Although the range
faculty and sustain the highly productive research groups
of research expenditures in this top 20 group, excluding
already at the institution. Some who do this well will have
the outlier of Johns Hopkins, is about $307M, the distance
the resources to raid high performing research groups
that separates one institution from the next highest ranked
from institutions less effectively managed.
university ranges from about $46M to $9M. These numbers
However individual universities respond, and how effec- indicate why precision in ranking numbers is less important
tively they take advantage of the opportunities a crisis that maintaining a competitive position with the group.
provides, will depend on a wide range of structural, institu-
The stability in this top group contrasts with the pattern
tional, political, and financial circumstances. Much of the
we find when we look at the twenty institutions ranking
public conversation that affects research universities will
last or at the bottom among those with over $40M in fed-
focus on the cost and structure of undergraduate programs,
eral research expenditures in 2007. Among this bottom 20,
especially in public institutions. While this will be a criti-
some six institutions fell from a higher ranked group into
cal conversation for those institutions, especially where the
the last 20. Moreover, within the last 20, some 12 institu-
volume of undergraduates sustains portions of the research
tions declined and 7 institutions increased in rank, with
enterprise, it is not necessarily critical to the research
only one staying the same. This greater ranking volatility
enterprise. Some institutions, public or private, will surely
reflects the much smaller amount of research expenditures
reevaluate the wide scope of activities these research
that separate institutions in the last group. The university
universities support, some of which may no longer be eco-
with the largest amount in this group has $2.7M more
nomically viable. Speculation on these topics is a favorite
federal research expenditures than the institution with the
academic activity, exaggerated expectations of dramatic
smallest amount. The smallest gap separating an institution
change add drama to the exercise, but our experience in
from the next highest ranked is only $6,000 in federal
studying these top American research universities recom-
research expenditures while the largest gap in this group is
mends caution in anticipating big changes. High perform-
still only $2.7M.
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Dramatic increases in competitive position that would significantly improved their competitive position over
move a university from the middle of one group of 20 insti- the years, and institutional readjustments to the current
tutions to the middle of the next group are relatively rare. economic downturn and recovery may contribute to some-
For example in the five years from 2002 to 2007 only four what larger changes in the relative ranking of institutions
institutions out of the over $40M group moved up 20 or on the indicators included in the Top American Research
more positions. For those institutions in this high perform- Universities. We anticipate that the current economic
ing group, none failed to increase their federal research readjustments will most affect universities in the bottom
expenditures in this period. The amount of growth varied, half of the over $40M group.
of course. Excluding Johns Hopkins, the increases ranged
from as much as $198M to as little as $2M. In percentage The Top American Research Universities report will
terms, the median growth rate for research expenditures continue to track the performance of these high-powered
between 2002 and 2007 equaled about 28%. The pool of research enterprises. With the data recorded in the reports
dollars represented by these institutions grew from $17.4B published here dating back to 1996, we can continue to
in 2002 to $24.1B in 2007 or an increase of 55%. An insti- observe changes in the research competitiveness of these
tution would have needed to grow at about 11% a year to universities.
maintain its share of the group’s research expenditures.
Adjustments to The Top American Research
Other elements that contribute to research university pre- Universities
eminence exhibit similar stability over time. Indicators that
In our continuing effort to improve the usefulness of these
reflect faculty performance such as National Academy
reports, we have made some changes over the years. A
memberships or faculty awards are concentrated among a
year ago we recalibrated our definition of the top American
relatively few institutions, most of which also rank high on
research universities at over $40M in federal research
federal research expenditures. Universities that award many
expenditures. This cutoff captures some 90% of federal
doctoral degrees, recruit outstanding students, and capture
research expenditures recorded for American universities.
large amounts of annual giving are likely to continue to
In addition, we began an effort to separate out the research
do so. While the current economic malaise may last longer
performance of institutions with and without the federal
than previous economic downturns, the broad impact on
research funding spent through medical schools. This pro-
most major public and private research universities will
vided another way of increasing the utility of comparisons
likely result in only a modest impact on relative
among institutions since often, although not always, med-
performance.
ical schools contribute a substantial research component
All of this simply testifies to the remarkable stability of to recorded university totals. In next year’s report, we
research university hierarchies. The investment, institu- will remove the non-university medical and other research
tional commitment, departmental and program focus on institutions from our main list and include them in a sepa-
competitive quality, and infrastructure for research and the rate table. By removing these more highly focused institu-
associated processes of faculty recruitment and institutional tions from the main list, the comparisons will more closely
investment are difficult to create. Once built, they pose a track the performance of comprehensive research universi-
formidable entry barrier to institutions that anticipate ties. As always, we will continue to provide all the data in
breaking into this elite group or making dramatic advances downloadable form so that institutional researchers can
within the group. Nonetheless, some universities have construct the most appropriate comparisons for their own
purposes.

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Part I – The Top American Research Universities


The Center for Measuring University Performance deter- • The Top American Research Universities (26-50)
mines the Top American Research Universities by their identifies the 37 institutions (8 private, 26 public) that
rank on nine different measures: Total Research, Federal rank 26 through 50 nationally on at least one of the
Research, Endowment Assets, Annual Giving, National nine measures.
Academy Members, Faculty Awards, Doctorates Granted,
• The Top Private Research Universities (1-25)
Postdoctoral Appointees, and SAT/ACT range. (The Source
identifies the 36 private institutions that rank in the top
Notes section of this study provides detailed information
25 among all private universities on at least one of the
on each of the nine indicators.) The tables group research
nine measures.
institutions according to how many times they rank in the
top 25 on each of these nine measures. The top category • The Top Private Research Universities (26-50)
includes those universities that rank in the top 25 on all identifies the 11 private institutions that rank 26
nine indicators. The bottom category includes universities through 50 among their private counterparts on at
with only one of the nine measures ranked in the top 25. least one of the nine measures.
Within these groups, institutions are then sorted by how • The Top Public Research Universities (1-25)
many times they rank between 26 and 50 on the nine per- identifies the 43 public institutions that rank in the top
formance variables, with ties listed alphabetically. A similar 25 among all public universities on at least one of the
methodology produces a second set of institutions—those nine measures.
ranked 26 through 50 on the same nine measures.
• The Top Public Research Universities (26-50)
For the purpose of this study, The Center for Measuring identifies the 40 public institutions that rank 26
University Performance includes only those institutions through 50 among their public counterparts on at
that had at least $40 million in federal research expendi- least one of the nine measures.
tures in fiscal year 2007. This is the same dollar cutoff used
last year. There were 160 institutions who met our criteria Many research universities rank highly both nationally and
for fiscal year 2007, 113 public and 47 private. among their public or private peers, and therefore appear in
more than one table. For example, of the 36 private institu-
The first two tables list each institution with the most cur- tions in the Top Private Research Universities (1-25) table,
rent data available for each measure and its corresponding 27 universities also appear in the Top American Research
national rank (i.e., rank among all institutions regardless Universities (1-25) table.
of whether they are privately or publicly controlled). The
third and fourth tables provide the same nine data measures Data found in these tables may not always match the
but with the groupings determined by the control rank figures published by the original source. The Center for
(i.e., rank among all private or all public institutions). Measuring University Performance makes adjustments,
Institutions ranking in the top 25 on at least one measure when necessary, to ensure that the data reflect the activity
are included in the tables with the (1-25) identifier, while at a single campus rather than that of a multiple-campus
those ranking 26 through 50 are found in the tables labeled institution or state university system. When data are miss-
with the (26-50) header. ing from the original source, The Center for Measuring
University Performance may substitute another figure, if
• The Top American Research Universities (1-25) available. A full discussion of this subject, and the various
identifies the 51 institutions (27 private, 25 public) adjustments or substitutions made to the original data, is
that rank in the top 25 nationally on at least one of the in the Data Notes section of this report.
nine measures.
The Center for Measuring University Performance
presents these tables, along with prior years’ top universi-
ties, in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets on its web site
[http://mup.asu.edu].

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Top American Research Universities (1-25) Research Private

Number of Number of 2007 2007 2007 2008 2008


Institutions in Order of Top 25 Score, Measures in Measures in 2007
then Top 26-50 Score, Total Federal National Endowment National
Top 25 Top 26-50 National
then Alphabetically Research Research Rank Assets
Nationally Nationally Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

Private Columbia University 9 0 545,995 20 459,748 10 7,146,806 8


Private Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9 0 614,352 13 476,318 6 10,068,800 5
Private Stanford University 9 0 687,511 10 534,787 4 17,200,000 3
Private Harvard University 8 1 451,276 28 392,103 15 36,556,284 1
Private University of Pennsylvania 8 1 648,247 11 449,687 12 6,233,281 12
Private Duke University 8 0 781,843 7 459,122 11 6,123,743 14
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 8 0 808,731 5 577,201 3 7,571,904 6
Private Yale University 7 2 448,671 30 349,027 17 22,869,700 2
Public University of California - Berkeley 7 1 552,365 19 251,043 38 2,885,352 23
Public University of California - Los Angeles 7 1 823,083 4 488,846 5 2,320,333 30
Public University of Washington - Seattle 7 1 756,787 8 620,375 2 2,262,149 31
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 7 1 840,672 3 469,076 8 2,119,513 32
Private Johns Hopkins University 6 3 1,554,103 1 1,362,836 1 2,524,575 26
Private University of Southern California 6 3 508,138 23 355,084 16 3,589,225 21
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 6 2 624,149 12 337,966 19 2,750,770 24
Public University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 6 2 477,231 25 346,672 18 2,358,676 28
Private Washington University in St. Louis 6 2 572,775 17 424,451 14 5,350,470 16
Public University of Texas - Austin 6 1 446,765 31 289,331 24 6,895,038 9
Public University of California - San Diego 6 0 798,896 6 475,708 7 525,555 136
Public University of California - San Francisco 6 0 842,840 2 467,402 9 1,306,438 54
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 5 3 720,206 9 313,242 21 2,075,853 33
Private University of Chicago 5 2 322,488 52 261,870 31 6,632,311 10
Private Princeton University 5 1 188,732 91 119,171 77 16,349,329 4
Private Cornell University 4 5 449,307 29 256,938 34 4,416,095 19
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 4 4 558,566 18 441,357 13 2,333,602 29
Private Northwestern University 3 6 443,345 32 249,411 39 7,243,948 7
Private Vanderbilt University 3 5 399,149 35 312,178 22 3,524,338 22
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 3 4 582,443 16 331,159 20 1,140,442 61
Public Texas A&M University 3 4 543,888 21 228,363 42 6,259,791 11
Public University of Florida 3 4 592,835 15 240,819 40 1,250,603 59
Public University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 3 4 473,890 26 253,612 37 1,043,892 68
Private California Institute of Technology 3 3 285,488 59 253,657 36 1,891,523 35
Public University of California - Davis 3 3 600,508 14 256,994 33 651,998 110
Private University of Notre Dame 3 0 77,467 148 53,974 134 6,225,688 13
Private Emory University 2 6 398,383 36 271,445 26 5,472,528 15
Public University of Virginia 2 4 230,181 74 198,274 52 4,572,613 18
Private Brown University 2 2 152,619 101 95,023 100 2,746,832 25
Private Dartmouth College 2 1 192,846 84 128,164 72 3,660,159 20
Private Rice University 2 0 69,772 156 54,301 133 4,610,164 17
Public University of Arizona 1 6 531,753 22 269,941 27 518,709 138
Private New York University 1 5 297,867 56 194,303 53 2,475,200 27
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 1 5 415,172 34 165,637 60 1,735,660 39
Public University of Maryland - College Park 1 4 359,760 44 218,973 47 448,881 149
Private University of Rochester 1 4 373,247 38 280,132 25 1,730,772 40
Private Case Western Reserve University 1 2 372,374 39 304,742 23 1,766,478 38
Private Rockefeller University 1 2 233,917 73 86,728 107 2,020,647 34
Private Tufts University 1 2 130,826 114 91,379 101 1,445,662 47
Public University of California - Irvine 1 2 309,554 54 169,912 58 250,557 221
Private Boston University 1 1 249,279 68 232,115 41 1,144,996 60
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 1 1 157,469 100 131,226 69 115,182 359
Public Univ. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 1 1 496,539 24 190,508 55 630,293 112
Public University of California - Santa Barbara 1 0 191,204 88 111,848 83 191,056 263

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Support Faculty Advanced Training Undergraduate

2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007
Annual National Faculty Doctorates Post
National National National National National SAT Range (V; Q) National
Giving Academy Awards Granted Docs
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank or ACT Range Rank
x $1000 Members

495,107 3 104 8 33 14 598 20 808 13 660-760,670-780 13


311,903 14 254 3 44 4 599 19 1,037 5 660-760,720-800 7
785,043 1 277 2 37 10 673 12 1,394 3 660-760,680-790 12
650,625 2 327 1 112 1 666 13 4,760 1 700-800,700-790 3
475,958 5 93 12 25 23 464 28 915 10 650-750,680-770 17
385,673 11 53 20 29 18 302 64 759 14 650-760,680-780 13
333,445 13 77 15 55 2 753 9 573 25 27-31 72
486,610 4 106 6 38 9 375 45 988 7 700-790,690-790 5
285,347 19 219 4 51 3 873 2 1,209 4 580-710,620-740 60
456,654 6 81 14 32 16 752 10 910 11 570-680,610-720 78
302,771 15 102 10 41 6 622 15 972 8 520-650,560-670 179
410,227 8 73 16 40 7 761 6 601 23 26-30 103
448,964 7 86 13 43 5 446 31 1,400 2 630-730,650-760 33
409,183 9 43 25 13 50 708 11 328 48 620-720,650-740 40
294,507 16 34 30 22 27 775 5 609 22 24-29 167
292,389 17 32 32 31 17 600 17 632 17 590-690,610-700 75
153,564 42 45 23 28 19 344 53 552 27 680-750,690-780 9
282,865 20 63 17 26 22 865 3 193 73 530-660,560-690 144
121,845 53 114 5 37 10 488 24 925 9 540-660,600-700 117
366,068 12 102 10 40 7 171 107 1,019 6
237,380 24 24 44 21 29 759 7 612 20 25-29 144
256,899 23 53 20 25 23 395 42 286 54 670-770,650-760 17
225,868 25 104 8 34 13 307 63 349 41 690-790,700-790 5
286,596 18 62 18 16 41 479 25 433 33 630-730,660-770 26
126,923 49 25 42 28 19 463 29 846 12 560-660,570-660 139
215,046 26 37 27 33 14 438 33 381 39 650-740,670-760 21
133,381 47 21 48 28 19 297 65 495 29 640-740,660-740 28
142,240 44 25 42 23 26 620 16 342 44 520-620,560-660 209
206,725 28 22 46 17 37 594 21 255 58 520-630,560-670 186
206,835 27 21 48 19 32 857 4 612 20 560-670,580-690 117
140,096 45 57 19 37 10 759 7 403 35 26-31 88
103,425 60 106 6 16 41 185 100 620 19 700-780,770-800 1
99,952 65 32 32 17 37 500 23 670 15 490-620,540-660 267
265,414 22 3 110 6 102 185 100 135 98 640-750,660-760 23
164,386 39 23 45 18 34 248 77 632 17 640-730,660-740 33
270,785 21 28 35 20 31 393 43 461 32 590-700,610-720 68
176,106 35 17 52 17 37 205 89 197 72 660-760,670-770 15
166,691 38 12 63 11 58 81 184 193 73 670-770,680-780 9
86,263 79 16 55 10 65 186 99 135 98 640-730,670-780 21
153,960 41 27 39 18 34 452 30 393 37 480-600,490-620 445
387,609 10 40 26 22 27 432 34 373 40 620-710,620-720 53
174,003 36 22 46 8 79 600 17 342 44 490-610,530-660 296
123,365 51 27 39 14 47 655 14 247 63 570-680,600-700 94
100,668 62 28 35 11 58 279 69 349 41 600-700,630-720 60
88,345 77 17 52 12 52 296 66 147 91 580-690,620-720 71
81,177 82 44 24 7 86 26 318 331 46
205,734 29 8 74 11 58 113 142 119 103 670-750,670-740 20
92,280 71 35 28 25 23 370 47 287 53 520-620,560-670 205
78,243 87 16 55 10 65 562 22 296 51 580-680,600-690 94
3,814 695 3 110 18 34 47 252 652 16
105,127 59 2 127 4 130 0 598 572 26
90,212 72 52 22 9 71 346 52 162 86 520-640,530-650 222

2009 Annual Report 9


The Top American Research Universities

Top American Research Universities (26-50) Research Private

Number of 2007 2007 2007 2008 2008


Institutions in Order of Top 26-50 Score, Measures in 2007
then Alphabetically Total Federal National Endowment
Top 26-50 National National
Research Research Rank Assets
Nationally Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

Public University of Iowa 7 363,243 41 222,944 45 935,453 76

Public University of Texas SW Medical Center - Dallas 6 341,090 48 191,687 54 1,368,760 49

Public Georgia Institute of Technology 5 472,591 27 260,230 32 1,663,654 43

Public Michigan State University 4 360,852 42 170,350 57 1,282,073 55

Private Scripps Research Institute 4 360,511 43 267,073 29

Private Baylor College of Medicine 3 438,280 33 263,146 30 1,091,814 64

Public Indiana University - Bloomington 3 109,567 127 61,634 125 918,603 77

Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 3 269,451 62 221,397 46

Public Rutgers - State University of NJ - New Brunswick 3 281,186 60 125,364 74 588,558 120

Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 3 375,852 37 253,833 35 1,099,127 63

Public University of Colorado - Boulder 3 259,624 67 223,021 44 491,596 143

Public University of Utah 3 247,794 69 174,719 56 594,545 118

Private Carnegie Mellon University 2 197,143 83 168,486 59 1,067,728 65

Private Georgetown University 2 131,785 113 101,853 93 1,059,075 67

Public North Carolina State University 2 331,662 50 131,056 70 544,551 130

Public University at Buffalo 2 314,837 53 148,989 64 535,578 132

Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 2 351,457 46 269,006 28 353,276 178

Public University of Georgia 2 332,612 49 103,256 92 697,155 96

Public University of Illinois - Chicago 2 342,421 47 208,881 50 188,078 267

Public Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2 366,960 40 128,796 71 527,629 134

Private Yeshiva University 2 192,199 86 147,941 65 1,344,701 52

Public Arizona State University 1 224,352 76 114,632 79 493,015 141

Private Brandeis University 1 56,831 170 41,358 156 712,446 93

Public Colorado State University 1 288,497 57 210,746 49 183,442 272

Public Florida State University 1 189,565 89 113,681 81 570,730 123

Public Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis 1 185,414 93 104,300 91 550,543 128

Public Oregon Health & Science University 1 287,430 58 227,441 43 453,541 148

Public Stony Brook University 1 268,282 63 111,241 84 113,204 363

Public Temple University 1 85,394 141 54,452 132 237,012 230

Public University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 1 261,580 65 215,184 48 358,473 175

Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 1 358,851 45 164,211 61 197,044 258

Public University of Massachusetts - Amherst 1 141,351 105 71,974 116 174,298 290

Private University of Miami 1 210,534 80 147,535 66 736,239 90

Public Wayne State University 1 235,186 72 114,364 80 242,275 225

10 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

Support Faculty Advanced Training Undergraduate

2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007
Annual National Faculty Doctorates Post
National National National National National SAT Range (V; Q) National
Giving Academy Awards Granted Docs
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank or ACT Range Rank
x $1000 Members

123,770 50 21 48 15 45 413 38 329 47 23-27 277

145,279 43 34 30 19 32 79 185 521 28

117,106 56 28 35 11 58 467 26 187 76 590-690,650-730 57

128,124 48 8 74 12 52 446 31 399 36 23-27 277

26 41 15 45 0 598 0 300

60,502 108 14 58 7 86 74 191 475 31

203,790 30 10 67 16 41 414 37 186 77 510-620,520-640 296

185,373 33 13 60 9 71 27 316 416 34

84,067 80 35 28 21 29 431 35 185 78 520-630,550-670 205

159,810 40 8 74 5 116 326 56 288 52 21-27 383

100,312 63 28 35 12 52 323 58 485 30 23-28 222

116,688 57 16 55 16 41 397 41 315 50 21-27 383

95,330 70 32 32 8 79 258 72 164 83 610-710,680-780 28

109,920 58 6 90 14 47 100 154 163 84 650-750,650-740 26

201,943 31 17 52 10 65 328 55 274 55 520-620,560-660 209

34,163 159 6 90 12 52 373 46 316 49 500-610,540-650 277

81,913 81 5 96 4 130 197 95 189 75 21-27 383

77,131 91 8 74 9 71 391 44 260 57 560-660,570-660 139

55,795 117 5 96 11 58 315 60 249 59 21-26 459

89,804 73 14 58 17 37 341 54 180 81 530-630,570-670 179

137,359 46 12 63 7 86 113 142 346 43 540-680,560-680 130

120,469 54 20 51 9 71 418 36 114 106 480-600,490-620 445

89,404 75 10 67 3 151 84 174 101 119 630-730,630-730 41

42,215 135 5 96 4 130 206 87 236 65 22-26 383

58,349 112 7 83 3 151 368 48 249 59 540-630,550-640 209

180,686 34 6 90 6 102 76 189 203 70 430-540,440-560 1012

77,476 88 7 83 10 65 52 238 109 111

22,995 215 10 67 7 86 408 40 114 106 520-620,560-660 209

52,739 120 0 211 7 86 409 39 94 121 490-590,490-590 502

46,063 129 13 60 0 527 89 166 182 79

57,296 115 8 74 7 86 147 120 57 143

30,006 170 9 70 14 47 291 67 178 82 510-610,520-630 307

200,256 32 7 83 5 116 173 104 249 59 580-680,600-690 94

54,275 118 3 110 13 50 221 82 136 97 17-24 1055

2009 Annual Report 11


The Top American Research Universities

Top Private Research Universities (1-25) Research Private

Number of Number of 2007 2007 2007 2008 2008


Institutions in Order of Top 25 Score, 2007
Measures in Measures in Total Federal Endowment
then Top 26-50 Score, Top 25 Top 26-50 Research Control Control Control
then Alphabetically Research Rank Assets
Control Control Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

Private Columbia University 9 0 545,995 7 459,748 4 7,146,806 7

Private Duke University 9 0 781,843 2 459,122 5 6,123,743 11

Private Harvard University 9 0 451,276 9 392,103 8 36,556,284 1

Private Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9 0 614,352 5 476,318 3 10,068,800 5

Private Northwestern University 9 0 443,345 12 249,411 20 7,243,948 6

Private Stanford University 9 0 687,511 3 534,787 2 17,200,000 3

Private University of Chicago 9 0 322,488 19 261,870 17 6,632,311 8

Private University of Pennsylvania 9 0 648,247 4 449,687 6 6,233,281 9

Private Washington University in St. Louis 9 0 572,775 6 424,451 7 5,350,470 13

Private Yale University 9 0 448,671 11 349,027 10 22,869,700 2

Private Cornell University 8 1 449,307 10 256,938 18 4,416,095 15

Private Johns Hopkins University 8 1 1,554,103 1 1,362,836 1 2,524,575 20

Private University of Southern California 8 1 508,138 8 355,084 9 3,589,225 17

Private Vanderbilt University 8 1 399,149 14 312,178 11 3,524,338 18

Private New York University 8 0 297,867 20 194,303 23 2,475,200 21

Private California Institute of Technology 7 2 285,488 21 253,657 19 1,891,523 23

Private Emory University 7 2 398,383 15 271,445 14 5,472,528 12

Private Princeton University 7 2 188,732 30 119,171 29 16,349,329 4

Private University of Rochester 6 2 373,247 16 280,132 13 1,730,772 27

Private Brown University 5 4 152,619 33 95,023 35 2,746,832 19

Private Boston University 5 3 249,279 23 232,115 21 1,144,996 41

Private Case Western Reserve University 5 3 372,374 17 304,742 12 1,766,478 26

Private Dartmouth College 4 4 192,846 27 128,164 28 3,660,159 16

Private Rockefeller University 4 3 233,917 24 86,728 38 2,020,647 22

Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 4 2 269,451 22 221,397 22

Private Scripps Research Institute 4 0 360,511 18 267,073 15

Private Carnegie Mellon University 3 6 197,143 26 168,486 24 1,067,728 44

Private Rice University 3 6 69,772 46 54,301 42 4,610,164 14

Private Tufts University 3 6 130,826 37 91,379 36 1,445,662 33

Private University of Notre Dame 3 6 77,467 42 53,974 43 6,225,688 10

Private Yeshiva University 3 5 192,199 29 147,941 25 1,344,701 37

Private Baylor College of Medicine 3 4 438,280 13 263,146 16 1,091,814 43

Private University of Miami 2 5 210,534 25 147,535 26 736,239 60

Private Georgetown University 1 7 131,785 36 101,853 33 1,059,075 46

Private George Washington University 1 6 126,110 38 87,624 37 1,256,433 39

Private Cornell University Weill Medical College 1 5 192,629 28 110,156 31 969,387 52

12 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

Support Faculty Advanced Training Undergraduate

2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007
Annual National Faculty Doctorates Post
Control Control Control Control Control SAT Range (V; Q) Control
Giving Academy Awards Granted Docs
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank or ACT Range Rank
x $1000 Members

495,107 3 104 6 33 7 598 6 808 7 660-760,670-780 13

385,673 9 53 11 29 9 302 20 759 8 650-760,680-780 13

650,625 2 327 1 112 1 666 4 4,760 1 700-800,700-790 3

311,903 10 254 3 44 2 599 5 1,037 4 660-760,720-800 7

215,046 15 37 17 33 7 438 12 381 17 650-740,670-760 21

785,043 1 277 2 37 5 673 3 1,394 3 660-760,680-790 12

256,899 13 53 11 25 12 395 14 286 25 670-770,650-760 17

475,958 5 93 8 25 12 464 10 915 6 650-750,680-770 17

153,564 22 45 13 28 10 344 17 552 11 680-750,690-780 9

486,610 4 106 4 38 4 375 15 988 5 700-790,690-790 5

286,596 11 62 10 16 17 479 8 433 14 630-730,660-770 26

448,964 6 86 9 43 3 446 11 1,400 2 630-730,650-760 33

409,183 7 43 15 13 21 708 2 328 23 620-720,650-740 40

133,381 24 21 22 28 10 297 21 495 12 640-740,660-740 28

387,609 8 40 16 22 14 432 13 373 18 620-710,620-720 52

103,425 27 106 4 16 17 185 31 620 10 700-780,770-800 1

164,386 21 23 21 18 15 248 26 632 9 640-730,660-740 33

225,868 14 104 6 34 6 307 19 349 19 690-790,700-790 5

100,668 28 28 19 11 23 279 23 349 19 600-700,630-720 58

176,106 19 17 23 17 16 205 29 197 28 660-760,670-770 15

78,243 38 16 25 10 26 562 7 296 24 580-680,600-690 84

88,345 32 17 23 12 22 296 22 147 32 580-690,620-720 65

166,691 20 12 30 11 23 81 67 193 29 670-770,680-780 9

81,177 34 44 14 7 32 26 131 331 22

185,373 18 13 28 9 29 27 129 416 15

26 20 15 19 0 340 0 96

95,330 30 32 18 8 31 258 25 164 30 610-710,680-780 28

86,263 33 16 25 10 26 186 30 135 36 640-730,670-780 21

205,734 16 8 34 11 23 113 47 119 39 670-750,670-740 20

265,414 12 3 47 6 37 185 31 135 36 640-750,660-760 23

137,359 23 12 30 7 32 113 47 346 21 540-680,560-680 108

60,502 44 14 27 7 32 74 70 475 13

200,256 17 7 37 5 40 173 34 249 27 580-680,600-690 84

109,920 26 6 39 14 20 100 54 163 31 650-750,650-740 26

58,593 46 7 37 10 26 273 24 27 55 590-690,600-690 74

122,827 25 13 28 6 37 40 100 264 26

2009 Annual Report 13


The Top American Research Universities

Top Private Research Universities (26-50) Research Private

Number of 2007 2007 2007 2008 2008


Institutions in Order of Top 26-50 Score, Measures in 2007
then Alphabetically Total Federal Control Endowment
Top 26-50 Control Control
Research Research Rank Assets
Control Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

Private Brandeis University 7 56,831 47 41,358 47 712,446 63

Private Wake Forest University 7 185,609 31 141,467 27 1,253,673 40

Private Tulane University 6 137,107 35 98,473 34 1,035,711 47

Private Drexel University 5 96,575 40 66,795 40 547,922 84

Private Medical College of Wisconsin 5 158,171 32 107,200 32 474,956 91

Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 5 77,238 43 48,924 44 793,323 58

Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 4 54,265 48 47,704 46 879,908 54

Private Thomas Jefferson University 4 107,288 39 81,545 39 568,726 81

Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 4 137,410 34 112,754 30

Private Charles R. Drew Univ. of Medicine and Science 2 52,118 49 48,580 45

Private University of Dayton 2 74,005 44 60,089 41 391,101 98

14 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

Support Faculty Advanced Training Undergraduate

2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007
Annual National Faculty Doctorates Post
Control Control Control Control Control SAT Range (V; Q) Control
Giving Academy Awards Granted Docs
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank or ACT Range Rank
x $1000 Members

89,404 31 10 33 3 47 84 61 101 40 630-730,630-730 41

72,455 40 3 47 7 32 56 84 144 33 610-700,630-710 58

80,754 35 1 58 1 93 134 41 85 42 600-690,590-680 79

41,519 59 6 39 7 32 121 44 7 73 530-630,560-670 145

57,904 47 1 58 3 47 22 153 120 38

42,750 56 8 34 1 93 158 36 66 45 600-690,650-730 52

28,198 83 1 58 0 221 152 38 36 48 24-29 134

38,062 66 5 41 1 93 46 93 140 35

4 45 0 221 0 340 76 44

1,397 530 1 58 0 221 0 340 0 96

19,165 123 0 79 2 58 20 160 10 69 23-28 169

2009 Annual Report 15


The Top American Research Universities

Top Public Research Universities (1-25) Research Private

Number of Number of 2007 2007 2007 2008 2008


Institutions in Order of Top 25 Score, 2007
Measures in Measures in Total Federal Endowment
then Top 26-50 Score, Top 25 Top 26-50 Research Control Control Control
then Alphabetically Research Rank Assets
Control Control Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

Public University of California - Berkeley 9 0 552,365 13 251,043 19 2,885,352 5


Public University of California - Los Angeles 9 0 823,083 3 488,846 3 2,320,333 9
Public University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 9 0 473,890 18 253,612 18 1,043,892 22
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 9 0 808,731 4 577,201 2 7,571,904 1
Public University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 9 0 477,231 17 346,672 8 2,358,676 7
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 9 0 558,566 12 441,357 7 2,333,602 8
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 9 0 840,672 2 469,076 5 2,119,513 11
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 8 1 720,206 7 313,242 11 2,075,853 12
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 8 1 582,443 11 331,159 10 1,140,442 20
Public University of Florida 8 1 592,835 10 240,819 20 1,250,603 19
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 8 1 624,149 8 337,966 9 2,750,770 6
Public University of Washington - Seattle 8 1 756,787 6 620,375 1 2,262,149 10
Public Texas A&M University 7 2 543,888 14 228,363 21 6,259,791 3
Public University of California - San Diego 7 2 798,896 5 475,708 4 525,555 50
Public University of Texas - Austin 7 2 446,765 20 289,331 12 6,895,038 2
Public University of Arizona 7 0 531,753 15 269,941 13 518,709 51
Public University of California - San Francisco 7 0 842,840 1 467,402 6 1,306,438 17
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 6 3 472,591 19 260,230 15 1,663,654 14
Public University of Virginia 6 3 230,181 50 198,274 30 4,572,613 4
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 6 2 415,172 21 165,637 36 1,735,660 13
Public University of California - Davis 6 2 600,508 9 256,994 16 651,998 34
Public Michigan State University 5 3 360,852 25 170,350 34 1,282,073 18
Public University of Iowa 5 3 363,243 24 222,944 24 935,453 24
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Center - Dallas 5 2 341,090 30 191,687 31 1,368,760 15
Public University of Maryland - College Park 4 4 359,760 26 218,973 25 448,881 57
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 4 3 375,852 22 253,833 17 1,099,127 21
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 4 2 109,567 89 61,634 85 918,603 25
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 3 6 281,186 39 125,364 46 588,558 40
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 3 4 259,624 45 223,021 23 491,596 53
Public University of California - Irvine 2 6 309,554 35 169,912 35 250,557 83
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 2 6 366,960 23 128,796 44 527,629 48
Public Univ. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 2 3 496,539 16 190,508 32 630,293 35
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 2 1 157,469 68 131,226 42 115,182 133
Public North Carolina State University 1 8 331,662 32 131,056 43 544,551 46
Public University of Utah 1 7 247,794 46 174,719 33 594,545 38
Public University of Georgia 1 6 332,612 31 103,256 60 697,155 31
Public Arizona State University 1 4 224,352 52 114,632 50 493,015 52
Public Oregon Health & Science University 1 4 287,430 38 227,441 22 453,541 56
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 1 3 351,457 28 269,006 14 353,276 68
Public University of California - Santa Barbara 1 3 191,204 59 111,848 53 191,056 96
Public Indiana U. - Purdue Univ. - Indianapolis 1 2 185,414 62 104,300 59 550,543 45
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 1 2 134,906 75 70,824 78 957,284 23
Public University of Delaware 1 1 118,245 82 82,539 70 1,340,145 16

16 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

Support Faculty Advanced Training Undergraduate

2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007
Annual National Faculty Doctorates Post
Control Control Control Control Control SAT Range (V; Q) Control
Giving Academy Awards Granted Docs
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank or ACT Range Rank
x $1000 Members

285,347 8 219 1 51 2 873 1 1209 1 580-710,620-740 3


456,654 1 81 5 32 8 752 9 910 5 570-680,610-720 9
140,096 23 57 9 37 6 759 6 403 20 26-31 10
333,445 4 77 6 55 1 753 8 573 15 27-31 7
292,389 7 32 15 31 9 600 13 632 9 590-690,610-700 8
126,923 25 25 22 28 10 463 19 846 6 560-660,570-660 25
410,227 2 73 7 40 4 761 5 601 13 26-30 13
237,380 11 24 24 21 15 759 6 612 10 25-29 27
142,240 22 25 22 23 13 620 12 342 23 520-620,560-660 49
206,835 12 21 27 19 18 857 3 612 10 560-670,580-690 18
294,507 6 34 13 22 14 775 4 609 12 24-29 34
302,771 5 102 3 41 3 622 11 972 3 520-650,560-670 36
206,725 13 22 25 17 22 594 15 255 32 520-630,560-670 38
121,845 28 114 2 37 6 488 17 925 4 540-660,600-700 18
282,865 9 63 8 26 11 865 2 193 45 530-660,560-690 27
153,960 20 27 20 18 20 452 20 393 22 480-600,490-620 120
366,068 3 102 3 40 4 171 73 1019 2
117,106 31 28 17 11 36 467 18 187 47 590-690,650-730 2
270,785 10 28 17 20 17 393 29 461 19 590-700,610-720 6
174,003 17 22 25 8 49 600 13 342 23 490-610,530-660 74
99,952 36 32 15 17 22 500 16 670 7 490-620,540-660 66
128,124 24 8 41 12 31 446 21 399 21 23-27 68
123,770 26 21 27 15 27 413 25 329 25 23-27 68
145,279 21 34 13 19 18 79 118 521 17
123,365 27 27 20 14 28 655 10 247 36 570-680,600-700 11
159,810 19 8 41 5 77 326 39 288 28 21-27 96
203,790 14 10 35 16 25 414 24 186 48 510-620,520-640 74
84,067 47 35 11 21 15 431 22 185 49 520-630,550-670 46
100,312 35 28 17 12 31 323 41 485 18 23-28 54
92,280 41 35 11 25 12 370 32 287 29 520-620,560-670 46
89,804 43 14 32 17 22 341 37 180 52 530-630,570-670 36
105,127 33 2 77 4 89 0 259 572 16
3,814 274 3 64 18 20 47 160 652 8
201,943 15 17 30 10 40 328 38 274 30 520-620,560-660 49
116,688 32 16 31 16 25 397 28 315 27 21-27 96
77,131 53 8 41 9 43 391 30 260 31 560-660,570-660 25
120,469 29 20 29 9 43 418 23 114 67 480-600,490-620 120
77,476 50 7 47 10 40 52 153 109 72
81,913 48 5 56 4 89 197 66 189 46 21-27 96
90,212 42 52 10 9 43 346 36 162 55 520-640,530-650 54
180,686 16 6 52 6 66 76 121 203 43 430-540,440-560 340
97,395 39 6 52 8 49 249 51 127 64 22-27 80
28,727 95 9 37 7 55 208 58 113 70 520-630,540-650 54

2009 Annual Report 17


The Top American Research Universities

Top Public Research Universities (26-50) Research Private

Number of 2007 2007 2007 2008 2008


Institutions in Order of Top 26-50 Score, Measures in 2007
then Alphabetically Total Federal Endowment
Top 26-50 Control Control Control
Research Research Rank Assets
Control Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

Public University at Buffalo 6 314,837 34 148,989 40 535,578 47


Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 6 236,488 48 125,248 47 688,768 32
Public Florida State University 5 189,565 60 113,681 52 570,730 43
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 5 342,421 29 208,881 28 188,078 98
Public University of Kentucky 5 331,606 33 154,688 39 908,654 26

Public University of South Florida 5 272,661 40 158,442 38 360,035 66

Public Iowa State University 4 217,158 53 97,112 64 568,674 44


Public Stony Brook University 4 268,282 41 111,241 54 113,204 136
Public University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 4 261,580 43 215,184 26 358,473 67

Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 4 266,447 42 208,196 29 231,321 90


Public University of Missouri - Columbia 4 228,654 51 108,328 56 527,123 49

Public Colorado State University 3 288,497 37 210,746 27 183,442 101

Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 3 108,664 90 59,736 87 241,187 85


Public University of Houston - University Park 3 73,542 108 40,116 113 596,925 37
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 3 358,851 27 164,211 37 197,044 94

Public University of Massachusetts - Amherst 3 141,351 72 71,974 77 174,298 111


Public University of Oregon 3 61,694 119 49,467 96 470,515 55

Public Virginia Commonwealth University 3 134,453 76 90,137 66 330,482 74


Public Washington State University - Pullman 3 210,010 56 78,505 74 678,553 33

Public Clemson University 2 211,760 55 53,905 92 421,299 62


Public Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge 2 260,924 44 79,760 73 332,800 73

Public University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey 2 236,834 47 126,101 45 44,437 214
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 2 216,032 54 80,379 72 793,865 30
Public University of New Mexico - Albuquerque 2 177,430 65 123,039 48 342,648 71
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 2 191,724 58 131,879 41 182,119 106
Public University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston 2 183,492 64 118,173 49 474,018 54
Public Wayne State University 2 235,186 49 114,364 51 242,275 84
Public Florida International University 1 90,903 99 52,141 95 97,064 142
Public Medical University of South Carolina 1 184,624 63 101,402 61 160,917 118
Public New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology 1 83,742 102 69,050 79
Public Oregon State University 1 189,368 61 110,267 55 428,382 59

Public Temple University 1 85,394 101 54,452 91 237,012 88


Public University at Albany 1 309,221 36 105,776 58 26,782 250
Public University of California - Riverside 1 128,243 78 56,129 88 122,590 128
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 1 124,856 79 68,204 80 115,752 132
Public University of Central Florida 1 111,595 88 49,359 98 114,990 135
Public University of Louisville 1 151,226 70 76,479 75 793,930 29

Public University of Maryland - Baltimore County 1 66,968 113 49,461 97 63,874 173
Public University of South Carolina - Columbia 1 158,857 67 89,000 69 425,150 61
Public University of Texas HSC - San Antonio 1 160,282 66 95,610 65 409,307 63

18 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

Support Faculty Advanced Training Undergraduate

2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007
Annual National Faculty Doctorates Post
Control Control Control Control Control SAT Range (V; Q) Control
Giving Academy Awards Granted Docs
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank or ACT Range Rank
x $1000 Members

34,163 86 6 52 12 31 373 31 316 26 500-610,540-650 68


97,077 40 2 77 7 55 355 35 103 78 24-28 38
58,349 66 7 47 3 105 368 33 249 33 540-630,550-640 49
55,795 70 5 56 11 36 315 42 249 33 21-26 125

58,940 65 3 64 7 55 308 43 249 33 21-26 125


44,683 77 3 64 11 36 256 48 211 41 510-610,520-620 80

76,725 54 9 37 6 66 308 43 220 39 22-27 80


22,995 109 10 35 7 55 408 27 114 67 520-620,560-660 49
46,063 76 13 33 0 307 89 108 182 50

36,255 84 8 41 8 49 215 57 163 54 480-580,510-610 125


102,828 34 6 52 9 43 326 39 160 56 23-28 54

42,215 78 5 56 4 89 206 59 236 38 22-26 96


41,685 79 3 64 10 40 285 46 109 72 530-630,560-660 38
61,395 64 7 47 4 89 259 47 158 57 460-570,480-600 170

57,296 68 8 41 7 55 147 81 57 98

30,006 91 9 37 14 28 291 45 178 53 510-610,520-630 79


88,473 45 7 47 11 36 151 78 81 85 490-600,500-620 108

99,681 37 5 56 6 66 252 50 204 42 480-580,480-580 166


74,051 55 8 41 8 49 189 68 151 58 490-600,510-610 108
61,492 63 1 99 9 43 145 83 48 104 540-640,580-670 30

79,068 49 1 99 4 89 231 53 148 59 23-28 54


1 99 2 132 205 61 116 66

77,264 52 2 77 6 66 255 49 103 78 22-28 68


57,719 67 4 61 8 49 166 75 181 51 19-25 219
33,686 88 7 47 6 66 119 92 114 67
33,772 87 2 77 4 89 41 166 200 44
54,275 71 3 64 13 30 221 56 136 62 17-24 359
18,797 124 2 77 9 43 122 90 58 95 510-600,500-590 115
33,508 89 2 77 6 66 168 74 241 37
1,564 378 1 99 1 180 15 206 0 205 23-29 38
87,072 46 5 56 6 66 173 71 113 70 470-590,480-610 148

52,739 72 0 133 7 55 409 26 94 81 490-590,490-590 143


11,132 174 1 99 4 89 151 78 75 88 490-580,510-610 120
21,384 113 4 61 5 77 224 55 218 40 440-560,470-610 211
27,254 97 9 37 5 77 131 89 146 60 500-630,520-630 76
23,957 104 1 99 12 31 206 59 44 108 530-620,540-640 63
63,144 60 3 64 4 89 151 78 146 60 21-27 96
14,053 145 0 133 3 105 93 104 46 105 520-640,560-660 38
77,280 51 3 64 12 31 243 52 118 65 520-620,540-640 64
119,815 30 2 77 5 77 29 183 135 63

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The Top American Research Universities

20 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

Part II – The Center for Measuring University


Performance – Research Universities
The Center for Measuring University Performance’s • Change: Students includes trend data on SAT/ACT
research universities consist of academic institutions that ranges (1999 and 2007), National Merit and Achieve-
had more than $40 million in federal research expenditures ment Scholars (2003 and 2008), and student headcount
in fiscal year 2007. In the following tables, institutions are enrollment (1998 and 2007).
listed alphabetically with the most current data available on
• Institutional Characteristics includes state location,
each measure and their rank on each measure for each year.
highest degree offered, medical school and land grant
The Center for Measuring University Performance pro-
status, federal research focus (summary of federal
vides both the national rank (rank among all universities)
research by discipline), and total student enrollment.
and the control rank (rank within private or public universi-
ties). We include five years of data for each measure, which • Student Characteristics provides headcount enroll-
correspond to the same data years used in each of the five ment data broken out by level (i.e., undergraduate,
prior The Top American Research Universities reports. In graduate, first-professional), part-time enrollment by
addition to the nine performance variables presented in Part level, and degrees awarded.
I tables, these tables also include other institutional charac- • The Center for Measuring University Performance
teristics related to student enrollment, medical schools, land measures presents the number of times a university
grant status, ownership, research focus, and National Merit ranks in the top 25 (or 26-50) on the nine quality
and National Achievement Scholars. The Source Notes measures in this year’s report as compared to the past
section of this report provides detailed information on each six years (2004-2009 reports).
data element. Tables in this section include the following:
Data found in these tables may not always match the
• Total Research Expenditures (2003-2007) figures published by the original source. The Center for
• Federal Research Expenditures (2003-2007) Measuring University Performance makes adjustments,
when necessary, to ensure that the data reflect the activity
• Research by Major Discipline (2007)
at a single campus rather than that of a multiple-campus
• Endowment Assets (2004-2008) institution or state university system. When data are miss-
ing from the original source, The Center for Measuring
• Annual Giving (2004-2008)
University Performance may substitute another figure, if
• National Academy Membership (2004-2008) available. A full discussion of this subject, and the various
adjustments or substitutions made to the original data, is
• Faculty Awards (2004-2008)
in the Data Notes section of this report.
• Doctorates Awarded (2004-2008)
The prior years’ data or ranks may differ slightly from our
• Postdoctoral Appointees (2003-2007) last report due to revised figures or estimates from the data
• SAT Scores (2003-2007) source or institution.

• National Merit and Achievement Scholars The Center for Measuring University Performance’s web
(2004-2008) site [http://mup.asu.edu] provides these same tables in
Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for ease of analysis. In
• Change: Research presents trend data on total, addition to the over-$40-million group, the on-line tables
federal, and non-federal research (1998 and 2007) contain data on all institutions reporting any federal
in constant dollars. research since 1990.
• Change: Private Support and Doctorates provides
trend data on endowment assets (1999 and 2008) and
annual giving (1999 and 2008) in constant dollars, and
doctorates awarded (1999 and 2008).

2009 Annual Report 21


The Top American Research Universities

Total Research

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Total National Control Total National Control
Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Arizona State University 224,352 76 52 201,955 82 55


Public Auburn University 140,629 106 73 126,522 112 78
Private Baylor College of Medicine 438,280 33 13 462,375 24 8
Private Boston University 249,279 68 23 255,615 63 23
Private Brandeis University 56,831 170 47 57,017 167 47
Private Brown University 152,619 101 33 157,926 99 32
Private California Institute of Technology 285,488 59 21 270,269 61 22
Private Carnegie Mellon University 197,143 83 26 212,506 80 26
Private Case Western Reserve University 372,374 39 17 369,264 37 15
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci. 52,118 177 49 47,188 179 49
Public Clemson University 211,760 79 55 179,840 94 63
Public Colorado State University 288,497 57 37 253,992 64 41
Private Columbia University 545,995 20 7 529,945 21 7
Private Cornell University 449,307 29 10 443,879 29 12
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 192,629 85 28 204,923 81 27
Private Dartmouth College 192,846 84 27 200,277 83 28
Private Drexel University 96,575 134 40 96,687 136 40
Private Duke University 781,843 7 2 657,080 10 4
Private Emory University 398,383 36 15 345,989 43 18
Public Florida International University 90,903 139 99 65,805 158 112
Public Florida State University 189,565 89 60 185,633 90 60
Public George Mason University 58,252 167 121 50,381 174 127
Private George Washington University 126,110 116 38 113,982 123 38
Private Georgetown University 131,785 113 36 118,558 118 36
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 472,591 27 19 440,898 31 19
Private Harvard University 451,276 28 9 453,156 27 10
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 109,567 127 89 142,002 105 72
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 185,414 93 62 213,002 79 54
Public Iowa State University 217,158 77 53 221,998 73 50
Private Johns Hopkins University 1,554,103 1 1 1,499,977 1 1
Public Kansas State University 123,900 118 80 123,746 114 80
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 260,924 66 44 246,093 68 45
Public Louisiana State University HSC 91,498 138 98 79,927 141 100
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 614,352 13 5 600,748 12 5
Public Medical College of Georgia 60,001 166 120 61,174 161 115
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 158,171 99 32 147,140 104 33
Public Medical University of South Carolina 184,624 94 63 176,055 95 64
Public Michigan State University 360,852 42 25 358,097 40 23
Public Mississippi State University 206,207 82 57 189,917 86 58
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 116,999 121 83 112,428 124 86
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 269,451 62 22 273,216 59 21
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 88,699 140 100 77,583 145 103
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 83,742 143 102 73,792 150 108
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 148,120 104 71 169,029 98 67
Private New York University 297,867 56 20 284,164 56 20
Public North Carolina State University 331,662 50 32 330,936 47 29
Public North Dakota State University 106,208 131 92 103,778 131 92
Private Northwestern University 443,345 32 12 419,985 33 13
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 720,206 9 7 652,329 11 7

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The Top American Research Universities

2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Total National Control Total National Control Total National Control


Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

166,923 95 64 152,164 96 67 145,591 94 66


132,203 104 70 125,705 108 73 124,103 102 72
458,694 24 8 476,075 20 7 461,763 19 7
246,520 63 22 240,867 58 20 224,841 57 20
54,136 166 48 51,498 165 47 50,841 157 43
138,262 103 34 130,741 105 33 125,090 101 30
265,364 58 21 261,098 53 18 240,664 54 19
200,297 78 26 205,149 76 23 186,351 76 23
323,618 42 18 231,800 64 21 250,674 49 16
43,231 178 50 51,994 163 46 49,888 159 45
175,127 92 61 158,585 93 64 152,986 87 60
236,211 69 47 214,888 71 50 187,054 75 53
535,424 17 6 468,484 21 8 437,669 22 8
428,404 29 12 406,341 30 12 356,049 30 12
178,400 89 31 169,213 87 29 148,573 93 28
179,094 87 30 173,266 84 28 155,795 85 27
88,049 138 40 76,120 140 40 69,548 139 39
630,752 10 4 520,871 13 5 520,191 10 4
333,665 40 16 311,685 43 15 323,224 32 13
76,678 145 104 63,545 150 108 52,175 156 114
172,858 94 63 168,132 89 60 152,277 88 61
42,630 182 131 46,210 174 126 44,980 164 118
107,715 124 38 103,473 123 38 92,454 123 37
123,938 110 36 126,320 107 35 100,181 121 36
425,386 30 18 410,799 29 18 364,190 29 18
447,196 25 9 454,495 24 9 408,707 26 10
122,855 113 77 153,667 94 65 135,068 96 68
184,282 83 54 230,501 65 44 202,601 68 47
209,545 76 52 211,996 74 52 199,566 70 49
1,443,792 1 1 1,375,014 1 1 1,244,132 1 1
123,398 111 75 119,306 111 76 112,733 107 76
236,729 68 46 222,556 69 48 206,677 65 44
93,595 135 96 95,777 130 92 81,807 132 94
580,742 12 5 543,448 10 4 485,764 15 5
67,278 153 110 58,808 157 114 56,398 150 110
143,540 99 32 139,235 99 30 108,608 112 34
176,709 90 59 163,179 91 62 150,551 89 62
333,735 39 24 325,438 36 23 321,410 34 21
179,825 86 57 191,352 81 56 165,922 82 56
109,465 122 85 97,696 127 89 91,503 125 88
225,293 72 23 212,786 73 22 214,514 61 21
76,920 144 103 74,998 142 102 73,664 136 98
40,512 186 133 38,476 185 135 37,186 181 131
125,427 109 74 93,329 132 94 108,613 111 78
276,198 54 20 259,333 54 19 241,593 53 18
302,596 49 31 292,720 48 32 286,025 42 28
103,011 128 89 102,115 125 87 91,812 124 87
387,242 32 13 358,947 32 13 319,722 35 14
608,923 11 7 518,088 14 9 496,438 13 9

2009 Annual Report 23


The Top American Research Universities

Total Research

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Total National Control Total National Control
Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Oregon Health & Science University 287,430 58 38 272,174 60 39


Public Oregon State University 189,368 90 61 189,606 87 59
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 582,443 16 11 567,549 15 10
Private Princeton University 188,732 91 30 188,165 89 30
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 415,172 34 21 372,958 36 22
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 77,238 149 43 70,576 153 43
Private Rice University 69,772 156 46 66,564 156 45
Private Rockefeller University 233,917 73 24 215,417 76 24
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 281,186 60 39 280,994 57 37
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 54,265 173 48 48,133 176 48
Private Scripps Research Institute 360,511 43 18 367,375 38 16
Private Stanford University 687,511 10 3 679,196 8 2
Public Stony Brook University 268,282 63 41 234,635 72 49
Public Temple University 85,394 141 101 79,736 142 101
Public Texas A&M University 543,888 21 14 492,955 22 15
Private Thomas Jefferson University 107,288 130 39 106,986 129 39
Private Tufts University 130,826 114 37 128,965 110 34
Private Tulane University 137,107 109 35 114,397 121 37
Public University at Albany 309,221 55 36 274,354 58 38
Public University at Buffalo 314,837 53 34 297,909 53 34
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 351,457 46 28 331,436 46 28
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 70,027 155 110 59,231 163 117
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 151,782 102 69 153,470 101 69
Public University of Arizona 531,753 22 15 535,847 19 13
Public University of Arkansas for Med. Sci. 108,551 129 91 107,871 128 90
Public University of California - Berkeley 552,365 19 13 546,035 18 12
Public University of California - Davis 600,508 14 9 573,002 14 9
Public University of California - Irvine 309,554 54 35 300,229 52 33
Public University of California - Los Angeles 823,083 4 3 811,493 3 2
Public University of California - Riverside 128,243 115 78 124,820 113 79
Public University of California - San Diego 798,896 6 5 754,766 7 6
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 842,840 2 1 796,149 5 4
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 191,204 88 59 174,429 97 66
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 124,856 117 79 114,126 122 85
Public University of Central Florida 111,595 126 88 107,996 127 89
Private University of Chicago 322,488 52 19 305,301 51 19
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 375,852 37 22 294,150 54 35
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 259,624 67 45 250,255 65 42
Public University of Colorado HSC 261,580 65 43 258,030 62 40
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr. 116,015 122 84 108,707 125 87
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 108,664 128 90 106,477 130 91
Private University of Dayton 74,005 151 44 69,080 154 44
Public University of Delaware 118,245 120 82 114,985 120 84
Public University of Florida 592,835 15 10 565,491 16 11
Public University of Georgia 332,612 49 31 323,843 49 31
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 266,447 64 42 249,635 66 43
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 73,542 152 108 75,662 148 106
Public University of Idaho 83,390 144 103 86,863 139 99
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 342,421 47 29 332,176 45 27

24 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Total National Control Total National Control Total National Control


Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

266,687 57 37 254,447 57 38 197,178 71 50


180,309 85 56 170,286 85 57 167,631 81 55
563,188 13 8 540,125 11 7 480,084 17 12
202,380 77 25 188,373 82 26 179,951 77 24
364,986 34 21 365,779 31 19 309,476 37 23
65,571 154 44 56,907 160 45 50,777 158 44
63,102 156 46 60,872 154 43 52,367 155 42
198,719 80 27 192,222 80 25 192,143 72 22
275,483 55 35 263,915 52 35 244,373 52 35
47,356 174 49 41,189 181 50 41,189 173 48
330,170 41 17 307,910 45 16
714,897 7 2 671,046 8 2 603,227 8 2
212,289 74 51 213,547 72 51 200,330 69 48
83,062 141 100 76,055 141 101 71,327 137 99
479,735 23 16 456,809 23 15 456,235 20 13
107,388 125 39 112,078 115 37 109,083 110 33
131,028 106 35 126,432 106 34 112,609 108 32
138,959 102 33 132,784 103 32 117,709 105 31
259,708 60 39 203,977 77 54 120,655 104 74
267,271 56 36 258,952 55 36 240,180 55 36
318,536 44 26 310,950 44 29 284,497 44 29
54,601 165 118 49,259 170 123 46,595 162 116
139,488 101 69 132,212 104 72 128,916 99 70
530,233 20 13 478,680 19 13 454,941 21 14
91,516 136 97 74,063 144 103 63,677 144 105
554,551 14 9 525,598 12 8 507,186 12 8
546,978 16 11 511,757 16 11 482,145 16 11
276,763 53 34 257,024 56 37 234,656 56 37
785,625 4 3 772,569 2 1 849,357 2 1
122,221 114 78 110,627 118 81 112,468 109 77
721,035 6 5 708,690 7 6 646,508 7 6
754,444 5 4 728,321 5 4 671,443 6 5
165,014 96 65 151,325 97 68 149,130 91 64
105,617 127 88 94,297 131 93 78,448 135 97
102,702 129 90 103,261 124 86 89,880 126 89
293,970 50 19 272,390 50 17 247,322 51 17
286,036 52 33 276,326 49 33 255,083 48 33
261,429 59 38 234,311 63 43 214,013 62 41
251,289 62 41 239,163 60 40 218,381 59 39
118,790 116 80 114,067 114 78 102,784 119 84
101,192 130 91 97,169 128 90 87,557 129 91
67,445 152 43 63,734 149 42 52,943 154 41
110,339 121 84 109,985 119 82 100,706 120 85
530,734 19 12 447,146 25 16 429,734 23 15
316,806 46 28 313,160 40 27 299,748 38 24
230,651 70 48 236,368 62 42 179,285 78 54
80,731 142 101 60,962 152 110 63,455 145 106
91,009 137 98 93,246 133 95 85,213 130 92
318,279 45 27 307,699 46 30 291,507 41 27

2009 Annual Report 25


The Top American Research Universities

Total Research

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Total National Control Total National Control
Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 473,890 26 18 476,198 23 16


Public University of Iowa 363,243 41 24 346,357 42 25
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 134,906 110 75 131,195 109 76
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 67,223 158 112 64,752 160 114
Public University of Kentucky 331,606 51 33 323,958 48 30
Public University of Louisville 151,226 103 70 135,873 108 75
Public University of Maine - Orono 96,135 135 95 93,153 137 97
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 358,851 45 27 405,260 34 21
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 66,968 159 113 65,718 159 113
Public University of Maryland - College Park 359,760 44 26 354,244 41 24
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 141,351 105 72 136,057 107 74
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 157,469 100 68 191,659 85 57
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 236,834 70 47 245,771 69 46
Private University of Miami 210,534 80 25 213,516 78 25
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 808,731 5 4 800,488 4 3
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 624,149 12 8 594,877 13 8
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 50,033 180 131 39,254 184 135
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 228,654 75 51 215,240 77 53
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 216,032 78 54 215,850 75 52
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 111,751 125 87 108,012 126 88
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 53,049 174 126 57,031 166 120
Public University of Nevada - Reno 95,809 136 96 98,917 135 96
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 114,228 123 85 115,117 119 83
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 177,430 96 65 181,223 92 61
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 477,231 25 17 443,790 30 18
Public University of North Dakota 63,036 163 117 56,074 169 122
Private University of Notre Dame 77,467 148 42 78,553 143 42
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 95,486 137 97 77,704 144 102
Public University of Oregon 61,694 165 119 57,153 165 119
Private University of Pennsylvania 648,247 11 4 676,052 9 3
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 558,566 18 12 530,162 20 14
Public University of Rhode Island 76,237 150 107 70,696 152 110
Private University of Rochester 373,247 38 16 366,658 39 17
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 158,857 98 67 153,737 100 68
Public University of South Florida 272,661 61 40 285,941 55 36
Private University of Southern California 508,138 23 8 450,173 28 11
Public University of Southern Mississippi 47,135 184 135 39,163 185 136
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 236,488 71 48 240,379 70 47
Public University of Texas - Austin 446,765 31 20 431,398 32 20
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 191,724 87 58 175,154 96 65
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 160,282 97 66 150,040 102 70
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 496,539 24 16 457,696 26 17
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 183,492 95 64 179,915 93 62
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas 341,090 48 30 333,237 44 26
Public University of Utah 247,794 69 46 248,168 67 44
Public University of Vermont 113,195 124 86 121,841 117 82
Public University of Virginia 230,181 74 50 238,754 71 48
Public University of Washington - Seattle 756,787 8 6 778,148 6 5
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 840,672 3 2 831,895 2 1

26 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Total National Control Total National Control Total National Control


Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

499,711 22 15 506,041 17 12 493,581 14 10


334,144 38 23 312,914 41 28 292,035 40 26
116,344 118 81 110,890 116 79 105,816 114 80
73,761 148 107 70,302 145 104 67,208 142 103
306,653 47 29 297,610 47 31 272,062 47 32
128,347 107 72 110,653 117 80 88,522 128 90
75,066 146 105 81,216 139 100 68,923 140 101
304,396 48 30 317,293 38 25 297,271 39 25
58,467 160 113 49,403 169 122 42,906 170 123
338,648 37 22 325,648 35 22 321,899 33 20
127,487 108 73 120,788 110 75 113,512 106 75
176,349 91 60 169,090 88 59 148,823 92 65
239,778 66 44 209,134 75 53 190,763 74 52
209,572 75 24 194,446 78 24 177,709 79 25
808,887 2 1 769,126 3 2 780,054 3 2
548,873 15 10 515,061 15 10 508,557 11 7
38,236 190 137 33,225 198 144 33,517 187 137
220,718 73 50 217,550 70 49 205,212 67 46
200,287 79 53 192,846 79 55 191,009 73 51
123,263 112 76 98,736 126 88 79,057 134 96
48,343 173 125 45,429 175 127 42,205 171 124
95,579 134 95 83,552 138 99 80,553 133 95
108,378 123 86 103,935 121 84 96,415 122 86
178,703 88 58 170,085 86 58 158,239 84 58
441,033 27 17 416,727 28 17 390,542 27 17
46,798 176 127 49,595 167 120 41,803 172 125
71,266 150 42 74,255 143 41 59,803 149 40
67,729 151 109 61,845 151 109 68,042 141 102
52,657 168 120 51,956 164 118 44,604 165 119
654,982 9 3 596,756 9 3 564,716 9 3
510,943 21 14 461,693 22 14 409,684 25 16
60,252 159 112 60,947 153 111 61,818 146 107
345,337 36 15 312,303 42 14 285,768 43 15
122,212 115 79 121,671 109 74 121,410 103 73
259,218 61 40 240,021 59 39 213,249 64 43
445,036 26 10 426,665 26 10 414,099 24 9
37,881 191 138 35,908 188 137 35,049 184 134
243,668 65 43 228,760 66 45 217,389 60 40
410,981 31 19 343,886 34 21 343,854 31 19
152,631 97 66 147,328 98 69 149,294 90 63
142,375 100 68 137,039 100 70 133,304 97 69
383,780 33 20 353,034 33 20 315,169 36 22
174,254 93 62 166,798 90 61 153,122 86 59
320,800 43 25 314,403 39 26 276,692 45 30
244,691 64 42 237,159 61 41 223,739 58 38
115,693 119 82 114,120 112 77 104,994 115 81
239,061 67 45 228,532 67 46 206,199 66 45
707,519 8 6 713,976 6 5 684,814 5 4
798,099 3 2 763,875 4 3 721,248 4 3

2009 Annual Report 27


The Top American Research Universities

Total Research

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Total National Control Total National Control
Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public U.S. Naval Postgraduate School 63,392 162 116 56,780 168 121
Public Utah State University 138,065 107 74 138,670 106 73
Private Vanderbilt University 399,149 35 14 376,893 35 14
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 134,453 111 76 149,256 103 71
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 366,960 40 23 321,722 50 32
Private Wake Forest University 185,609 92 31 183,129 91 31
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 210,010 81 56 196,391 84 56
Private Washington University in St. Louis 572,775 17 6 547,674 17 6
Public Wayne State University 235,186 72 49 220,731 74 51
Public West Virginia University 133,590 112 77 122,134 115 81
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 137,410 108 34 121,888 116 35
Private Yale University 448,671 30 11 460,075 25 9
Private Yeshiva University 192,199 86 29 189,416 88 29

28 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Total National Control Total National Control Total National Control


Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

51,343 169 121 65,092 147 106 61,025 147 108


131,624 105 71 153,616 95 66 138,862 95 67
350,433 35 14 318,335 37 24 276,074 46 31
146,105 98 67 132,839 102 71 126,451 100 71
289,994 51 32 268,752 51 34 247,807 50 34
185,152 82 29 133,753 101 31 130,405 98 29
182,677 84 55 161,946 92 63 165,196 83 57
531,846 18 7 489,565 18 6 474,328 18 6
226,331 71 49 225,475 68 47 213,717 63 42
115,398 120 83 108,002 120 83 104,748 116 82
117,517 117 37 114,087 113 36 104,223 117 35
431,618 28 11 422,828 27 11 387,644 28 11
195,644 81 28 183,253 83 27 177,236 80 26

2009 Annual Report 29


The Top American Research Universities

Federal Research

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Federal National Control Federal National Control
Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Arizona State University 114,632 79 50 109,893 84 54


Public Auburn University 54,949 130 89 45,540 143 100
Private Baylor College of Medicine 263,146 30 16 287,679 26 13
Private Boston University 232,115 41 21 238,560 40 21
Private Brandeis University 41,358 156 47 41,184 156 48
Private Brown University 95,023 100 35 96,922 95 33
Private California Institute of Technology 253,657 36 19 248,591 37 20
Private Carnegie Mellon University 168,486 59 24 185,389 55 24
Private Case Western Reserve University 304,742 23 12 306,980 22 11
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci. 48,580 144 45 44,394 150 47
Public Clemson University 53,905 135 92 56,268 127 86
Public Colorado State University 210,746 49 27 182,648 56 32
Private Columbia University 459,748 10 4 451,187 11 5
Private Cornell University 256,938 34 18 253,277 35 18
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 110,156 86 31 136,766 70 29
Private Dartmouth College 128,164 72 28 140,430 68 27
Private Drexel University 66,795 120 40 68,499 116 40
Private Duke University 459,122 11 5 414,419 13 6
Private Emory University 271,445 26 14 267,894 30 16
Public Florida International University 52,141 138 95 45,894 142 99
Public Florida State University 113,681 81 52 110,358 83 53
Public George Mason University 46,588 148 102 35,911 163 114
Private George Washington University 87,624 106 37 75,209 112 39
Private Georgetown University 101,853 93 33 92,268 102 36
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 260,230 32 15 257,751 33 17
Private Harvard University 392,103 15 8 403,458 15 8
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 61,634 125 85 68,254 117 77
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 104,300 91 59 102,381 89 59
Public Iowa State University 97,112 98 64 104,553 86 56
Private Johns Hopkins University 1,362,836 1 1 1,307,453 1 1
Public Kansas State University 47,654 147 101 52,649 133 90
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 79,760 112 73 64,280 122 82
Public Louisiana State University HSC 54,690 131 90 52,437 134 91
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 476,318 6 3 476,362 8 4
Public Medical College of Georgia 40,609 159 112 41,555 153 106
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 107,200 88 32 100,128 92 32
Public Medical University of South Carolina 101,402 94 61 104,057 87 57
Public Michigan State University 170,350 57 34 169,116 60 36
Public Mississippi State University 106,662 89 57 94,073 99 65
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 75,765 115 76 75,362 111 73
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 221,397 46 22 224,911 41 22
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 41,330 157 110 35,489 164 115
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 69,050 118 79 47,901 137 94
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 100,773 95 62 55,801 128 87
Private New York University 194,303 53 23 189,276 53 23
Public North Carolina State University 131,056 70 43 131,262 72 43
Public North Dakota State University 45,475 151 105 45,418 144 101
Private Northwestern University 249,411 39 20 249,980 36 19
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 313,242 21 11 315,914 21 11

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The Top American Research Universities

2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Federal National Control Federal National Control Federal National Control


Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

94,545 98 63 79,877 103 66 71,741 104 68


51,319 134 92 49,565 134 92 45,374 130 90
300,638 21 11 312,669 18 10 302,764 16 9
228,842 40 20 219,054 39 19 203,947 34 17
39,788 158 51 38,041 155 47 33,722 154 47
90,857 101 36 84,126 100 36 81,445 96 34
249,371 32 16 244,187 28 12 219,097 29 13
173,902 54 24 172,858 53 22 157,583 51 21
212,485 45 21 195,525 45 20 205,452 33 16
41,207 155 49 40,430 149 45 39,407 139 43
56,829 128 87 61,065 119 81 62,552 110 73
154,245 61 35 145,213 59 35 117,151 64 40
453,188 10 5 406,576 11 5 385,529 9 4
242,455 36 19 224,828 36 18 212,991 30 14
123,239 72 28 114,279 74 28 108,360 68 26
122,329 74 29 123,109 69 26 106,034 72 27
62,606 120 40 54,963 126 40 49,271 125 39
376,568 15 8 347,896 15 8 306,864 15 8
266,868 29 14 243,248 29 13 228,255 27 12
51,328 133 91 47,913 138 95 40,860 135 93
105,747 84 54 102,967 83 54 87,985 87 59
36,475 162 110 39,758 151 105 38,510 141 98
78,779 108 39 78,192 105 38 68,959 107 37
100,328 91 33 95,852 89 32 83,745 92 31
245,130 34 17 237,483 30 17 203,582 35 18
395,906 14 7 399,764 12 6 348,620 13 7
68,611 114 75 66,765 113 75 61,450 111 74
102,917 88 58 100,148 87 56 92,175 85 57
98,005 93 59 92,235 96 61 82,297 94 62
1,277,292 1 1 1,229,426 1 1 1,106,971 1 1
58,821 126 86 56,088 124 85 53,313 119 82
60,288 124 84 55,773 125 86 48,656 126 87
54,108 130 88 44,668 140 97 35,908 150 105
457,235 9 4 427,552 9 4 356,206 12 6
41,910 154 106 35,841 162 113 28,280 166 118
102,859 89 31 100,547 85 30 83,026 93 32
108,196 83 53 103,494 82 53 92,893 84 56
156,461 59 34 143,473 62 38 133,820 56 34
84,465 105 67 82,205 102 65 79,837 98 64
71,604 112 73 58,874 122 84 53,283 120 83
191,326 52 23 170,757 54 23 152,719 52 22
35,716 166 114 30,995 170 120 30,535 160 112
14,635 227 163 13,853 221 158 15,434 206 147
91,247 100 65 76,396 107 69 75,368 101 66
191,782 51 22 181,441 50 21 166,033 49 20
109,128 81 51 103,586 81 52 96,157 79 51
46,060 142 97 45,375 139 96 37,940 143 100
244,113 35 18 230,593 34 16 200,316 37 19
294,053 22 11 284,675 22 11 198,488 38 19

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The Top American Research Universities

Federal Research

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Federal National Control Federal National Control
Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Oregon Health & Science University 227,441 43 22 223,204 43 21


Public Oregon State University 110,267 85 55 116,586 80 50
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 331,159 20 10 320,258 20 10
Private Princeton University 119,171 77 29 117,845 79 30
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 165,637 60 36 157,438 61 37
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 48,924 143 44 44,690 148 46
Private Rice University 54,301 133 42 53,880 131 43
Private Rockefeller University 86,728 107 38 93,742 100 35
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 125,364 74 46 118,732 77 48
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 47,704 146 46 45,183 145 44
Private Scripps Research Institute 267,073 29 15 268,533 29 15
Private Stanford University 534,787 4 2 540,069 4 2
Public Stony Brook University 111,241 84 54 112,973 82 52
Public Temple University 54,452 132 91 50,904 135 92
Public Texas A&M University 228,363 42 21 206,242 47 25
Private Thomas Jefferson University 81,545 109 39 82,551 106 38
Private Tufts University 91,379 101 36 95,964 97 34
Private Tulane University 98,473 97 34 84,052 105 37
Public University at Albany 105,776 90 58 103,835 88 58
Public University at Buffalo 148,989 64 40 153,152 64 39
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 269,006 28 14 292,962 25 13
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 48,415 145 100 44,636 149 103
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 99,588 96 63 98,330 93 61
Public University of Arizona 269,941 27 13 301,619 23 12
Public University of Arkansas for Med. Sci. 60,836 126 86 66,127 120 80
Public University of California - Berkeley 251,043 38 19 261,718 32 16
Public University of California - Davis 256,994 33 16 248,190 39 19
Public University of California - Irvine 169,912 58 35 169,983 59 35
Public University of California - Los Angeles 488,846 5 3 483,873 6 4
Public University of California - Riverside 56,129 129 88 58,023 124 84
Public University of California - San Diego 475,708 7 4 463,807 10 6
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 467,402 9 6 464,660 9 5
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 111,848 83 53 106,169 85 55
Public Univ. of California - Santa Cruz 68,204 119 80 66,390 119 79
Public University of Central Florida 49,359 141 98 37,974 160 112
Private University of Chicago 261,870 31 17 253,471 34 17
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 253,833 35 17 201,742 51 29
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 223,021 44 23 223,666 42 20
Public University of Colorado HSC 215,184 48 26 221,214 44 22
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr. 63,777 122 82 57,905 125 85
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 59,736 128 87 66,932 118 78
Private University of Dayton 60,089 127 41 56,779 126 41
Public University of Delaware 82,539 108 70 79,640 110 72
Public University of Florida 240,819 40 20 248,322 38 18
Public University of Georgia 103,256 92 60 92,652 101 66
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 208,196 51 29 202,419 50 28
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 40,116 160 113 38,559 159 111
Public University of Idaho 46,144 149 103 47,018 138 95
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 208,881 50 28 203,875 48 26

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The Top American Research Universities

2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Federal National Control Federal National Control Federal National Control


Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

217,145 41 21 206,219 42 23 164,221 50 30


109,030 82 52 104,276 80 51 100,499 76 48
322,712 18 8 313,196 17 8 270,985 21 10
120,042 77 30 111,435 76 29 104,011 74 28
150,351 63 37 144,090 60 36 129,199 59 36
42,338 151 48 36,651 159 49 32,295 158 48
54,735 129 42 51,157 131 42 43,706 131 41
85,552 104 38 82,535 101 37 75,303 102 36
122,472 73 45 114,503 73 46 94,393 81 53
44,757 144 46 36,989 158 48 36,989 146 44
272,969 28 13 236,989 31 14
574,675 3 2 541,667 3 2 483,540 4 2
125,781 71 44 123,124 68 43 112,452 65 41
53,987 131 89 50,456 133 91 51,309 123 86
212,923 43 23 173,705 52 31 177,119 46 27
86,171 103 37 92,296 94 35 85,348 89 29
98,200 92 34 92,997 92 33 78,942 99 35
94,628 97 35 92,331 93 34 82,118 95 33
103,941 86 56 94,712 91 59 76,038 100 65
151,890 62 36 143,865 61 37 129,794 58 35
288,434 26 15 261,664 26 15 245,217 24 13
42,358 150 103 39,607 152 106 35,558 151 106
89,637 102 66 75,269 108 70 72,607 103 67
292,811 23 12 283,956 23 12 259,074 23 12
59,053 125 85 53,249 128 88 41,681 133 92
290,960 24 13 268,830 25 14 238,206 25 14
240,003 37 18 221,937 37 19 208,327 31 17
161,524 56 32 150,995 57 33 133,873 55 33
469,889 6 4 461,145 6 4 421,174 5 3
52,919 132 90 40,981 148 104 40,409 137 95
463,946 8 5 465,629 5 3 400,100 7 4
438,988 11 6 418,944 10 6 371,697 10 6
103,955 85 55 92,248 95 60 88,422 86 58
62,301 122 82 53,196 129 89 38,213 142 99
40,013 157 107 44,020 142 99 47,749 128 89
245,679 33 17 229,102 35 17 201,129 36 18
202,654 46 25 194,965 46 26 185,261 42 23
233,316 38 19 208,075 41 22 192,750 41 22
212,610 44 24 201,517 43 24 181,412 44 25
69,860 113 74 66,357 114 76 58,060 117 80
64,487 119 80 61,252 118 80 53,593 118 81
58,782 127 41 56,647 123 39 47,327 129 40
74,721 110 71 76,583 106 68 69,493 106 70
231,699 39 20 221,898 38 20 194,958 40 21
102,966 87 57 96,348 88 57 93,884 82 54
190,137 53 30 187,035 49 29 143,580 54 32
37,262 159 108 34,468 165 116 32,556 156 109
47,212 139 95 48,565 137 94 42,861 132 91
198,163 49 28 192,825 47 27 168,063 48 29

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The Top American Research Universities

Federal Research

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Federal National Control Federal National Control
Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 253,612 37 18 264,645 31 15


Public University of Iowa 222,944 45 24 216,521 45 23
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 70,824 117 78 74,104 113 74
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 44,846 152 106 41,418 154 107
Public University of Kentucky 154,688 63 39 151,238 65 40
Public University of Louisville 76,479 114 75 70,481 114 75
Public University of Maine - Orono 41,963 155 109 41,394 155 108
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 164,211 61 37 186,160 54 31
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 49,461 140 97 44,830 147 102
Public University of Maryland - College Park 218,973 47 25 209,764 46 24
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 71,974 116 77 69,642 115 76
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 131,226 69 42 136,141 71 42
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 126,101 73 45 140,923 67 41
Private University of Miami 147,535 66 26 150,408 66 26
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 577,201 3 2 565,739 3 2
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 337,966 19 9 326,170 19 9
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 40,874 158 111 32,307 171 121
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 108,328 87 56 101,732 90 60
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 80,379 111 72 80,731 109 71
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 53,506 136 93 53,808 132 89
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 46,128 150 104 42,772 151 104
Public University of Nevada - Reno 62,713 123 83 64,476 121 81
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 81,027 110 71 86,416 104 68
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 123,039 76 48 127,907 73 44
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 346,672 18 8 329,215 18 8
Public University of North Dakota 44,610 153 107 38,848 158 110
Private University of Notre Dame 53,974 134 43 55,710 129 42
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 49,261 142 99 42,231 152 105
Public University of Oregon 49,467 139 96 46,583 141 98
Private University of Pennsylvania 449,687 12 6 478,773 7 3
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 441,357 13 7 422,316 12 7
Public University of Rhode Island 52,561 137 94 46,898 140 97
Private University of Rochester 280,132 25 13 278,399 27 14
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 89,000 105 69 89,294 103 67
Public University of South Florida 158,442 62 38 153,737 63 38
Private University of Southern California 355,084 16 9 333,378 17 10
Public University of Southern Mississippi 42,645 154 108 34,577 169 119
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 125,248 75 47 113,559 81 51
Public University of Texas - Austin 289,331 24 12 273,147 28 14
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 131,879 68 41 122,870 74 45
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 95,610 99 65 95,110 98 64
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 190,508 55 32 182,028 57 33
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 118,173 78 49 120,408 75 46
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas 191,687 54 31 196,621 52 30
Public University of Utah 174,719 56 33 174,888 58 34
Public University of Vermont 90,049 103 67 82,519 107 69
Public University of Virginia 198,274 52 30 203,778 49 27
Public University of Washington - Seattle 620,375 2 1 650,394 2 1
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 469,076 8 5 491,810 5 3

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The Top American Research Universities

2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Federal National Control Federal National Control Federal National Control


Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

289,985 25 14 275,896 24 13 266,487 22 11


216,354 42 22 209,865 40 21 197,260 39 20
64,689 118 79 59,521 121 83 53,072 121 84
46,079 141 96 42,399 146 102 37,804 144 101
142,794 65 39 129,887 65 40 120,003 63 39
67,104 115 76 54,476 127 87 39,924 138 96
28,951 177 124 36,513 160 111 28,901 164 116
129,270 70 43 141,221 64 39 126,156 61 37
43,377 147 101 37,548 156 109 34,164 153 107
196,008 50 29 180,943 51 30 183,206 43 24
66,921 116 77 65,452 115 77 60,839 112 75
130,680 68 41 126,162 67 42 109,082 66 42
143,239 64 38 121,812 70 44 105,495 73 46
156,059 60 26 141,943 63 25 130,863 57 23
554,516 4 2 521,339 4 2 516,818 3 2
319,771 20 10 308,369 20 9 293,266 19 8
23,458 188 131 20,746 194 137 21,563 186 131
96,038 95 61 90,304 97 62 84,211 91 61
74,660 111 72 66,933 112 74 60,005 114 77
49,282 137 94 44,449 141 98 33,433 155 108
35,942 164 112 28,013 177 125 32,511 157 110
60,329 123 83 50,787 132 90 47,756 127 88
78,653 109 70 67,917 110 72 59,463 115 78
129,557 69 42 112,299 75 47 106,541 70 44
320,294 19 9 304,204 21 10 280,678 20 9
32,092 171 119 36,349 161 112 28,336 165 117
51,072 135 43 48,650 135 43 41,220 134 42
45,644 143 98 42,145 147 103 39,165 140 97
43,564 146 100 43,634 143 100 36,127 149 104
465,284 7 3 435,343 7 3 415,631 6 3
420,281 12 7 394,444 13 7 345,625 14 7
42,132 153 105 48,590 136 93 51,942 122 85
257,497 30 15 231,193 33 15 208,148 32 15
65,095 117 78 71,856 109 71 63,044 109 72
142,580 66 40 126,906 66 41 106,102 71 45
330,126 17 10 312,589 19 11 300,195 17 10
34,941 168 116 32,075 167 118 31,653 159 111
121,004 75 46 109,357 77 48 100,486 77 49
254,529 31 16 235,281 32 18 231,996 26 15
112,509 79 49 106,737 79 50 107,481 69 43
95,125 96 62 89,662 98 63 86,683 88 60
160,953 57 33 150,529 58 34 122,869 62 38
117,235 78 48 102,491 84 55 93,039 83 55
202,057 47 26 200,888 44 25 177,196 45 26
168,652 55 31 161,119 55 32 152,112 53 31
79,879 107 69 79,015 104 67 70,832 105 69
200,726 48 27 188,121 48 28 173,442 47 28
606,317 2 1 625,218 2 1 565,602 2 1
477,582 5 3 434,423 8 5 396,231 8 5

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The Top American Research Universities

Federal Research

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Federal National Control Federal National Control
Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public US Naval Postgraduate School 62,434 124 84 54,528 130 88


Public Utah State University 89,948 104 68 96,242 96 63
Private Vanderbilt University 312,178 22 11 300,423 24 12
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 90,137 102 66 97,576 94 62
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 128,796 71 44 119,994 76 47
Private Wake Forest University 141,467 67 27 139,549 69 28
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 78,505 113 74 81,324 108 70
Private Washington University in St. Louis 424,451 14 7 408,402 14 7
Public Wayne State University 114,364 80 51 118,042 78 49
Public West Virginia University 65,699 121 81 63,764 123 83
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 112,754 82 30 101,631 91 31
Private Yale University 349,027 17 10 348,500 16 9
Private Yeshiva University 147,941 65 25 153,785 62 25

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The Top American Research Universities

2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Federal National Control Federal National Control Federal National Control


Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank Research Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

43,079 148 102 64,667 116 78 58,463 116 79


92,660 99 64 107,945 78 49 95,494 80 52
281,694 27 12 261,484 27 16 221,979 28 16
97,322 94 60 89,066 99 64 81,201 97 63
109,842 80 50 95,669 90 58 98,143 78 50
141,685 67 27 120,075 71 27 108,467 67 25
80,222 106 68 67,674 111 73 63,800 108 71
400,699 13 6 371,043 14 7 357,364 11 5
120,581 76 47 114,700 72 45 102,963 75 47
62,489 121 81 60,819 120 82 60,586 113 76
100,747 90 32 100,456 86 31 84,410 90 30
332,702 16 9 330,837 16 9 296,713 18 11
160,894 58 25 151,520 56 24 128,894 60 24

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The Top American Research Universities

Research by Major Discipline 2007 Total Research by Major Discipline

Institutions with Over $40 Million Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent
Percent
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Life Physical Enviro Eng Computer
Math
Science Science Science Science Science

Public Arizona State University 23.7% 7.2% 6.0% 38.2% 3.6% 4.5%
Public Auburn University 53.7% 3.9% 1.6% 27.4% 0.1% 0.0%
Private Baylor College of Medicine 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Private Boston University 63.6% 10.5% 1.9% 10.6% 0.6% 0.7%
Private Brandeis University 48.3% 12.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 2.3%
Private Brown University 52.1% 9.3% 4.9% 12.6% 6.1% 6.4%
Private California Institute of Technology 16.6% 57.1% 5.6% 16.2% 0.7% 3.7%
Private Carnegie Mellon University 3.5% 5.3% 0.7% 28.9% 1.9% 50.4%
Private Case Western Reserve University 85.1% 2.3% 0.3% 10.1% 0.2% 0.1%
Private Charles R. Drew Univ. of Med. and Sci. 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public Clemson University 27.0% 5.7% 0.0% 52.8% 1.5% 1.8%
Public Colorado State University 40.9% 4.1% 32.7% 9.5% 1.1% 0.5%
Private Columbia University 69.7% 5.6% 10.2% 7.5% 0.3% 1.7%
Private Cornell University 48.3% 19.3% 1.4% 17.3% 0.8% 5.2%
Private Cornell University Weill Medical College 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Private Dartmouth College 72.7% 3.8% 0.6% 10.1% 0.3% 2.7%
Private Drexel University 48.5% 3.2% 0.0% 38.0% 0.3% 8.3%
Private Duke University 85.6% 2.4% 1.9% 5.1% 0.9% 0.5%
Private Emory University 90.9% 4.3% 0.0% 2.9% 0.3% 0.0%
Public Florida International University 28.3% 7.2% 5.5% 22.5% 0.1% 6.4%
Public Florida State University 16.0% 30.9% 12.0% 17.3% 1.0% 4.9%
Public George Mason University 11.1% 4.6% 16.3% 7.7% 5.5% 11.7%
Private George Washington University 39.0% 2.9% 0.0% 7.7% 41.0% 1.2%
Private Georgetown University 91.4% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0%
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 4.2% 7.7% 3.4% 65.6% 1.8% 11.1%
Private Harvard University 69.6% 11.6% 6.1% 4.8% 0.8% 0.2%
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 15.8% 29.3% 3.3% 4.3% 1.8% 10.0%
Public Indiana Univ. - Purdue Univ. - Indianapolis 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public Iowa State University 51.4% 5.1% 3.2% 24.1% 3.9% 2.4%
Private Johns Hopkins University 44.6% 8.3% 2.7% 34.4% 1.9% 4.9%
Public Kansas State University 65.9% 6.9% 0.4% 15.7% 0.7% 1.4%
Public Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge 57.1% 7.1% 11.9% 14.2% 1.0% 0.8%
Public Louisiana State University HSC 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Private Massachusetts Institute of Technology 31.2% 16.2% 4.3% 35.2% 0.8% 7.4%
Public Medical College of Georgia 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public Medical University of South Carolina 99.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Public Michigan State University 60.8% 16.7% 0.3% 9.1% 1.6% 1.0%
Public Mississippi State University 51.2% 3.8% 4.4% 27.4% 0.8% 4.2%
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 59.7% 12.7% 1.6% 13.9% 0.8% 0.1%
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 0.0% 15.7% 0.0% 57.5% 4.5% 6.8%
Public New Mexico Institute of Mining and Tech. 0.3% 25.7% 0.3% 65.1% 0.0% 0.9%
Public New Mexico State University - Las Cruces 25.0% 10.3% 0.5% 55.2% 0.2% 1.4%
Private New York University 79.7% 3.9% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 1.8%
Public North Carolina State University 50.9% 5.7% 4.4% 27.5% 5.0% 1.5%
Public North Dakota State University 55.0% 14.1% 0.2% 11.2% 0.4% 0.3%
Private Northwestern University 71.4% 6.4% 0.5% 15.1% 0.6% 0.3%
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 55.2% 3.8% 1.4% 22.3% 1.7% 4.1%

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The Top American Research Universities

2007 Federal Research by Major Discipline

Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent


Percent Percent Percent
Psychology Social Other Life Physical Enviro Eng Computer Social Other
Math Psychology
Science Science Science Science Science Science Science Science Science

5.0% 9.2% 2.5% 26.4% 10.5% 10.9% 27.2% 4.7% 3.8% 8.1% 8.0% 0.4%
0.6% 4.2% 8.3% 31.1% 9.6% 4.0% 47.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.8% 4.7% 2.6%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
3.6% 0.5% 8.0% 63.2% 10.9% 2.0% 10.3% 0.6% 0.7% 3.8% 0.3% 8.3%
5.9% 30.5% 0.0% 52.9% 14.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 2.8% 7.0% 21.9% 0.0%
1.1% 7.4% 0.0% 60.4% 7.5% 5.0% 11.8% 5.7% 5.9% 0.9% 2.9% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.3% 59.1% 5.9% 15.1% 0.8% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
3.8% 4.1% 1.5% 3.1% 4.8% 0.7% 26.9% 2.0% 53.2% 3.9% 3.9% 1.5%
0.3% 1.6% 0.0% 87.2% 2.1% 0.4% 8.5% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.7% 5.9% 4.8% 23.5% 9.9% 0.0% 55.2% 1.9% 1.0% 1.6% 6.9% 0.0%
0.9% 1.4% 9.0% 36.3% 4.3% 38.4% 9.0% 1.2% 0.6% 1.1% 1.4% 7.5%
0.7% 3.2% 1.0% 69.7% 6.4% 11.1% 7.1% 0.4% 1.8% 0.8% 2.4% 0.4%
1.1% 6.6% 0.0% 46.2% 22.0% 1.5% 19.0% 1.2% 5.6% 0.9% 3.6% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2.1% 0.4% 7.3% 72.7% 3.3% 0.5% 10.0% 0.3% 2.9% 2.1% 0.3% 7.9%
1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 46.9% 4.0% 0.0% 37.4% 0.4% 9.3% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0%
0.4% 3.3% 0.0% 82.7% 3.3% 2.0% 6.0% 1.3% 0.6% 0.4% 3.7% 0.0%
0.6% 0.8% 0.2% 91.9% 3.2% 0.0% 3.8% 0.3% 0.0% 0.7% 0.2% 0.0%
2.1% 6.9% 20.8% 36.8% 9.9% 5.1% 28.3% 0.2% 8.0% 3.3% 8.3% 0.0%
8.8% 9.0% 0.1% 14.8% 28.0% 13.0% 23.7% 1.1% 4.5% 9.2% 5.7% 0.0%
4.8% 38.1% 0.0% 9.0% 4.4% 19.4% 7.3% 6.2% 13.0% 4.3% 36.3% 0.0%
1.7% 5.9% 0.6% 27.3% 3.2% 0.0% 7.1% 55.7% 1.5% 2.2% 2.6% 0.3%
0.9% 5.6% 0.0% 95.5% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 1.1% 1.0% 0.0%
1.2% 4.0% 1.1% 3.0% 7.5% 4.0% 69.3% 1.1% 12.3% 0.9% 1.3% 0.6%
1.6% 5.2% 0.0% 71.3% 12.3% 6.6% 4.5% 0.8% 0.3% 1.8% 2.4% 0.0%
10.8% 21.7% 3.0% 37.2% 23.5% 4.7% 4.7% 2.8% 7.8% 12.5% 6.7% 0.1%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.4% 7.9% 1.6% 43.3% 7.0% 4.7% 26.3% 4.1% 3.2% 0.2% 10.9% 0.3%
0.4% 0.3% 2.5% 40.3% 9.3% 3.0% 38.1% 2.1% 5.5% 0.4% 0.2% 1.1%
0.7% 3.8% 4.6% 56.9% 12.7% 0.2% 17.0% 0.6% 2.1% 0.7% 3.2% 6.5%
0.4% 2.3% 5.2% 56.8% 12.0% 13.5% 10.8% 1.7% 1.4% 0.5% 2.1% 1.2%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.2% 1.0% 3.7% 32.4% 20.0% 4.9% 33.5% 0.9% 6.3% 0.1% 0.6% 1.3%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
1.4% 8.8% 0.3% 57.1% 22.4% 0.4% 7.4% 2.3% 1.0% 1.9% 7.4% 0.0%
2.2% 3.4% 2.6% 39.1% 2.4% 7.1% 36.5% 0.5% 5.4% 2.2% 2.9% 3.8%
0.0% 2.4% 8.7% 49.8% 18.4% 2.0% 15.5% 1.2% 0.2% 0.1% 1.8% 11.2%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.0% 1.5% 14.0% 0.0% 24.5% 0.0% 57.2% 5.0% 5.0% 0.0% 0.7% 7.6%
0.1% 0.0% 7.6% 0.4% 28.1% 0.1% 63.3% 0.0% 0.7% 0.1% 0.0% 7.3%
2.4% 1.8% 3.2% 14.9% 13.2% 0.4% 63.8% 0.3% 1.4% 3.0% 2.2% 0.9%
5.9% 4.7% 0.8% 77.2% 4.6% 0.0% 0.0% 4.6% 2.1% 7.5% 2.9% 1.1%
0.0% 3.8% 1.1% 40.8% 9.3% 5.0% 31.3% 6.5% 2.6% 0.0% 3.4% 0.9%
2.2% 11.6% 4.9% 27.2% 28.7% 0.3% 19.2% 0.7% 0.4% 4.7% 15.7% 3.0%
0.9% 2.2% 2.7% 67.2% 8.4% 0.6% 17.5% 1.0% 0.3% 1.0% 1.6% 2.4%
0.8% 6.5% 4.2% 57.5% 6.0% 2.2% 14.7% 2.4% 3.9% 1.4% 10.0% 1.8%

2009 Annual Report 39


The Top American Research Universities

Research by Major Discipline 2007 Total Research by Major Discipline

Institutions with Over $40 Million Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent
Percent
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Life Physical Enviro Eng Computer
Math
Science Science Science Science Science

Public Oregon Health & Science University 85.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.3%
Public Oregon State University 57.4% 2.0% 20.9% 12.0% 1.3% 1.7%
Public Pennsylvania State University - Univ. Park 22.9% 9.7% 9.5% 40.4% 1.9% 7.2%
Private Princeton University 20.1% 19.5% 9.7% 27.6% 2.8% 5.2%
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 44.1% 7.0% 1.3% 37.0% 1.2% 2.6%
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 5.6% 16.3% 2.2% 64.8% 3.9% 4.7%
Private Rice University 15.0% 24.2% 3.1% 40.2% 5.0% 10.6%
Private Rockefeller University 92.5% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 2.5%
Public Rutgers - St. Univ. of NJ - New Brunswick 50.7% 12.1% 9.2% 9.3% 3.6% 2.4%
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 94.8% 1.7% 1.4% 1.0% 0.1% 0.0%
Private Scripps Research Institute 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Private Stanford University 59.3% 9.4% 3.4% 20.8% 1.1% 2.9%
Public Stony Brook University 40.2% 12.3% 9.0% 13.6% 2.4% 2.4%
Public Temple University 73.9% 6.6% 0.1% 4.2% 0.4% 1.3%
Public Texas A&M University 34.7% 7.2% 20.7% 30.2% 1.4% 1.4%
Private Thomas Jefferson University 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Private Tufts University 79.5% 4.0% 0.6% 6.7% 0.5% 0.5%
Private Tulane University 89.6% 1.9% 0.5% 3.8% 1.1% 0.0%
Public University at Albany 33.2% 20.7% 1.4% 40.4% 0.0% 0.6%
Public University at Buffalo 67.9% 5.1% 0.9% 17.6% 0.9% 2.7%
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 95.0% 1.3% 0.0% 2.0% 0.8% 0.0%
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 1.7% 13.4% 16.4% 49.6% 0.6% 15.3%
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 21.9% 0.0% 52.8% 12.6% 0.0% 4.1%
Public University of Arizona 51.8% 28.7% 2.5% 11.0% 0.6% 0.7%
Public Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of California - Berkeley 31.6% 17.4% 1.9% 27.7% 1.3% 0.2%
Public University of California - Davis 73.5% 3.9% 4.7% 10.9% 0.6% 1.1%
Public University of California - Irvine 66.9% 10.7% 1.8% 11.0% 1.0% 3.5%
Public University of California - Los Angeles 74.4% 7.8% 1.2% 6.4% 0.7% 1.9%
Public University of California - Riverside 53.2% 6.5% 11.8% 20.8% 0.5% 2.1%
Public University of California - San Diego 55.9% 6.5% 16.6% 11.0% 0.5% 7.0%
Public University of California - San Francisco 97.3% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of California - Santa Barbara 3.3% 18.5% 14.7% 43.8% 0.6% 6.2%
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 11.7% 33.6% 18.0% 28.5% 0.5% 2.4%
Public University of Central Florida 5.0% 34.1% 14.8% 26.1% 0.4% 0.3%
Private University of Chicago 72.2% 14.5% 2.0% 0.0% 1.3% 6.8%
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 85.8% 2.3% 0.2% 9.4% 0.3% 0.0%
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 13.5% 24.1% 34.9% 15.8% 0.7% 2.7%
Public University of Colorado HSC 99.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%
Public University of Connecticut - Health Center 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 43.9% 7.8% 8.2% 16.1% 0.8% 2.5%
Private University of Dayton 2.5% 0.7% 0.1% 95.0% 0.0% 0.7%
Public University of Delaware 24.7% 12.8% 10.5% 36.4% 1.1% 2.0%
Public University of Florida 70.5% 5.2% 1.7% 15.9% 1.0% 0.7%
Public University of Georgia 69.7% 4.7% 4.1% 2.4% 1.7% 0.9%
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 34.0% 15.1% 24.6% 3.5% 0.0% 12.8%
Public University of Houston - University Park 21.7% 12.2% 4.9% 22.2% 2.6% 8.2%
Public University of Idaho 63.2% 4.0% 5.5% 17.7% 0.8% 1.3%
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 78.4% 3.5% 0.4% 5.9% 0.7% 3.8%

40 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

2007 Federal Research by Major Discipline

Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent


Percent Percent Percent
Psychology Social Other Life Physical Enviro Eng Computer Social Other
Math Psychology
Science Science Science Science Science Science Science Science Science

0.0% 0.0% 7.6% 92.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.2% 1.6% 2.8% 45.8% 2.3% 29.2% 13.0% 2.0% 2.5% 0.3% 1.0% 3.9%
3.9% 4.4% 0.1% 16.9% 10.2% 7.7% 45.4% 2.3% 9.5% 4.7% 3.2% 0.0%
4.9% 10.1% 0.0% 21.3% 20.1% 9.7% 28.4% 3.3% 5.4% 6.1% 5.7% 0.0%
0.9% 4.6% 1.4% 41.2% 11.6% 2.0% 34.7% 2.1% 3.8% 1.8% 2.3% 0.6%
2.2% 0.3% 0.0% 4.2% 19.8% 3.1% 58.2% 5.1% 6.1% 3.1% 0.4% 0.0%
0.9% 0.9% 0.0% 13.9% 22.8% 3.3% 40.7% 5.5% 11.9% 1.1% 0.8% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 93.0% 4.9% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
4.0% 8.1% 0.5% 48.3% 17.6% 9.9% 9.5% 4.3% 2.7% 2.8% 4.7% 0.0%
0.4% 0.7% 0.0% 95.6% 1.2% 1.5% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
1.2% 2.0% 0.0% 60.0% 10.6% 2.4% 19.9% 1.3% 3.3% 1.3% 1.2% 0.0%
3.2% 1.9% 15.0% 51.8% 16.0% 12.2% 9.6% 2.7% 3.3% 3.7% 0.6% 0.0%
10.8% 2.8% 0.0% 73.4% 8.1% 0.1% 3.3% 0.7% 1.7% 11.3% 1.5% 0.0%
0.5% 2.2% 1.7% 28.2% 8.2% 33.1% 22.9% 2.7% 1.8% 0.7% 1.6% 0.8%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
3.7% 4.4% 0.0% 84.4% 4.9% 0.3% 6.9% 0.4% 0.5% 2.3% 0.2% 0.0%
0.3% 2.7% 0.0% 88.4% 2.0% 0.3% 4.3% 1.3% 0.0% 0.4% 3.4% 0.0%
0.7% 2.8% 0.0% 84.6% 2.3% 2.9% 2.5% 0.1% 1.5% 1.7% 4.4% 0.0%
2.9% 1.9% 0.1% 68.2% 5.0% 1.0% 17.8% 1.3% 2.5% 3.1% 1.0% 0.0%
0.9% 0.1% 0.0% 94.2% 1.4% 0.0% 2.2% 1.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.1% 0.0%
0.9% 2.1% 0.0% 1.3% 12.4% 17.6% 49.3% 0.6% 16.1% 1.0% 1.6% 0.0%
0.2% 0.6% 7.9% 20.8% 0.0% 55.5% 15.2% 0.0% 4.5% 0.3% 0.5% 3.2%
1.1% 3.7% 0.0% 50.3% 32.3% 2.6% 9.0% 0.8% 0.9% 1.2% 2.8% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
1.9% 9.9% 8.2% 36.4% 25.3% 2.3% 21.4% 2.0% 0.2% 2.4% 3.2% 6.7%
0.5% 3.7% 1.0% 76.4% 6.0% 2.5% 9.7% 1.2% 1.6% 0.5% 1.7% 0.4%
1.4% 3.4% 0.4% 69.8% 11.7% 2.1% 8.0% 1.3% 3.9% 1.2% 2.0% 0.0%
1.4% 4.4% 1.8% 75.3% 10.1% 1.6% 5.7% 0.9% 2.4% 1.8% 1.2% 1.0%
2.0% 1.8% 1.2% 40.3% 12.2% 8.4% 29.9% 0.5% 2.9% 4.1% 1.6% 0.0%
1.0% 1.4% 0.2% 57.4% 8.4% 16.0% 7.8% 0.5% 7.8% 1.2% 0.8% 0.2%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 96.6% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
3.0% 4.3% 5.5% 4.7% 22.4% 11.0% 43.7% 0.9% 7.6% 3.5% 1.8% 4.4%
1.4% 3.8% 0.2% 10.8% 26.7% 17.1% 40.9% 0.6% 1.8% 0.7% 1.4% 0.0%
1.3% 1.7% 16.3% 4.4% 27.7% 16.4% 27.1% 0.5% 0.0% 2.4% 2.4% 19.1%
1.9% 1.3% 0.0% 70.4% 13.8% 2.4% 0.0% 1.5% 8.1% 2.3% 1.5% 0.0%
0.5% 1.2% 0.3% 90.6% 2.0% 0.1% 6.4% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 0.0%
5.3% 2.5% 0.4% 13.3% 24.8% 36.6% 13.9% 0.7% 2.6% 5.3% 2.4% 0.4%
0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 99.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
15.2% 5.5% 0.0% 40.3% 9.8% 8.8% 13.5% 1.0% 2.8% 19.9% 4.1% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 2.7% 0.2% 0.0% 95.5% 0.0% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2.8% 5.5% 4.2% 17.2% 15.2% 11.6% 41.3% 1.3% 2.3% 2.9% 3.8% 4.5%
2.2% 2.8% 0.0% 62.9% 8.9% 2.6% 18.5% 1.5% 1.2% 3.0% 1.4% 0.0%
4.5% 12.0% 0.0% 76.5% 5.5% 4.2% 2.3% 1.0% 0.8% 7.6% 2.2% 0.0%
0.3% 2.4% 7.3% 33.6% 13.0% 26.6% 3.1% 0.0% 16.2% 0.0% 2.1% 5.4%
21.7% 6.4% 0.0% 25.7% 10.9% 2.9% 19.3% 3.0% 9.8% 20.8% 7.7% 0.0%
0.0% 4.1% 3.4% 57.6% 5.0% 4.3% 22.5% 1.3% 1.7% 0.0% 4.2% 3.4%
1.7% 3.1% 2.5% 82.3% 4.0% 0.4% 5.1% 0.8% 2.2% 1.4% 2.2% 1.6%

2009 Annual Report 41


The Top American Research Universities

Research by Major Discipline 2007 Total Research by Major Discipline

Institutions with Over $40 Million Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent
Percent
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Life Physical Enviro Eng Computer
Math
Science Science Science Science Science

Public University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 29.2% 12.0% 8.2% 26.4% 0.8% 15.6%
Public University of Iowa 78.5% 5.6% 0.5% 10.1% 0.5% 0.2%
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 58.7% 6.8% 10.6% 13.6% 0.5% 0.3%
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of Kentucky 72.6% 2.5% 0.9% 14.1% 1.9% 0.9%
Public University of Louisville 79.6% 3.7% 0.2% 10.9% 0.2% 0.7%
Public University of Maine - Orono 36.4% 4.3% 21.7% 18.4% 0.2% 2.9%
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore County 8.1% 12.3% 40.9% 12.9% 2.5% 5.5%
Public University of Maryland - College Park 18.5% 18.2% 4.0% 24.4% 1.8% 9.4%
Public University of Massachusetts - Amherst 35.9% 9.1% 2.8% 30.2% 2.0% 12.5%
Public University of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Private University of Miami 69.4% 1.1% 23.4% 1.4% 0.2% 0.1%
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 59.4% 4.7% 1.5% 20.0% 0.7% 0.9%
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 73.0% 4.0% 2.2% 10.2% 1.4% 2.6%
Public University of Mississippi Medical Center 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 74.0% 3.7% 0.9% 11.3% 1.0% 0.6%
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 49.5% 6.5% 2.2% 15.6% 2.1% 2.7%
Public University of Nebraska Medical Center 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 11.1% 16.6% 35.5% 31.4% 0.3% 3.1%
Public University of Nevada - Reno 47.4% 12.1% 11.2% 13.4% 0.1% 1.0%
Public University of New Hampshire - Durham 20.6% 3.2% 48.7% 19.9% 0.3% 0.7%
Public University of New Mexico - Albuquerque 58.8% 8.8% 3.0% 9.6% 0.7% 2.0%
Public University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 77.9% 5.3% 4.6% 0.0% 0.6% 2.4%
Public University of North Dakota 27.7% 2.2% 17.7% 49.3% 0.0% 0.2%
Private University of Notre Dame 21.8% 25.8% 0.0% 21.0% 1.7% 3.2%
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of Oregon 43.3% 21.2% 4.3% 1.6% 1.0% 4.6%
Private University of Pennsylvania 81.1% 4.5% 0.1% 4.8% 0.4% 1.1%
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 87.6% 3.1% 0.2% 3.7% 0.4% 0.8%
Public University of Rhode Island 33.4% 1.1% 34.8% 9.7% 0.1% 0.8%
Private University of Rochester 66.0% 3.0% 0.3% 26.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Public University of South Carolina - Columbia 26.0% 11.5% 21.2% 15.8% 1.7% 1.3%
Public University of South Florida 69.0% 2.0% 10.6% 12.6% 0.3% 0.0%
Private University of Southern California 63.4% 2.7% 3.7% 10.1% 1.6% 15.4%
Public University of Southern Mississippi 16.2% 27.9% 32.1% 1.2% 0.2% 0.5%
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 58.9% 6.7% 1.8% 19.8% 0.3% 3.5%
Public University of Texas - Austin 11.2% 19.6% 9.7% 34.9% 6.0% 8.4%
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of Texas HSC - San Antonio 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public Univ. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 87.5% 2.0% 0.0% 0.6% 4.5% 0.0%
Public Univ. of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston 98.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0%
Public Univ. of Texas SW Medical Center - Dallas 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Public University of Utah 66.5% 8.1% 3.2% 13.3% 0.9% 6.6%
Public University of Vermont 86.6% 0.7% 0.5% 2.4% 0.9% 0.3%
Public University of Virginia 69.4% 6.9% 1.9% 15.3% 0.3% 2.8%
Public University of Washington - Seattle 67.9% 4.5% 12.1% 10.7% 0.7% 0.2%
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 64.4% 6.7% 9.2% 11.1% 0.7% 1.8%

42 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

2007 Federal Research by Major Discipline

Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent


Percent Percent Percent
Psychology Social Other Life Physical Enviro Eng Computer Social Other
Math Psychology
Science Science Science Science Science Science Science Science Science

2.7% 4.4% 0.8% 22.9% 15.2% 5.9% 29.1% 1.1% 19.7% 3.2% 2.1% 0.8%
2.2% 2.2% 0.2% 80.5% 6.3% 0.3% 7.9% 0.6% 0.2% 3.1% 1.1% 0.0%
0.5% 7.8% 1.3% 78.7% 14.8% 12.8% 20.6% 1.2% 0.7% 1.3% 11.0% 0.7%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2.4% 2.2% 2.4% 67.5% 3.3% 1.3% 13.6% 3.9% 0.9% 4.6% 1.5% 3.5%
3.1% 1.0% 0.6% 77.7% 4.7% 0.2% 9.8% 0.4% 1.2% 5.4% 0.7% 0.0%
1.6% 7.5% 7.0% 28.7% 4.3% 27.2% 19.3% 0.2% 0.2% 2.5% 9.8% 7.8%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
3.4% 10.3% 4.1% 7.4% 14.7% 48.2% 13.6% 1.7% 5.8% 3.0% 4.0% 1.6%
1.2% 22.4% 0.0% 12.6% 20.9% 5.4% 24.8% 2.4% 8.9% 1.8% 23.3% 0.0%
3.9% 3.1% 0.4% 39.7% 10.5% 3.5% 24.6% 2.7% 12.6% 4.3% 2.1% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
3.7% 0.7% 0.0% 64.4% 1.6% 26.2% 1.6% 0.2% 0.1% 5.1% 0.8% 0.0%
1.3% 11.6% 0.1% 60.9% 4.6% 1.5% 20.0% 0.8% 0.8% 1.3% 10.1% 0.0%
2.2% 4.5% 0.0% 73.6% 5.2% 1.6% 9.2% 1.8% 2.9% 2.3% 3.4% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
3.0% 5.5% 0.0% 74.1% 5.5% 0.9% 8.4% 1.7% 1.2% 4.2% 4.0% 0.0%
5.6% 6.6% 9.1% 42.6% 9.2% 4.1% 19.4% 1.6% 4.4% 9.9% 5.1% 3.6%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.3% 1.7% 0.0% 8.4% 18.4% 37.1% 31.6% 0.2% 3.4% 0.4% 0.6% 0.0%
1.2% 0.6% 12.9% 49.3% 16.6% 10.9% 16.4% 0.1% 1.1% 1.7% 0.7% 3.2%
0.2% 5.2% 1.2% 12.9% 4.0% 58.9% 17.1% 0.2% 0.8% 0.3% 4.5% 1.3%
4.9% 3.9% 8.2% 61.0% 10.6% 3.7% 9.5% 0.9% 2.7% 5.9% 2.0% 3.8%
1.4% 7.8% 0.0% 78.7% 5.9% 3.9% 0.0% 0.6% 2.6% 1.6% 6.7% 0.0%
0.2% 0.6% 2.2% 30.4% 1.7% 21.7% 45.4% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.5%
5.0% 6.5% 15.2% 23.9% 32.3% 0.0% 21.2% 2.2% 4.4% 7.0% 1.2% 7.9%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
12.8% 11.3% 0.0% 43.0% 21.3% 4.8% 0.3% 1.2% 5.2% 14.3% 9.8% 0.0%
1.0% 5.1% 1.9% 82.0% 5.3% 0.1% 4.6% 0.5% 1.2% 1.1% 3.9% 1.2%
1.2% 0.7% 2.3% 88.2% 3.3% 0.3% 3.3% 0.4% 0.9% 1.3% 0.7% 1.7%
1.0% 0.0% 19.2% 30.0% 1.4% 41.3% 10.4% 0.1% 1.1% 0.9% 0.0% 14.9%
3.8% 0.1% 0.1% 62.6% 3.3% 0.3% 29.3% 0.1% 0.7% 3.6% 0.1% 0.0%
6.9% 6.0% 9.5% 30.9% 10.4% 19.8% 18.5% 2.3% 1.7% 9.7% 5.1% 1.6%
1.8% 3.5% 0.2% 71.6% 1.4% 12.1% 10.9% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 2.1% 0.3%
1.3% 1.5% 0.2% 60.1% 2.2% 3.8% 9.0% 1.9% 20.3% 1.5% 1.1% 0.1%
0.7% 1.1% 20.2% 17.1% 25.0% 33.4% 0.8% 0.2% 0.5% 0.6% 0.6% 21.9%
0.4% 3.6% 4.9% 58.8% 9.0% 1.9% 21.0% 0.5% 4.9% 0.1% 2.3% 1.5%
2.0% 5.9% 2.1% 11.7% 21.4% 5.0% 32.9% 6.8% 11.9% 2.9% 4.9% 2.5%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
4.0% 1.3% 0.0% 87.5% 3.4% 0.0% 0.3% 2.8% 0.0% 4.1% 1.9% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 98.9% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
0.9% 0.6% 0.0% 70.0% 8.1% 2.4% 11.0% 1.3% 5.7% 1.0% 0.4% 0.0%
1.8% 0.1% 6.7% 88.2% 0.8% 0.4% 1.7% 1.0% 0.3% 2.1% 0.1% 5.3%
2.6% 0.3% 0.5% 69.4% 6.6% 2.1% 15.0% 0.3% 3.0% 2.8% 0.3% 0.5%
1.3% 2.5% 0.0% 68.9% 4.8% 12.8% 9.8% 0.8% 0.2% 1.4% 1.2% 0.0%
1.2% 5.0% 0.0% 57.1% 7.9% 13.7% 12.0% 0.9% 2.3% 1.6% 4.5% 0.0%

2009 Annual Report 43


The Top American Research Universities

Research by Major Discipline 2007 Total Research by Major Discipline

Institutions with Over $40 Million Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent
Percent
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Life Physical Enviro Eng Computer
Math
Science Science Science Science Science

Public U.S. Naval Postgraduate School 0.0% 8.6% 26.3% 18.7% 7.8% 12.0%
Public Utah State University 32.4% 2.1% 7.4% 43.3% 0.2% 1.1%
Private Vanderbilt University 80.3% 4.3% 0.2% 9.3% 0.4% 0.0%
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 83.1% 3.6% 0.6% 3.2% 1.3% 0.0%
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ. 45.7% 5.1% 2.2% 39.9% 0.7% 2.9%
Private Wake Forest University 97.9% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
Public Washington State University - Pullman 61.9% 7.9% 1.4% 10.8% 0.4% 0.4%
Private Washington University in St. Louis 89.9% 2.5% 1.0% 3.0% 0.1% 1.2%
Public Wayne State University 79.5% 6.8% 0.1% 7.1% 0.3% 1.0%
Public West Virginia University 63.7% 3.6% 5.2% 21.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 0.0% 0.0% 80.7% 19.3% 0.0% 0.0%
Private Yale University 88.5% 4.7% 1.0% 2.9% 0.3% 0.8%
Private Yeshiva University 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

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2007 Federal Research by Major Discipline

Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent Percent


Percent Percent Percent
Psychology Social Other Life Physical Enviro Eng Computer Social Other
Math Psychology
Science Science Science Science Science Science Science Science Science

0.0% 7.6% 18.9% 0.0% 8.8% 25.9% 18.7% 7.9% 12.0% 0.0% 7.7% 19.1%
2.3% 2.5% 8.7% 25.9% 2.6% 5.8% 58.8% 0.3% 0.5% 2.4% 1.6% 2.1%
2.7% 1.3% 1.5% 80.6% 4.8% 0.2% 9.6% 0.4% 0.0% 2.6% 1.4% 0.4%
2.4% 5.8% 0.0% 85.9% 4.1% 0.2% 3.4% 1.7% 0.0% 2.7% 2.0% 0.0%
1.0% 2.3% 0.2% 41.6% 7.0% 2.0% 42.3% 1.0% 2.8% 1.6% 1.7% 0.0%
0.1% 0.2% 0.0% 97.6% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0%
1.1% 9.6% 6.5% 55.4% 15.8% 1.9% 14.2% 0.6% 0.1% 1.4% 5.1% 5.3%
0.9% 1.3% 0.0% 91.2% 2.6% 0.9% 2.4% 0.2% 0.9% 1.0% 0.9% 0.0%
2.1% 2.4% 0.9% 78.7% 7.1% 0.0% 7.7% 0.4% 1.0% 3.0% 1.9% 0.1%
0.6% 2.2% 2.9% 56.5% 4.9% 7.0% 27.2% 0.4% 0.7% 0.3% 1.0% 2.1%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 80.9% 19.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
1.3% 0.5% 0.0% 89.1% 4.8% 1.1% 2.5% 0.3% 0.9% 1.0% 0.3% 0.0%
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

2009 Annual Report 45


The Top American Research Universities

Endowment Assets

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Endowment National Control Endowment National Control
Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Arizona State University 493,015 141 52 478,385 141 50


Public Auburn University 388,269 163 65 384,113 169 67
Private Baylor College of Medicine 1,091,814 64 43 1,278,011 55 38
Private Boston University 1,144,996 60 41 1,101,386 66 45
Private Brandeis University 712,446 93 63 691,370 101 69
Private Brown University 2,746,832 25 19 2,780,798 26 20
Private California Institute of Technology 1,891,523 35 23 1,860,052 36 24
Private Carnegie Mellon University 1,067,728 65 44 1,115,740 63 42
Private Case Western Reserve University 1,766,478 38 26 1,841,234 37 25
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci.
Public Clemson University 421,299 156 62 430,020 154 58
Public Colorado State University 183,442 272 101 186,464 290 109
Private Columbia University 7,146,806 8 7 7,149,803 7 6
Private Cornell University 4,416,095 19 15 4,448,281 18 15
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 969,387 74 52 976,452 75 52
Private Dartmouth College 3,660,159 20 16 3,760,234 20 16
Private Drexel University 547,922 129 84 628,467 113 78
Private Duke University 6,123,743 14 11 5,910,280 14 11
Private Emory University 5,472,528 15 12 5,561,743 16 13
Public Florida International University 97,064 392 142 91,876 410 143
Public Florida State University 570,730 123 43 548,994 128 44
Public George Mason University 53,327 542 192 54,724 542 190
Private George Washington University 1,256,433 57 39 1,147,451 62 41
Private Georgetown University 1,059,075 67 46 1,059,343 70 48
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 1,663,654 43 14 1,608,682 46 14
Private Harvard University 36,556,284 1 1 34,634,906 1 1
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 918,603 77 25 924,420 80 26
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 550,543 128 45 554,240 126 43
Public Iowa State University 568,674 125 44 592,368 121 38
Private Johns Hopkins University 2,524,575 26 20 2,800,377 25 19
Public Kansas State University 346,398 182 69 346,360 187 70
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 332,800 188 73 350,459 185 69
Public Louisiana State University HSC 79,316 432 156 79,242 446 155
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 10,068,800 5 5 9,980,410 5 5
Public Medical College of Georgia 128,396 337 127 133,971 345 126
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 474,956 144 91 507,065 137 89
Public Medical University of South Carolina 160,917 303 118 150,311 325 120
Public Michigan State University 1,282,073 55 18 1,247,713 57 18
Public Mississippi State University 280,711 209 80 280,350 210 79
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 107,368 370 138 110,358 383 137
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 70,638 463 163 70,644 472 161
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech.
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 173,395 291 112 175,683 301 114
Private New York University 2,475,200 27 21 2,161,800 32 21
Public North Carolina State University 544,551 130 46 535,003 131 45
Public North Dakota State University
Private Northwestern University 7,243,948 7 6 6,503,292 10 8
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 2,075,853 33 12 2,338,103 28 8

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The Top American Research Universities

2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Endowment National Control Endowment National Control Endowment National Control


Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

394,796 140 50 277,335 174 68 247,892 177 66


335,225 163 64 294,327 164 64 269,029 165 59
1,059,393 56 38 1,008,261 54 37 972,351 50 35
916,017 66 45 776,900 70 47 694,051 69 48
579,654 102 68 519,538 101 67 467,727 103 70
2,166,633 26 20 1,843,904 26 20 1,647,295 26 20
1,580,922 35 24 1,417,931 35 24 1,261,122 36 26
939,581 64 43 837,459 63 43 768,990 60 43
1,598,566 34 23 1,516,481 32 23 1,441,819 29 22
2,200 831 536 26,000 630 423
343,726 160 62 306,163 156 60 264,868 169 62
152,225 290 108 135,304 297 109 123,524 292 107
5,937,814 7 6 5,190,564 7 6 4,493,085 7 7
3,541,869 19 15 3,095,892 19 15 2,654,312 18 15
779,330 79 54 681,200 80 55 584,038 80 56
3,092,100 20 16 2,714,300 21 17 2,454,293 19 16
526,792 113 78 497,918 109 74 424,346 112 77
4,497,718 15 12 3,826,153 15 12 3,313,859 14 12
4,870,019 12 9 4,376,272 10 7 4,535,587 6 6
80,283 398 137 74,396 401 138 71,879 380 132
500,637 119 39 459,959 116 38 412,020 116 37
37,500 542 177
963,697 62 41 823,129 65 44 733,801 65 45
834,497 71 49 741,063 74 50 680,611 71 50
1,324,420 45 13 1,206,852 45 14 1,117,634 42 12
28,915,706 1 1 25,473,721 1 1 22,143,649 1 1
663,603 88 29 575,899 88 29 526,608 87 28
612,557 95 33 531,599 97 34 486,099 97 32
496,018 121 41 456,627 118 40 400,621 119 39
2,350,749 24 19 2,176,909 24 19 2,055,542 22 19
294,542 186 70 251,310 190 70 206,095 197 71
332,194 164 65 282,711 169 66 257,804 171 63
75,930 411 143 64,620 434 149 58,927 421 145
8,368,066 5 5 6,712,436 5 5 5,865,212 5 5
113,767 334 120 103,939 342 120 96,618 335 120
442,173 133 87 404,110 130 85 372,535 124 83
114,718 330 119 98,955 352 124 82,173 360 125
1,047,792 57 19 906,342 58 19 749,365 62 18
237,534 205 76 211,485 210 80 171,903 223 81
92,852 373 133 81,478 384 133 67,409 392 137

58,530 467 157 53,620 486 162 49,927 465 160

144,680 298 112 126,329 311 114 110,020 313 115


1,774,700 30 21 1,548,000 30 22 1,449,500 28 21
412,298 139 49 380,541 136 48 324,189 138 47
12,601 732 248
5,140,668 11 8 4,215,275 13 10 3,668,405 12 10
1,996,839 27 7 1,726,007 27 7 1,541,175 27 7

2009 Annual Report 47


The Top American Research Universities

Endowment Assets

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Endowment National Control Endowment National Control
Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Oregon Health & Science University 453,541 148 56 446,634 148 54
Public Oregon State University 428,382 152 59 441,230 150 55
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 1,140,442 61 20 1,173,420 61 21
Private Princeton University 16,349,329 4 4 15,787,200 4 4
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 1,735,660 39 13 1,786,592 38 13
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 793,323 88 58 812,996 87 59
Private Rice University 4,610,164 17 14 4,669,544 17 14
Private Rockefeller University 2,020,647 34 22 2,145,203 33 22
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 588,558 120 40 601,849 117 37
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 879,908 80 54 959,486 77 53
Private Scripps Research Institute
Private Stanford University 17,200,000 3 3 17,164,836 3 3
Public Stony Brook University 113,204 363 136 104,574 389 138
Public Temple University 237,012 230 88 236,712 236 87
Public Texas A&M University 6,259,791 11 3 6,149,804 12 3
Private Thomas Jefferson University 568,726 124 81 614,338 115 80
Private Tufts University 1,445,662 47 33 1,452,058 47 33
Private Tulane University 1,035,711 69 47 1,009,129 72 50
Public University at Albany 26,782 690 250 26,728 700 250
Public University at Buffalo 535,578 132 47 566,362 123 40
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 353,276 178 68 382,360 171 68
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 62,871 501 176 57,297 532 185
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 183,380 273 102 205,129 265 96
Public University of Arizona 518,709 138 51 532,351 132 46
Public University of Arkansas for Med. Sci. 31,000 670 239
Public University of California - Berkeley 2,885,352 23 5 2,894,932 23 5
Public University of California - Davis 651,998 110 34 650,691 110 34
Public University of California - Irvine 250,557 221 83 226,738 247 92
Public University of California - Los Angeles 2,320,333 30 9 2,683,872 27 7
Public University of California - Riverside 122,590 343 128 120,541 360 129
Public University of California - San Diego 525,555 136 50 522,842 136 48
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 1,306,438 54 17 1,362,656 52 17
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 191,056 263 96 190,038 285 105
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 115,752 356 132 117,774 366 131
Public University of Central Florida 114,990 361 135 116,291 370 134
Private University of Chicago 6,632,311 10 8 6,204,189 11 9
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 1,099,127 63 21 1,185,400 60 20
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 491,596 143 53 404,648 163 63
Public University of Colorado HSC 358,473 175 67 295,360 205 78
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr. 86,945 412 149 111,522 381 136
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 241,187 226 85 226,423 248 93
Private University of Dayton 391,101 162 98 410,355 157 98
Public University of Delaware 1,340,145 53 16 1,397,492 51 16
Public University of Florida 1,250,603 59 19 1,219,026 58 19
Public University of Georgia 697,155 96 31 705,316 97 32
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 231,321 235 90 231,065 245 91
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 596,925 117 37 402,244 164 64
Public University of Idaho 176,145 286 109 188,675 288 107
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 188,078 267 98 194,700 273 100

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The Top American Research Universities

2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Endowment National Control Endowment National Control Endowment National Control


Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

366,575 149 56 316,457 152 57 287,014 151 53


383,354 144 52 308,999 155 59 277,670 158 56
978,611 61 21 866,788 59 20 779,174 58 17
13,044,900 4 4 11,206,500 4 4 9,928,200 3 3
1,493,554 36 12 1,340,536 39 12 1,207,131 38 11
682,894 84 57 624,279 83 57 570,175 83 58
3,986,664 17 14 3,611,127 17 14 3,302,455 15 13
1,771,954 31 22 1,556,945 29 21 1,394,736 30 23
505,869 118 38 456,589 119 41 413,898 115 36
824,851 73 50 692,126 78 54 702,064 67 46

14,084,676 3 3 12,205,000 3 3 9,922,000 4 4


76,543 410 142 63,888 438 150 57,849 426 147
204,178 228 81 196,165 222 82 166,128 232 86
5,192,104 10 3 4,567,265 9 3 4,023,641 9 2
178,569 236 151
1,215,413 49 35 845,389 61 41 752,428 61 44
858,323 70 48 780,200 69 46 692,665 70 49
20,093 686 229 17,247 735 243 16,387 701 234
499,632 120 40 463,214 115 37 428,072 111 35
346,330 158 60 312,072 153 58 285,274 153 54
27,163 633 211 24,476 666 219 22,374 653 216
175,817 258 92 154,571 267 98 136,872 270 97
466,652 128 44 393,400 134 47 348,343 133 45
70,103 384 135
2,464,109 23 5 2,232,306 23 5 2,037,297 24 5
552,003 108 35 487,456 110 36 76,040 375 131
189,401 245 87 162,152 252 92 147,083 254 89
1,912,071 28 8 1,667,319 28 8 586,839 79 24
95,652 369 132 83,944 380 131 76,691 374 130
422,454 137 48 351,678 140 49 184,187 213 77
1,157,829 50 15 1,055,199 50 16 310,519 142 48
151,836 292 109 125,093 312 115 106,340 320 116
97,450 363 129 89,991 369 128 80,068 368 128
96,417 366 131 79,737 387 134 71,317 383 134
4,867,003 13 10 4,137,494 14 11 3,620,728 13 11
1,101,100 55 18 1,032,124 52 17 987,785 49 15
295,153 185 69 256,186 186 69 249,897 176 65
182,995 252 90 158,835 256 94 154,936 244 88
97,360 364 130 86,370 375 130 65,000 400 139
197,671 236 85 175,356 241 89 131,971 278 101
353,424 155 97 324,359 148 95 304,670 145 95
1,223,203 48 14 1,077,102 49 15 995,889 47 14
996,245 60 20 835,698 64 21 738,299 63 19
518,823 115 36 517,170 102 35 474,596 100 33
194,886 240 86 175,763 239 87 166,198 231 85
349,587 157 59 323,421 149 54 309,944 143 49
169,602 267 97 159,920 255 93 144,671 257 92
162,798 277 102 149,177 276 101 137,561 268 96

2009 Annual Report 49


The Top American Research Universities

Endowment Assets

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Endowment National Control Endowment National Control
Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 1,043,892 68 22 1,100,000 67 22


Public University of Iowa 935,453 76 24 982,428 74 23
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 957,284 75 23 966,182 76 24
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 260,635 217 81 260,126 226 83
Public University of Kentucky 908,654 78 26 957,608 78 25
Public University of Louisville 793,930 86 29 796,812 88 29
Public University of Maine - Orono 159,033 304 119 231,227 244 90
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 197,044 258 94 197,731 272 99
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 63,874 495 173 55,835 536 186
Public University of Maryland - College Park 448,881 149 57 446,648 147 53
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 174,298 290 111 143,589 333 123
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 115,182 359 133 66,541 490 170
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 44,437 585 214
Private University of Miami 736,239 90 60 741,382 92 61
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 7,571,904 6 1 7,089,830 8 2
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 2,750,770 24 6 2,804,466 24 6
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 45,820 579 209 78,669 450 158
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 527,123 135 49 643,122 111 35
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 793,865 87 30 830,160 84 28
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 183,200 274 103 191,575 280 102
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 129,647 335 126 134,324 344 125
Public University of Nevada - Reno 237,198 229 87 240,328 234 85
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 237,339 228 86 268,245 223 81
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 342,648 185 71 320,200 198 74
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 2,358,676 28 7 2,164,444 31 11
Public University of North Dakota 10,582 801 297
Private University of Notre Dame 6,225,688 13 10 5,976,973 13 10
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 333,735 187 72 322,006 196 73
Public University of Oregon 470,515 146 55 455,583 145 52
Private University of Pennsylvania 6,233,281 12 9 6,635,187 9 7
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 2,333,602 29 8 2,254,379 29 9
Public University of Rhode Island 88,028 411 148 95,069 404 141
Private University of Rochester 1,730,772 40 27 1,726,318 40 27
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 425,150 155 61 438,514 152 56
Public University of South Florida 360,035 173 66 388,516 168 66
Private University of Southern California 3,589,225 21 17 3,715,272 21 17
Public University of Southern Mississippi 62,319 504 178
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 688,768 97 32 742,541 91 31
Public University of Texas - Austin 6,895,038 9 2 7,190,136 6 1
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 182,119 279 106 187,444 289 108
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 409,307 158 63 405,177 161 62
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 630,293 112 35 564,505 124 41
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 474,018 145 54 496,876 138 49
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas 1,368,760 49 15 1,434,560 49 15
Public University of Utah 594,545 118 38 610,469 116 36
Public University of Vermont 329,776 190 75 336,363 192 71
Public University of Virginia 4,572,613 18 4 4,370,209 19 4
Public University of Washington - Seattle 2,262,149 31 10 2,184,374 30 10
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 2,119,513 32 11 1,916,701 34 12

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The Top American Research Universities

2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Endowment National Control Endowment National Control Endowment National Control


Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

864,080 69 22 791,787 67 22 730,135 66 21


832,869 72 23 786,100 68 23 737,704 64 20
818,506 74 24 744,856 73 24 662,419 75 22
220,367 219 78 200,538 217 81 178,344 217 78
785,196 77 25 576,721 87 28 488,827 94 31
680,251 85 28 607,636 84 27 554,840 85 27
187,672 248 88 117,829 324 118 100,588 330 118
172,770 264 95 153,311 269 99 133,655 274 99
43,465 539 178 32,918 618 205 26,464 623 206
375,992 147 55 332,483 145 51 295,816 149 52
106,693 347 123 91,279 368 127 80,469 364 127
49,443 510 171 42,300 545 182 37,291 545 179
224,620 203 76 198,464 202 73
620,435 93 61 523,706 100 66 472,262 102 69
5,652,262 8 2 4,931,338 8 2 4,163,382 8 1
2,224,308 25 6 1,968,930 25 6 1,730,063 25 6
66,998 434 148 63,262 441 152 58,398 422 146
638,181 91 31 573,662 89 30 570,866 82 25
749,813 81 27 677,489 81 26 623,910 76 23
173,034 262 93 156,344 262 96 143,979 260 94
121,177 326 118 39,595 562 186 51,341 458 155
79,796 399 138 66,088 428 147 56,828 432 149
211,214 222 79 182,756 230 85 166,496 230 84
276,141 194 73 245,234 192 72 228,680 185 68
1,149,222 52 16 1,486,147 34 11 1,317,211 32 9

4,436,624 16 13 3,650,224 16 13 3,095,703 16 14


297,698 184 68 241,029 195 74 195,727 203 74
365,859 150 57 304,024 157 61 267,903 166 60
5,313,268 9 7 4,369,782 11 8 4,018,660 10 8
1,802,859 29 9 1,529,884 31 9 1,364,882 31 8
79,795 400 139 71,661 414 141 63,865 406 141
1,491,275 37 25 1,369,969 37 26 1,261,562 35 25
385,300 142 51 329,791 146 52 329,791 137 46
329,832 165 66 298,241 162 63 270,906 163 58
3,065,935 21 17 2,746,051 20 16 2,399,960 20 17

627,515 92 32 547,352 92 32 506,225 92 30


6,268,407 6 1 5,594,393 6 1 2,038,938 23 4
157,148 282 104 141,070 288 105 113,459 306 113
346,235 159 61 319,886 151 56 278,385 156 55
457,727 130 45 421,936 127 44 357,890 128 43
432,172 134 47 397,054 132 46 352,268 130 44
1,143,426 53 17 980,022 55 18 804,305 55 16
509,095 117 37 458,531 117 39 394,461 121 40
282,594 191 72 243,633 193 73 224,259 188 69
3,618,172 18 4 3,219,098 18 4 2,793,225 17 3
1,689,528 32 10 1,489,924 33 10 1,315,894 33 10
1,639,015 33 11 1,327,023 40 13 1,046,722 45 13

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The Top American Research Universities

Endowment Assets

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Endowment National Control Endowment National Control
Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public US Naval Postgraduate School


Public Utah State University 145,599 321 123 130,544 349 127
Private Vanderbilt University 3,524,338 22 18 3,487,500 22 18
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 330,482 189 74 329,199 194 72
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 527,629 134 48 524,731 133 47
Private Wake Forest University 1,253,673 58 40 1,248,695 56 39
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 678,553 100 33 650,903 109 33
Private Washington University in St. Louis 5,350,470 16 13 5,567,843 15 12
Public Wayne State University 242,275 225 84 236,659 237 88
Public West Virginia University 429,737 151 58 436,931 153 57
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 383,400 170 103
Private Yale University 22,869,700 2 2 22,530,200 2 2
Private Yeshiva University 1,344,701 52 37 1,409,576 50 35

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Endowment National Control Endowment National Control Endowment National Control


Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank Assets Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

110,319 339 122 89,155 370 129 81,333 362 126


2,946,392 22 18 2,628,437 22 18 2,296,262 21 18
265,653 198 74 235,279 199 75 219,530 189 70
447,405 132 46 408,560 129 45 370,811 126 42
1,042,558 58 39 906,803 57 39 812,192 54 39
579,861 100 34 553,287 91 31 515,571 89 29
4,684,737 14 11 4,268,415 12 9 4,000,823 11 9
202,000 230 82 185,380 228 84 173,623 222 80
380,785 146 54 327,997 147 53 303,532 147 51
234,600 200 125
18,030,600 2 2 15,224,900 2 2 12,747,150 2 2
1,273,327 46 33 1,148,687 48 34 1,003,024 46 33

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The Top American Research Universities

Annual Giving

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Annual National Control Annual National Control
Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Arizona State University 120,469 54 29 104,011 54 29


Public Auburn University 69,127 98 57 71,815 79 47
Private Baylor College of Medicine 60,502 108 44 64,098 92 42
Private Boston University 78,243 87 38 84,160 71 29
Private Brandeis University 89,404 75 31 86,297 66 27
Private Brown University 176,106 35 19 181,622 30 17
Private California Institute of Technology 103,425 60 27 183,257 28 16
Private Carnegie Mellon University 95,330 70 30 74,717 77 32
Private Case Western Reserve University 88,345 77 32 69,392 82 33
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci. 1,397 927 530
Public Clemson University 61,492 106 63 94,567 61 36
Public Colorado State University 42,215 135 78 35,356 148 86
Private Columbia University 495,107 3 3 423,849 5 5
Private Cornell University 286,596 18 11 284,848 17 12
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 122,827 52 25 122,078 46 23
Private Dartmouth College 166,691 38 20 156,604 37 20
Private Drexel University 41,519 138 59 44,158 132 54
Private Duke University 385,673 11 9 372,328 8 8
Private Emory University 164,386 39 21 156,108 38 21
Public Florida International University 18,797 250 124 10,873 347 164
Public Florida State University 58,349 112 66 56,975 100 56
Public George Mason University 23,562 213 108 21,994 214 112
Private George Washington University 58,593 111 46 59,313 96 43
Private Georgetown University 109,920 58 26 105,425 53 25
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 117,106 56 31 119,455 48 25
Private Harvard University 650,625 2 2 613,985 2 2
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 203,790 30 14 169,639 32 14
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 180,686 34 16 99,444 56 31
Public Iowa State University 76,725 92 54 69,954 80 48
Private Johns Hopkins University 448,964 7 6 430,455 4 4
Public Kansas State University 56,162 116 69 47,068 120 70
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 79,068 86 49 77,080 76 45
Public Louisiana State University HSC
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 311,903 14 10 329,158 10 9
Public Medical College of Georgia 8,590 447 193 6,365 516 213
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 57,904 113 47
Public Medical University of South Carolina 33,508 164 89 27,312 184 100
Public Michigan State University 128,124 48 24 115,934 49 26
Public Mississippi State University 51,198 123 73 45,520 127 75
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 9,265 415 187
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 185,373 33 18
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 12,428 334 161 7,958 446 192
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 1,564 899 378
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 12,609 329 158 37,219 144 83
Private New York University 387,609 10 8 287,587 16 11
Public North Carolina State University 201,943 31 15 162,352 35 17
Public North Dakota State University 8,797 440 192
Private Northwestern University 215,046 26 15 187,926 27 15
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 237,380 24 11 225,558 24 11

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Annual National Control Annual National Control Annual National Control


Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

148,755 33 15 93,431 50 26 73,542 62 34


55,084 99 58 51,777 90 54 50,942 93 52
54,923 100 42 40,457 115 46 80,906 58 27
95,104 55 27 91,626 52 25 90,239 52 26
79,907 63 29 65,554 75 34 64,012 71 32
126,415 38 19 164,010 25 14 94,654 51 25
117,511 43 23 163,971 26 15 108,446 44 24
72,502 74 34 79,300 61 27 57,889 82 37
66,123 82 36 75,584 64 29 69,393 65 29

50,633 107 63 39,253 121 73 36,615 124 73


31,700 149 85 30,832 145 82 46,719 102 57
377,276 7 7 341,141 5 4 292,977 7 7
284,360 12 9 247,752 15 9 270,155 8 8
121,869 41 22 106,179 41 21 115,781 40 22
158,424 31 18 104,700 42 22 118,644 39 21
43,274 121 48 36,951 124 49 38,451 118 48
332,034 8 8 275,816 11 8 269,012 9 9
114,897 46 25 95,315 49 24 134,322 30 15
13,892 283 134 14,484 252 128 13,981 258 126
50,245 108 64 82,378 59 33 45,650 104 59
23,283 196 105 19,583 205 107 15,359 239 118
53,367 101 43 49,200 92 37 47,218 100 45
98,196 51 26 98,936 47 23 108,545 43 23
95,781 54 28 82,306 60 34 64,283 69 38
594,941 2 2 589,861 3 2 582,584 1 1
67,362 80 45 103,955 43 21 59,134 79 44
39,478 128 76 43,407 105 63 58,136 81 45
55,257 98 57 49,024 93 56 53,981 89 48
377,336 6 6 323,100 7 6 315,663 5 5
53,170 102 59 40,240 116 70 54,202 88 47
65,508 86 49 52,373 88 52

235,550 20 13 206,007 17 11 294,671 6 6


9,155 395 171 9,403 355 167 5,068 503 202
12,200 293 156
29,860 160 93 25,394 163 88 19,597 195 105
90,635 57 30 90,974 53 28 110,785 42 20
72,623 73 40 66,518 72 40 57,320 85 46

6,900 471 194 5,658 517 210 11,021 312 144

105,004 48 23 14,693 250 127 21,415 180 100


279,919 13 10 247,127 16 10 215,835 16 11
138,299 35 17 126,344 33 16 138,487 27 14
9,941 335 152
253,402 15 11 158,155 27 16 137,606 28 14
209,913 22 9 204,598 18 7 206,078 18 7

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The Top American Research Universities

Annual Giving

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Annual National Control Annual National Control
Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Oregon Health & Science University 77,476 88 50


Public Oregon State University 87,072 78 46 54,721 106 60
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 142,240 44 22 129,829 44 22
Private Princeton University 225,868 25 14 230,572 22 13
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 174,003 36 17 200,683 26 12
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 42,750 133 56 47,550 118 50
Private Rice University 86,263 79 33 67,768 86 37
Private Rockefeller University 81,177 82 34 78,401 75 31
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 84,067 80 47 88,336 65 39
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 28,198 178 83 30,114 168 73
Private Scripps Research Institute
Private Stanford University 785,043 1 1 832,345 1 1
Public Stony Brook University 22,995 215 109 25,224 199 106
Public Temple University 52,739 120 72 48,085 116 68
Public Texas A&M University 206,725 28 13 168,477 33 15
Private Thomas Jefferson University 38,062 148 66 28,777 174 78
Private Tufts University 205,734 29 16 84,436 70 28
Private Tulane University 80,754 83 35 67,615 88 38
Public University at Albany 11,132 364 174 33,554 155 89
Public University at Buffalo 34,163 159 86 26,899 187 101
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 81,913 81 48 97,014 58 33
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 3,752 701 277 3,764 680 260
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 10,824 376 177 8,190 437 187
Public University of Arizona 153,960 41 20 143,957 39 18
Public Univ. of Arkansas for Med. Sciences 13,864 299 146
Public University of California - Berkeley 285,347 19 8 242,602 21 9
Public University of California - Davis 99,952 65 36 94,730 60 35
Public University of California - Irvine 92,280 71 41 74,237 78 46
Public University of California - Los Angeles 456,654 6 1 364,780 9 1
Public University of California - Riverside 21,384 227 113 18,685 235 119
Public University of California - San Diego 121,845 53 28 134,094 42 20
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 366,068 12 3 251,945 19 7
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 90,212 72 42 51,259 110 63
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 27,254 182 97 29,120 172 96
Public University of Central Florida 23,957 206 104 53,578 108 61
Private University of Chicago 256,899 23 13 328,328 11 10
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 159,810 40 19 69,486 81 49
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 100,312 63 35 45,990 124 73
Public University of Colorado HSC 46,063 129 76 49,439 113 66
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr. 4,556 638 254 8,115 439 189
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 41,685 136 79 32,460 160 93
Private University of Dayton 19,165 245 123 14,654 285 151
Public University of Delaware 28,727 176 95 35,737 147 85
Public University of Florida 206,835 27 12 182,617 29 13
Public University of Georgia 77,131 91 53 88,434 64 38
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 36,255 154 84 39,436 136 79
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 61,395 107 64 39,010 138 80
Public University of Idaho 19,542 242 120 11,265 339 159
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 55,795 117 70 45,465 129 77

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Annual National Control Annual National Control Annual National Control


Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

87,100 53 27
65,836 84 47 63,917 77 43 51,927 91 50
114,580 47 22 90,309 54 29 107,400 45 21
207,013 23 14 165,340 24 13 126,482 32 16
161,737 29 13 170,815 23 11 163,727 24 12
41,220 125 51 47,173 99 39 41,079 112 47
69,696 77 35 52,918 87 36 57,219 86 40
88,376 59 28 61,713 74 33
66,971 81 46 63,374 79 45 63,245 72 40
32,472 135 55

911,163 1 1 603,586 1 1 524,539 2 2


36,063 134 80 22,403 184 98 22,586 170 96
41,883 124 74 41,302 111 68 29,891 142 84
145,842 34 16 144,483 28 12 106,732 46 22
2,910 719 445 29,079 152 68
204,844 24 15 58,374 83 35 34,674 131 53
73,129 71 32 68,664 70 32 61,299 76 34
85,728 60 32 6,589 465 192 96,397 49 25
28,462 169 96 27,807 155 85 23,331 166 94
75,277 67 37 62,259 80 46 62,314 73 41
5,217 556 220 4,352 615 243 6,683 430 179
20,240 214 109 7,740 395 168
121,020 42 20 121,057 36 19 101,824 47 23

245,966 17 6 198,864 19 8 182,323 21 10


77,670 65 36 99,718 46 24 82,344 56 30
84,075 61 33 54,569 84 49 52,347 90 49
319,581 10 2 281,552 10 3 263,691 12 2
30,276 157 90 19,475 206 108 17,223 217 114
184,925 26 11 125,993 34 17 112,237 41 19
201,206 25 10 292,932 8 2 217,647 15 5
55,566 97 56 48,882 94 57 76,131 61 33
26,051 179 99 24,090 166 91 15,048 245 119
31,099 153 89 45,138 104 62 13,182 274 132
237,117 18 12 180,463 20 12 161,603 25 13
70,706 75 41 65,919 74 41 51,384 92 51
35,272 137 82 37,722 123 75 34,716 129 78
37,918 130 77 40,551 113 69 37,319 123 72
9,508 386 167 10,646 324 155 8,960 363 160
38,032 129 53 42,585 107 43 35,840 125 74
21,219 206 99 18,513 211 102 23,969 165 72
47,479 114 69 43,012 106 64 44,635 105 60
156,529 32 14 131,341 32 15 133,359 31 16
69,483 78 43 60,529 82 48 61,549 75 42
22,492 200 107 24,815 164 89 19,212 199 108
20,805 208 108 35,061 130 77 31,160 139 83
24,004 191 103 13,655 267 134 20,088 190 103
43,780 120 73 40,153 117 71 40,153 115 68

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The Top American Research Universities

Annual Giving

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Annual National Control Annual National Control
Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 140,096 45 23 133,256 43 21


Public University of Iowa 123,770 50 26 115,484 50 27
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 97,395 68 39 78,983 74 44
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 24,657 203 103 19,996 229 116
Public University of Kentucky 58,940 110 65 55,014 105 59
Public University of Louisville 63,144 102 60 59,130 97 54
Public University of Maine - Orono 20,176 235 116 36,515 145 84
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 57,296 115 68 46,157 123 72
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 14,053 297 145 13,245 302 144
Public University of Maryland - College Park 123,365 51 27 85,575 69 42
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 30,006 170 91 25,432 197 105
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 3,814 695 274
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ
Private University of Miami 200,256 32 17 180,026 31 18
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 333,445 13 4 293,403 14 4
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 294,507 16 6 288,750 15 5
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 17,340 269 135 10,712 354 166
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 102,828 61 34 89,273 63 37
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 77,264 90 52 61,473 93 51
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 64,164 100 58 33,531 156 90
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 29,088 175 94 45,475 128 76
Public University of Nevada - Reno 46,787 127 75 32,085 163 94
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 16,701 277 138 12,630 312 146
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 57,719 114 67 59,627 95 53
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 292,389 17 7 246,864 20 8
Public University of North Dakota 6,625 520 218
Private University of Notre Dame 265,414 22 12 207,641 25 14
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 27,107 183 98 27,782 181 98
Public University of Oregon 88,473 76 45 101,251 55 30
Private University of Pennsylvania 475,958 5 5 392,421 6 6
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 126,923 49 25 121,137 47 24
Public University of Rhode Island 12,883 320 156 12,618 313 147
Private University of Rochester 100,668 62 28 80,943 73 30
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 77,280 89 51 47,117 119 69
Public University of South Florida 44,683 131 77 56,826 101 57
Private University of Southern California 409,183 9 7 469,647 3 3
Public University of Southern Mississippi 4,100 673 264
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 97,077 69 40 85,868 68 41
Public University of Texas - Austin 282,865 20 9 228,759 23 10
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 33,686 163 88 37,660 142 82
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 119,815 55 30 55,205 104 58
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 105,127 59 33 142,313 40 19
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 33,772 162 87 50,266 112 65
Public U. of Texas SW Medical Ctr. - Dallas 145,279 43 21 166,326 34 16
Public University of Utah 116,688 57 32
Public University of Vermont 26,345 189 99 28,671 175 97
Public University of Virginia 270,785 21 10 282,611 18 6
Public University of Washington - Seattle 302,771 15 5 300,200 13 3
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 410,227 8 2 325,337 12 2

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Annual National Control Annual National Control Annual National Control


Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

128,318 37 19 125,697 35 18 125,697 35 17


102,225 49 24 100,013 45 23 86,582 54 28
78,750 64 35 88,017 57 31 73,020 63 35
19,937 219 110 22,283 185 99 18,486 204 109
65,648 85 48 67,151 71 39 59,435 78 43
61,142 90 52 52,243 89 53 37,692 121 71
18,359 230 115 11,742 303 148 31,456 137 82
57,826 93 54 51,058 91 55 41,609 111 65
15,039 262 126 15,163 247 125 10,827 318 146
74,017 70 39 84,329 58 32 81,669 57 31
28,747 165 95 21,140 188 101 25,330 160 92

21,600 178 98
158,455 30 17 131,401 31 17 125,715 34 18
251,477 16 5 251,353 14 6 211,610 17 6
266,992 14 4 265,499 12 4 249,782 14 4
10,634 359 161 9,997 342 163 9,377 353 157
89,526 58 31 88,351 56 30 71,496 64 36
68,986 79 44 53,669 85 50 64,195 70 39
37,629 131 78 29,274 151 84 35,016 127 76
40,996 126 75 31,563 140 81 29,058 145 86
32,585 145 83 19,593 204 106 32,319 136 81
13,733 289 138 13,363 274 139 12,731 284 135
48,481 113 68 40,082 118 72 39,831 116 69
236,579 19 7 179,300 21 9 190,220 20 9

179,860 27 16 115,703 39 19 173,686 22 12


24,301 187 102 23,065 174 94 19,671 194 104
70,509 76 42 60,756 81 47 46,845 101 56
409,495 4 4 394,250 4 3 336,989 4 4
116,551 44 21 98,882 48 25 95,457 50 26
10,375 362 162 13,609 268 135 13,473 267 129
65,990 83 37 66,265 73 33 58,550 80 36
52,273 104 61 69,265 68 37 44,368 106 61
46,347 116 70 22,734 180 97 41,939 110 64
405,745 5 5 331,754 6 5 354,481 3 3

98,767 50 25 68,871 69 38 125,135 36 18


176,497 28 12 140,239 29 13 264,935 11 1
35,661 136 81 37,742 122 74 35,031 126 75
24,494 185 101 33,947 134 78 33,977 132 79
96,225 53 27 79,278 62 35 99,373 48 24
36,250 133 79 33,102 137 80 46,393 103 58
135,819 36 18 103,213 44 22 134,434 29 15
136,412 30 14 139,271 26 13
19,586 223 112 29,432 150 83 27,799 151 89
216,353 21 8 174,371 22 10 168,310 23 11
316,252 11 3 259,119 13 5 198,013 19 8
325,938 9 1 595,216 2 1 262,826 13 3

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The Top American Research Universities

Annual Giving

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Annual National Control Annual National Control
Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public US Naval Postgraduate School


Public Utah State University 27,446 181 96 25,982 196 104
Private Vanderbilt University 133,381 47 24 137,273 41 22
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 99,681 66 37 53,205 109 62
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 89,804 73 43 81,601 72 43
Private Wake Forest University 72,455 96 40 69,246 83 34
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 74,051 94 55 59,907 94 52
Private Washington University in St. Louis 153,564 42 22 158,213 36 19
Public Wayne State University 54,275 118 71 96,551 59 34
Public West Virginia University 62,063 105 62 86,217 67 40
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst.
Private Yale University 486,610 4 4 391,315 7 7
Private Yeshiva University 137,359 46 23

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Annual National Control Annual National Control Annual National Control


Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank Giving Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000 x $1000

31,308 152 88 17,040 228 117 16,285 230 117


114,909 45 24 109,053 40 20 122,551 38 20
65,107 87 50 36,132 127 76 33,828 133 80
74,773 68 38 73,844 66 36 67,037 66 37
75,397 66 30 74,442 65 30 56,701 87 41
51,356 105 62 46,006 103 61 40,700 114 67
126,390 39 20 118,997 37 18 124,201 37 19
49,832 110 65
60,934 91 53 41,378 110 67 48,631 97 55
830 490
433,462 3 3 285,707 9 7 268,120 10 10

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The Top American Research Universities

National Academy Membership

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
National National Control National National Control
Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank
Membership Membership

Public Arizona State University 20 51 29 17 52 29


Public Auburn University 2 127 77 0 202 127
Private Baylor College of Medicine 14 58 27 16 56 25
Private Boston University 16 55 25 16 56 25
Private Brandeis University 10 67 33 11 66 31
Private Brown University 17 52 23 18 51 23
Private California Institute of Technology 106 6 4 107 6 4
Private Carnegie Mellon University 32 32 18 30 34 18
Private Case Western Reserve University 17 52 23 17 52 24
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci. 1 156 58 1 150 59
Public Clemson University 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public Colorado State University 5 96 56 6 86 49
Private Columbia University 104 8 6 101 8 6
Private Cornell University 62 18 10 63 17 10
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 13 60 28 10 68 33
Private Dartmouth College 12 63 30 14 59 28
Private Drexel University 6 90 39 7 82 37
Private Duke University 53 20 11 54 20 11
Private Emory University 23 45 21 23 44 21
Public Florida International University 2 127 77 2 125 74
Public Florida State University 7 83 47 7 82 46
Public George Mason University 3 110 64 2 125 74
Private George Washington University 7 83 37 6 86 38
Private Georgetown University 6 90 39 5 96 40
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 28 35 17 30 34 17
Private Harvard University 327 1 1 284 1 1
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 10 67 35 10 68 36
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 6 90 52 6 86 49
Public Iowa State University 9 70 37 9 70 37
Private Johns Hopkins University 86 13 9 85 13 9
Public Kansas State University 0 211 133 0 202 127
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public Louisiana State University HSC 0 211 133 0 202 127
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 254 3 3 239 3 3
Public Medical College of Georgia 0 211 133 0 202 127
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 1 156 58 1 150 59
Public Medical University of South Carolina 2 127 77 2 125 74
Public Michigan State University 8 74 41 7 82 46
Public Mississippi State University 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 0 211 133 0 202 127
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 13 60 28 11 66 31
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 2 127 77 2 125 74
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 0 211 133 0 202 127
Private New York University 40 26 16 39 25 15
Public North Carolina State University 17 52 30 17 52 29
Public North Dakota State University 0 211 133 0 202 127
Private Northwestern University 37 27 17 39 25 15
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 24 44 24 21 46 25

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National National Control National National Control National National Control


Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank
Membership Membership Membership

16 55 31 16 55 31 7 77 43
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
16 55 25 16 55 25 15 55 26
16 55 25 16 55 25 14 56 27
9 71 34 11 65 32 13 60 29
18 52 23 18 50 23 16 53 24
103 6 4 104 6 4 99 7 5
28 36 18 28 36 18 23 41 19
18 52 23 20 47 21 20 44 21
1 148 58 1 143 57 1 144 58
0 194 117 1 143 87 1 144 87
7 80 46 6 85 50 7 77 43
102 8 6 99 9 7 91 9 6
62 17 10 64 17 10 64 17 10
11 67 32 12 61 28 11 63 31
13 59 28 12 61 28 11 63 31
6 88 36 6 85 36 5 90 38
56 19 11 54 20 11 48 21 12
21 47 21 19 49 22 17 50 22
1 148 91 1 143 87 1 144 87
7 80 46 7 81 46 4 97 58
2 123 73 2 122 72 3 105 62
4 100 42 4 100 42 3 105 44
5 93 38 5 93 38 6 83 35
28 36 19 28 36 19 30 31 14
286 1 1 283 1 1 267 1 1
10 69 36 11 65 34 10 70 37
7 80 46 6 85 50 7 77 43
10 69 36 9 71 37 11 63 33
77 13 9 73 13 9 69 15 9
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
1 148 91 1 143 87 1 144 87
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
237 3 3 235 3 3 238 3 3
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
1 148 58 1 143 57 1 144 58
2 123 73 2 122 72 2 117 71
8 76 42 8 76 42 9 72 39
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
11 67 32 11 65 32 12 61 30
1 148 91 1 143 87 0 196 121
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
38 26 16 39 26 16 33 29 17
17 54 30 17 54 30 18 48 27
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
39 25 15 40 25 15 38 26 16
22 45 25 22 45 25 18 48 27

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The Top American Research Universities

National Academy Membership

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
National National Control National National Control
Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank
Membership Membership

Public Oregon Health & Science University 7 83 47 6 86 49


Public Oregon State University 5 96 56 4 103 59
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 25 42 22 26 39 20
Private Princeton University 104 8 6 101 8 6
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 22 46 25 21 46 25
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 8 74 34 9 70 34
Private Rice University 16 55 25 16 56 25
Private Rockefeller University 44 24 14 43 23 13
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 35 28 11 35 30 13
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 1 156 58 1 150 59
Private Scripps Research Institute 26 41 20 25 42 20
Private Stanford University 277 2 2 264 2 2
Public Stony Brook University 10 67 35 12 63 34
Public Temple University 0 211 133 0 202 127
Public Texas A&M University 22 46 25 22 45 24
Private Thomas Jefferson University 5 96 41 5 96 40
Private Tufts University 8 74 34 8 73 35
Private Tulane University 1 156 58 3 112 47
Public University at Albany 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public University at Buffalo 6 90 52 6 86 49
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 5 96 56 5 96 57
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 0 211 133 0 202 127
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public University of Arizona 27 39 20 30 34 17
Public Univ. of Arkansas for Med. Sciences 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public University of California - Berkeley 219 4 1 214 4 1
Public University of California - Davis 32 32 15 34 31 14
Public University of California - Irvine 35 28 11 34 31 14
Public University of California - Los Angeles 81 14 5 73 15 6
Public University of California - Riverside 4 105 61 4 103 59
Public University of California - San Diego 114 5 2 110 5 2
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 102 10 3 99 10 3
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 52 22 10 52 21 10
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 9 70 37 8 73 39
Public University of Central Florida 1 156 99 1 150 92
Private University of Chicago 53 20 11 52 21 12
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 8 74 41 5 96 57
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 28 35 17 26 39 20
Public University of Colorado HSC 13 60 33 13 61 33
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr. 2 127 77 3 112 66
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 3 110 64 3 112 66
Private University of Dayton 0 211 79 0 202 76
Public University of Delaware 9 70 37 8 73 39
Public University of Florida 21 48 27 21 46 25
Public University of Georgia 8 74 41 8 73 39
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 8 74 41 8 73 39
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 7 83 47 8 73 39
Public University of Idaho 0 211 133 0 202 127
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 5 96 56 6 86 49

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Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank
Membership Membership Membership

6 88 53 6 85 50 4 97 58
5 93 56 5 93 56 5 90 53
30 35 18 28 36 19 27 37 20
102 8 6 100 8 6 90 10 7
19 50 28 18 50 28 14 56 30
12 61 29 12 61 28 14 56 27
14 58 27 15 58 27 16 53 24
44 23 13 44 23 13 45 23 13
32 33 16 33 30 13 30 31 14
1 148 58 1 143 57 1 144 58
24 43 20 25 43 20 23 41 19
266 2 2 264 2 2 253 2 2
12 61 33 13 59 32 14 56 30
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
24 43 24 26 41 22 20 44 24
5 93 38 5 93 38 6 83 35
7 80 35 8 76 35 5 90 38
3 113 47 3 109 44 3 105 44
1 148 91 1 143 87 0 196 121
5 93 56 5 93 56 5 90 53
8 76 42 7 81 46 7 77 43
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
1 148 91 1 143 87 1 144 87
31 34 17 30 34 17 29 33 16
0 194 117 1 143 87 1 144 87
211 4 1 212 4 1 209 4 1
34 29 12 33 30 13 33 29 13
34 29 12 32 32 15 29 33 16
76 14 5 73 13 5 66 16 7
4 100 59 4 100 59 3 105 62
108 5 2 105 5 2 101 5 2
99 10 3 97 10 3 92 8 3
52 21 10 52 21 10 46 22 10
9 71 38 9 71 37 7 77 43
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
52 21 12 52 21 12 51 20 11
6 88 53 6 85 50 6 83 49
28 36 19 30 34 17 28 36 19
12 61 33 10 69 36 11 63 33
3 113 67 3 109 66 3 105 62
3 113 67 3 109 66 2 117 71
0 194 78 0 196 76 0 196 76
7 80 46 7 81 46 8 75 41
20 48 27 20 47 27 17 50 29
9 71 38 9 71 37 10 70 37
8 76 42 8 76 42 6 83 49
9 71 38 9 71 37 11 63 33
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
4 100 59 4 100 59 6 83 49

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National Academy Membership

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
National National Control National National Control
Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank
Membership Membership

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 57 19 9 56 19 9


Public University of Iowa 21 48 27 21 46 25
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 6 90 52 6 86 49
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public University of Kentucky 3 110 64 2 125 74
Public University of Louisville 3 110 64 3 112 66
Public University of Maine - Orono 2 127 77 1 150 92
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 8 74 41 8 73 39
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 0 211 133 0 202 127
Public Univ. of Maryland - College Park 27 39 20 26 39 20
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 9 70 37 9 70 37
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 3 110 64 3 112 66
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 1 156 99 1 150 92
Private University of Miami 7 83 37 6 86 38
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 77 15 6 77 14 5
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 34 30 13 36 28 11
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 0 211 133 0 202 127
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 6 90 52 6 86 49
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 2 127 77 2 125 74
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 0 211 133 0 202 127
Public University of Nevada - Reno 1 156 99 1 150 92
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 0 211 133 0 202 127
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 4 105 61 4 103 59
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 32 32 15 32 33 16
Public University of North Dakota 0 211 133 1 150 92
Private University of Notre Dame 3 110 47 2 125 52
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 1 156 99 0 202 127
Public University of Oregon 7 83 47 6 86 49
Private University of Pennsylvania 93 12 8 88 12 8
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 25 42 22 25 42 23
Public University of Rhode Island 2 127 77 2 125 74
Private University of Rochester 28 35 19 27 38 19
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 3 110 64 3 112 66
Public University of South Florida 3 110 64 2 125 74
Private University of Southern California 43 25 15 38 27 17
Public University of Southern Mississippi 0 211 133 0 202 127
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2 127 77 3 112 66
Public University of Texas - Austin 63 17 8 59 18 8
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 7 83 47 7 82 46
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 2 127 77 3 112 66
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 2 127 77 2 125 74
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 2 127 77 4 103 59
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas 34 30 13 36 28 11
Public University of Utah 16 55 31 17 52 29
Public University of Vermont 2 127 77 2 125 74
Public University of Virginia 28 35 17 30 34 17
Public University of Washington - Seattle 102 10 3 90 11 4
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 73 16 7 72 16 7

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

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Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank
Membership Membership Membership

56 19 9 55 19 9 52 19 9
22 45 25 21 46 26 20 44 24
7 80 46 6 85 50 5 90 53
0 194 117 1 143 87 1 144 87
2 123 73 2 122 72 3 105 62
2 123 73 1 143 87 1 144 87
1 148 91 1 143 87 1 144 87
8 76 42 8 76 42 9 72 39
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
27 39 21 27 39 21 24 39 22
7 80 46 9 71 37 7 77 43
2 123 73 2 122 72 2 117 71
2 123 73 2 122 72 1 144 87
4 100 42 3 109 44 2 117 47
76 14 5 73 13 5 77 13 5
36 28 11 36 28 11 37 27 11
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
5 93 56 5 93 56 5 90 53
3 113 67 3 109 66 3 105 62
1 148 91 1 143 87 1 144 87
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
2 123 73 2 122 72 2 117 71
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
4 100 59 4 100 59 3 105 62
34 29 12 35 29 12 36 28 12
1 148 91 1 143 87 1 144 87
2 123 51 2 122 51 2 117 47
0 194 117 1 143 87 1 144 87
6 88 53 6 85 50 6 83 49
87 11 8 83 12 8 85 11 8
25 42 23 24 44 24 22 43 23
2 123 73 2 122 72 1 144 87
27 39 19 27 39 19 24 39 18
2 123 73 2 122 72 2 117 71
2 123 73 2 122 72 1 144 87
38 26 16 38 27 17 40 25 15
0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
4 100 59 3 109 66 2 117 71
61 18 8 56 18 8 53 18 8
7 80 46 7 81 46 5 90 53
2 123 73 1 143 87 1 144 87
0 194 117 0 196 121 1 144 87
4 100 59 4 100 59 2 117 71
33 32 15 31 33 16 29 33 16
19 50 28 18 50 28 20 44 24
2 123 73 2 122 72 2 117 71
26 41 22 26 41 22 25 38 21
86 12 4 85 11 4 78 12 4
71 16 7 71 16 7 71 14 6

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The Top American Research Universities

National Academy Membership

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
National National Control National National Control
Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank
Membership Membership

Public U.S. Naval Postgraduate School 3 110 64 1 150 92


Public Utah State University 1 156 99 1 150 92
Private Vanderbilt University 21 48 22 20 50 22
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 5 96 56 4 103 59
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 14 58 32 14 59 32
Private Wake Forest University 3 110 47 2 125 52
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 8 74 41 8 73 39
Private Washington University in St. Louis 45 23 13 43 23 13
Public Wayne State University 3 110 64 4 103 59
Public West Virginia University 1 156 99 1 150 92
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 4 105 45 4 103 45
Private Yale University 106 6 4 106 7 5
Private Yeshiva University 12 63 30 13 61 29

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

National National Control National National Control National National Control


Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank Academy Rank Rank
Membership Membership Membership

0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121


0 194 117 0 196 121 0 196 121
20 48 22 18 50 23 17 50 22
4 100 59 4 100 59 2 117 71
13 59 32 13 59 32 12 61 32
2 123 51 2 122 51 2 117 47
9 71 38 8 76 42 8 75 41
41 24 14 41 24 14 44 24 14
4 100 59 4 100 59 4 97 58
1 148 91 0 196 121 0 196 121
5 93 38 5 93 38 4 97 40
103 6 4 104 6 4 101 5 4
12 61 29 10 69 34 9 72 34

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The Top American Research Universities

Faculty Awards

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Faculty National Control Faculty National Control
Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank

Public Arizona State University 9 71 43 13 50 31


Public Auburn University 3 151 105 2 183 127
Private Baylor College of Medicine 7 86 32 9 69 26
Private Boston University 10 65 26 13 50 20
Private Brandeis University 3 151 47 4 130 45
Private Brown University 17 37 16 16 40 18
Private California Institute of Technology 16 41 17 20 33 17
Private Carnegie Mellon University 8 79 31 11 61 25
Private Case Western Reserve University 12 52 22 9 69 26
Private Charles R. Drew Univ. of Med. and Sci. 0 527 221 0 508 215
Public Clemson University 9 71 43 1 266 177
Public Colorado State University 4 130 89 8 75 46
Private Columbia University 33 14 7 35 13 6
Private Cornell University 16 41 17 32 20 11
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 6 102 37 8 75 30
Private Dartmouth College 11 58 23 9 69 26
Private Drexel University 7 86 32 5 109 38
Private Duke University 29 18 9 30 21 12
Private Emory University 18 34 15 12 55 22
Public Florida International University 9 71 43 2 183 127
Public Florida State University 3 151 105 11 61 37
Public George Mason University 7 86 55 2 183 127
Private George Washington University 10 65 26 8 75 30
Private Georgetown University 14 47 20 9 69 26
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 11 58 36 16 40 23
Private Harvard University 112 1 1 78 1 1
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 16 41 25 17 38 21
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 6 102 66 4 130 86
Public Iowa State University 6 102 66 5 109 72
Private Johns Hopkins University 43 5 3 50 2 2
Public Kansas State University 1 272 180 2 183 127
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 4 130 89 6 96 63
Public Louisiana State University HSC 0 527 307 0 508 294
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 44 4 2 36 11 5
Public Medical College of Georgia 1 272 180 0 508 294
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 3 151 47 2 183 57
Public Medical University of South Carolina 6 102 66 5 109 72
Public Michigan State University 12 52 31 16 40 23
Public Mississippi State University 1 272 180 3 157 104
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 2 189 132 2 183 127
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 9 71 29 6 96 34
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 3 151 105 1 266 177
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 1 272 180 1 266 177
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 3 151 105 2 183 127
Private New York University 22 27 14 33 18 9
Public North Carolina State University 10 65 40 10 64 39
Public North Dakota State University 3 151 105 0 508 294
Private Northwestern University 33 14 7 34 16 7
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 21 29 15 16 40 23

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Faculty National Control Faculty National Control Faculty National Control


Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank

13 51 29 8 74 44 6 98 65
4 130 87 5 110 70 3 159 107
10 68 27 10 65 27 12 56 24
14 47 21 14 47 19 16 43 18
8 81 32 3 153 54 6 98 34
13 51 23 10 65 27 14 47 21
14 47 21 16 40 18 24 24 13
18 36 18 13 56 23 11 62 28
10 68 27 14 47 19 12 56 24
0 496 232 0 272 102 0 544 235
6 98 65 1 271 171 1 278 176
8 81 50 12 61 36 8 82 51
35 12 7 43 5 5 32 14 8
21 30 15 23 25 14 36 11 6
5 109 38 7 87 33 1 278 103
9 74 29 14 47 19 18 37 16
6 98 34 3 153 54 5 117 38
40 10 5 40 8 6 32 14 8
21 30 15 18 36 17 16 43 18
3 153 103 2 196 125 1 278 176
8 81 50 8 74 44 6 98 65
8 81 50 3 153 100 6 98 65
11 64 26 4 131 46 11 62 28
9 74 29 10 65 27 13 52 22
12 54 30 13 56 34 21 33 18
92 1 1 74 1 1 55 1 1
12 54 30 14 47 29 14 47 27
5 109 72 5 110 70 6 98 65
12 54 30 8 74 44 7 88 56
49 3 2 63 2 2 52 2 2
3 153 103 4 131 86 4 135 93
6 98 65 8 74 44 11 62 35
1 280 173 3 153 100 0 544 310
38 11 6 35 14 9 36 11 6
0 496 265 1 271 171 0 544 310
3 153 51 3 153 54 2 203 72
2 201 127 2 196 125 2 203 132
11 64 39 14 47 29 11 62 35
0 496 265 4 131 86 3 159 107
2 201 127 3 153 100 3 159 107
5 109 38 3 153 54 3 159 53
2 201 127 4 131 86 3 159 107
1 280 173 0 272 172 0 544 310
3 153 103 3 153 100 5 117 80
34 14 9 25 23 13 15 45 20
12 54 30 14 47 29 14 47 27
2 201 127 2 196 125 0 544 310
35 12 7 36 12 8 37 9 5
17 38 20 18 36 20 21 33 18

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The Top American Research Universities

Faculty Awards

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Faculty National Control Faculty National Control
Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank

Public Oregon Health & Science University 10 65 40 13 50 31


Public Oregon State University 6 102 66 8 75 46
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 23 26 13 23 26 12
Private Princeton University 34 13 6 34 16 7
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 8 79 49 21 32 16
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1 272 93 5 109 38
Private Rice University 10 65 26 2 183 57
Private Rockefeller University 7 86 32 12 55 22
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 21 29 15 14 49 30
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 0 527 221 1 266 90
Private Scripps Research Institute 15 45 19 13 50 20
Private Stanford University 37 10 5 44 4 3
Public Stony Brook University 7 86 55 5 109 72
Public Temple University 7 86 55 5 109 72
Public Texas A&M University 17 37 22 16 40 23
Private Thomas Jefferson University 1 272 93 1 266 90
Private Tufts University 11 58 23 6 96 34
Private Tulane University 1 272 93 5 109 38
Public University at Albany 4 130 89 4 130 86
Public University at Buffalo 12 52 31 5 109 72
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 4 130 89 7 86 53
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 1 272 180 0 508 294
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 1 272 180 2 183 127
Public University of Arizona 18 34 20 22 28 13
Public University of Arkansas for Med. Sci. 3 151 105 3 157 104
Public University of California - Berkeley 51 3 2 42 5 2
Public University of California - Davis 17 37 22 15 47 28
Public University of California - Irvine 25 23 12 20 33 17
Public University of California - Los Angeles 32 16 8 38 10 6
Public University of California - Riverside 5 116 77 8 75 46
Public University of California - San Diego 37 10 6 40 7 3
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 40 7 4 39 9 5
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 9 71 43 16 40 23
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 5 116 77 9 69 44
Public University of Central Florida 12 52 31 3 157 104
Private University of Chicago 25 23 12 26 22 13
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 5 116 77 7 86 53
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 12 52 31 17 38 21
Public University of Colorado HSC 0 527 307 7 86 53
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr. 0 527 307 0 508 294
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 10 65 40 4 130 86
Private University of Dayton 2 189 58 0 508 215
Public University of Delaware 7 86 55 5 109 72
Public University of Florida 19 32 18 24 24 10
Public University of Georgia 9 71 43 10 64 39
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 8 79 49 4 130 86
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 4 130 89 3 157 104
Public University of Idaho 1 272 180 6 96 63
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 11 58 36 10 64 39

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Faculty National Control Faculty National Control Faculty National Control


Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank

11 64 39 15 46 28 13 52 31
5 109 72 8 74 44 11 62 35
28 17 7 21 30 15 22 29 14
28 17 11 34 15 10 25 23 12
14 47 27 10 65 39 14 47 27
3 153 51 7 87 33 3 159 53
5 109 38 12 61 26 12 56 24
13 51 23 13 56 23 12 56 24
15 44 24 17 39 22 11 62 35
3 153 51 2 196 72 1 278 103
16 41 20 18 37 16
45 6 4 46 3 3 52 2 2
12 54 30 16 40 23 14 47 27
4 130 87 3 153 100 4 135 93
16 41 22 4 131 86 11 62 35
1 280 108 1 271 101 2 203 72
9 74 29 6 97 36 6 98 34
3 153 51 7 87 33 6 98 34
3 153 103 1 271 171 7 88 56
10 68 42 3 153 100 18 37 22
6 98 65 8 74 44 11 62 35
0 496 265 0 272 172 0 544 310
3 153 103 1 271 171 2 203 132
18 36 19 16 40 23 23 26 12
3 153 103 2 196 125 3 159 107
44 7 3 40 8 3 45 5 2
20 34 17 22 29 14 22 29 14
22 28 14 23 25 12 17 41 24
42 8 4 36 12 5 37 9 5
4 130 87 7 87 55 12 56 33
48 4 2 37 11 4 38 8 4
30 16 6 30 16 6 31 16 7
14 47 27 16 40 23 9 76 46
8 81 50 9 71 42 6 98 65
3 153 103 5 110 70 3 159 107
25 23 13 28 20 11 23 26 15
12 54 30 14 47 29 8 82 51
15 44 24 19 33 18 18 37 22
7 92 60 5 110 70 6 98 65
1 280 173 5 110 70 6 98 65
6 98 65 5 110 70 10 70 41
0 496 232 1 271 101 1 278 103
8 81 50 6 97 62 9 76 46
25 23 11 19 33 18 23 26 12
9 74 46 8 74 44 12 56 33
10 68 42 8 74 44 9 76 46
5 109 72 1 271 171 2 203 132
1 280 173 2 196 125 3 159 107
12 54 30 20 31 16 15 45 26

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The Top American Research Universities

Faculty Awards

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Faculty National Control Faculty National Control
Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 37 10 6 35 13 8


Public University of Iowa 15 45 27 12 55 34
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 8 79 49 7 86 53
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 2 189 132 1 266 177
Public University of Kentucky 7 86 55 12 55 34
Public University of Louisville 4 130 89 6 96 63
Public University of Maine - Orono 2 189 132 1 266 177
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 7 86 55 9 69 44
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 3 151 105 1 266 177
Public University of Maryland - College Park 14 47 28 19 36 19
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 14 47 28 11 61 37
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 18 34 20 15 47 28
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 2 189 132 3 157 104
Private University of Miami 5 116 40 1 266 90
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 55 2 1 45 3 1
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 22 27 14 24 24 10
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 0 527 307 0 508 294
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 9 71 43 8 75 46
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 6 102 66 7 86 53
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 3 151 105 4 130 86
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 2 189 132 2 183 127
Public University of Nevada - Reno 4 130 89 8 75 46
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 0 527 307 8 75 46
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 8 79 49 6 96 63
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 31 17 9 22 28 13
Public University of North Dakota 2 189 132 2 183 127
Private University of Notre Dame 6 102 37 16 40 18
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 1 272 180 1 266 177
Public University of Oregon 11 58 36 7 86 53
Private University of Pennsylvania 25 23 12 23 26 15
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 28 19 10 22 28 13
Public University of Rhode Island 0 527 307 0 508 294
Private University of Rochester 11 58 23 12 55 22
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 12 52 31 4 130 86
Public University of South Florida 11 58 36 8 75 46
Private University of Southern California 13 50 21 22 28 16
Public University of Southern Mississippi 1 272 180 1 266 177
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 7 86 55 7 86 53
Public University of Texas - Austin 26 22 11 36 11 7
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 6 102 66 5 109 72
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 5 116 77 10 64 39
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 4 130 89 1 266 177
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 4 130 89 4 130 86
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas 19 32 18 20 33 17
Public University of Utah 16 41 25 13 50 31
Public University of Vermont 6 102 66 3 157 104
Public University of Virginia 20 31 17 18 37 20
Public University of Washington - Seattle 41 6 3 40 7 3
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 40 7 4 35 13 8

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Faculty National Control Faculty National Control Faculty National Control


Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank

22 28 14 26 21 10 27 21 10
12 54 30 11 63 37 13 52 31
9 74 46 5 110 70 10 70 41
1 280 173 1 271 171 0 544 310
3 153 103 10 65 39 5 117 80
5 109 72 7 87 55 6 98 65
2 201 127 3 153 100 1 278 176
7 92 60 7 87 55 5 117 80
4 130 87 6 97 62 9 76 46
17 38 20 20 31 16 27 21 10
19 35 18 13 56 34 10 70 41
11 64 39 14 47 29 7 88 56
5 109 72 7 87 55 6 98 65
2 201 75 6 97 36 4 135 43
51 2 1 42 6 1 47 4 1
24 26 12 23 25 12 22 29 14
0 496 265 0 272 172 0 544 310
7 92 60 9 71 42 8 82 51
4 130 87 4 131 86 5 117 80
2 201 127 2 196 125 2 203 132
3 153 103 1 271 171 2 203 132
5 109 72 6 97 62 6 98 65
2 201 127 4 131 86 7 88 56
10 68 42 6 97 62 5 117 80
26 21 10 30 16 6 30 18 8
5 109 72 1 271 171 1 278 176
17 38 19 13 56 23 13 52 22
1 280 173 1 271 171 2 203 132
15 44 24 7 87 55 7 88 56
31 15 10 26 21 12 31 16 10
23 27 13 30 16 6 20 36 21
2 201 127 3 153 100 2 203 132
12 54 25 14 47 19 8 82 32
7 92 60 8 74 44 7 88 56
10 68 42 5 110 70 6 98 65
21 30 15 19 33 16 10 70 30
1 280 173 2 196 125 0 544 310
5 109 72 6 97 62 9 76 46
27 19 8 25 23 11 30 18 8
8 81 50 5 110 70 7 88 56
9 74 46 8 74 44 6 98 65
0 496 265 1 271 171 0 544 310
5 109 72 6 97 62 4 135 93
12 54 30 16 40 23 17 41 24
21 30 16 16 40 23 22 29 14
5 109 72 2 196 125 6 98 65
16 41 22 18 36 20 21 33 18
27 19 8 29 19 9 34 13 6
42 8 4 42 6 1 43 6 3

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The Top American Research Universities

Faculty Awards

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Faculty National Control Faculty National Control
Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank

Public U.S. Naval Postgraduate School 0 527 307 0 508 294


Public Utah State University 1 272 180 2 183 127
Private Vanderbilt University 28 19 10 25 23 14
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 6 102 66 7 86 53
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 17 37 22 12 55 34
Private Wake Forest University 7 86 32 4 130 45
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 8 79 49 6 96 63
Private Washington University in St. Louis 28 19 10 33 18 9
Public Wayne State University 13 50 30 10 64 39
Public West Virginia University 7 86 55 1 266 177
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 0 527 221 0 508 215
Private Yale University 38 9 4 42 5 4
Private Yeshiva University 7 86 32 8 75 30

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The Top American Research Universities

2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Faculty National Control Faculty National Control Faculty National Control


Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank Awards Rank Rank

1 280 173 0 272 172 0 544 310


2 201 127 2 196 125 3 159 107
25 23 13 23 25 14 24 24 13
5 109 72 5 110 70 4 135 93
9 74 46 8 74 44 3 159 107
5 109 38 4 131 46 5 117 38
8 81 50 11 63 37 10 70 41
26 21 12 39 10 7 29 20 11
8 81 50 10 65 39 10 70 41
3 153 103 2 196 125 1 278 176
0 496 232 1 271 101 0 544 235
48 4 3 45 4 4 39 7 4
6 98 34 6 97 36 9 76 31

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The Top American Research Universities

Doctorates Awarded

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank

Public Arizona State University 418 36 23 376 39 27


Public Auburn University 205 89 61 204 84 57
Private Baylor College of Medicine 74 191 70 65 211 84
Private Boston University 562 22 7 540 21 7
Private Brandeis University 84 174 61 93 168 64
Private Brown University 205 89 29 170 99 31
Private California Institute of Technology 185 100 31 206 82 26
Private Carnegie Mellon University 258 72 25 205 83 27
Private Case Western Reserve University 296 66 22 232 75 24
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci. 0 598 340 0 653 390
Public Clemson University 145 122 83 138 125 81
Public Colorado State University 206 87 59 211 81 56
Private Columbia University 598 20 6 568 20 6
Private Cornell University 479 25 8 485 24 8
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 40 266 100 41 275 112
Private Dartmouth College 81 184 67 73 194 75
Private Drexel University 121 134 44 134 128 45
Private Duke University 302 64 20 277 64 19
Private Emory University 248 77 26 217 78 25
Public Florida International University 122 133 90 100 162 102
Public Florida State University 368 48 33 350 47 32
Public George Mason University 189 97 68 181 94 64
Private George Washington University 273 70 24 264 69 22
Private Georgetown University 100 154 54 99 163 61
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 467 26 18 459 29 19
Private Harvard University 666 13 4 683 12 4
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 414 37 24 370 41 29
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 76 189 121 68 205 124
Public Iowa State University 308 61 43 296 60 42
Private Johns Hopkins University 446 31 11 397 34 12
Public Kansas State University 153 113 76 152 114 75
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 231 79 53 274 66 46
Public Louisiana State University HSC 28 311 185 14 436 211
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 599 19 5 601 18 5
Public Medical College of Georgia 94 158 102 26 354 187
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 22 348 153 21 382 185
Public Medical University of South Carolina 168 108 74 43 268 160
Public Michigan State University 446 31 21 493 23 16
Public Mississippi State University 117 138 93 107 151 94
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 52 238 153 56 231 141
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 27 316 129 24 362 173
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 58 225 145 52 242 145
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 15 391 206 8 493 227
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 72 195 124 85 173 107
Private New York University 432 34 13 364 42 13
Public North Carolina State University 328 55 38 411 31 20
Public North Dakota State University 91 163 106 68 205 124
Private Northwestern University 438 33 12 462 27 10
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 759 7 6 667 13 9

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control


Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank

389 36 22 314 47 31 355 35 24


164 98 67 174 88 59 161 90 63
45 246 104 60 217 90 78 156 60
491 22 8 320 45 16 267 54 17
93 159 61 83 168 64 82 150 56
209 78 26 151 109 36 147 102 33
177 89 30 187 84 29 166 87 26
245 70 21 207 76 25 195 74 23
243 72 22 201 80 28 203 72 22
0 626 371 0 623 375 0 575 332
136 121 81 131 125 83 113 120 78
186 85 56 187 84 56 160 91 64
579 18 6 603 12 4 495 17 5
476 24 9 452 24 9 412 24 8
36 276 121 41 258 113 24 306 132
60 212 83 70 197 82 55 204 82
141 118 39 122 130 45 111 122 43
271 61 19 277 53 17 259 55 18
204 79 27 162 94 31 164 88 27
88 167 105 80 174 106 78 156 97
325 49 35 276 54 37 271 53 37
163 100 68 167 92 62 149 100 69
278 58 18 245 66 22 255 57 19
84 173 65 80 174 69 71 171 65
400 31 19 355 35 23 311 42 28
627 14 4 560 16 6 572 12 4
389 36 22 397 28 18 391 28 19
63 201 123 46 243 141 35 259 150
281 57 40 246 65 44 239 63 43
408 30 12 387 30 11 362 33 11
160 102 70 138 116 79 146 103 70
252 68 48 222 71 49 240 62 42
12 430 209 24 333 176 39 243 143
602 16 5 581 14 5 467 19 6
13 413 205 15 401 191 7 451 213
30 301 135 18 374 188 29 283 118
29 312 170 39 267 150 30 278 161
463 25 16 425 25 16 430 22 16
111 140 90 111 139 89 85 148 93
40 263 152 40 263 147 42 234 138
11 444 231 20 361 179 27 291 122
75 186 116 73 187 114 69 175 109
19 368 188 12 433 200 10 413 204
79 182 114 96 157 97 78 156 97
415 27 11 423 27 10 407 25 9
369 40 26 343 36 24 338 37 25
41 258 149 26 319 170 32 273 157
423 26 10 366 34 12 367 32 10
664 10 8 590 13 9 561 13 9

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The Top American Research Universities

Doctorates Awarded

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank

Public Oregon Health & Science University 52 238 153 41 275 164
Public Oregon State University 173 104 71 179 95 65
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 620 16 12 646 15 11
Private Princeton University 307 63 19 332 53 17
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 600 17 13 613 17 13
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 158 111 36 163 105 35
Private Rice University 186 99 30 143 121 42
Private Rockefeller University 26 318 131 28 342 159
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 431 35 22 406 33 22
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 152 115 38 152 114 40
Private Scripps Research Institute 0 598 340 0 653 390
Private Stanford University 673 12 3 720 9 2
Public Stony Brook University 408 40 27 364 42 30
Public Temple University 409 39 26 392 36 24
Public Texas A&M University 594 21 15 598 19 14
Private Thomas Jefferson University 46 253 93 15 428 221
Private Tufts University 113 142 47 101 158 59
Private Tulane University 134 129 41 155 113 39
Public University at Albany 151 116 78 163 105 71
Public University at Buffalo 373 46 31 394 35 23
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 197 95 66 192 88 60
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 37 273 170 30 329 180
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 29 305 183 33 312 177
Public University of Arizona 452 30 20 460 28 18
Public Univ. of Arkansas for Med. Sciences 23 340 193 21 382 198
Public University of California - Berkeley 873 2 1 903 2 1
Public University of California - Davis 500 23 16 474 26 17
Public University of California - Irvine 370 47 32 298 59 41
Public University of California - Los Angeles 752 10 9 734 8 7
Public University of California - Riverside 224 81 55 177 96 66
Public University of California - San Diego 488 24 17 387 38 26
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 171 107 73 145 119 78
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 346 52 36 310 57 39
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 131 130 89 132 131 85
Public University of Central Florida 206 87 59 212 80 55
Private University of Chicago 395 42 14 357 45 15
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 326 56 39 261 70 48
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 323 58 41 319 54 37
Public University of Colorado HSC 89 166 108 163 105 71
Public Univ. of Connecticut - Health Center 0 598 259 0 653 264
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 285 68 46 339 52 36
Private University of Dayton 20 360 160 30 329 150
Public University of Delaware 208 86 58 224 77 53
Public University of Florida 857 4 3 794 4 3
Public University of Georgia 391 44 30 388 37 25
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 215 83 57 149 116 76
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 259 71 47 239 73 51
Public University of Idaho 88 167 109 105 153 96
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 315 60 42 317 55 38

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control


Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank

61 207 126 38 271 152 49 218 129


166 96 65 159 97 66 173 84 59
646 13 10 571 15 10 539 14 10
288 56 17 273 58 19 276 50 15
566 19 13 524 19 13 446 20 14
146 112 37 134 123 41 156 95 29
147 111 36 137 119 38 126 113 38
28 317 146 22 344 167 13 377 183
393 35 21 332 39 27 382 29 20
157 105 35 158 101 32 155 96 30
0 626 371 0 623 375 0 575 332
677 9 2 671 7 2 625 8 2
367 41 27 317 46 30 285 48 34
383 38 24 322 44 29 334 39 26
535 20 14 528 17 11 515 15 11
17 379 184 10 459 249 16 359 170
105 145 54 91 161 62 99 136 48
96 157 59 137 119 38 127 112 37
144 114 77 159 97 66 168 85 60
353 45 31 380 32 21 299 44 30
143 117 79 138 116 79 111 122 80
31 296 164 39 267 150 31 274 158
21 355 181 25 329 174 20 335 184
395 34 20 386 31 20 398 27 18
20 361 185 13 423 197 12 389 194
763 2 2 803 1 1 775 1 1
413 28 17 389 29 19 375 31 22
266 63 44 211 74 50 187 79 54
708 7 6 657 9 7 666 5 4
165 97 66 159 97 66 141 106 71
358 44 30 303 48 32 327 41 27
128 125 85 102 148 93 95 143 91
339 46 32 287 50 34 253 58 39
136 121 81 105 147 92 107 130 83
177 89 60 154 106 72 132 110 75
398 32 13 327 42 14 331 40 14
264 64 45 239 67 45 212 69 49
310 53 38 272 59 40 286 47 33
90 163 101 115 133 86 60 195 118
0 626 256 0 623 249 0 575 243
307 54 39 261 63 42 257 56 38
29 312 143 16 390 202 25 302 128
222 76 52 189 83 55 177 82 57
718 6 5 702 5 4 694 4 3
374 39 25 424 26 17 404 26 17
156 107 72 156 104 71 116 119 77
236 74 51 211 74 50 196 73 51
105 145 92 96 157 97 70 173 108
311 52 37 286 51 35 233 66 46

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The Top American Research Universities

Doctorates Awarded

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 759 7 6 698 10 8


Public University of Iowa 413 38 25 376 39 27
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 249 76 51 260 71 49
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 59 223 143 67 207 126
Public University of Kentucky 308 61 43 292 63 45
Public University of Louisville 151 116 78 135 127 83
Public University of Maine - Orono 50 247 158 50 247 149
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 147 120 81 128 134 86
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 93 161 104 81 183 113
Public Univ. of Maryland - College Park 655 14 10 653 14 10
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 291 67 45 293 61 43
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 47 252 160 35 304 176
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 205 89 61 141 123 80
Private University of Miami 173 104 34 187 91 29
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 753 9 8 789 5 4
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 775 5 4 819 3 2
Public Univ. of Mississippi Medical Center 77 187 119 49 250 150
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 326 56 39 293 61 43
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 255 74 49 274 66 46
Public Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center 72 195 124 75 189 116
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 91 163 106 82 182 112
Public University of Nevada - Reno 82 183 117 75 189 116
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 48 251 159 59 222 136
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 166 109 75 185 92 63
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 600 17 13 512 22 15
Public University of North Dakota 153 113 76 114 143 90
Private University of Notre Dame 185 100 31 159 110 36
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 51 244 157 27 349 184
Public University of Oregon 151 116 78 170 99 69
Private University of Pennsylvania 464 28 10 483 25 9
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 463 29 19 410 32 21
Public University of Rhode Island 68 204 132 85 173 107
Private University of Rochester 279 69 23 239 73 23
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 243 78 52 244 72 50
Public University of South Florida 256 73 48 229 76 52
Private University of Southern California 708 11 2 691 11 3
Public University of Southern Mississippi 135 128 88 111 146 93
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 355 51 35 347 49 34
Public University of Texas - Austin 865 3 2 779 6 5
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 119 137 92 118 137 88
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 29 305 183 38 289 170
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 0 598 259 0 653 264
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 41 264 166 53 241 144
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas 79 185 118 84 179 110
Public University of Utah 397 41 28 345 51 35
Public University of Vermont 84 174 114 57 228 138
Public University of Virginia 393 43 29 348 48 33
Public University of Washington - Seattle 622 15 11 631 16 12
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 761 6 5 775 7 6

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control


Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank

689 8 7 636 11 8 574 10 8


364 43 29 341 37 25 300 43 29
271 61 43 223 70 48 239 63 43
30 301 167 16 390 189 17 354 187
256 65 46 276 54 37 233 66 46
144 114 77 112 137 88 106 131 84
38 270 155 40 263 147 40 241 141
150 109 74 158 101 70 103 132 85
89 165 103 77 180 109 65 180 111
602 16 12 516 20 14 482 18 13
253 66 47 267 61 41 274 51 36
24 336 177 35 279 156 30 278 161
146 112 76 146 111 75 185 80 55
195 83 29 156 104 34 159 93 28
763 2 2 725 3 2 660 6 5
751 5 4 678 6 5 592 9 7
26 327 174 19 366 184 15 365 190
277 59 41 274 57 39 251 59 40
245 70 50 234 68 46 236 65 45
60 212 130 138 116 79 23 312 177
60 212 130 37 275 153 44 227 133
97 155 97 89 164 102 77 161 101
55 224 136 63 209 124 46 223 131
181 87 58 205 77 52 195 74 52
490 23 15 459 23 15 439 21 15
110 141 91 163 93 63 58 197 119
160 102 33 133 124 42 149 100 32
25 329 175 23 337 177 26 294 171
175 92 62 126 127 84 164 88 62
496 21 7 463 22 8 414 23 7
412 29 18 372 33 22 382 29 20
67 197 121 74 186 113 79 154 95
200 80 28 219 72 23 210 70 21
246 69 49 253 64 43 241 60 41
184 86 57 194 82 54 179 81 56
650 11 3 657 9 3 573 11 3
104 147 93 136 122 82 139 107 72
317 51 36 281 52 36 280 49 35
796 1 1 719 4 3 702 3 2
100 151 95 101 151 95 98 138 89
30 301 167 28 311 167 34 263 152
0 626 256 0 623 249
33 280 156 37 275 153 35 259 150
63 201 123 68 199 117 47 220 130
276 60 42 229 69 47 216 68 48
61 207 126 59 219 128 53 206 124
327 48 34 341 37 25 358 34 23
612 15 11 528 17 11 503 16 12
648 12 9 666 8 6 628 7 6

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The Top American Research Universities

Doctorates Awarded

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank

Public U.S. Naval Postgraduate School 12 420 222 0 653 264


Public Utah State University 97 156 101 85 173 107
Private Vanderbilt University 297 65 21 274 66 21
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 252 75 50 191 90 62
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 341 54 37 356 46 31
Private Wake Forest University 56 231 84 35 304 129
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 189 97 68 175 97 67
Private Washington University in St. Louis 344 53 17 347 49 16
Public Wayne State University 221 82 56 213 79 54
Public West Virginia University 204 92 63 148 117 77
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 0 598 340 0 653 390
Private Yale University 375 45 15 360 44 14
Private Yeshiva University 113 142 47 128 134 49

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control Doctorates National Control


Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank

9 462 221 8 488 220


81 177 111 69 198 116 64 183 113
253 66 20 216 73 24 189 78 25
197 82 54 201 80 53 153 97 67
366 42 28 329 40 28 290 46 32
39 267 114 48 238 100 39 243 101
170 94 63 180 86 57 167 86 61
303 55 16 275 56 18 241 60 20
187 84 55 173 89 60 194 76 53
168 95 64 159 97 66 160 91 64
0 623 375
318 50 15 329 40 13 340 36 12
121 133 46 115 133 48 121 118 42

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The Top American Research Universities

Postdoctoral Appointees

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank

Public Arizona State University 114 106 67 94 119 79


Public Auburn University 45 154 107 32 172 119
Private Baylor College of Medicine 475 31 13 585 23 10
Private Boston University 296 51 24 258 58 27
Private Brandeis University 101 119 40 100 113 39
Private Brown University 197 72 28 200 75 30
Private California Institute of Technology 620 19 10 493 26 12
Private Carnegie Mellon University 164 83 30 166 82 32
Private Case Western Reserve University 147 91 32 101 112 38
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci. 0 300 96 0 269 85
Public Clemson University 48 151 104 43 150 102
Public Colorado State University 236 65 38 223 65 37
Private Columbia University 808 13 7 807 12 7
Private Cornell University 433 33 14 405 33 14
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 264 56 26 276 55 25
Private Dartmouth College 193 73 29 203 73 29
Private Drexel University 7 244 73 0 269 85
Private Duke University 759 14 8 771 14 8
Private Emory University 632 17 9 605 21 9
Public Florida International University 58 140 95 27 180 127
Public Florida State University 249 59 33 252 59 32
Public George Mason University 35 168 118 0 269 185
Private George Washington University 27 181 55 19 202 60
Private Georgetown University 163 84 31 170 81 31
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 187 76 47 208 70 42
Private Harvard University 4760 1 1 4286 1 1
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 186 77 48 163 84 52
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 203 70 43 207 72 44
Public Iowa State University 220 66 39 216 68 40
Private Johns Hopkins University 1400 2 2 1329 3 3
Public Kansas State University 87 123 83 116 104 67
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 148 90 59 174 80 50
Public Louisiana State University HSC 7 244 172 0 269 185
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 1037 5 4 971 7 5
Public Medical College of Georgia 106 114 75 114 106 69
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 120 102 38 117 103 37
Public Medical University of South Carolina 241 64 37 219 67 39
Public Michigan State University 399 36 21 416 29 17
Public Mississippi State University 66 138 94 76 128 87
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 82 126 84 111 108 71
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 416 34 15 387 35 15
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 0 300 205 0 269 185
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 0 300 205 6 243 168
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 0 300 205 0 269 185
Private New York University 373 40 18 329 45 21
Public North Carolina State University 274 55 30 337 44 24
Public North Dakota State University 37 163 116 29 176 123
Private Northwestern University 381 39 17 318 48 22
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 612 20 10 413 30 18

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2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank

108 111 74 116 102 68 109 105 70


27 178 125 47 142 99 48 142 100
435 26 12 348 41 21 358 36 16
159 88 33 123 99 34 139 88 32
104 113 39 110 104 35 92 113 39
207 72 30 89 114 39 95 109 37
519 24 10 496 25 11 528 24 11
159 88 33 149 89 31 200 69 29
241 65 28 295 52 24 348 41 20
0 266 85 0 274 90 0 273 88
31 169 117 39 156 108 38 156 108
255 60 33 173 77 48 220 66 39
793 11 7 627 18 8 353 38 17
430 27 13 379 34 16 349 40 19
257 59 27 251 63 28 265 58 26
224 70 29 235 66 29 159 80 30
0 266 85 0 274 90 0 273 88
755 13 8 696 14 7 679 14 7
606 19 9 590 19 9 532 23 10
25 183 129 25 182 126 25 184 130
251 62 35 275 56 30 143 86 55
0 266 182 0 274 185 0 273 186
8 227 69 25 182 57 43 150 46
44 147 46 46 144 44 57 133 42
197 74 44 31 168 114 31 171 119
4384 1 1 3862 1 1 3852 1 1
156 91 57 151 88 58 131 93 60
196 75 45 184 75 46 188 72 43
235 67 39 228 67 38 225 64 37
1442 2 2 1424 2 2 1313 2 2
83 120 81 119 101 67 138 89 57
195 76 46 186 74 45 132 92 59
13 206 147 40 153 106 59 131 90
851 9 5 879 8 5 940 7 5
133 99 64 110 104 70 93 112 74
113 108 37 94 113 38 101 108 36
195 76 46 195 72 43 168 76 47
404 31 17 395 33 18 401 31 17
55 137 96 41 148 103 49 141 99
88 118 79 75 120 80 90 114 75
400 33 15 353 38 19 468 28 13
0 266 182 0 274 185 19 203 143
10 218 153 4 245 169 4 247 170
0 266 182 0 274 185 0 273 186
297 51 25 290 54 25 274 57 25
416 28 15 365 36 19 363 35 20
38 158 107 61 129 88 56 135 93
301 50 24 351 39 20 234 63 27
400 33 19 424 28 16 381 33 19

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The Top American Research Universities

Postdoctoral Appointees

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank

Public Oregon Health & Science University 109 111 72 130 98 62


Public Oregon State University 113 109 70 110 110 73
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 342 44 23 396 34 20
Private Princeton University 349 41 19 340 41 20
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 342 44 23 322 47 26
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 66 138 45 95 118 40
Private Rice University 135 98 36 140 94 36
Private Rockefeller University 331 46 22 343 40 19
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 185 78 49 161 86 53
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 36 165 48 54 140 46
Private Scripps Research Institute 0 300 96 0 269 185
Private Stanford University 1394 3 3 1405 2 2
Public Stony Brook University 114 106 67 91 120 80
Public Temple University 94 121 81 76 128 87
Public Texas A&M University 255 58 32 301 51 28
Private Thomas Jefferson University 140 96 35 162 85 33
Private Tufts University 119 103 39 350 39 18
Private Tulane University 85 125 42 53 141 47
Public University at Albany 75 132 88 98 115 76
Public University at Buffalo 316 49 26 295 53 30
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 189 75 46 156 89 56
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 1 281 193 4 247 170
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 0 300 205 0 269 185
Public University of Arizona 393 37 22 384 36 21
Public University of Arkansas for Med. Sci. 25 186 131 45 149 101
Public University of California - Berkeley 1209 4 1 894 9 4
Public University of California - Davis 670 15 7 701 16 8
Public University of California - Irvine 287 53 29 297 52 29
Public University of California - Los Angeles 910 11 5 918 8 3
Public University of California - Riverside 218 67 40 220 66 38
Public University of California - San Diego 925 9 4 886 10 5
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 1019 6 2 1060 4 1
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 162 86 55 232 63 35
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 146 92 60 140 94 59
Public University of Central Florida 44 155 108 39 158 108
Private University of Chicago 286 54 25 312 49 23
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 288 52 28 276 55 31
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 485 30 18 650 19 11
Public University of Colorado HSC 182 79 50 200 75 46
Public Univ. of Connecticut - Health Center 105 115 76 118 102 66
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 109 111 72 109 111 74
Private University of Dayton 10 232 69 8 228 67
Public University of Delaware 113 109 70 115 105 68
Public University of Florida 612 20 10 601 22 13
Public University of Georgia 260 57 31 226 64 36
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 163 84 54 98 115 76
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 158 88 57 111 108 71
Public University of Idaho 55 145 99 39 158 108
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 249 59 33 236 61 34

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2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank

126 101 66 96 112 75 76 122 82


60 134 93 61 129 88 116 102 67
341 45 24 349 40 20 312 49 27
349 41 20 368 35 17 340 42 21
321 48 26 265 57 31 288 53 30
68 125 40 59 131 42 74 124 41
173 81 31 137 95 32 135 91 33
367 40 19 412 30 14 374 34 15
148 92 58 135 96 64 160 79 50
44 147 46 41 148 46 44 147 44
0 266 85 0 274 90 0 273 88
1259 3 3 1283 3 3 1236 4 3
125 102 67 156 84 54 175 73 44
75 124 85 75 120 80 71 127 86
268 58 32 322 47 25 264 59 33
172 82 32 162 81 30 211 68 28
347 42 21 344 43 22 351 39 18
NR 99 111 37 95 109 37
124 103 68 75 120 80 102 107 72
289 54 28 328 46 24 319 46 24
232 69 41 171 78 49 198 70 41
22 189 134 4 245 169 0 273 186
0 266 182 0 274 185 0 273 186
343 44 23 334 45 23 403 30 16
40 154 104 53 137 95 45 145 103
774 12 5 720 12 6 720 11 5
659 16 8 506 24 14 637 16 8
323 47 25 336 44 22 384 32 18
1094 4 1 1019 5 2 1292 3 1
242 64 37 251 63 36 222 65 38
886 8 4 877 9 4 949 6 2
1003 6 2 1003 6 3 521 25 14
169 84 52 160 82 52 192 71 42
131 100 65 158 83 53 158 81 51
0 266 182 0 274 185 0 273 186
290 53 26 288 55 26 335 43 22
276 56 30 262 59 33 262 60 34
651 17 9 711 13 7 703 12 6
252 61 34 218 69 40 323 45 23
136 95 60 155 85 55 123 99 65
76 122 83 102 110 74 115 103 68
9 223 67 10 222 67 0 273 88
111 110 73 141 90 59 125 98 64
602 21 12 587 20 11 575 18 10
240 66 38 257 61 35 251 61 35
93 115 76 184 75 46 121 100 66
29 172 119 75 120 80 75 123 83
33 166 114 50 140 97 71 127 86
235 67 39 247 65 37 287 54 31

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The Top American Research Universities

Postdoctoral Appointees

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 403 35 20 411 31 19


Public University of Iowa 329 47 25 328 46 25
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 127 101 64 145 92 58
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 77 129 86 71 131 89
Public University of Kentucky 249 59 33 338 42 22
Public University of Louisville 146 92 60 148 91 57
Public University of Maine - Orono 12 228 160 0 269 185
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 57 143 98 119 101 65
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 46 152 105 43 150 102
Public Univ. of Maryland - College Park 247 63 36 203 73 45
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 178 82 53 182 78 48
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 652 16 8 303 50 27
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 116 105 66 120 100 64
Private University of Miami 249 59 27 236 61 28
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 573 25 15 758 15 7
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 609 22 12 676 17 9
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 2 274 190 22 191 135
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 160 87 56 161 86 53
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 103 117 78 113 107 70
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 108 113 74 83 124 83
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 46 152 105 10 224 158
Public University of Nevada - Reno 96 120 80 91 120 80
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 26 183 128 32 172 119
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 181 80 51 99 114 75
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 632 17 9 662 18 10
Public University of North Dakota 14 225 158 10 224 158
Private University of Notre Dame 135 98 36 144 93 35
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 73 134 90 60 136 93
Public University of Oregon 81 127 85 80 125 84
Private University of Pennsylvania 915 10 6 817 11 6
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 846 12 6 782 13 6
Public University of Rhode Island 25 186 131 28 179 126
Private University of Rochester 349 41 19 290 54 24
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 118 104 65 98 115 76
Public University of South Florida 211 68 41 183 77 47
Private University of Southern California 328 48 23 266 57 26
Public University of Southern Mississippi 43 156 109 35 164 112
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 103 117 78 134 97 61
Public University of Texas - Austin 193 73 45 216 68 40
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 114 106 67 121 99 63
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 135 98 63 136 96 60
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 572 26 16 547 24 14
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 200 71 44 240 60 33
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas 521 28 17 482 27 15
Public University of Utah 315 50 27 338 42 22
Public University of Vermont 77 129 86 79 126 85
Public University of Virginia 461 32 19 473 28 16
Public University of Washington - Seattle 972 8 3 1044 5 2
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 601 23 13 609 20 12

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2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank

416 28 15 396 32 17 317 48 26


369 39 21 314 48 26 334 44 22
160 87 55 140 91 60 130 94 61
61 132 92 56 133 91 51 140 98
251 62 35 310 50 27 170 75 46
136 95 60 122 100 66 94 111 73
15 199 143 26 178 123 32 168 117
195 76 46 189 73 44 161 77 48
35 163 112 20 197 139 23 192 135
273 57 31 262 59 33 319 46 24
165 85 53 167 79 50 161 77 48
296 52 27 293 53 29 306 50 28
121 105 70 140 91 60 171 74 45
337 46 22 257 61 27 126 97 34
603 20 11 639 15 8 748 10 4
669 15 7 629 16 9 614 17 9
28 176 123 23 187 130 22 195 138
144 93 59 154 87 57 156 83 52
136 95 60 138 93 62 127 95 62
76 122 83 65 126 85 77 121 81
5 239 168 7 230 159 6 236 164
89 117 78 81 116 77 74 124 84
25 183 129 24 185 128 28 175 123
99 114 75 114 103 69 112 104 69
627 18 10 628 17 10 571 19 11
12 210 151 20 197 139 17 210 147
140 94 35 133 97 33 157 82 31
66 127 87 53 137 95 78 120 80
77 121 82 81 116 77 56 135 93
815 10 6 802 10 6 801 9 6
722 14 6 723 11 5 688 13 7
42 152 103 41 148 103 35 163 114
308 49 23 313 49 23 282 55 24
119 106 71 56 133 91 89 116 77
179 80 50 105 106 71 127 95 62
395 37 17 419 29 13 535 22 9
15 199 143 23 187 130 21 197 140
165 85 53 155 85 55 138 89 57
205 73 43 226 68 39 215 67 40
122 104 69 124 98 65 80 119 79
134 98 63 138 93 62 140 87 56
542 23 14 536 22 12 541 21 13
280 55 29 263 58 32 278 56 32
398 35 20 521 23 13 547 20 12
346 43 22 303 51 28 296 52 29
112 109 72 105 106 71 103 106 71
404 31 17 347 42 21 354 37 21
963 7 3 1043 4 1 865 8 3
595 22 13 492 26 15 482 27 15

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Postdoctoral Appointees

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank

Public US Naval Postgraduate School 0 300 205 0 269 185


Public Utah State University 23 193 138 29 176 123
Private Vanderbilt University 495 29 12 505 25 11
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 204 69 42 208 70 42
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 180 81 52 181 79 49
Private Wake Forest University 144 94 33 154 90 34
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 151 89 58 159 88 55
Private Washington University in St. Louis 552 27 11 411 31 13
Public Wayne State University 136 97 62 165 83 51
Public West Virginia University 43 156 109 47 147 99
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 76 131 44 88 123 41
Private Yale University 988 7 5 978 6 4
Private Yeshiva University 346 43 21 363 38 17

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2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control Post Docs National Control
Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank

0 266 182 0 274 185 0 273 186


21 191 136 20 197 139 22 195 138
462 25 11 556 21 10 504 26 12
223 71 42 209 70 41 155 84 53
158 90 56 104 109 73 86 118 78
114 107 36 77 119 40 120 101 35
171 83 51 164 80 51 147 85 54
415 30 14 464 27 12 645 15 8
185 79 49 204 71 42 243 62 36
40 154 104 29 174 120 27 179 127
61 132 41 73 125 41 41 152 47
1012 5 4 998 7 4 1018 5 4
370 38 18 412 30 14 412 29 14

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The Top American Research Universities

SAT Scores

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control
(V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range

Public Arizona State University 480-600,490-620 445 120 480-600,490-620 458 125
Public Auburn University 22-27 315 80 22-27 316 78
Private Baylor College of Medicine
Private Boston University 580-680,600-690 94 84 580-680,600-690 92 81
Private Brandeis University 630-730,630-730 41 41 630-720,640-720 44 44
Private Brown University 660-760,670-770 15 15 670-760,680-770 13 13
Private California Institute of Technology 700-780,770-800 1 1 690-770,780-800 1 1
Private Carnegie Mellon University 610-710,680-780 28 28 610-710,690-780 25 25
Private Case Western Reserve University 580-690,620-720 71 65 600-700,630-730 56 53
Private Charles R. Drew Univ. of Med. and Sci.
Public Clemson University 540-640,580-670 154 30 540-640,580-670 158 31
Public Colorado State University 22-26 383 96 22-26 388 99
Private Columbia University 660-760,670-780 13 13 670-760,670-780 13 13
Private Cornell University 630-730,660-770 26 26 620-730,660-760 32 32
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College
Private Dartmouth College 670-770,680-780 9 9 670-770,680-780 10 10
Private Drexel University 530-630,560-670 182 145 480-610,500-650 357 270
Private Duke University 650-760,680-780 13 13 690-770,690-790 6 6
Private Emory University 640-730,660-740 33 33 640-730,660-740 32 32
Public Florida International University 510-600,500-590 435 115 510-590,510-590 448 119
Public Florida State University 540-630,550-640 209 49 530-620,540-630 269 62
Public George Mason University 510-600,520-610 364 92 500-600,510-610 388 99
Private George Washington University 590-690,600-690 83 74 600-700,600-690 77 70
Private Georgetown University 650-750,650-740 26 26 640-750,650-740 30 30
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 590-690,650-730 57 2 590-680,640-720 68 5
Private Harvard University 700-800,700-790 3 3 690-800,700-790 3 3
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 510-620,520-640 296 74 490-610,510-630 357 88
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 430-540,440-560 1012 340 430-550,450-560 958 314
Public Iowa State University 22-27 315 80 22-27 316 78
Private Johns Hopkins University 630-730,650-760 33 33 620-730,650-760 35 35
Public Kansas State University 20-25 609 179 20-27 463 126
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 23-28 222 54 23-27 283 67
Public Louisiana State University HSC
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 660-760,720-800 7 7 660-760,720-800 6 6
Public Medical College of Georgia
Private Medical College of Wisconsin
Public Medical University of South Carolina
Public Michigan State University 23-27 277 68 22-27 316 78
Public Mississippi State University 20-27 459 125 20-27 463 126
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 21-27 383 96 20-26 536 156
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 480-580,550-650 315 80 470-570,540-640 388 99
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 23-29 186 38 23-29 196 46
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 17-23 1152 411 17-23 1170 404
Private New York University 620-710,620-720 53 52 600-700,610-710 69 64
Public North Carolina State University 520-620,560-660 209 49 530-620,560-660 211 50
Public North Dakota State University 20-26 524 153 20-25 618 184
Private Northwestern University 650-740,670-760 21 21 650-740,670-760 20 20
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 25-29 144 27 24-29 168 35

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2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control
(V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range ACT Range

490-610,500-620 403 105 470-590;480-610 504 140 480-600; 490-620 447 118
21-27 403 105 500-600;510-610 393 96 510-600; 520-620 354 84

600-690,610-700 78 73 600-690;620-700 72 68 600-690; 620-690 74 68


630-720,630-720 50 50 630-720;630-720 47 47 620-720; 630-720 44 43
660-760,670-780 16 16 650-760;660-760 19 19 640-750; 650-750 21 21
700-770,750-800 1 1 700-770;750-800 1 1 700-780; 760-800 1 1
610-710,680-760 35 35 610-710;680-770 27 27 600-710; 680-770 24 24
600-700,640-740 55 54 600-700;640-740 53 52 590-700; 630-730 58 55

540-640,570-660 171 36 540-640;570-660 176 37 550-630; 570-660 171 32


22-26 403 105 500-600;510-610 393 96 500-600; 510-610 396 97
670-760,670-780 12 12 670-760;670-780 11 11 650-760; 660-750 17 17
630-720,660-760 30 30 630-730;660-760 24 24 610-700; 622-720 57 54

670-770,680-780 11 11 670-770;690-780 8 8 660-760; 670-770 10 10


530-630,550-670 203 157 540-640;560-670 176 140 504-630; 560-660 190 153
660-750,670-780 19 19 660-750;670-780 16 16 660-750; 670-770 15 15
640-720,660-740 35 35 640-720;660-740 30 30 640-720; 660-740 24 24
520-590,510-590 441 121 520-600;530-600 348 83
530-620,540-630 251 57 530-630;540-630 256 56 520-620; 530-630 290 64
490-600,510-610 441 121 490-600;500-600 452 121 490-600; 510-610 418 105
590-690,590-690 88 78 590-690;590-680 96 86 590-690; 590-680 91 82
640-750,650-740 27 27 640-740;640-730 32 32 640-730; 650-730 27 27
600-690,650-730 56 2 600-690;650-740 53 2 600-690; 650-740 47 2
700-790,700-790 4 4 700-790;700-790 2 2 700-790; 700-800 2 2
490-610,500-620 403 105 490-600;500-620 418 108 490-600; 500-620 418 105
440-550,440-560 975 313 440-550;440-550 852 295 440-540; 440-550 890 315
21-27 403 105 530-650;550-690 167 33 520-650; 560-680 171 32
630-730,650-760 30 30 640-730;660-760 23 23 630-720; 660-750 24 24
20-26 554 154 21-26 393 96 21-26 460 121
22-27 344 84 520-630;530-640 274 62 22-27 354 84

690-770,740-800 3 3 680-760;730-800 3 3 680-760; 730-800 3 3

22-27 344 84 490-620;515-650 324 75 500-620; 520-650 300 67


19-27 554 154 20-27 393 96 20-27 460 121
20-26 554 154 490-610;500-630 377 91 490-600; 500-620 418 105

470-590,540-650 344 84 490-600;560-660 288 68 480-590; 560-660 300 67


24-29 180 38 560-670;570-700 124 18 570-670; 580-680 114 16
18-23 1100 365 18-24 852 295 18-23 934 336
620-710,620-710 59 57 610-700;610-710 69 65 600-700; 610-710 69 64
530-630,570-660 194 43 530-630;570-660 191 40 530-630; 570-670 179 36
20-26 554 154 520-630;520-660 256 56 500-630; 530-660 266 60
650-740,670-760 22 22 650-740;670-760 21 21 650-730; 660-750 21 21
24-28 213 50 520-630; 550-660 220 50 530-630; 550-660 209 44

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SAT Scores

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control
(V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range

Public Oregon Health & Science University


Public Oregon State University 470-590,480-610 514 148 470-590,490-610 513 143
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 520-620,560-660 209 49 530-630,570-670 178 38
Private Princeton University 690-790,700-790 5 5 680-800,690-790 5 5
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 490-610,530-660 296 74 490-600,530-650 310 76
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 600-690,650-730 53 52 580-680,640-740 62 58
Private Rice University 640-730,670-780 21 21 650-760,680-770 16 16
Private Rockefeller University
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 520-630,550-670 205 46 520-630,560-680 187 42
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 24-29 167 134 22-28 283 217
Private Scripps Research Institute
Private Stanford University 660-760,680-790 12 12 660-760,680-780 13 13
Public Stony Brook University 520-620,560-660 209 49 510-610,570-670 213 52
Public Temple University 490-590,490-590 502 143 490-590,500-600 463 126
Public Texas A&M University 520-630,560-670 186 38 520-630,560-660 211 50
Private Thomas Jefferson University
Private Tufts University 670-750,670-740 20 20 670-740,670-740 20 20
Private Tulane University 600-690,590-680 88 79 610-725,610-700 61 57
Public University at Albany 490-580,510-610 445 120 500-590,520-610 388 99
Public University at Buffalo 500-610,540-650 277 68 510-600,540-640 304 75
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 21-27 383 96 21-26 463 126
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 22-27 315 80 21-27 388 99
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 430-550,450-580 903 298 450-600,460-590 618 184
Public University of Arizona 480-600,490-620 445 120 490-600,500-630 388 99
Public University of Arkansas for Med. Sci.
Public University of California - Berkeley 580-710,620-740 60 3 590-710,630-740 54 3
Public University of California - Davis 490-620,540-660 267 66 500-630,560-670 213 52
Public University of California - Irvine 520-620,560-670 205 46 530-630,570-670 178 38
Public University of California - Los Angeles 570-680,610-720 78 9 570-690,600-720 81 8
Public University of California - Riverside 440-560,470-610 698 211 460-570,490-630 526 151
Public University of California - San Diego 540-660,600-700 117 18 550-660,600-710 104 15
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 520-640,530-650 222 54 530-650,550-670 178 38
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 500-630,520-630 301 76 520-630,530-640 269 62
Public University of Central Florida 530-620,540-640 252 63 520-610,540-640 280 66
Private University of Chicago 670-770,650-760 17 17 690-780,680-780 9 9
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 21-27 383 96 21-27 388 99
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 23-28 222 54 23-28 232 54
Public University of Colorado HSC
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr.
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 530-630,560-660 186 38 530-630,560-660 196 46
Private University of Dayton 23-28 222 169 23-28 232 179
Public University of Delaware 520-630,540-650 222 54 540-630,560-660 187 42
Public University of Florida 560-670,580-690 117 18 560-670,580-690 115 20
Public University of Georgia 560-660,570-660 139 25 560-660,570-670 132 26
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 480-580,510-610 459 125 480-580,520-620 448 119
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 460-570,480-600 592 170 460-580,490-610 536 156
Public University of Idaho 20-25 609 179 20-26 536 156
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 21-26 459 125 21-26 463 126

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2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control
(V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range ACT Range

470-590,490-610 523 144 470-590;490-610 486 135 470-580; 480-610 523 149
530-630,560-660 203 47 530-630; 560-660 203 44 530-630; 560-670 190 38
690-780,700-790 5 5 680-770;690-790 6 6 680-770; 690-790 5 5
500-610,530-650 291 67 500-610;520-640 326 76 500-610; 530-650 300 67
580-690,640-730 68 64 580-690;640-730 66 62 580-680; 640-720 69 64
660-760,670-780 16 16 660-760;670-780 14 14 660-760; 670-770 10 10

530-630,560-670 194 43 530-630;560-670 191 40 540-640; 570-670 160 30


24-29 180 143 540-645;540-660 199 156 540-650; 550-660 179 144

670-770,690-780 8 8 680-770;690-780 7 7 660-770; 680-790 8 8


520-620,560-660 213 50 510-620;560-660 235 54 540-630; 570-670 171 32
490-590,500-600 471 131 490-590;500-600 464 127 490-590; 490-590 493 137
530-640,560-670 180 38 520-640;550-660 213 47 520-640; 550-660 209 44

660-740,670-740 24 24 640-730;650-740 30 30 610-700; 640-720 52 50


640-700,650-710 50 50 628-725;603-700 59 56 610-730; 630-690 54 52
510-600,530-620 333 78 510-600;530-620 337 80 510-610; 520-620 341 80
520-610,550-640 251 57 520-610;550-640 274 62 500-600; 530-630 341 80
20-26 554 154 19-25 686 219 19-24 759 250
22-28 301 70 520-638;530-640 272 61 520-630; 510-630 300 67
460-600,450-580 712 217 450-610;450-590 621 191 450-590; 450-590 648 201
500-620,500-630 344 84 490-610;500-620 393 96 490-610; 500-630 382 91

580-710,630-740 59 3 580-710;620-740 60 4 570-700; 620-740 64 5


500-630,560-670 213 50 500-630;560-670 220 50 510-630; 570-670 199 41
530-630,570-670 180 38 530-630;570-680 176 37 520-620; 570-680 190 38
570-690,610-720 81 7 570-690;610-720 81 7 550-670; 590-720 101 11
450-570,500-630 534 147 460-570;500-630 486 135 460-570; 500-620 508 144
550-660,600-710 109 17 540-660;590-700 131 20 550-660; 600-700 112 15

520-640,540-660 213 50 520-640;550-660 213 47 530-640; 550-660 199 41


520-640,530-640 243 54 520-640;530-640 256 56 510-630; 520-630 300 67
520-610,530-620 301 70 520-620;530-630 295 70 520-610; 530-620 315 75
680-770,670-760 12 12 670-770;660-760 16 16 670-770; 660-760 10 10
20-26 554 154 480-610;500-630 393 96 460-600; 460-610 553 160
23-28 251 57 560-630;550-650 191 40 530-630; 550-650 226 51

540-630,550-650 211 49 540-630;550-650 213 47 530-620; 550-640 246 56


23-28 251 195 510-620;520-640 299 228 510-620; 520-640 300 234
550-640,560-660 171 36 540-630;560-650 203 44 540-620; 550-650 226 51
570-670,590-690 109 17 570-670;590-690 108 14 560-660; 580-680 126 19
560-660,570-660 143 27 560-660;570-660 148 26 550-650; 560-650 171 32
490-580,520-620 441 121 490-580;520-620 418 108 480-580; 510-620 447 118
460-580,490-610 554 154 450-570;490-600 593 182 460-570; 480-600 585 177
20-26 554 154 480-610;490-610 452 121 490-610; 500-620 396 97
20-26 554 154 20-25 515 146 20-26 523 149

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SAT Scores

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control
(V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 26-31 88 10 26-31 87 10


Public University of Iowa 23-27 277 68 23-27 283 67
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 22-27 315 80 22-27 316 78
Public University of Kansas Medical Center
Public University of Kentucky 21-26 459 125 22-27 316 78
Public University of Louisville 21-27 383 96 21-27 388 99
Public University of Maine - Orono 480-580,480-600 524 153 480-590,490-600 513 143
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 520-640,560-660 186 38 520-640,560-660 196 46
Public University of Maryland - College Park 570-680,600-700 94 11 570-680,600-710 87 10
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 510-610,520-630 307 79 510-620,530-640 283 67
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ
Private University of Miami 580-680,600-690 94 84 580-670,600-690 95 83
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 27-31 72 7 27-31 73 6
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 24-29 167 34 23-28 232 54
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr.
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 23-28 222 54 23-28 232 54
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 22-28 277 68 22-28 283 67
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr.
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 450-560,450-580 806 250 440-560,450-570 850 276
Public University of Nevada - Reno 460-580,460-590 690 206 450-570,470-590 706 217
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 500-600,510-620 368 93 500-600,520-620 357 88
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 19-25 720 219 19-25 737 234
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 590-690,610-700 75 8 600-690,610-700 73 6
Public University of North Dakota 20-25 609 179 21-26 463 126
Private University of Notre Dame 640-750,660-760 23 23 630-740,660-760 25 25
Public University of Oklahoma HSC
Public University of Oregon 490-600,500-620 422 108 500-620,500-620 357 88
Private University of Pennsylvania 650-750,680-770 17 17 620-720,680-770 25 25
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 560-660,570-660 139 25 560-660,570-670 132 26
Public University of Rhode Island 470-580,480-590 582 166 480-570,490-590 581 170
Private University of Rochester 600-700,630-720 60 58 600-700,630-720 57 54
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 520-620,540-640 260 64 520-630,540-640 263 61
Public University of South Florida 510-610,520-620 315 80 470-570,510-610 513 143
Private University of Southern California 620-720,650-740 40 40 630-720,650-740 40 40
Public University of Southern Mississippi 19-24 840 264 18-24 973 322
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 24-28 186 38 23-28 232 54
Public University of Texas - Austin 530-660,560-690 144 27 530-660,570-690 140 28
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr.
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas
Public University of Utah 21-27 383 96 21-27 388 99
Public University of Vermont 540-630,540-640 218 53 530-630,540-640 232 54
Public University of Virginia 590-700,610-720 68 6 600-710,620-720 57 4
Public University of Washington - Seattle 520-650,560-670 179 36 530-650,570-670 164 33
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 26-30 103 13 26-30 104 15

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2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control
(V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range ACT Range

26-30 109 17 560-670;620-730 85 8 570-670; 620-720 82 8


22-27 344 84 530-660;540-670 185 39 530-640; 540-660 209 44
21-27 403 105 21-27 393 96 21-27 396 97

21-27 403 105 510-620;510-640 311 73 510-620; 510-630 331 78


21-26 471 131 480-600;490-610 464 127 480-600; 490-610 460 121
480-590,480-600 534 147 480-590;480-600 504 140 480-590; 490-600 493 137

540-650,570-670 164 34 540-650;570-670 158 32 540-640; 580-670 152 27


580-670,600-700 95 12 560-670;590-700 108 14 570-660; 600-700 101 11
510-620,520-630 301 70 510-610;520-630 326 76 520-630; 510-610 331 78

570-670,590-690 109 93 570-670;590-680 117 101 550-660; 570-680 139 117


26-31 88 11 580-680;630-720 72 5 580-690; 620-720 73 6
23-28 251 57 540-660;560-680 153 29 540-660; 560-680 147 26

23-28 251 57 23-28 220 50 23-28 266 60


22-28 301 70 510-640;530-660 246 55 520-650; 520-660 239 54

440-560,450-580 854 264 440-560;450-580 761 254 450-560; 450-580 730 234
470-580,480-590 617 178 460-580;470-590 621 191 470-590; 480-600 523 149
510-610,520-620 333 78 500-610; 510-620 362 86 500-610; 510-620 368 89
19-24 875 272 470-600;460-590 572 169 480-600; 460-590 553 160
590-690,600-700 84 8 590-690;600-700 85 8 590-690; 600-700 82 8
19-25 761 237 20-26 515 146 20-26 523 149
630-740,660-740 30 30 630-730;650-740 32 32 620-720; 650-740 33 33

500-610,500-620 391 102 500-610;500-615 391 95 490-609; 499-613 416 103


660-750,680-770 19 19 650-740;680-760 19 19 650-750; 680-760 16 16
560-660,580-670 130 24 560-660;580-670 138 24 550-650; 570-660 152 27
480-590,500-600 517 142 510-600;520-610 362 86 500-590; 510-610 418 105
600-700,630-710 68 64 600-700;630-710 66 62 600-700; 630-710 60 57
520-620,530-630 281 65 520-620;520-630 299 72 510-620; 520-630 315 75
510-600,520-610 381 99 500-600; 510-600 418 108 490-590; 490-600 483 133
620-710,650-730 44 44 620-710;640-730 47 47 610-700; 640-720 52 50
18-23 1100 365 450-570;440-570 761 254 470-620; 460-610 493 137
22-27 344 84 500-610;500-620 377 91 500-610; 500-620 382 91
540-670,570-690 130 24 540-660;570-680 148 26 540-660; 570-690 139 23

21-26 471 131 21-26 393 96 22-26 396 97


530-630,540-630 243 54 530-620;530-630 288 68 530-620; 530-630 282 63
600-710,620-720 65 4 610-710;620-720 58 3 600-710; 630-720 54 3
530-650,550-670 180 38 520-640;550-670 203 44 520-640; 550-670 199 41
26-30 109 17 560-670;600-700 101 12 26-30 106 13

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The Top American Research Universities

SAT Scores

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control
(V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range

Public US Naval Postgraduate School


Public Utah State University 21-26 459 125 21-27 388 99
Private Vanderbilt University 640-740,660-740 28 28 630-720,650-740 40 40
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 480-580,480-580 582 166 480-580,480-580 591 173
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 530-630,570-670 179 36 530-630,570-660 187 42
Private Wake Forest University 610-700,630-710 60 58 610-690,630-710 62 58
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 490-600,510-610 422 108 480-590,500-610 463 126
Private Washington University in St. Louis 680-750,690-780 9 9 670-750,700-780 10 10
Public Wayne State University 17-24 1055 359 17-23 1170 404
Public West Virginia University 460-560,480-580 698 211 470-560,480-580 696 212
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst.
Private Yale University 700-790,690-790 5 5 700-790,700-790 3 3
Private Yeshiva University 540-680,560-680 130 108 540-670,550-670 158 128

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The Top American Research Universities

2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2003 2003 2003

SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control SAT Range National Control
(V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank (V; Q) or Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range ACT Range

21-27 403 105 490-610;500-610 418 108 490-610; 490-630 396 97


630-720,650-740 40 40 620-710;650-730 41 41 610-710; 640-720 47 46
480-590,470-580 617 178 480-590;470-580 572 169 480-590; 470-580 569 166
540-630,570-660 180 38 540-630;560-660 191 40 540-630; 570-630 209 44
610-700,630-710 65 62 610-700;630-710 60 57 610-690; 630-700 64 60
490-600,510-610 441 121 470-580;490-600 515 146 470-580; 480-590 569 166
670-750,690-770 12 12 660-740;690-780 14 14 650-730; 670-750 20 20
16-24 1189 412 16-24 991 368 16-24 997 369
20-25 649 195 480-570;500-590 515 146 480-570; 480-580 585 177

700-780,700-780 5 5 700-780;700-780 4 4 690-790; 690-790 4 4


550-660,550-680 152 124 540-660;550-670 167 135

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National Merit and Achievement Scholars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
National National Control National National Control
Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank

Public Arizona State University 170 12 4 154 18 6


Public Auburn University 35 61 32 28 77 37
Private Baylor College of Medicine 0 386 232 0 401 245
Private Boston University 31 66 32 47 48 28
Private Brandeis University 20 93 48 31 70 38
Private Brown University 107 21 13 94 25 16
Private California Institute of Technology 47 48 27 36 61 33
Private Carnegie Mellon University 6 174 100 32 64 35
Private Case Western Reserve University 1 276 163 41 56 31
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci. 0 386 232 0 401 245
Public Clemson University 36 59 30 53 44 18
Public Colorado State University 7 159 71 17 105 49
Private Columbia University 98 22 14 87 28 17
Private Cornell University 74 30 18 63 38 23
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 0 386 232 0 401 245
Private Dartmouth College 84 27 16 55 42 25
Private Drexel University 3 222 130 3 228 138
Private Duke University 131 17 11 106 22 14
Private Emory University 4 200 119 73 32 20
Public Florida International University 0 386 155 1 284 108
Public Florida State University 2 238 99 16 108 50
Public George Mason University 3 222 93 0 401 157
Private George Washington University 12 117 62 11 131 75
Private Georgetown University 55 42 23 43 51 29
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 121 20 8 117 21 8
Private Harvard University 343 1 1 359 1 1
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 61 39 17 63 38 16
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public Iowa State University 55 42 20 45 49 21
Private Johns Hopkins University 4 200 119 27 79 42
Public Kansas State University 11 120 57 8 156 64
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 37 57 29 43 51 23
Public Louisiana State University HSC 0 386 155 0 401 157
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 145 16 10 171 15 10
Public Medical College of Georgia 0 386 155 0 401 157
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 0 386 232 0 401 245
Public Medical University of South Carolina 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public Michigan State University 58 41 19 40 57 26
Public Mississippi State University 24 81 41 29 75 35
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 14 109 53 7 164 67
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 0 386 232 0 401 245
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 4 200 82 4 211 84
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 3 222 93 1 284 108
Private New York University 4 200 119 167 16 11
Public North Carolina State University 4 200 82 7 164 67
Public North Dakota State University 0 386 155 5 194 78
Private Northwestern University 240 6 5 254 3 2
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 127 19 7 128 20 7

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National National Control National National Control National National Control


Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank

190 10 3 158 13 3 163 12 4


31 69 32 31 74 34 26 88 38
0 425 256 0 413 250 0 421 253
58 44 26 66 36 22 56 40 23
33 67 37 18 104 56 33 72 41
105 23 15 76 30 19 67 31 18
30 70 38 45 56 34 52 46 28
27 77 43 24 88 50 24 93 53
51 49 29 66 36 22 55 42 25
0 425 256 0 413 250 0 421 253
46 51 22 33 69 32 37 64 28
13 127 58 9 148 63 12 134 59
78 32 20 96 26 16 60 37 21
72 34 21 45 56 34 52 46 28
0 425 256 0 413 250
79 31 19 69 34 20 54 43 26
5 201 120 2 253 154 1 291 174
147 15 11 142 17 12 125 19 13
61 40 23 64 38 24 64 35 20
0 425 170 1 292 115 1 291 118
17 107 50 11 132 61 17 108 51
1 292 118 1 292 115 1 291 118
13 127 70 33 69 38 28 82 46
60 42 25 48 53 32 37 64 37
117 22 8 106 23 8 117 21 7
362 1 1 357 1 1 397 1 1
59 43 18 20 99 45 21 98 43
1 292 118 0 413 164 2 248 98
50 50 21 57 43 18 70 27 11
40 57 31 51 49 29 50 49 31
9 157 69 9 148 63 14 120 54
45 53 24 43 59 24 40 59 24
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
159 13 9 158 13 11 156 14 10
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
0 425 256 0 413 250 0 421 253
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
54 45 19 53 45 19 46 56 21
26 81 37 38 65 29 33 72 32
4 211 86 7 172 73 7 166 71
0 425 256 0 413 250 0 421 253
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
1 292 118 0 413 164 3 226 89
3 231 95 0 413 164 1 291 118
151 14 10 124 20 14 155 15 11
36 63 29 39 63 27 27 83 37
4 211 86 6 180 76 3 226 89
203 7 5 178 11 9 162 13 9
120 21 7 99 25 10 105 24 9

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National Merit and Achievement Scholars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
National National Control National National Control
Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank

Public Oregon Health & Science University 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public Oregon State University 6 174 75 5 194 78
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 18 99 49 15 111 52
Private Princeton University 204 7 6 211 7 6
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 68 34 14 88 26 10
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 20 93 48 21 97 54
Private Rice University 177 11 8 167 16 11
Private Rockefeller University 0 386 232 0 401 245
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 19 96 47 26 82 39
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 6 174 100 13 118 63
Private Scripps Research Institute 0 386 232 0 401 245
Private Stanford University 192 8 7 198 9 8
Public Stony Brook University 6 174 75 3 228 91
Public Temple University 4 200 82 0 401 157
Public Texas A&M University 165 13 5 180 13 4
Private Thomas Jefferson University 0 386 232 0 401 245
Private Tufts University 70 33 20 63 38 23
Private Tulane University 62 37 22 24 89 49
Public University at Albany 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University at Buffalo 4 200 82 1 284 108
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 5 191 79 6 181 72
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 1 276 114 1 284 108
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University of Arizona 62 37 16 71 34 14
Public Univ. of Arkansas for Med. Sciences 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University of California - Berkeley 87 25 10 63 38 16
Public University of California - Davis 5 191 79 6 181 72
Public University of California - Irvine 2 238 99 6 181 72
Public University of California - Los Angeles 41 54 27 32 64 30
Public University of California - Riverside 1 276 114 0 401 157
Public University of California - San Diego 8 145 65 15 111 52
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 0 386 155 1 284 108
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 0 386 155 1 284 108
Public University of Central Florida 0 386 155 45 49 21
Private University of Chicago 3 222 130 205 8 7
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 38 56 28 27 79 38
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 4 200 82 7 164 67
Public University of Colorado HSC 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public Univ. of Connecticut - Health Center 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 4 200 82 3 228 91
Private University of Dayton 9 143 79 13 118 63
Public University of Delaware 11 120 57 19 101 47
Public University of Florida 183 9 2 196 10 2
Public University of Georgia 64 35 15 52 46 20
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 6 174 75 8 156 64
Public University of Idaho 26 76 37 14 114 54
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 2 238 99 3 228 91

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National National Control National National Control National National Control


Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank

0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169


11 142 64 9 148 63 8 153 66
24 86 41 24 88 39 21 98 43
195 9 7 220 6 4 219 7 5
87 28 11 89 27 11 70 27 11
15 117 64 17 108 58 22 97 55
145 16 12 172 12 10 184 10 8
0 425 256 0 413 250 0 421 253
16 111 52 18 104 49 16 114 52
6 181 107 10 139 77 14 120 67
0 425 256 0 413 250 0 421 169
188 11 8 245 5 3 274 4 3
19 102 46 9 148 63 1 291 118
0 425 170 1 292 115 1 291 118
139 19 6 137 18 6 130 18 6
0 425 256 0 413 250 0 421 253
52 48 28 57 43 26 66 33 19
24 86 46 52 48 28 59 39 22
0 425 170 0 413 164 1 291 118
2 252 102 0 413 164 0 421 169
3 231 95 6 180 76 6 179 75
4 211 86 1 292 115 0 421 169
2 252 102 0 413 164 4 201 80
96 25 9 106 23 8 76 26 10
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
72 34 14 53 45 19 68 29 13
2 252 102 14 117 54 14 120 54
4 211 86 19 102 48 12 134 59
26 81 37 114 21 7 116 22 8
2 252 102 0 413 164 0 421 169
13 127 58 39 63 27 48 51 19
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
2 252 102 6 180 76 10 146 64
1 292 118 4 211 86 4 201 80
28 75 34 22 92 42 30 76 34
202 8 6 196 8 6 204 8 6
34 66 30 18 104 49 7 166 71
10 150 67 5 199 81 4 201 80
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
2 252 102 1 292 115 4 201 80
11 142 79 12 128 70 17 108 58
14 120 54 12 128 59 18 106 49
280 2 1 252 4 2 299 2 1
64 37 16 59 41 17 67 31 14
1 292 118 1 292 115 1 291 118
11 142 64 14 117 54 21 98 43
14 120 54 4 211 86 9 149 65
6 181 75 1 292 115 3 226 89

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National Merit and Achievement Scholars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
National National Control National National Control
Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 94 23 9 88 26 10


Public University of Iowa 27 72 36 22 92 41
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 46 49 22 36 61 29
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University of Kentucky 36 59 30 30 72 33
Public University of Louisville 17 103 50 22 92 41
Public University of Maine - Orono 3 222 93 3 228 91
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 8 145 65 4 211 84
Public University of Maryland - College Park 44 52 25 53 44 18
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 4 200 82 1 284 108
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 0 386 155 0 401 157
Private University of Miami 30 67 33 31 70 38
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 73 31 13 72 33 13
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 82 28 12 100 23 9
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 34 63 34 20 100 46
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 60 40 18 66 37 15
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 0 386 155 1 284 108
Public University of Nevada - Reno 0 386 155 4 211 84
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 1 276 114 2 250 99
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 4 200 82 1 284 108
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 161 14 6 182 12 3
Public University of North Dakota 3 222 93 9 146 60
Private University of Notre Dame 54 44 24 50 47 27
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University of Oregon 11 120 57 7 164 67
Private University of Pennsylvania 129 18 12 145 19 13
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 26 76 37 30 72 33
Public University of Rhode Island 0 386 155 1 284 108
Private University of Rochester 27 72 37 32 64 35
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 52 46 21 39 59 27
Public University of South Florida 23 85 42 12 124 56
Private University of Southern California 270 3 2 244 4 3
Public University of Southern Mississippi 11 120 57 6 181 72
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 22 87 43 21 97 44
Public University of Texas - Austin 295 2 1 291 2 1
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public U. of Texas SW Medical Ctr. - Dallas 0 386 155 0 401 157
Public University of Utah 15 107 51 21 97 44
Public University of Vermont 10 129 63 5 194 78
Public University of Virginia 35 61 32 42 54 24
Public University of Washington - Seattle 45 51 24 42 54 24
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 25 79 39 32 64 30

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National National Control National National Control National National Control


Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank

80 30 12 26 85 38 29 78 35
27 77 35 30 76 36 26 88 38
53 47 20 71 33 14 60 37 17
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
32 68 31 43 59 24 36 66 29
19 102 46 20 99 45 23 95 41
6 181 75 4 211 86 2 248 98
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
2 252 102 14 117 54 5 187 77
62 39 17 47 54 22 41 58 23
1 292 118 2 253 100 1 291 118
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
28 75 42 36 68 37 24 93 53
71 36 15 75 31 12 64 35 16
75 33 13 61 39 15 53 44 18
0 425 170 0 413 164
26 81 37 21 95 43 32 74 33
46 51 22 60 40 16 65 34 15
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
1 292 118 0 413 164 2 248 98
1 292 118 0 413 164 0 421 169
1 292 118 0 413 164 0 421 169
0 425 170 2 253 100 1 291 118
170 12 4 149 15 4 153 16 5
6 181 75 9 148 63 3 226 89
61 40 23 49 52 31 56 40 23
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
10 150 67 11 132 61 14 120 54
125 20 14 133 19 13 109 23 15
20 98 45 21 95 43 23 95 41
0 425 170 0 413 164 2 248 98
25 85 45 32 71 39 27 83 47
27 77 35 44 58 23 46 56 21
8 162 72 27 83 37 18 106 49
210 6 4 196 8 6 198 9 7
7 168 73 3 228 94 8 153 66
26 81 37 24 88 39 25 91 40
259 4 2 264 3 1 247 5 2
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169
18 105 48 23 91 41 16 114 52
6 181 75 2 253 100 1 291 118
38 61 28 41 61 26 39 60 25
44 54 25 38 65 29 36 66 29
21 95 43 31 74 34 36 66 29

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National Merit and Achievement Scholars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
National National Control National National Control
Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank

Public US Naval Postgraduate School 0 386 155 0 401 157


Public Utah State University 1 276 114 0 401 157
Private Vanderbilt University 155 15 9 184 11 9
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 3 222 93 2 250 99
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 21 90 44 19 101 47
Private Wake Forest University 10 129 67 14 114 61
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 7 159 71 7 164 67
Private Washington University in St. Louis 253 5 4 228 6 5
Public Wayne State University 2 238 99 1 284 108
Public West Virginia University 21 90 44 29 75 35
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 0 386 232 0 401 245
Private Yale University 268 4 3 240 5 4
Private Yeshiva University 2 238 140 3 228 138

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2006 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004

National National Control National National Control National National Control


Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank Merits Rank Rank

0 425 170 0 413 164 0 421 169


2 252 102 1 292 115 5 187 77
140 18 13 183 10 8 151 17 12
0 425 170 1 292 115 2 248 98
18 105 48 20 99 45 19 104 48
13 127 70 11 132 72 14 120 67
4 211 86 2 253 100 3 226 89
269 3 2 199 7 5 224 6 4
1 292 118 4 211 86 1 291 118
12 136 62 9 148 63 20 101 46
0 425 256 0 413 250 0 421 253
244 5 3 289 2 2 285 3 2
3 231 137 1 292 178 1 291 174

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Change: Research Total Research in Constant 1983 Dollars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
Total Total in in in in
Research Research Constant Constant National Control
Dollars Dollars Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Arizona State University 86,190 49,819 36,371 73.0% 18 11


Public Auburn University 54,026 47,518 6,508 13.7% -8 -7
Private Baylor College of Medicine 168,375 117,228 51,147 43.6% 2 0
Private Boston University 95,766 70,411 25,355 36.0% 2 0
Private Brandeis University 21,833 24,140 -2,308 -9.6% -29 -5
Private Brown University 58,632 40,051 18,581 46.4% 10 3
Private California Institute of Technology 109,677 100,195 9,482 9.5% -18 -7
Private Carnegie Mellon University 75,737 74,415 1,321 1.8% -18 -6
Private Case Western Reserve University 143,056 95,465 47,591 49.9% 3 -2
Private Charles R. Drew Univ. of Med. and Sci. 20,022 9,315 10,707 115.0% 32 9
Public Clemson University 81,352 48,807 32,545 66.7% 16 9
Public Colorado State University 110,833 75,893 34,940 46.0% 4 5
Private Columbia University 209,756 144,558 65,198 45.1% 4 2
Private Cornell University 172,611 137,764 34,848 25.3% -2 1
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 74,003 59,041 14,961 25.3% -5 0
Private Dartmouth College 74,086 35,172 38,915 110.6% 35 11
Private Drexel University 37,101 10,613 26,488 249.6% 63 15
Private Duke University 300,362 152,885 147,477 96.5% 13 4
Private Emory University 153,048 93,599 59,448 63.5% 9 2
Public Florida International University 34,922 9,680 25,242 260.8% 67 51
Public Florida State University 72,826 51,142 21,683 42.4% 1 0
Public George Mason University 22,379 12,205 10,174 83.4% 12 5
Private George Washington University 48,448 40,324 8,124 20.1% -6 -3
Private Georgetown University 50,628 63,133 -12,505 -19.8% -39 -12
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 181,556 140,349 41,208 29.4% -1 -3
Private Harvard University 173,368 165,723 7,645 4.6% -12 -4
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 42,093 37,195 4,897 13.2% -11 -10
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 71,231 55,792 15,438 27.7% -10 -7
Public Iowa State University 83,426 84,873 -1,447 -1.7% -28 -21
Private Johns Hopkins University 597,043 462,150 134,893 29.2% 0 0
Public Kansas State University 47,599 43,980 3,619 8.2% -16 -10
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 100,240 77,934 22,306 28.6% -10 -7
Public Louisiana State University HSC 35,151 24,730 10,421 42.1% -1 -1
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 236,017 223,651 12,366 5.5% -5 -3
Public Medical College of Georgia 23,051 21,551 1,500 7.0% -17 -14
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 60,765 30,330 30,435 100.3% 29 7
Public Medical University of South Carolina 70,927 31,369 39,559 126.1% 31 24
Public Michigan State University 138,629 104,821 33,808 32.3% -3 1
Public Mississippi State University 79,219 54,362 24,857 45.7% 3 0
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 44,948 28,311 16,637 58.8% 10 8
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 103,516 59,255 44,260 74.7% 16 5
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 34,076 22,188 11,888 53.6% 7 4
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 32,171 12,339 19,832 160.7% 35 23
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 56,904 41,888 15,015 35.8% 1 2
Private New York University 114,432 84,703 29,729 35.1% -6 -2
Public North Carolina State University 127,415 137,653 -10,238 -7.4% -22 -15
Public North Dakota State University 40,802 21,660 19,142 88.4% 17 13
Private Northwestern University 170,321 120,859 49,461 40.9% 0 0
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 276,683 163,242 113,441 69.5% 9 6

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Federal Research in Constant 1983 Dollars Non-Federal Research in Constant 1983 Dollars

2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
Change Change Change Change Change Change Change Change
Federal Federal in in in in Non-Federal Non-Federal in in in in
Research Research Constant Constant National Control Research Research Constant Constant National Control
x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank

44,038 22,392 21,647 96.7% 27 17 42,151 27,427 -3 -4.3% 3 1


21,110 15,000 6,110 40.7% -1 -4 32,916 32,518 26 47.3% -26 -18
101,093 59,884 41,209 68.8% 10 2 67,282 57,344 12 50.0% -12 -4
89,172 56,537 32,635 57.7% 2 -1 6,594 13,874 57 44.5% -57 -13
15,889 15,212 676 4.4% -30 -3 5,944 8,928 33 21.0% -33 -8
36,505 24,045 12,461 51.8% -2 2 22,127 16,006 0 0.0% 0 1
97,448 96,233 1,215 1.3% -19 -9 12,229 3,962 -50 -25.3% 50 14
64,728 51,458 13,270 25.8% -10 -1 11,009 22,958 74 89.2% -74 -20
117,073 71,613 45,460 63.5% 7 1 25,982 23,852 16 20.0% -16 -4
18,663 8,691 9,973 114.8% 18 8 1,359 624 -47 -14.3% 47 24
20,709 15,267 5,442 35.6% -10 -10 60,643 33,540 -14 -26.9% 14 10
80,963 43,556 37,407 85.9% 12 10 29,870 32,337 30 53.6% -30 -22
176,622 124,372 52,250 42.0% 1 2 33,134 20,186 -14 -14.9% 14 2
98,709 72,961 25,748 35.3% -5 -6 73,903 86,258 3 25.0% -3 -1
42,319 37,586 4,733 12.6% -17 -4 31,684
49,237 24,392 24,845 101.9% 24 8 24,849 10,780 -45 -31.5% 45 12
25,661 5,917 19,744 333.7% 75 20 11,441 4,696 -31 -16.8% 31 9
176,382 93,409 82,973 88.8% 7 6 123,980 59,476 -15 -65.2% 15 1
104,282 63,910 40,372 63.2% 10 3 48,766 29,690 -7 -10.9% 7 1
20,031 7,711 12,320 159.8% 32 22 14,891 1,969 -112 -45.7% 112 78
43,673 27,314 16,359 59.9% 10 5 29,153 23,828 7 8.6% -7 -5
17,898 9,349 8,549 91.4% 12 6 4,481 2,856 -17 -7.7% 17 11
33,663 24,402 9,261 38.0% -11 -2 14,785 15,922 23 20.5% -23 -6
39,129 45,911 -6,782 -14.8% -38 -9 11,499 17,222 50 48.5% -50 -12
99,973 61,526 38,447 62.5% 7 7 81,583 78,822 7 43.8% -7 -5
150,635 136,366 14,269 10.5% -8 -4 22,733 29,357 41 61.2% -41 -10
23,678 20,755 2,923 14.1% -18 -17 18,415 16,440 -54 -49.5% 54 40
40,069 31,133 8,936 28.7% -10 -9 31,162 24,660 -22 -28.6% 22 18
37,308 27,718 9,590 34.6% -8 -8 46,118 57,156 36 144.0% -36 -26
523,564 407,665 115,899 28.4% 0 0 73,479 54,485 2 7.4% -2 -1
18,307 14,618 3,689 25.2% -16 -14 29,292 29,361 21 31.8% -21 -16
30,642 16,891 13,750 81.4% 6 4 69,598 61,043 10 47.6% -10 -5
21,010 12,900 8,110 62.9% 7 2 14,141 11,830 2 1.5% -2 0
182,988 168,235 14,753 8.8% -1 0 53,029 55,416 23 88.5% -23 -8
15,601 7,107 8,494 119.5% 16 9 7,450 14,444 57 46.3% -57 -44
41,183 23,730 17,453 73.5% 12 7 19,582 6,600 -51 -30.4% 51 15
38,956 19,746 19,209 97.3% 14 8 31,972 11,622 -54 -39.7% 54 41
65,444 43,932 21,511 49.0% 3 2 73,186 60,889 8 36.4% -8 -3
40,977 22,741 18,236 80.2% 14 7 38,242 31,621 15 26.3% -15 -11
29,107 12,984 16,123 124.2% 22 15 15,841 15,327 12 10.1% -12 -10
85,055 37,895 47,159 124.4% 22 4 18,461 21,360 30 33.7% -30 -8
15,878 11,438 4,440 38.8% -4 -8 18,198 10,749 -24 -16.6% 24 18
26,527 4,850 21,677 446.9% 94 69 5,644 7,489 35 21.9% -35 -26
38,714 30,636 8,078 26.4% -12 -11 18,189 11,252 -16 -11.6% 16 12
74,646 54,912 19,734 35.9% -8 -1 39,786 29,791 5 7.9% -5 -1
50,348 43,059 7,289 16.9% -7 -5 77,067 94,594 17 212.5% -17 -14
17,470 5,299 12,172 229.7% 51 36 23,332 16,361 -6 -5.5% 6 3
95,817 69,251 26,566 38.4% -6 -5 74,504 51,608 -2 -6.7% 2 1
120,339 67,229 53,109 79.0% 14 8 156,344 96,012 -5 -83.3% 5 5

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Change: Research Total Research in Constant 1983 Dollars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
Total Total in in in in
Research Research Constant Constant National Control
Dollars Dollars Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Oregon Health & Science University 110,423 59,215 51,208 86.5% 21 14
Public Oregon State University 72,750 74,843 -2,093 -2.8% -26 -16
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 223,758 172,775 50,984 29.5% -1 0
Private Princeton University 72,506 62,800 9,705 15.5% -16 -5
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 159,498 117,202 42,296 36.1% 2 2
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 29,673 20,876 8,796 42.1% 3 1
Private Rice University 26,804 22,234 4,571 20.6% -10 -3
Private Rockefeller University 89,864 62,528 27,336 43.7% 3 2
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 108,024 94,949 13,075 13.8% -17 -11
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 20,847 14,587 6,260 42.9% -4 2
Private Scripps Research Institute 138,498
Private Stanford University 264,123 222,141 41,981 18.9% -1 0
Public Stony Brook University 103,066 76,752 26,314 34.3% -4 -1
Public Temple University 32,806 34,121 -1,315 -3.9% -21 -19
Public Texas A&M University 208,947 213,160 -4,213 -2.0% -11 -7
Private Thomas Jefferson University 41,217 37,606 3,611 9.6% -15 -2
Private Tufts University 50,260 49,879 381 0.8% -21 -6
Private Tulane University 52,673 47,566 5,106 10.7% -12 -3
Public University at Albany 118,794 27,378 91,417 333.9% 78 57
Public University at Buffalo 120,952 82,103 38,848 47.3% 0 1
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 135,020 123,288 11,732 9.5% -15 -8
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 26,902 20,003 6,900 34.5% 1 0
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 58,310 40,933 17,377 42.5% 5 5
Public University of Arizona 204,285 163,680 40,604 24.8% -5 -3
Public Univ. of Arkansas for Med. Sciences 41,702 21,378 20,324 95.1% 21 16
Public University of California - Berkeley 212,203 227,619 -15,415 -6.8% -13 -8
Public University of California - Davis 230,698 156,354 74,344 47.5% 5 5
Public University of California - Irvine 118,922 70,607 48,315 68.4% 15 12
Public University of California - Los Angeles 316,206 242,204 74,001 30.6% -1 -1
Public University of California - Riverside 49,267 43,190 6,077 14.1% -11 -6
Public University of California - San Diego 306,914 226,733 80,181 35.4% 1 1
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 323,796 205,716 118,080 57.4% 9 7
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 73,455 51,993 21,462 41.3% -1 -1
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 47,966 30,607 17,359 56.7% 10 10
Public University of Central Florida 42,872 19,236 23,636 122.9% 31 23
Private University of Chicago 123,891 82,095 41,796 50.9% 2 0
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 144,392 86,459 57,933 67.0% 11 9
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 99,740 100,815 -1,074 -1.1% -27 -18
Public University of Colorado HSC 100,492 65,847 34,645 52.6% 7 6
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr. 44,570 32,028 12,542 39.2% 0 0
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 41,746 40,763 983 2.4% -20 -15
Private University of Dayton 28,431 24,363 4,068 16.7% -11 -3
Public University of Delaware 45,426 37,842 7,585 20.0% -6 -4
Public University of Florida 227,751 148,810 78,940 53.0% 6 5
Public University of Georgia 127,780 117,995 9,785 8.3% -15 -9
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 102,362 80,131 22,231 27.7% -9 -6
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 28,253 22,900 5,353 23.4% -9 -7
Public University of Idaho 32,036 31,925 111 0.3% -21 -18
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 131,549 82,151 49,397 60.1% 5 5

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The Top American Research Universities

Federal Research in Constant 1983 Dollars Non-Federal Research in Constant 1983 Dollars

2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
Change Change Change Change Change Change Change Change
Federal Federal in in in in Non-Federal Non-Federal in in in in
Research Research Constant Constant National Control Research Research Constant Constant National Control
x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank

87,376 44,474 42,903 96.5% 16 13 23,046 14,741 -15 -12.4% 15 10


42,362 44,620 -2,259 -5.1% -27 -21 30,388 30,223 24 39.3% -24 -17
127,222 88,747 38,475 43.4% 5 4 96,536 84,028 -2 -13.3% 2 2
45,782 37,359 8,423 22.5% -7 -1 26,723 25,441 18 24.0% -18 -4
63,633 50,266 13,367 26.6% -10 -9 95,864 66,936 -1 -5.3% 1 3
18,795 11,788 7,007 59.4% 6 5 10,877 9,088 6 3.9% -6 -3
20,861 18,826 2,035 10.8% -22 -1 5,944 3,408 -16 -7.7% 16 3
33,318 23,738 9,581 40.4% -8 0 56,546 38,791 1 2.3% -1 -1
48,161 33,647 14,515 43.1% 1 0 59,862 61,302 13 65.0% -13 -8
18,327 12,637 5,690 45.0% -6 1 2,521 1,950 -1 -0.4% 1 6
102,602 35,896
205,450 185,389 20,061 10.8% -2 0 58,672 36,752 -5 -10.6% 5 2
42,736 49,555 -6,819 -13.8% -33 -26 60,331 27,197 -31 -43.7% 31 23
20,919 15,589 5,330 34.2% -9 -10 11,887 18,533 50 50.0% -50 -38
87,731 78,469 9,261 11.8% -15 -5 121,216 134,691 8 800.0% -8 -7
31,327 28,006 3,322 11.9% -20 -5 9,890 9,600 17 11.4% -17 -5
35,105 33,116 1,989 6.0% -25 -6 15,154 16,763 26 24.5% -26 -6
37,831 28,653 9,178 32.0% -10 -1 14,842 18,913 37 38.1% -37 -10
40,636 18,350 22,286 121.4% 22 13 78,158 9,027 -129 -84.3% 129 95
57,237 41,166 16,071 39.0% 1 0 63,714 40,937 -6 -14.0% 6 4
103,345 90,322 13,023 14.4% -5 -2 31,675 32,966 29 53.7% -29 -21
18,600 12,870 5,730 44.5% -6 -7 8,303 7,132 14 8.6% -14 -10
38,259 17,057 21,202 124.3% 20 12 20,051 23,876 37 46.8% -37 -27
103,704 87,706 15,998 18.2% -1 2 100,581 75,974 -1 -5.6% 1 3
23,371 11,833 11,538 97.5% 22 14 18,331 9,545 -30 -20.0% 30 22
96,444 92,984 3,460 3.7% -19 -11 115,760 134,635 9 450.0% -9 -8
98,730 61,729 37,001 59.9% 5 5 131,968 94,625 -2 -28.6% 2 2
65,275 36,058 29,217 81.0% 14 9 53,647 34,548 -1 -2.0% 1 1
187,801 126,690 61,111 48.2% 5 2 128,405 115,514 3 100.0% -3 -3
21,563 12,452 9,112 73.2% 14 7 27,704 30,739 32 54.2% -32 -25
182,754 142,444 40,310 28.3% -1 -1 124,160 84,289 -7 -50.0% 7 6
179,563 118,908 60,655 51.0% 3 0 144,233 86,808 -9 -81.8% 9 9
42,969 37,183 5,786 15.6% -12 -10 30,486 14,809 -36 -30.0% 36 26
26,202 16,178 10,025 62.0% 1 -1 21,764 14,429 -12 -9.7% 12 8
18,962 7,310 11,652 159.4% 32 21 23,909 11,926 -31 -23.1% 31 22
100,603 68,207 32,396 47.5% 3 -1 23,288 13,889 -22 -17.3% 22 7
97,516 48,892 48,623 99.5% 17 12 46,876 37,567 13 28.9% -13 -10
85,678 74,302 11,376 15.3% -16 -6 14,062 26,512 65 89.0% -65 -46
82,668 48,197 34,471 71.5% 5 4 17,824 17,651 23 22.8% -23 -19
24,501 16,414 8,087 49.3% -3 -4 20,068 15,613 -48 -41.0% 48 33
22,949 12,382 10,567 85.3% 16 9 18,797 28,380 1 1.5% -1 -2
23,085 19,669 3,416 17.4% -18 -1 5,346 4,694 12 6.5% -12 -2
31,709 18,239 13,470 73.9% 5 2 13,717 19,603 44 46.3% -44 -31
92,516 57,665 34,851 60.4% 1 3 135,235 91,146 -5 -55.6% 5 5
39,668 29,621 10,047 33.9% -7 -7 88,112 88,374 11 110.0% -11 -8
79,983 47,040 32,943 70.0% 3 2 22,378 33,091 56 105.7% -56 -42
15,411 11,921 3,491 29.3% -14 -15 12,841 10,979 4 2.9% -4 -1
17,727 9,936 7,791 78.4% 7 2 14,309 21,989 49 56.3% -49 -34
80,246 39,954 40,293 100.8% 16 13 51,302 42,198 11 26.8% -11 -8

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The Top American Research Universities

Change: Research Total Research in Constant 1983 Dollars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
Total Total in in in in
Research Research Constant Constant National Control
Dollars Dollars Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 182,055 178,265 3,791 2.1% -12 -8


Public University of Iowa 139,548 107,773 31,775 29.5% -3 1
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 51,827 36,142 15,685 43.4% 8 6
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 25,825 27,264 -1,439 -5.3% -23 -17
Public University of Kentucky 127,394 87,353 40,041 45.8% -4 -3
Public University of Louisville 58,097 21,194 36,903 174.1% 48 38
Public University of Maine - Orono 36,932 17,924 19,009 106.1% 26 19
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 137,861 77,594 60,267 77.7% 12 11
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 25,727 9,829 15,898 161.7% 46 36
Public University of Maryland - College Park 138,210 120,835 17,375 14.4% -11 -5
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 54,303 48,710 5,593 11.5% -9 -7
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 60,495 44,909 15,586 34.7% 0 0
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 90,985 61,985 29,000 46.8% 7 4
Private University of Miami 80,881 74,157 6,725 9.1% -14 -4
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 310,692 268,946 41,745 15.5% -3 -3
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 239,781 187,276 52,505 28.0% 0 1
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 19,221 9,830 9,391 95.5% 24 17
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 87,842 73,663 14,179 19.2% -8 -5
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 82,993 64,349 18,644 29.0% -5 -4
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 42,932 27,315 15,616 57.2% 9 7
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 20,380 9,156 11,224 122.6% 37 27
Public University of Nevada - Reno 36,807 24,621 12,186 49.5% 2 2
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 43,883 28,347 15,536 54.8% 7 5
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 68,164 68,168 -4 0.0% -25 -17
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 183,339 127,389 55,950 43.9% 5 2
Public University of North Dakota 24,217 9,170 15,046 164.1% 47 35
Private University of Notre Dame 29,761 15,632 14,129 90.4% 19 7
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 36,683 31,594 5,089 16.1% -13 -11
Public University of Oregon 23,701 18,037 5,664 31.4% -5 -6
Private University of Pennsylvania 249,038 180,544 68,494 37.9% 2 0
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 214,585 115,774 98,811 85.3% 19 12
Public University of Rhode Island 29,288 20,541 8,747 42.6% 3 2
Private University of Rochester 143,391 94,538 48,853 51.7% 6 0
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 61,028 50,234 10,795 21.5% -6 -5
Public University of South Florida 104,749 56,482 48,267 85.5% 21 14
Private University of Southern California 195,212 145,532 49,681 34.1% 0 0
Public University of Southern Mississippi 18,108 6,019 12,089 200.9% 59 41
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 90,852 57,110 33,742 59.1% 10 5
Public University of Texas - Austin 171,635 132,558 39,077 29.5% -2 -2
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 73,655 55,219 18,436 33.4% -3 -2
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 61,576 44,588 16,988 38.1% 4 3
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 190,756 76,478 114,278 149.4% 36 25
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 70,493 46,825 23,668 50.5% 4 3
Public U. of Texas SW Medical Ctr. - Dallas 131,037 83,219 47,818 57.5% 3 3
Public University of Utah 95,196 77,396 17,799 23.0% -11 -7
Public University of Vermont 43,486 31,310 12,176 38.9% 2 2
Public University of Virginia 88,429 75,328 13,101 17.4% -12 -7
Public University of Washington - Seattle 290,736 237,237 53,500 22.6% -3 -2
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 322,963 240,216 82,746 34.4% 1 1

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Federal Research in Constant 1983 Dollars Non-Federal Research in Constant 1983 Dollars

2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
Change Change Change Change Change Change Change Change
Federal Federal in in in in Non-Federal Non-Federal in in in in
Research Research Constant Constant National Control Research Research Constant Constant National Control
x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank

97,431 92,715 4,716 5.1% -16 -8 84,625 85,550 9 69.2% -9 -7


85,649 62,430 23,219 37.2% -8 -4 53,899 45,343 12 34.3% -12 -8
27,208 15,605 11,604 74.4% 5 2 24,619 20,537 -13 -14.3% 13 11
17,229 11,772 5,457 46.4% -2 -5 8,597 15,492 -40 -33.9% 40 29
59,427 32,895 26,531 80.7% 15 8 67,967 54,457 4 14.3% -4 -3
29,381 8,157 21,224 260.2% 52 38 28,716 13,037 -42 -32.1% 42 29
16,121 7,053 9,068 128.6% 22 14 20,811 10,870 -27 -19.1% 27 20
63,085 42,249 20,836 49.3% 3 2 74,775 35,345 -21 -43.8% 21 14
19,002 6,831 12,170 178.2% 41 28 6,726 2,998 -33 -15.2% 33 22
84,123 69,948 14,176 20.3% -15 -7 54,086 50,887 15 48.4% -15 -10
27,650 23,386 4,264 18.2% -15 -15 26,653 25,323 18 23.7% -18 -14
50,413 29,109 21,304 73.2% 17 12 10,082 15,800 51 44.7% -51 -39
48,444 32,391 16,054 49.6% 6 3 42,541 29,595 1 1.5% -1 -2
56,679 54,948 1,731 3.2% -22 -5 24,202 19,209 6 6.3% -6 -1
221,745 168,619 53,125 31.5% 1 0 88,947 100,327 15 300.0% -15 -12
129,837 110,847 18,990 17.1% -5 -2 109,944 76,429 -5 -29.4% 5 5
15,703 5,274 10,428 197.7% 45 31 3,519 4,556 -37 -19.7% 37 25
41,617 24,606 17,011 69.1% 7 4 46,226 49,058 28 87.5% -28 -21
30,879 22,678 8,201 36.2% -7 -7 52,114 41,671 9 21.4% -9 -6
20,556 8,480 12,076 142.4% 28 18 22,376 18,835 11 11.1% -11 -10
17,721 5,259 12,462 237.0% 54 39 2,659 3,898 44 22.1% -44 -35
24,093 11,035 13,057 118.3% 31 20 12,715 13,585 16 12.4% -16 -13
31,128 14,029 17,099 121.9% 24 18 12,755 14,318 19 15.2% -19 -14
47,268 45,675 1,593 3.5% -20 -16 20,896 22,492 28 32.9% -28 -21
133,182 92,853 40,329 43.4% 2 1 50,157 34,536 4 8.0% -4 -3
17,138 7,257 9,881 136.2% 21 13 7,079 1,913 -67 -26.8% 67 44
20,735 12,481 8,254 66.1% 8 5 9,025 3,151 -43 -20.1% 43 10
18,925 14,445 4,479 31.0% -9 -11 17,758 17,149 -29 -27.9% 29 21
19,004 14,640 4,364 29.8% -9 -10 4,697 3,397 -8 -3.8% 8 6
172,757 134,221 38,537 28.7% -4 -1 76,281 46,324 -7 -21.2% 7 3
169,557 91,232 78,325 85.9% 9 4 45,028 24,542 -15 -19.2% 15 12
20,192 18,033 2,160 12.0% -23 -21 9,096 2,508 -62 -26.7% 62 45
107,619 70,801 36,818 52.0% 6 1 35,772 23,737 -8 -9.8% 8 1
34,191 23,056 11,135 48.3% -3 -6 26,837 27,178 20 27.8% -20 -16
60,869 19,453 41,416 212.9% 48 32 43,880 37,029 18 39.1% -18 -15
136,413 103,162 33,251 32.2% -1 -1 58,799 42,369 2 5.1% -2 1
16,383 5,163 11,220 217.3% 54 38 1,725 856 -27 -9.1% 27 11
48,117 22,672 25,445 112.2% 30 19 42,735 34,438 14 27.5% -14 -12
111,153 89,375 21,778 24.4% 0 1 60,482 43,183 1 2.6% -1 -2
50,664 38,139 12,525 32.8% -1 1 22,991 17,080 2 1.9% -2 -3
36,731 28,128 8,603 30.6% -11 -10 24,845 16,460 -9 -8.3% 9 5
73,188 34,148 39,040 114.3% 19 13 117,569 42,330 -30 -75.0% 30 22
45,399 26,306 19,093 72.6% 14 9 25,094 20,519 5 5.4% -5 -4
73,641 52,624 21,017 39.9% -6 -5 57,396 30,595 -17 -28.3% 17 14
67,122 54,531 12,591 23.1% -10 -9 28,073 22,865 6 7.1% -6 -6
34,594 17,032 17,562 103.1% 14 9 8,892 14,278 46 36.5% -46 -33
76,171 53,692 22,479 41.9% -5 -5 12,258 21,635 59 67.0% -59 -43
238,331 185,316 53,014 28.6% 1 0 52,406 51,920 21 72.4% -21 -14
180,206 130,214 49,992 38.4% 1 -1 142,757 110,003 -1 -25.0% 1 1

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The Top American Research Universities

Change: Research Total Research in Constant 1983 Dollars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
Total Total in in in in
Research Research Constant Constant National Control
Dollars Dollars Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public U.S. Naval Postgraduate School 24,353 18,459 5,894 31.9% -3 -4


Public Utah State University 53,041 51,015 2,026 4.0% -16 -13
Private Vanderbilt University 153,342 73,205 80,137 109.5% 33 8
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 51,653 43,603 8,050 18.5% -8 -5
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 140,976 90,478 50,498 55.8% 6 6
Private Wake Forest University 71,306 41,630 29,676 71.3% 14 2
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 80,680 51,661 29,019 56.2% 8 3
Private Washington University in St. Louis 220,044 145,934 74,110 50.8% 5 1
Public Wayne State University 90,352 74,960 15,392 20.5% -9 -5
Public West Virginia University 51,322 33,763 17,559 52.0% 9 6
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 52,789 40,611 12,178 30.0% 1 0
Private Yale University 172,367 142,215 30,152 21.2% -5 -1
Private Yeshiva University 73,837 53,599 20,239 37.8% 0 0

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The Top American Research Universities

Federal Research in Constant 1983 Dollars Non-Federal Research in Constant 1983 Dollars

2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
Change Change Change Change Change Change Change Change
Federal Federal in in in in Non-Federal Non-Federal in in in in
Research Research Constant Constant National Control Research Research Constant Constant National Control
x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank

23,985 18,033 5,952 33.0% -10 -11 368 426 47 13.5% -47 -28
34,556 29,724 4,831 16.3% -20 -16 18,485 21,291 28 31.1% -28 -21
119,930 57,564 62,366 108.3% 20 8 33,412 15,641 -38 -33.0% 38 11
34,628 26,078 8,551 32.8% -9 -7 17,025 17,526 24 23.5% -24 -19
49,480 44,792 4,688 10.5% -14 -11 91,496 45,685 -15 -44.1% 15 11
54,348 30,700 23,648 77.0% 15 5 16,958 10,930 -12 -8.6% 12 2
30,159 24,098 6,062 25.2% -16 -13 50,521 27,564 -16 -23.2% 16 13
163,062 101,335 61,727 60.9% 2 2 56,982 44,599 8 22.2% -8 -2
43,935 31,210 12,726 40.8% 0 -2 46,416 43,751 22 59.5% -22 -17
25,240 13,527 11,713 86.6% 14 9 26,082 20,236 2 2.2% -2 -2
43,317 35,064 8,253 23.5% -9 -1 9,472 5,547 -10 -5.6% 10 4
134,086 111,012 23,075 20.8% -4 -3 38,280 31,203 13 22.4% -13 -3
56,835 43,312 13,523 31.2% -3 0 17,003 10,287 -20 -13.6% 20 5

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The Top American Research Universities

Change: Private Support & Doctorates Endowment Assets in Constant 1998 Dollars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
Endowment Endowment in in in in
Assets Assets Constant Constant National Control
Dollars Dollars Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Arizona State University 337,634 179,478 158,156 88.1% 50 16


Public Auburn University 265,900 228,015 37,885 16.6% -3 -11
Private Baylor College of Medicine 747,712 1,006,926 -259,214 -25.7% -30 -18
Private Boston University 784,133 638,074 146,059 22.9% 3 5
Private Brandeis University 487,908 347,344 140,564 40.5% 14 15
Private Brown University 1,881,127 1,155,993 725,133 62.7% 4 3
Private California Institute of Technology 1,295,381 1,304,431 -9,050 -0.7% -8 -2
Private Carnegie Mellon University 731,218 703,783 27,435 3.9% -10 -5
Private Case Western Reserve University 1,209,746 1,403,221 -193,475 -13.8% -14 -6
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci.
Public Clemson University 288,520 209,931 78,589 37.4% 13 -5
Public Colorado State University 125,628 82,520 43,107 52.2% 45 5
Private Columbia University 4,894,383 3,558,070 1,336,313 37.6% 0 1
Private Cornell University 3,024,296 2,301,846 722,450 31.4% -7 -4
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 663,870
Private Dartmouth College 2,506,605 1,673,636 832,969 49.8% -2 0
Private Drexel University 375,236 220,543 154,693 70.1% 33 24
Private Duke University 4,193,754 1,642,467 2,551,286 155.3% 5 6
Private Emory University 3,747,779 4,379,079 -631,300 -14.4% -10 -7
Public Florida International University 66,473
Public Florida State University 390,856 242,126 148,730 61.4% 31 9
Public George Mason University 36,520
Private George Washington University 860,449 659,039 201,410 30.6% 5 6
Private Georgetown University 725,292 669,414 55,877 8.3% -10 -6
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 1,139,328 928,110 211,218 22.8% -6 -4
Private Harvard University 25,035,023 13,948,066 11,086,956 79.5% 0 0
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 629,091 391,360 237,731 60.7% 17 2
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 377,031 342,440 34,591 10.1% -17 -12
Public Iowa State University 389,448 260,595 128,853 49.4% 18 1
Private Johns Hopkins University 1,728,917 1,487,944 240,973 16.2% -4 -1
Public Kansas State University 237,225 149,075 88,151 59.1% 33 8
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 227,913 173,103 54,810 31.7% 7 -3
Public Louisiana State University HSC 54,319 10,080 44,238 438.9% 142 56
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 6,895,467 4,195,087 2,700,380 64.4% 1 1
Public Medical College of Georgia 87,930 78,031 9,899 12.7% -6 -15
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 325,266 56,609 268,657 474.6% 235 163
Public Medical University of South Carolina 110,202 80,910 29,292 36.2% 23 -8
Public Michigan State University 878,008 259,509 618,500 238.3% 89 28
Public Mississippi State University 192,241 156,934 35,306 22.5% -4 -7
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 73,529
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 48,375 32,991 15,385 46.6% 15 -5
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech.
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 118,747 45,985 72,762 158.2% 125 25
Private New York University 1,695,104 1,013,525 681,579 67.2% 6 3
Public North Carolina State University 372,928 269,581 103,347 38.3% 3 -4
Public North Dakota State University
Private Northwestern University 4,960,909 2,577,937 2,382,972 92.4% 7 7
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 1,421,617 1,062,885 358,732 33.8% -1 -3

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The Top American Research Universities

Annual Giving in Constant 1998 Dollars Doctorates Awarded

2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net 2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net
Change Change Change Change Change Change Change Change
Annual Annual in in in in Doctorates Doctorates in in in in
Giving Giving Constant Constant National Control Awarded Awarded Doctorates Doctorates National Control
x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank Rank Rank

81,444 45,603 35,841 78.6% 33 17 418 273 145 53.1% 9 8


46,734 37,092 9,642 26.0% 11 1 205 178 27 15.2% -11 -4
40,903 62,272 -21,369 -34.3% -45 -12 74 46 28 60.9% 17 16
52,897 71,790 -18,893 -26.3% -32 -9 562 287 275 95.8% 21 7
60,443 42,594 17,849 41.9% 19 15 84 103 -19 -18.4% -49 -17
119,059 73,468 45,591 62.1% 18 9 205 153 52 34.0% 0 -1
69,922 135,108 -65,187 -48.2% -35 -12 185 156 29 18.6% -12 -4
64,449 39,932 24,517 61.4% 32 20 258 158 100 63.3% 14 1
59,727 73,715 -13,988 -19.0% -25 -5 296 173 123 71.1% 16 2
945 46 41 0 0 0 -113 -82
41,572 32,594 8,978 27.5% 16 3 145 112 33 29.5% -5 -5
28,540 20,771 7,768 37.4% 28 10 206 188 18 9.6% -13 -5
334,723 278,342 56,381 20.3% 0 0 598 414 184 44.4% 1 1
193,757 233,790 -40,033 -17.1% -12 -6 479 518 -39 -7.5% -10 -3
83,039 40
112,694 104,584 8,110 7.8% 0 1 81 71 10 14.1% -26 -9
28,070 62,507 -34,438 -55.1% -76 -28 121 48 73 152.1% 68 38
260,739 229,442 31,297 13.6% -4 -3 302 249 53 21.3% -8 -4
111,135 228,848 -117,713 -51.4% -31 -14 248 141 107 75.9% 21 5
12,708 723 279 122 50 72 144.0% 63 28
39,448 53,323 -13,875 -26.0% -40 -29 368 273 95 34.8% -3 -2
15,929 760 295 189 116 73 62.9% 15 7
39,613 43,068 -3,456 -8.0% -19 -2 273 175 98 56.0% 10 -1
74,313 80,305 -5,993 -7.5% -13 -2 100 93 7 7.5% -16 -3
79,171 80,916 -1,745 -2.2% -12 -10 467 228 239 104.8% 37 27
439,863 441,916 -2,053 -0.5% -1 -1 666 615 51 8.3% -6 -3
137,775 77,997 59,778 76.6% 18 10 414 363 51 14.0% -7 -4
122,155 70,198 51,957 74.0% 22 11 76 34 42 123.5% 52 20
51,871 48,421 3,450 7.1% -9 -10 308 257 51 19.8% -10 -6
303,527 202,502 101,025 49.9% 7 5 446 366 80 21.9% -3 -1
37,969 34,285 3,684 10.7% -1 -7 153 128 25 19.5% -6 -4
53,455 37,668 15,786 41.9% 21 7 231 253 -22 -8.7% -26 -14
28 26 2 7.7% -34 -28
210,866 203,935 6,931 3.4% -2 0 599 486 113 23.3% -1 1
5,807 10,354 -4,547 -43.9% -136 -61 94 13 81 623.1% 184 75
39,147 860 524 22 20 2 10.0% -49 -20
22,654 15,565 7,088 45.5% 53 15 168 29 139 479.3% 153 76
86,620 101,887 -15,267 -15.0% -8 -5 446 404 42 10.4% -8 -5
34,613 25,756 8,857 34.4% 16 2 117 103 14 13.6% -13 -11
6,264 558 216 52 43 9 20.9% -21 -23
125,324 940 553 27 0 27 169 129
8,402 9,524 -1,121 -11.8% -4 -21 58 39 19 48.7% 3 -11
1,057 15 7 8 114.3% 5 -13
8,524 6,254 2,270 36.3% 121 16 72 82 -10 -12.2% -48 -29
262,048 125,278 136,769 109.2% 19 8 432 300 132 44.0% 8 0
136,526 73,379 63,147 86.1% 23 11 328 358 -30 -8.4% -23 -16
5,947 91 26 65 250.0% 114 51
145,384 141,428 3,956 2.8% -2 -1 438 309 129 41.7% 5 0
160,484 150,123 10,361 6.9% -3 -3 759 561 198 35.3% 3 2

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The Top American Research Universities

Change: Private Support & Doctorates Endowment Assets in Constant 1998 Dollars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
Endowment Endowment in in in in
Assets Assets Constant Constant National Control
Dollars Dollars Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Oregon Health & Science University 310,601 211,853 98,748 46.6% 19 0
Public Oregon State University 293,371 236,746 56,625 23.9% 6 -6
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 781,015 620,059 160,956 26.0% 5 -2
Private Princeton University 11,196,593 6,329,465 4,867,127 76.9% -1 -1
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 1,188,641 1,196,007 -7,366 -0.6% -11 -6
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 543,295 505,087 38,208 7.6% -8 0
Private Rice University 3,157,202 2,873,191 284,011 9.9% -6 -4
Private Rockefeller University 1,383,810 985,836 397,974 40.4% 2 5
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 403,065 343,165 59,900 17.5% -11 -9
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 602,592 888,213 -285,621 -32.2% -38 -24
Private Scripps Research Institute
Private Stanford University 11,779,162 5,875,498 5,903,664 100.5% 1 1
Public Stony Brook University 77,526 21,900 55,627 254.0% 161 48
Public Temple University 162,314 138,470 23,844 17.2% 2 -5
Public Texas A&M University 4,286,924 3,519,069 767,855 21.8% -2 -2
Private Thomas Jefferson University 389,483 376,658 12,826 3.4% -26 -10
Private Tufts University 990,040 454,082 535,958 118.0% 37 28
Private Tulane University 709,291 536,462 172,830 32.2% 7 8
Public University at Albany 18,341 9,167 9,175 100.1% -109 -32
Public University at Buffalo 366,783 428,541 -61,759 -14.4% -47 -23
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 241,936 200,259 41,677 20.8% -4 -8
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 43,056 16,238 26,819 165.2% 51 20
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 125,585 30,461 95,125 312.3% 217 63
Public University of Arizona 355,230 267,054 88,176 33.0% -3 -8
Public Univ. of Arkansas for Med. Sciences
Public University of California - Berkeley 1,975,990 1,618,819 357,171 22.1% -3 -2
Public University of California - Davis 446,511 294,330 152,181 51.7% 19 7
Public University of California - Irvine 171,590 98,110 73,480 74.9% 76 16
Public University of California - Los Angeles 1,589,045 1,079,212 509,833 47.2% 1 -1
Public University of California - Riverside 83,954 49,055 34,899 71.1% 61 6
Public University of California - San Diego 359,918 196,220 163,698 83.4% 42 14
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 894,694 686,771 207,923 30.3% 2 0
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 130,842 98,110 32,732 33.4% 34 3
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 79,271 49,055 30,216 61.6% 48 2
Public University of Central Florida 78,749 50,756 27,993 55.2% 37 -5
Private University of Chicago 4,542,039 2,703,012 1,839,027 68.0% 3 4
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 752,721 879,558 -126,837 -14.4% -19 -8
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 336,662 191,360 145,302 75.9% 38 13
Public University of Colorado HSC 245,495 95,681 149,814 156.6% 126 35
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr. 59,543 41,939 17,604 42.0% 20 -9
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 165,173 97,859 67,315 68.8% 73 16
Private University of Dayton 267,840 242,118 25,722 10.6% -7 5
Public University of Delaware 917,778 760,558 157,220 20.7% -1 -1
Public University of Florida 856,457 588,814 267,643 45.5% 11 1
Public University of Georgia 477,436 327,308 150,128 45.9% 23 5
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 158,417 143,295 15,121 10.6% -9 -10
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 408,795 355,677 53,118 14.9% -14 -8
Public University of Idaho 120,630 107,624 13,006 12.1% -9 -16
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 128,802 103,861 24,941 24.0% 16 -3

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Annual Giving in Constant 1998 Dollars Doctorates Awarded

2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net 2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net
Change Change Change Change Change Change Change Change
Annual Annual in in in in Doctorates Doctorates in in in in
Giving Giving Constant Constant National Control Awarded Awarded Doctorates Doctorates National Control
x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank Rank Rank

52,378 33,275 19,103 57.4% 30 14 52 25 27 108.0% 43 8


58,866 40,073 18,793 46.9% 23 6 173 162 11 6.8% -20 -12
96,163 109,738 -13,575 -12.4% -7 -5 620 560 60 10.7% -5 -3
152,701 155,644 -2,943 -1.9% -6 -1 307 250 57 22.8% -8 -4
117,637 80,194 37,443 46.7% 10 5 600 466 134 28.8% 2 0
28,901 35,678 -6,777 -19.0% -23 -4 158 114 44 38.6% 4 3
58,319 76,669 -18,350 -23.9% -29 -7 186 111 75 67.6% 19 10
54,880 52,049 2,831 5.4% -7 3 26 28 -2 -7.1% -54 -17
56,835 53,388 3,446 6.5% -9 -11 431 375 56 14.9% -9 -5
19,064 29,511 -10,447 -35.4% -51 -25 152 139 13 9.4% -15 -5

530,737 312,687 218,050 69.7% 1 1 673 574 99 17.2% -3 -1


15,546 11,333 4,213 37.2% 73 18 408 227 181 79.7% 24 19
35,655 43,426 -7,772 -17.9% -30 -24 409 248 161 64.9% 18 15
139,759 120,911 18,848 15.6% 3 2 594 501 93 18.6% -5 -4
25,732 22,895 2,838 12.4% 8 7 46 27 19 70.4% 19 27
139,089 51,420 87,669 170.5% 47 22 113 80 33 41.3% 8 7
54,594 58,900 -4,305 -7.3% -17 -2 134 140 -6 -4.3% -30 -9
7,526 14,641 -7,115 -48.6% -132 -64 151 153 -2 -1.3% -27 -16
23,096 16,397 6,699 40.9% 49 16 373 271 102 37.6% 1 2
55,378 37,272 18,106 48.6% 27 9 197 114 83 72.8% 20 11
2,537 1,216 1,321 108.6% 149 27 37 31 6 19.4% -22 -23
7,317 597 226 29 27 2 7.4% -33 -30
104,087 75,179 28,907 38.5% 10 5 452 411 41 10.0% -8 -5
9,373 18,198 -8,825 -48.5% -111 -50 23 11 12 109.1% 22 -8
192,912 180,252 12,660 7.0% -3 -4 873 720 153 21.3% 0 1
67,574 52,079 15,494 29.8% 9 2 500 310 190 61.3% 13 9
62,387 47,496 14,890 31.4% 13 4 370 201 169 84.1% 23 19
308,726 203,707 105,020 51.6% 7 2 752 589 163 27.7% -2 -2
14,457 12,308 2,149 17.5% 37 10 224 103 121 117.5% 44 27
82,375 112,258 -29,883 -26.6% -19 -12 488 303 185 61.1% 16 11
247,484 148,423 99,061 66.7% 10 6 171 80 91 113.8% 43 24
60,989 19,015 41,974 220.7% 112 51 346 229 117 51.1% 10 8
18,425 22,069 -3,644 -16.5% -21 -11 131 97 34 35.1% 3 -4
16,196 7,624 8,573 112.4% 192 53 206 89 117 131.5% 53 30
173,679 118,057 55,623 47.1% 9 4 395 384 11 2.9% -18 -6
108,041 39,884 68,157 170.9% 63 34 326 230 96 41.7% 3 3
67,817 50,753 17,064 33.6% 16 5 323 307 16 5.2% -19 -14
31,142 25,376 5,766 22.7% 13 1 89 54 35 64.8% 22 7
3,080 2,004 1,076 53.7% 119 7 0 0 0 -113 -31
28,182 23,042 5,139 22.3% 17 3 285 227 58 25.6% -4 0
12,957 13,906 -949 -6.8% -5 4 20 20 0 0.0% -61 -27
19,421 39,241 -19,819 -50.5% -71 -40 208 144 64 44.4% 10 8
139,833 132,465 7,368 5.6% -1 -1 857 445 412 92.6% 16 11
52,145 41,615 10,530 25.3% 6 -3 391 365 26 7.1% -15 -11
24,510 13,160 11,350 86.2% 96 36 215 158 57 36.1% 3 4
41,507 34,752 6,755 19.4% 5 -5 259 212 47 22.2% -4 2
13,212 21,578 -8,366 -38.8% -80 -33 88 59 29 49.2% 11 1
37,721 34,401 3,320 9.7% -4 -10 315 220 95 43.2% 6 6

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Change: Private Support & Doctorates Endowment Assets in Constant 1998 Dollars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
Endowment Endowment in in in in
Assets Assets Constant Constant National Control
Dollars Dollars Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 714,894 511,319 203,575 39.8% 10 0


Public University of Iowa 640,631 466,501 174,130 37.3% 6 -1
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 655,582 600,090 55,492 9.2% -7 -4
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 178,492 150,023 28,469 19.0% -3 -5
Public University of Kentucky 622,278 320,567 301,711 94.1% 43 12
Public University of Louisville 543,711 373,574 170,137 45.5% 14 -1
Public University of Maine - Orono 108,911 131,370 -22,458 -17.1% -59 -31
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 134,943 151,259 -16,316 -10.8% -48 -19
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 43,743 14,638 29,105 198.8% 64 29
Public Univ. of Maryland - College Park 307,409 307,397 13 0.0% -24 -18
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 119,365 59,270 60,095 101.4% 81 12
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 78,880 37,717 41,163 109.1% 93 14
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 30,432 117,408 -86,976 -74.1% -322 -123
Private University of Miami 504,202 419,314 84,888 20.2% -1 4
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 5,185,505 2,372,217 2,813,288 118.6% 9 1
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 1,883,824 1,477,158 406,666 27.5% -1 -2
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 31,379 56,498 -25,118 -44.5% -199 -83
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 360,992 342,752 18,240 5.3% -25 -17
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 543,667 420,703 122,963 29.2% 1 -5
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 125,462 166,945 -41,484 -24.8% -75 -31
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 88,787 81,104 7,682 9.5% -11 -17
Public University of Nevada - Reno 162,441 114,609 47,833 41.7% 37 5
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 162,538 132,945 29,593 22.3% 12 1
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 234,657 189,200 45,457 24.0% -3 -4
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 1,615,304 905,750 709,554 78.3% 10 4
Public University of North Dakota 7,247
Private University of Notre Dame 4,263,569 1,941,396 2,322,173 119.6% 3 4
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 228,553 142,048 86,505 60.9% 42 10
Public University of Oregon 322,225 209,870 112,355 53.5% 24 3
Private University of Pennsylvania 4,268,769 3,210,465 1,058,304 33.0% -2 0
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 1,598,132 836,375 761,757 91.1% 19 6
Public University of Rhode Island 60,285 57,471 2,813 4.9% -37 -23
Private University of Rochester 1,185,293 1,094,856 90,437 8.3% -10 -4
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 291,158 248,293 42,864 17.3% -5 -11
Public University of South Florida 246,565 198,404 48,161 24.3% 2 -5
Private University of Southern California 2,458,027 1,555,493 902,534 58.0% 0 1
Public University of Southern Mississippi 42,678
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 471,692 147,973 323,719 218.8% 122 46
Public University of Texas - Austin 4,721,963 1,325,748 3,396,216 256.2% 17 4
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 124,721 75,423 49,299 65.4% 64 10
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 280,308 247,390 32,917 13.3% -6 -12
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 431,647 251,193 180,453 71.8% 35 13
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 324,624 295,589 29,035 9.8% -17 -14
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas 937,375 580,410 356,964 61.5% 22 6
Public University of Utah 407,165 263,610 143,555 54.5% 20 6
Public University of Vermont 225,842 176,526 49,316 27.9% 3 -6
Public University of Virginia 3,131,485 1,367,870 1,763,616 128.9% 7 1
Public University of Washington - Seattle 1,549,199 729,120 820,079 112.5% 23 6
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 1,451,517 890,182 561,335 63.1% 8 1

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Annual Giving in Constant 1998 Dollars Doctorates Awarded

2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net 2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net
Change Change Change Change Change Change Change Change
Annual Annual in in in in Doctorates Doctorates in in in in
Giving Giving Constant Constant National Control Awarded Awarded Doctorates Doctorates National Control
x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank Rank Rank

94,714 103,202 -8,488 -8.2% -6 -5 759 646 113 17.5% -1 0


83,676 79,751 3,925 4.9% -3 -3 413 310 103 33.2% -2 0
65,845 63,339 2,506 4.0% -9 -9 249 267 -18 -6.7% -26 -15
16,670 15,834 835 5.3% 11 0 59 12 47 391.7% 128 38
39,847 51,405 -11,558 -22.5% -33 -26 308 204 104 51.0% 8 7
42,689 53,696 -11,006 -20.5% -32 -25 151 78 73 93.6% 37 21
13,641 17,523 -3,883 -22.2% -36 -17 50 38 12 31.6% -16 -23
38,736 20,691 18,045 87.2% 49 21 147 61 86 141.0% 53 27
9,500 9,500 0 0.0% 35 -4 93 55 38 69.1% 24 9
83,402 49,222 34,180 69.4% 31 16 655 501 154 30.7% 2 1
20,286 18,852 1,434 7.6% 16 4 291 270 21 7.8% -19 -11
2,578 4,024 -1,446 -35.9% -116 -68 47 13 34 261.5% 90 17
14,089 205 85 120 141.2% 53 30
135,386 83,884 51,501 61.4% 11 6 173 149 24 16.1% -10 -4
225,429 166,243 59,187 35.6% 4 1 753 650 103 15.8% -4 -3
199,105 158,468 40,637 25.6% 2 0 775 658 117 17.8% -1 0
11,723 8,512 3,211 37.7% 89 13 77 13 64 492.3% 155 58
69,518 39,499 30,019 76.0% 43 20 326 230 96 41.7% 3 3
52,235 151,652 -99,417 -65.6% -70 -45 255 251 4 1.6% -20 -9
43,379 54,053 -10,674 -19.7% -31 -24 72 28 44 157.1% 69 27
19,665 22,829 -3,164 -13.9% -18 -10 91 23 68 295.7% 123 58
31,631 27,597 4,034 14.6% 3 -4 82 65 17 26.2% -17 -14
11,291 14,730 -3,439 -23.3% -48 -30 48 48 0 0.0% -49 -38
39,022 24,759 14,262 57.6% 31 11 166 190 -24 -12.6% -36 -22
197,673 145,107 52,566 36.2% 6 3 600 374 226 60.4% 10 5
4,479 153 42 111 264.3% 106 55
179,436 111,075 68,362 61.5% 14 8 185 135 50 37.0% 4 4
18,326 18,952 -625 -3.3% 2 -4 51 27 24 88.9% 28 -4
59,813 50,163 9,650 19.2% 4 -4 151 152 -1 -0.7% -25 -15
321,777 264,228 57,549 21.8% -1 -1 464 380 84 22.1% -3 -1
85,808 64,158 21,650 33.7% 9 4 463 360 103 28.6% 2 2
8,710 13,800 -5,091 -36.9% -79 -42 68 84 -16 -19.0% -61 -40
68,058 47,277 20,781 44.0% 23 12 279 186 93 50.0% 6 -2
52,246 49,348 2,898 5.9% -8 -9 243 268 -25 -9.3% -29 -17
30,208 19,269 10,940 56.8% 49 15 256 148 108 73.0% 22 17
276,633 212,101 64,531 30.4% 1 2 708 536 172 32.1% 2 2
2,772 135 106 29 27.4% -6 -7
65,630 41,707 23,923 57.4% 27 9 355 255 100 39.2% 1 3
191,234 130,068 61,165 47.0% 7 3 865 754 111 14.7% -2 -1
22,774 24,142 -1,368 -5.7% -14 -8 119 84 35 41.7% 6 0
81,002 17,001 64,002 376.5% 148 71 29 32 -3 -9.4% -59 -38
71,072 61,824 9,248 15.0% 5 -1
22,832 23,853 -1,022 -4.3% -12 -6 41 34 7 20.6% -23 -25
98,217 63,002 35,215 55.9% 17 10 79 57 22 38.6% -3 -7
78,888 122,832 -43,944 -35.8% -27 -18 397 199 198 99.5% 30 24
17,811 22,325 -4,514 -20.2% -29 -14 84 50 34 68.0% 22 4
183,067 129,329 53,739 41.6% 7 3 393 302 91 30.1% -2 0
204,692 206,193 -1,501 -0.7% -4 -3 622 520 102 19.6% -1 -1
277,339 240,082 37,257 15.5% -3 -1 761 687 74 10.8% -3 -2

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Change: Private Support & Doctorates Endowment Assets in Constant 1998 Dollars

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
Endowment Endowment in in in in
Assets Assets Constant Constant National Control
Dollars Dollars Rank Rank
x $1000 x $1000

Public US Naval Postgraduate School


Public Utah State University 99,711 63,421 36,290 57.2% 45 -1
Private Vanderbilt University 2,413,590 1,792,200 621,390 34.7% -5 -3
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 226,326 196,456 29,870 15.2% -12 -11
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 361,339 332,895 28,444 8.5% -20 -14
Private Wake Forest University 858,559 839,407 19,153 2.3% -11 -6
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 464,697 412,300 52,397 12.7% -9 -7
Private Washington University in St. Louis 3,664,189 3,680,434 -16,244 -0.4% -9 -6
Public Wayne State University 165,918 143,115 22,803 15.9% 2 -3
Public West Virginia University 294,299 249,077 45,222 18.2% -2 -9
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst. 264,657
Private Yale University 15,661,971 7,042,425 8,619,546 122.4% 0 0
Private Yeshiva University 920,898 660,257 260,642 39.5% 9 7

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Annual Giving in Constant 1998 Dollars Doctorates Awarded

2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net 2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net
Change Change Change Change Change Change Change Change
Annual Annual in in in in Doctorates Doctorates in in in in
Giving Giving Constant Constant National Control Awarded Awarded Doctorates Doctorates National Control
x $1000 x $1000 Dollars Dollars Rank Rank Rank Rank

12
18,555 20,552 -1,997 -9.7% -15 -6 97 78 19 24.4% -3 -2
90,174 189,010 -98,836 -52.3% -32 -12 297 176 121 68.8% 14 1
67,391 26,913 40,478 150.4% 67 36 252 117 135 115.4% 36 24
60,713 69,831 -9,119 -13.1% -16 -15 341 349 -8 -2.3% -20 -13
48,984 46,140 2,843 6.2% -10 1 56 31 25 80.6% 20 21
50,063 40,349 9,714 24.1% 6 -4 189 143 46 32.2% 0 -1
103,819 111,897 -8,078 -7.2% -7 -3 344 164 180 109.8% 30 8
36,693 33,481 3,213 9.6% -2 -8 221 186 35 18.8% -7 -1
41,959 27,481 14,477 52.7% 26 10 204 136 68 50.0% 10 6

4,682 0
328,979 219,595 109,384 49.8% 5 4 375 322 53 16.5% -10 -4
92,863 40,407 52,456 129.8% 53 26 113 124 -11 -8.9% -33 -10

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Change: Students SAT Scores

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
SAT Range SAT Range in in in in
(V; Q) or (V; Q) or SAT SAT National Control
Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range

Public Arizona State University 1095 1105 -10 -0.9% 56 29


Public Auburn University 1130 1140 -10 -0.9% 35 24
Private Baylor College of Medicine
Private Boston University 1275 1260 15 1.2% 9 11
Private Brandeis University 1360 1315 45 3.4% -7 -6
Private Brown University 1430 1395 35 2.5% 0 0
Private California Institute of Technology 1525 1495 30 2.0% 0 0
Private Carnegie Mellon University 1390 1370 20 1.5% 6 6
Private Case Western Reserve University 1305 1355 -50 -3.7% 45 39
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci.
Public Clemson University 1215 1135 80 7.0% -149 -31
Public Colorado State University 1110 1115 -5 -0.4% 22 15
Private Columbia University 1435 1370 65 4.7% -9 -9
Private Cornell University 1395 1355 40 3.0% 0 0
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College
Private Dartmouth College 1450 1435 15 1.0% 1 1
Private Drexel University 1195 1125 70 6.2% -145 -111
Private Duke University 1435 1395 40 2.9% -2 -2
Private Emory University 1385 1345 40 3.0% 1 1
Public Florida International University 1100 1100 0 0.0% 26 21
Public Florida State University 1180 1140 40 3.5% -71 -7
Public George Mason University 1120 1040 80 7.7% -299 -85
Private George Washington University 1285 1220 65 5.3% -41 -30
Private Georgetown University 1395 1355 40 3.0% 0 0
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 1330 1310 20 1.5% 5 0
Private Harvard University 1495 1485 10 0.7% 1 1
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 1145 1130 15 1.3% -21 7
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 985 965 20 2.1% 0 11
Public Iowa State University 1130 1210 -80 -6.6% 178 58
Private Johns Hopkins University 1385 1385 0 0.0% 14 14
Public Kansas State University 1050 1090 -40 -3.7% 165 76
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 1170 1090 80 7.3% -222 -49
Public Louisiana State University HSC
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 1470 1480 -10 -0.7% 4 4
Public Medical College of Georgia
Private Medical College of Wisconsin
Public Medical University of South Carolina
Public Michigan State University 1150 1110 40 3.6% -95 -16
Public Mississippi State University 1090 1110 -20 -1.8% 87 41
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 1110 1090 20 1.8% -61 -7
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 1130 1130 0 0.0% -2 13
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 1190 1180 10 0.8% 3 0
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 950 990 -40 -4.0% 263 135
Private New York University 1335 1315 20 1.5% 5 5
Public North Carolina State University 1180 1155 25 2.2% -29 -1
Public North Dakota State University 1070
Private Northwestern University 1410 1370 40 2.9% -1 -1
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 1220 1130 90 8.0% -173 -40

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National Merit and Achievement Scholars Headcount Enrollment

2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net Fall 2007 Fall 1998 Net Percent
Change Change Change Change Total Total Change Change
National National in in in in Student Student in in
Merit Merit Merit Merit National Control Headcount Headcount Enrollment Enrollment
Scholars Scholars Scholars Scholars Rank Rank

170 132 38 28.8% -5 -2 51,481 43,732 7,749 17.7%


35 20 15 75.0% -39 -17 24,137 21,775 2,362 10.8%
0 0 1,398 1,182 216 18.3%
31 61 -30 -49.2% 32 13 32,053 29,131 2,922 10.0%
20 26 -6 -23.1% 9 4 5,333 4,405 928 21.1%
107 61 46 75.4% -13 -6 8,167 7,782 385 4.9%
47 52 -5 -9.6% 6 1 2,133 1,858 275 14.8%
6 29 -23 -79.3% 97 60 10,326 8,174 2,152 26.3%
1 70 -69 -98.6% 245 145 9,844 9,486 358 3.8%
0 0 368 170 198 116.5%
36 35 1 2.9% -7 -1 17,585 16,685 900 5.4%
7 14 -7 -50.0% 27 9 27,569 26,635 934 3.5%
98 48 50 104.2% -28 -14 22,655 20,504 2,151 10.5%
74 48 26 54.2% -20 -10 19,800 20,578 -778 -3.8%
0 0 913 692 221 31.9%
84 58 26 44.8% -10 -6 5,849 5,269 580 11.0%
3 2 1 50.0% -34 -26 20,682 11,646 9,036 77.6%
131 96 35 36.5% -10 -3 13,598 11,564 2,034 17.6%
4 57 -53 -93.0% 161 95 12,570 11,353 1,217 10.7%
0 0 0 -23 1 38,182 30,421 7,761 25.5%
2 117 -115 -98.3% 217 90 40,555 31,071 9,484 30.5%
3 1 2 200.0% -65 -17 30,276 24,010 6,266 26.1%
12 20 -8 -40.0% 17 10 25,078 19,481 5,597 28.7%
55 28 27 96.4% -40 -19 14,826 12,433 2,393 19.2%
121 117 4 3.4% -1 -1 18,742 13,954 4,788 34.3%
343 457 -114 -24.9% 0 0 25,690 24,373 1,317 5.4%
61 26 35 134.6% -45 -24 38,990 35,600 3,390 9.5%
0 0 0 -23 1 29,854 27,821 2,033 7.3%
55 125 -70 -56.0% 23 13 26,160 25,585 575 2.2%
4 80 -76 -95.0% 170 102 19,682 17,089 2,593 15.2%
11 22 -11 -50.0% 26 11 23,332 20,885 2,447 11.7%
37 39 -2 -5.1% -5 1 28,628 30,533 -1,905 -6.2%
0 0 2,234 2,842 -608 -21.4%
145 155 -10 -6.5% 7 5 10,220 9,885 335 3.4%
0 0 2,392 2,496 -104 -4.2%
0 0 1,235 1,297 -62 -4.8%
0 0 2,537 2,353 184 7.8%
58 52 6 11.5% -1 2 46,045 43,189 2,856 6.6%
24 36 -12 -33.3% 17 11 17,039 15,718 1,321 8.4%
14 3 11 366.7% -129 -43 11,932 11,688 244 2.1%
0 0 878 507 371 73.2%
0 0 0 -23 1 8,288 8,191 97 1.2%
4 1 3 300.0% -87 -28 1,710 1,445 265 18.3%
3 2 1 50.0% -34 -8 16,722 15,409 1,313 8.5%
4 142 -138 -97.2% 187 111 41,783 36,719 5,064 13.8%
4 16 -12 -75.0% 81 27 31,802 27,960 3,842 13.7%
0 6 -6 -100.0% 201 78 12,527 9,530 2,997 31.4%
240 136 104 76.5% -10 -6 19,005 17,428 1,577 9.0%
127 121 6 5.0% -1 -1 52,568 48,511 4,057 8.4%

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Change: Students SAT Scores

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
SAT Range SAT Range in in in in
(V; Q) or (V; Q) or SAT SAT National Control
Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range

Public Oregon Health & Science University


Public Oregon State University 1075 1085 -10 -0.9% 38 33
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 1180 1205 -25 -2.1% 65 24
Private Princeton University 1485 1465 20 1.4% 1 1
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 1145 1100 45 4.1% -113 -20
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1335 1265 70 5.5% -28 -18
Private Rice University 1410 1420 -10 -0.7% 11 11
Private Rockefeller University
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 1185 1205 -20 -1.7% 61 21
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 1205 1160 45 3.9% -55 -44
Private Scripps Research Institute
Private Stanford University 1445 1445 0 0.0% 5 5
Public Stony Brook University 1180 1110 70 6.3% -163 -35
Public Temple University 1080 1015 65 6.4% -264 -78
Public Texas A&M University 1190 1170 20 1.7% -20 -4
Private Thomas Jefferson University
Private Tufts University 1415 1335 80 6.0% -16 -15
Private Tulane University 1280 1235 45 3.6% -28 -21
Public University at Albany 1095 1125 -30 -2.7% 118 48
Public University at Buffalo 1150 1120 30 2.7% -67 -8
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 1110 1010 100 9.9% -399 -132
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 1130 1140 -10 -0.9% 35 24
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 1005
Public University of Arizona 1095 1100 -5 -0.5% 36 26
Public University of Arkansas for Med. Sci.
Public University of California - Berkeley 1325 1340 -15 -1.1% 27 2
Public University of California - Davis 1155 1160 -5 -0.4% 45 21
Public University of California - Irvine 1185 1125 60 5.3% -122 -26
Public University of California - Los Angeles 1290 1275 15 1.2% 4 1
Public University of California - Riverside 1040 1070 -30 -2.8% 172 82
Public University of California - San Diego 1250 1180 70 5.9% -66 -20
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 1170 1165 5 0.4% 9 11
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 1140 1135 5 0.4% -2 15
Public University of Central Florida 1165 1120 45 4.0% -92 -13
Private University of Chicago 1425 1355 70 5.2% -9 -9
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 1110 1050 60 5.7% -224 -57
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 1170 1155 15 1.3% -16 4
Public University of Colorado HSC
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr.
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 1190 1120 70 6.3% -158 -38
Private University of Dayton 1170 1145 25 2.2% -45 -45
Public University of Delaware 1170 1135 35 3.1% -81 -7
Public University of Florida 1250 1245 5 0.4% 17 4
Public University of Georgia 1225 1190 35 2.9% -32 -9
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 1090 1100 -10 -0.9% 50 31
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 1055 1030 25 2.4% -92 -16
Public University of Idaho 1050 1105 -55 -5.0% 220 88
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 1090 1050 40 3.8% -148 -28

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National Merit and Achievement Scholars Headcount Enrollment

2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net Fall 2007 Fall 1998 Net Percent
Change Change Change Change Total Total Change Change
National National in in in in Student Student in in
Merit Merit Merit Merit National Control Headcount Headcount Enrollment Enrollment
Scholars Scholars Scholars Scholars Rank Rank

0 0 2,455 1,822 633 34.7%


6 9 -3 -33.3% 17 6 19,738 15,176 4,562 30.1%
18 29 -11 -37.9% 22 11 43,252 41,114 2,138 5.2%
204 138 66 47.8% -7 -3 7,261 6,514 747 11.5%
68 54 14 25.9% -6 -2 40,534 38,757 1,777 4.6%
20 15 5 33.3% -31 -19 6,566 6,519 47 0.7%
177 189 -12 -6.3% 4 4 5,161 4,315 846 19.6%
0 0 198 139 59 42.4%
19 21 -2 -9.5% -1 -1 34,804 34,761 43 0.1%
6 19 -13 -68.4% 68 44 15,539 14,253 1,286 9.0%
0 0
192 273 -81 -29.7% 6 5 19,782 17,207 2,575 15.0%
6 0 6 -235 -79 23,347 18,628 4,719 25.3%
4 0 4 -209 -72 34,696 27,539 7,157 26.0%
165 182 -17 -9.3% 5 1 46,542 43,389 3,153 7.3%
0 0 2,924 2,269 655 28.9%
70 46 24 52.2% -19 -10 9,758 8,876 882 9.9%
62 53 9 17.0% -4 -3 10,125 11,109 -984 -8.9%
0 0 0 -23 1 17,684 16,866 818 4.8%
4 1 3 300.0% -87 -28 28,054 23,370 4,684 20.0%
5 9 -4 -44.4% 34 10 16,246 15,056 1,190 7.9%
1 0 1 -133 -40 7,264 6,998 266 3.8%
0 4 -4 -100.0% 170 66 8,618 6,895 1,723 25.0%
62 49 13 26.5% -11 -5 37,217 34,291 2,926 8.5%
0 0 2,538 1,854 684 36.9%
87 235 -148 -63.0% 21 8 34,940 31,011 3,929 12.7%
5 23 -18 -78.3% 101 36 29,796 24,866 4,930 19.8%
2 15 -13 -86.7% 114 41 26,483 18,102 8,381 46.3%
41 102 -61 -59.8% 29 15 37,476 35,795 1,681 4.7%
1 2 -1 -50.0% 20 13 17,187 10,602 6,585 62.1%
8 51 -43 -84.3% 99 46 27,020 19,347 7,673 39.7%
0 0 2,999 3,511 -512 -14.6%
0 5 -5 -100.0% 190 73 21,410 19,363 2,047 10.6%
0 3 -3 -100.0% 148 59 15,825 10,981 4,844 44.1%
0 19 -19 -100.0% 280 104 48,398 30,206 18,192 60.2%
3 143 -140 -97.9% 211 124 14,538 12,140 2,398 19.8%
38 9 29 322.2% -101 -41 29,319 28,162 1,157 4.1%
4 4 0 0.0% -16 -7 31,796 28,157 3,639 12.9%
0 0 21,658 2,419 19,239 795.3%
0 0 487 501 -14 -2.8%
4 5 -1 -20.0% 4 0 23,692 21,398 2,294 10.7%
9 12 -3 -25.0% -1 1 10,395 10,185 210 2.1%
11 13 -2 -15.4% -17 -7 20,342 21,346 -1,004 -4.7%
183 208 -25 -12.0% 4 -1 51,725 42,336 9,389 22.2%
64 52 12 23.1% -7 -2 33,831 30,009 3,822 12.7%
0 0 0 -23 1 20,051 17,004 3,047 17.9%
6 17 -11 -64.7% 62 22 34,663 32,296 2,367 7.3%
26 5 21 420.0% -120 -45 11,636 11,437 199 1.7%
2 3 -1 -33.3% 0 3 25,747 24,799 948 3.8%

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Change: Students SAT Scores

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
SAT Range SAT Range in in in in
(V; Q) or (V; Q) or SAT SAT National Control
Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 1280 1230 50 4.1% -32 -9


Public University of Iowa 1150 1175 -25 -2.1% 80 28
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 1130 1110 20 1.8% -57 -4
Public University of Kansas Medical Center
Public University of Kentucky 1090 1125 -35 -3.1% 132 53
Public University of Louisville 1110 1010 100 9.9% -399 -132
Public University of Maine - Orono 1070 1085 -15 -1.4% 48 38
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 1190 1160 30 2.6% -36 -7
Public Univ. of Maryland - College Park 1275 1205 70 5.8% -50 -14
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 1135 1120 15 1.3% -37 3
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ
Private University of Miami 1275 1155 120 10.4% -144 -105
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 1300 1270 30 2.4% -3 -2
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 1205 1165 40 3.4% -46 -9
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr.
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 1170 1200 -30 -2.5% 67 25
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 1150 1145 5 0.4% 10 14
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr.
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 1020 990 30 3.0% -83 -26
Public University of Nevada - Reno 1045 1045 0 0.0% 46 36
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 1115 1130 -15 -1.3% 51 26
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 1030 1075 -45 -4.2% 215 94
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 1295 1235 60 4.9% -41 -9
Public University of North Dakota 1050 1090 -40 -3.7% 165 76
Private University of Notre Dame 1405 1320 85 6.4% -21 -20
Public University of Oklahoma HSC
Public University of Oregon 1105 1100 5 0.5% 13 14
Private University of Pennsylvania 1425 1390 35 2.5% 0 0
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 1225 1135 90 7.9% -164 -36
Public University of Rhode Island 1060 1070 -10 -0.9% 56 37
Private University of Rochester 1325 1305 20 1.5% 4 6
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 1160 1085 75 6.9% -216 -51
Public University of South Florida 1130 1112 18 1.6% -56 -3
Private University of Southern California 1365 1240 125 10.1% -68 -53
Public University of Southern Mississippi 1010 1010 0 0.0% 58 36
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 1190 1100 90 8.2% -223 -56
Public University of Texas - Austin 1220 1200 20 1.7% -11 -2
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr.
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas
Public University of Utah 1110 1130 -20 -1.8% 66 29
Public University of Vermont 1175 1135 40 3.5% -85 -8
Public University of Virginia 1310 1310 0 0.0% 16 4
Public University of Washington - Seattle 1200 1155 45 3.9% -59 -14
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 1260 1195 65 5.4% -59 -19

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National Merit and Achievement Scholars Headcount Enrollment

2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net Fall 2007 Fall 1998 Net Percent
Change Change Change Change Total Total Change Change
National National in in in in Student Student in in
Merit Merit Merit Merit National Control Headcount Headcount Enrollment Enrollment
Scholars Scholars Scholars Scholars Rank Rank

94 32 62 193.8% -45 -23 42,326 38,307 4,019 10.5%


27 30 -3 -10.0% -1 -1 29,117 28,705 412 1.4%
46 101 -55 -54.5% 23 9 28,569 25,155 3,414 13.6%
0 0 2,470
36 65 -29 -44.6% 26 15 25,856 23,707 2,149 9.1%
17 14 3 21.4% -29 -12 20,592 20,195 397 2.0%
3 0 3 -187 -61 11,912 9,126 2,786 30.5%
0 0 5,884 5,703 181 3.2%
8 4 4 100.0% -71 -24 12,041 10,122 1,919 19.0%
44 49 -5 -10.2% 4 4 36,014 32,925 3,089 9.4%
4 1 3 300.0% -87 -28 25,873 24,545 1,328 5.4%
0 0 1,013 676 337 49.9%
0 0 5,617 4,457 1,160 26.0%
30 23 7 30.4% -23 -15 15,449 13,422 2,027 15.1%
73 51 22 43.1% -15 -6 41,042 37,197 3,845 10.3%
82 43 39 90.7% -27 -12 50,883 46,973 3,910 8.3%
0 0 1,702 1,865 -163 -8.7%
34 23 11 47.8% -27 -9 28,405 22,780 5,625 24.7%
60 29 31 106.9% -37 -20 22,973 22,408 565 2.5%
0 0 3,128 2,599 529 20.4%
0 0 0 -23 1 27,960 21,001 6,959 33.1%
0 1 -1 -100.0% 99 45 16,681 12,303 4,378 35.6%
1 2 -1 -50.0% 20 13 15,005 14,538 467 3.2%
4 2 2 100.0% -56 -19 25,672 23,852 1,820 7.6%
161 105 56 53.3% -10 -5 28,136 24,255 3,881 16.0%
3 8 -5 -62.5% 54 19 12,559 10,369 2,190 21.1%
54 35 19 54.3% -22 -12 11,733 10,301 1,432 13.9%
0 0 3,754 2,741 1,013 37.0%
11 17 -6 -35.3% 8 4 20,332 17,318 3,014 17.4%
129 83 46 55.4% -11 -4 23,980 21,729 2,251 10.4%
26 11 15 136.4% -75 -31 27,020 25,872 1,148 4.4%
0 1 -1 -100.0% 99 45 15,650 14,319 1,331 9.3%
27 22 5 22.7% -22 -12 9,334 8,100 1,234 15.2%
52 40 12 30.0% -14 -5 27,272 25,250 2,022 8.0%
23 16 7 43.8% -34 -13 44,870 33,654 11,216 33.3%
270 137 133 97.1% -12 -8 33,408 28,739 4,669 16.2%
11 6 5 83.3% -65 -20 14,592 14,537 55 0.4%
22 31 -9 -29.0% 16 8 29,937 26,042 3,895 15.0%
295 249 46 18.5% -1 0 50,170 48,906 1,264 2.6%
0 0 3,774 3,140 634 20.2%
0 0 2,868 2,723 145 5.3%
0 0 139 35 104 297.1%
0 0 2,422 1,987 435 21.9%
0 0 2,253 1,548 705 45.5%
15 32 -17 -53.1% 39 19 28,025 25,214 2,811 11.1%
10 0 10 -280 -91 12,239 10,336 1,903 18.4%
35 40 -5 -12.5% 1 6 24,257 22,099 2,158 9.8%
45 43 2 4.7% -4 0 40,218 35,108 5,110 14.6%
25 32 -7 -21.9% 11 7 41,563 39,565 1,998 5.0%

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Change: Students SAT Scores

Institutions with Over $40 Million 2007 1998 Net Percent Net Net
in Federal Research, Alphabetically Change Change Change Change
SAT Range SAT Range in in in in
(V; Q) or (V; Q) or SAT SAT National Control
Rank Rank
ACT Range ACT Range

Public US Naval Postgraduate School


Public Utah State University 1090 1090 0 0.0% 15 22
Private Vanderbilt University 1390 1325 65 4.9% -15 -14
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 1060 1005 55 5.5% -252 -85
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 1200 1160 40 3.4% -43 -9
Private Wake Forest University 1325 1305 20 1.5% 4 6
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 1105 1050 55 5.2% -185 -45
Private Washington University in St. Louis 1450 1335 115 8.6% -27 -26
Public Wayne State University 970 930 40 4.3% -52 -19
Public West Virginia University 1040 1030 10 1.0% 14 25
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst.
Private Yale University 1485 1450 35 2.4% -1 -1
Private Yeshiva University 1230 1260 -30 -2.4% 45 35

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National Merit and Achievement Scholars Headcount Enrollment

2008 1999 Net Percent Net Net Fall 2007 Fall 1998 Net Percent
Change Change Change Change Total Total Change Change
National National in in in in Student Student in in
Merit Merit Merit Merit National Control Headcount Headcount Enrollment Enrollment
Scholars Scholars Scholars Scholars Rank Rank

0 0 2,569
1 22 -21 -95.5% 182 68 14,893 19,322 -4,429 -22.9%
155 106 49 46.2% -8 -4 11,847 9,996 1,851 18.5%
3 0 3 -187 -61 31,700 23,125 8,575 37.1%
21 20 1 5.0% -10 -5 29,898 27,663 2,235 8.1%
10 24 -14 -58.3% 42 21 6,788 6,082 706 11.6%
7 4 3 75.0% -57 -18 24,396 20,641 3,755 18.2%
253 143 110 76.9% -6 -2 13,382 11,985 1,397 11.7%
2 0 2 -171 -55 32,380 31,203 1,177 3.8%
21 9 12 133.3% -67 -25 28,113 22,238 5,875 26.4%
0 0
268 201 67 33.3% -2 0 11,454 11,032 422 3.8%
2 0 2 -171 -116 6,358 6,076 282 4.6%

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Institutional Characteristics

Institutions with Over $40 Million Has a


in Federal Research, Alphabetically State Highest Degree Offered Medical
School

Public Arizona State University AZ Doctoral and First-Professional


Public Auburn University AL Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Baylor College of Medicine TX Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Boston University MA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Brandeis University MA Doctoral
Private Brown University RI Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private California Institute of Technology CA Doctoral
Private Carnegie Mellon University PA Doctoral
Private Case Western Reserve University OH Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science NJ Doctoral and First-Professional
Public Clemson University SC Doctoral
Public Colorado State University CO Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Columbia University NY Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Cornell University NY Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Cornell University Weill Medical College NY Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Dartmouth College NH Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Drexel University PA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Duke University NC Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Emory University GA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Florida International University FL Doctoral
Public Florida State University FL Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public George Mason University VA Doctoral and First-Professional
Private George Washington University DC Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Georgetown University DC Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Georgia Institute of Technology GA Doctoral
Private Harvard University MA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Indiana University - Bloomington IN Doctoral and First-Professional
Public Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis IN Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Iowa State University IA Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Johns Hopkins University MD Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Kansas State University KS Doctoral and First-Professional
Public Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge LA Doctoral and First-Professional
Public Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center LA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Massachusetts Institute of Technology MA Doctoral and First-Professional
Public Medical College of Georgia GA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Medical College of Wisconsin WI Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Medical University of South Carolina SC Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Michigan State University MI Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Mississippi State University MS Doctoral and First-Professional
Public Montana State University - Bozeman MT Doctoral
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine NY Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology NJ Doctoral
Public New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology NM Doctoral
Public New Mexico State University - Las Cruces NM Doctoral
Private New York University NY Doctoral and First-Professional
Public North Carolina State University NC Doctoral and First-Professional
Public North Dakota State University ND Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Northwestern University IL Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Ohio State University - Columbus OH Doctoral and First-Professional Yes

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Federal
Land Total Student
Federal Research Focus Enrollment
Grant
Institution Fall 2006

Moderate Life Science and Engineering 51,481


Yes Moderate Life Science and Engineering 24,137
All Life Science 1,398
Strong Life Science 32,053
Strong Life Science 5,333
Strong Life Science 8,167
Strong Physical Science 2,133
Strong Math and Moderate Engineering 10,326
Heavy Life Science 9,844
All Life Science 368
Yes Strong Engineering 17,585
Yes Moderate Life Science and Environmental Science 27,569
Strong Life Science 22,655
Yes Moderate Life Science 19,800
All Life Science 913
Strong Life Science 5,849
Moderate Life Science and Engineering 20,682
Heavy Life Science 13,598
Heavy Life Science 12,570
Moderate Life Science and Engineering 38,182
Moderate Physical Science 40,555
Moderate Social Science 30,276
Strong Computer Science and Moderate Life Science 25,078
All Life Science 14,826
Strong Engineering 18,742
Strong Life Science 25,690
Moderate Life Science 38,990
All Life Science 29,854
Yes Moderate Life Science and Engineering 26,160
Moderate Life Science and Engineering 19,682
Yes Strong Life Science 23,332
Yes-System Strong Life Science 28,628
No-System All Life Science 2,234
Moderate Life Science and Engineering 10,220
All Life Science 2,392
All Life Science 1,235
All Life Science 2,537
Yes Strong Life Science 46,045
Yes Moderate Life Science and Engineering 17,039
Yes Moderate Life Science 11,932
All Life Science 878
Strong Engineering 8,288
Strong Engineering and Moderate Physical Science 1,710
Yes Strong Engineering 16,722
Heavy Life Science 41,783
Yes Moderate Life Science and Engineering 31,802
Yes Moderate Physical Science and Life Science 12,527
Strong Life Science 19,005
Yes Strong Life Science 52,568

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Institutional Characteristics

Institutions with Over $40 Million Has a


in Federal Research, Alphabetically State Highest Degree Offered Medical
School

Public Oregon Health & Science University OR Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Oregon State University OR Doctoral and First-Professional
Public Pennsylvania State University - University Park PA Doctoral
Private Princeton University NJ Doctoral
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette IN Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute NY Doctoral
Private Rice University TX Doctoral
Private Rockefeller University NY Doctoral
Public Rutgers - State University of NJ - New Brunswick NJ Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis MO Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Scripps Research Institute CA Doctoral
Private Stanford University CA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Stony Brook University NY Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Temple University PA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Texas A&M University TX Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Thomas Jefferson University PA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Tufts University MA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Tulane University LA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University at Albany NY Doctoral
Public University at Buffalo NY Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham AL Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville AL Doctoral
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks AK Doctoral
Public University of Arizona AZ Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences AR Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of California - Berkeley CA Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of California - Davis CA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of California - Irvine CA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of California - Los Angeles CA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of California - Riverside CA Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of California - San Diego CA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of California - San Francisco CA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of California - Santa Barbara CA Doctoral
Public University of California - Santa Cruz CA Doctoral
Public University of Central Florida FL Doctoral
Private University of Chicago IL Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati OH Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Colorado - Boulder CO Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Colorado Health Sciences Center CO Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Connecticut - Health Center CT Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs CT Doctoral and First-Professional
Private University of Dayton OH Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Delaware DE Doctoral
Public University of Florida FL Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Georgia GA Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa HI Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Houston - University Park TX Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Idaho ID Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Illinois - Chicago IL Doctoral and First-Professional Yes

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Federal
Land Total Student
Federal Research Focus Enrollment
Grant
Institution Fall 2006

Heavy Life Science 2,455


Yes Moderate Life Science and Environmental Science 19,738
Yes Moderate Engineering 43,252
Moderate Engineering 7,261
Yes Moderate Life Science and Engineering 40,534
Strong Engineering 6,566
Moderate Engineering 5,161
Heavy Life Science 198
Yes Moderate Life Science 34,804
All Life Science 15,539
All Life Science
Strong Life Science 19,782
Strong Life Science 23,347
Strong Life Science 34,696
Yes Moderate Life Science and Environmental Science 46,542
All Life Science 2,924
Heavy Life Science 9,758
Heavy Life Science 10,125
Heavy Life Science 17,684
Strong Life Science 28,054
Heavy Life Science 16,246
Moderate Engineering 7,264
Yes-System Strong Environmental Science 8,618
Yes Strong Life Science and Moderate Physical Science 37,217
All Life Science 2,538
Yes-System Moderate Physical Science and Life Science 34,940
Yes-System Heavy Life Science 29,796
No-System Strong Life Science 26,483
No-System Heavy Life Science 37,476
Yes-System Moderate Life Science and Engineering 17,187
No-System Strong Life Science 27,020
No-System All Life Science 2,999
No-System Moderate Engineering 21,410
No-System Moderate Physical Science and Engineering 15,825
Moderate Physical Science and Engineering 48,398
Strong Life Science 14,538
Heavy Life Science 29,319
Moderate Environmental Science 31,796
All Life Science 21,658
All Life Science 487
Yes Moderate Life Science 23,692
All Engineering 10,395
Yes Moderate Engineering 20,342
Yes Strong Life Science 51,725
Yes Heavy Life Science 33,831
Yes Moderate Life Science and Moderate Environmental Science 20,051
Moderate Life Science 34,663
Yes Strong Life Science 11,636
Heavy Life Science 25,747

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Institutional Characteristics

Institutions with Over $40 Million Has a


in Federal Research, Alphabetically State Highest Degree Offered Medical
School

Public University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign IL Doctoral and First-Professional


Public University of Iowa IA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence KS Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Kansas Medical Center KS Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Kentucky KY Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Louisville KY Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Maine - Orono ME Doctoral
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore MD Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore County MD Doctoral
Public University of Maryland - College Park MD Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Massachusetts - Amherst MA Doctoral
Public University of Massachusetts Medical Sch. - Worcester MA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey NJ Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private University of Miami FL Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor MI Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities MN Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Mississippi Medical Center MS Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Missouri - Columbia MO Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln NE Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Nebraska Medical Center NE Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas NV Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Nevada - Reno NV Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of New Hampshire - Durham NH Doctoral
Public University of New Mexico - Albuquerque NM Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill NC Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of North Dakota ND Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private University of Notre Dame IN Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center OK Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Oregon OR Doctoral and First-Professional
Private University of Pennsylvania PA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh PA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Rhode Island RI Doctoral and First-Professional
Private University of Rochester NY Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of South Carolina - Columbia SC Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of South Florida FL Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private University of Southern California CA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Southern Mississippi MS Doctoral
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville TN Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Texas - Austin TX Doctoral and First-Professional
Public University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston TX Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Texas Health Science Ctr. - San Antonio TX Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center TX Bachelors
Public University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston TX Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Texas SW Medical Center - Dallas TX Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Utah UT Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Vermont VT Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Virginia VA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Washington - Seattle WA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison WI Doctoral and First-Professional Yes

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Federal
Land Total Student
Federal Research Focus Enrollment
Grant
Institution Fall 2006

Yes Moderate Engineering 42,326


Heavy Life Science 29,117
Heavy Life Science 25,651
All Life Science 2,918
Yes Strong Life Science 25,856
Heavy Life Science 20,592
Yes Moderate Life Science and Environmental Science 11,912
All Life Science 5,884
Moderate Environmental Science 12,041
Yes Mixed 36,014
Yes Moderate Life Science 25,873
All Life Science 1,013
All Life Science 5,617
Strong Life Science and Moderate Environmental Science 15,449
Strong Life Science 41,042
Yes Strong Life Science 50,883
All Life Science 1,702
Yes-System Strong Life Science 28,405
Yes-System Moderate Life Science 22,973
No-System All Life Science 3,128
Moderate Environmental Science and Engineering 27,960
Yes Moderate Life Science 16,681
Yes Strong Environmental Science 15,005
Strong Life Science 25,672
Heavy Life Science 28,136
Moderate Life Science and Engineering 12,559
Moderate Physical Science 11,733
All Life Science 3,754
Moderate Life Science 20,332
Heavy Life Science 23,980
Heavy Life Science 27,020
Yes Moderate Life Science and Environmental Science 15,650
Strong Life Science and Moderate Engineering 9,334
Moderate Life Science 27,272
Strong Life Science 44,870
Strong Life Science 33,408
Moderate Physical Science and Environmental Science 14,592
Yes Strong Life Science 29,937
Moderate Engineering 50,170
All Life Science 3,774
All Life Science 2,868
Heavy Life Science 139
All Life Science 2,422
All Life Science 2,253
Strong Life Science 28,025
Yes Heavy Life Science 12,239
Strong Life Science 24,257
Strong Life Science 40,218
Yes Strong Life Science 41,563

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The Top American Research Universities

Institutional Characteristics

Institutions with Over $40 Million Has a


in Federal Research, Alphabetically State Highest Degree Offered Medical
School

Public U.S. Naval Postgraduate School CA Doctoral


Public Utah State University UT Doctoral
Private Vanderbilt University TN Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Virginia Commonwealth University VA Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University VA Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Wake Forest University NC Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Washington State University - Pullman WA Doctoral and First-Professional
Private Washington University in St. Louis MO Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public Wayne State University MI Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Public West Virginia University WV Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution MA Doctoral
Private Yale University CT Doctoral and First-Professional Yes
Private Yeshiva University NY Doctoral and First-Professional Yes

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The Top American Research Universities

Federal
Land Total Student
Federal Research Focus Enrollment
Grant
Institution Fall 2006

Moderate Environmental Science 2,569


Yes Strong Engineering and Moderate Life Science 14,893
Heavy Life Science 11,847
Heavy Life Science 31,700
Yes Moderate Life Science and Engineering 29,898
All Life Science 6,788
Yes Strong Life Science 24,396
Heavy Life Science 13,382
Heavy Life Science 32,380
Yes Strong Life Science and Moderate Engineering 28,113
Heavy Environmental Science
Heavy Life Science 11,454
All Life Science 6,358

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The Top American Research Universities

Student Characteristics Fall 2007 Headcount Enrollment

Institutions with Over $40 Million Total


Total Total Total
in Federal Research, Alphabetically % % First-
Student Undergraduate Graduate %
Professional
Enrollment Students Students
Students

Public Arizona State University 51,481 41,626 80.9% 9,278 18.0% 577 1.1%
Public Auburn University 24,137 19,812 82.1% 3,375 14.0% 950 3.9%
Private Baylor College of Medicine 1,398 0 0.0% 717 51.3% 681 48.7%
Private Boston University 32,053 18,733 58.4% 11,218 35.0% 2,102 6.6%
Private Brandeis University 5,333 3,233 60.6% 2,100 39.4% 0 0.0%
Private Brown University 8,167 6,008 73.6% 1,786 21.9% 373 4.6%
Private California Institute of Technology 2,133 913 42.8% 1,220 57.2% 0 0.0%
Private Carnegie Mellon University 10,326 5,682 55.0% 4,644 45.0% 0 0.0%
Private Case Western Reserve University 9,844 4,207 42.7% 3,959 40.2% 1,678 17.0%
Private Charles R. Drew U. of Med. and Sci. 368 334 90.8% 34 9.2% 0 0.0%
Public Clemson University 17,585 14,270 81.1% 3,315 18.9% 0 0.0%
Public Colorado State University 27,569 21,671 78.6% 5,359 19.4% 539 2.0%
Private Columbia University 22,655 7,285 32.2% 13,199 58.3% 2,171 9.6%
Private Cornell University 19,800 13,510 68.2% 5,375 27.1% 915 4.6%
Private Cornell Univ. Weill Medical College 913 0 0.0% 503 55.1% 410 44.9%
Private Dartmouth College 5,849 4,164 71.2% 1,371 23.4% 314 5.4%
Private Drexel University 20,682 13,194 63.8% 6,136 29.7% 1,352 6.5%
Private Duke University 13,598 6,394 47.0% 5,517 40.6% 1,687 12.4%
Private Emory University 12,570 6,719 53.5% 4,159 33.1% 1,692 13.5%
Public Florida International University 38,182 31,323 82.0% 6,407 16.8% 452 1.2%
Public Florida State University 40,555 31,595 77.9% 7,839 19.3% 1,121 2.8%
Public George Mason University 30,276 18,533 61.2% 10,956 36.2% 787 2.6%
Private George Washington University 25,078 10,701 42.7% 12,009 47.9% 2,368 9.4%
Private Georgetown University 14,826 7,038 47.5% 4,941 33.3% 2,847 19.2%
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 18,742 12,565 67.0% 6,177 33.0% 0 0.0%
Private Harvard University 25,690 9,859 38.4% 13,042 50.8% 2,789 10.9%
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 38,990 30,394 78.0% 7,672 19.7% 924 2.4%
Public Indiana U. - Purdue U. - Indianapolis 29,854 21,202 71.0% 6,052 20.3% 2,600 8.7%
Public Iowa State University 26,160 21,004 80.3% 4,664 17.8% 492 1.9%
Private Johns Hopkins University 19,682 5,650 28.7% 13,572 69.0% 460 2.3%
Public Kansas State University 23,332 18,545 79.5% 4,359 18.7% 428 1.8%
Public Louisiana State Univ. - Baton Rouge 28,628 23,393 81.7% 4,266 14.9% 969 3.4%
Public Louisiana State University HSC 2,234 649 29.1% 650 29.1% 935 41.9%
Private Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 10,220 4,172 40.8% 6,048 59.2% 0 0.0%
Public Medical College of Georgia 2,392 595 24.9% 812 33.9% 985 41.2%
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 1,235 0 0.0% 440 35.6% 795 64.4%
Public Medical University of South Carolina 2,537 269 10.6% 1,107 43.6% 1,161 45.8%
Public Michigan State University 46,045 36,072 78.3% 8,265 17.9% 1,708 3.7%
Public Mississippi State University 17,039 13,208 77.5% 3,550 20.8% 281 1.6%
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 11,932 10,491 87.9% 1,441 12.1% 0 0.0%
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 878 0 0.0% 374 42.6% 504 57.4%
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 8,288 5,428 65.5% 2,860 34.5% 0 0.0%
Public New Mexico Inst. of Mining and Tech. 1,710 1,328 77.7% 382 22.3% 0 0.0%
Public New Mexico State Univ. - Las Cruces 16,722 13,345 79.8% 3,377 20.2% 0 0.0%
Private New York University 41,783 21,327 51.0% 17,013 40.7% 3,443 8.2%
Public North Carolina State University 31,802 24,145 75.9% 7,346 23.1% 311 1.0%
Public North Dakota State University 12,527 10,403 83.0% 1,776 14.2% 348 2.8%
Private Northwestern University 19,005 9,261 48.7% 8,294 43.6% 1,450 7.6%
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 52,568 39,209 74.6% 10,097 19.2% 3,262 6.2%

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Fall 2007 Part-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 Degrees Awarded

Percentage Percentage Percentage Percentage


of Total of Under- of Graduates of First- Associateʼs Bachelorʼs Masterʼs Doctorate Professional
Students graduates Enrolled Professionals Degrees Degrees Degrees Degrees Degrees
Enrolled Enrolled Part Time Enrolled
Part Time Part Time Part Time

28.4% 27.1% 36.4% 1.0% 0 10,706 3,082 418 238


14.9% 8.4% 53.7% 12.6% 0 3,763 849 205 215
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 49 74 179
19.5% 8.2% 42.0% 1.2% 0 4,177 3,624 562 634
11.3% 0.5% 28.0% 0.0% 0 826 596 84 0
3.9% 3.6% 5.4% 0.5% 0 1,542 348 205 70
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 208 128 185 0
12.9% 3.5% 24.4% 0.0% 0 1,295 1,621 258 0
22.9% 5.0% 51.3% 0.8% 0 793 951 296 422
37.2% 37.4% 35.3% 0.0% 29 38 10 0 0
12.4% 6.8% 36.8% 0.0% 0 3,075 816 145 0
20.6% 10.7% 62.9% 0.2% 0 4,286 1,024 206 136
13.9% 11.5% 17.5% 0.2% 0 1,824 5,401 598 620
0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 0.0% 0 3,431 1,737 479 273
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 10 40 96
1.8% 1.3% 3.5% 0.0% 0 1,084 496 81 62
31.0% 19.8% 62.1% 0.0% 30 2,488 1,652 121 273
2.9% 0.5% 6.7% 0.0% 0 1,505 1,423 302 525
7.1% 1.2% 16.8% 6.6% 314 1,513 1,037 248 487
40.0% 39.0% 47.4% 1.8% 50 5,497 2,147 122 90
16.9% 11.5% 41.3% 1.0% 131 7,615 2,075 368 362
46.2% 25.0% 82.8% 36.6% 0 3,809 2,549 189 216
37.1% 9.8% 66.3% 12.5% 207 2,485 3,461 273 683
13.0% 3.5% 31.6% 4.1% 0 1,730 1,887 100 826
10.2% 6.7% 17.4% 0.0% 0 2,582 1,429 467 0
24.0% 27.6% 26.4% 0.3% 7 1,755 3,622 666 802
11.7% 5.3% 38.2% 3.1% 45 5,779 1,745 414 281
38.7% 32.0% 73.6% 11.5% 405 2,906 1,877 76 644
13.0% 6.3% 44.3% 1.8% 0 4,404 787 308 105
40.7% 6.0% 56.6% 0.0% 0 1,548 4,002 446 101
21.8% 11.8% 66.0% 1.2% 63 3,450 803 153 112
9.9% 6.8% 28.2% 4.1% 0 4,600 977 231 274
21.3% 49.3% 23.8% 0.0% 5 244 171 28 213
2.6% 1.3% 3.5% 0.0% 0 1,217 1,509 599 0
9.9% 14.1% 18.8% 0.1% 0 277 107 94 229
18.7% 0.0% 52.5% 0.0% 0 0 85 22 186
13.0% 26.0% 23.6% 0.0% 0 182 269 168 267
12.2% 8.3% 31.4% 1.9% 0 7,941 1,817 446 324
19.9% 11.0% 54.7% 0.0% 0 2,554 789 117 65
20.2% 14.1% 64.8% 0.0% 0 1,809 434 52 0
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 42 27 117
27.7% 19.8% 42.6% 0.0% 0 880 983 58 0
22.7% 17.8% 39.8% 0.0% 4 194 90 15 0
21.3% 14.6% 47.7% 0.0% 21 2,255 836 72 0
23.8% 6.6% 50.0% 0.3% 454 5,086 6,006 432 981
21.4% 14.2% 46.2% 0.0% 132 4,535 1,507 328 74
17.4% 9.7% 66.3% 0.3% 0 1,770 390 91 88
17.0% 11.1% 26.3% 0.6% 0 2,037 2,805 438 438
12.4% 8.9% 29.2% 1.7% 0 8,721 2,576 759 852

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Student Characteristics Fall 2007 Headcount Enrollment

Institutions with Over $40 Million Total


Total Total Total
in Federal Research, Alphabetically % % First-
Student Undergraduate Graduate %
Professional
Enrollment Students Students
Students

Public Oregon Health & Science University 2,455 591 24.1% 1,097 44.7% 767 31.2%
Public Oregon State University 19,738 16,224 82.2% 2,983 15.1% 531 2.7%
Public Pennsylvania State Univ. - Univ. Park 43,252 36,815 85.1% 6,233 14.4% 204 0.5%
Private Princeton University 7,261 4,845 66.7% 2,416 33.3% 0 0.0%
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 40,534 32,610 80.5% 6,959 17.2% 965 2.4%
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 6,566 5,164 78.6% 1,402 21.4% 0 0.0%
Private Rice University 5,161 3,017 58.5% 2,144 41.5% 0 0.0%
Private Rockefeller University 198 0 0.0% 198 100.0% 0 0.0%
Public Rutgers - St. U. of NJ - New Brunswick 34,804 26,829 77.1% 7,470 21.5% 505 1.5%
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 15,539 10,798 69.5% 3,065 19.7% 1,676 10.8%
Private Scripps Research Institute
Private Stanford University 19,782 6,584 33.3% 12,160 61.5% 1,038 5.2%
Public Stony Brook University 23,347 15,519 66.5% 7,223 30.9% 605 2.6%
Public Temple University 34,696 25,505 73.5% 6,095 17.6% 3,096 8.9%
Public Texas A&M University 46,542 37,357 80.3% 8,680 18.6% 505 1.1%
Private Thomas Jefferson University 2,924 1,062 36.3% 863 29.5% 999 34.2%
Private Tufts University 9,758 5,035 51.6% 3,023 31.0% 1,700 17.4%
Private Tulane University 10,125 6,387 63.1% 2,321 22.9% 1,417 14.0%
Public University at Albany 17,684 12,748 72.1% 4,936 27.9% 0 0.0%
Public University at Buffalo 28,054 18,779 66.9% 7,246 25.8% 2,029 7.2%
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 16,246 10,796 66.5% 4,449 27.4% 1,001 6.2%
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 7,264 5,751 79.2% 1,513 20.8% 0 0.0%
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 8,618 7,559 87.7% 1,059 12.3% 0 0.0%
Public University of Arizona 37,217 29,070 78.1% 6,870 18.5% 1,277 3.4%
Public Univ. of Arkansas for Med. Sciences 2,538 833 32.8% 647 25.5% 1,058 41.7%
Public University of California - Berkeley 34,940 24,636 70.5% 9,253 26.5% 1,051 3.0%
Public University of California - Davis 29,796 23,478 78.8% 4,844 16.3% 1,474 4.9%
Public University of California - Irvine 26,483 21,696 81.9% 4,376 16.5% 411 1.6%
Public University of California - Los Angeles 37,476 25,928 69.2% 9,509 25.4% 2,039 5.4%
Public University of California - Riverside 17,187 14,973 87.1% 2,165 12.6% 49 0.3%
Public University of California - San Diego 27,020 22,048 81.6% 4,259 15.8% 713 2.6%
Public Univ. of California - San Francisco 2,999 0 0.0% 1,554 51.8% 1,445 48.2%
Public Univ. of California - Santa Barbara 21,410 18,415 86.0% 2,995 14.0% 0 0.0%
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 15,825 14,403 91.0% 1,422 9.0% 0 0.0%
Public University of Central Florida 48,398 41,448 85.6% 6,950 14.4% 0 0.0%
Private University of Chicago 14,538 4,926 33.9% 8,501 58.5% 1,111 7.6%
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 29,319 20,501 69.9% 7,831 26.7% 987 3.4%
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 31,796 26,348 82.9% 4,924 15.5% 524 1.6%
Public University of Colorado HSC 21,658 11,702 54.0% 8,296 38.3% 1,660 7.7%
Public University of Connecticut - Health Ctr. 487 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 487 100.0%
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 23,692 16,348 69.0% 6,425 27.1% 919 3.9%
Private University of Dayton 10,395 7,434 71.5% 2,536 24.4% 425 4.1%
Public University of Delaware 20,342 16,937 83.3% 3,405 16.7% 0 0.0%
Public University of Florida 51,725 35,189 68.0% 12,201 23.6% 4,335 8.4%
Public University of Georgia 33,831 25,335 74.9% 6,947 20.5% 1,549 4.6%
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 20,051 13,827 69.0% 5,584 27.8% 640 3.2%
Public University of Houston - Univ. Park 34,663 27,572 79.5% 5,231 15.1% 1,860 5.4%
Public University of Idaho 11,636 9,018 77.5% 2,291 19.7% 327 2.8%
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 25,747 15,672 60.9% 7,718 30.0% 2,357 9.2%

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Fall 2007 Part-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 Degrees Awarded

Percentage Percentage Percentage Percentage


of Total of Under- of Graduates of First- Associateʼs Bachelorʼs Masterʼs Doctorate Professional
Students graduates Enrolled Professionals Degrees Degrees Degrees Degrees Degrees
Enrolled Enrolled Part Time Enrolled
Part Time Part Time Part Time

36.9% 65.8% 45.9% 1.8% 0 209 204 52 162


17.2% 15.0% 32.0% 2.5% 0 3,267 674 173 118
5.4% 3.7% 15.3% 11.3% 102 9,442 1,267 620 23
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 1,137 436 307 0
11.0% 7.4% 29.2% 3.3% 575 6,034 1,326 600 240
5.3% 0.5% 22.7% 0.0% 0 1,144 384 158 0
2.4% 1.1% 4.3% 0.0% 0 792 512 186 0
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 0 26 0
16.6% 7.3% 51.4% 0.4% 0 5,454 1,469 431 248
39.6% 40.9% 49.6% 13.1% 0 1,538 731 152 411

27.9% 0.9% 44.1% 8.6% 0 1,646 1,974 673 271


18.9% 7.6% 44.9% 0.0% 0 3,171 1,716 408 147
21.6% 12.5% 66.9% 7.3% 9 4,979 1,273 409 811
10.4% 7.7% 22.9% 0.0% 0 8,152 1,930 594 129
29.2% 36.3% 54.2% 0.0% 88 325 149 46 219
9.3% 1.2% 28.3% 0.0% 0 1,407 835 113 420
16.4% 19.4% 17.8% 0.4% 29 1,483 981 134 399
18.8% 6.2% 51.5% 0.0% 0 2,734 1,362 151 0
16.0% 6.7% 44.3% 0.3% 0 3,966 1,973 373 565
31.1% 27.4% 46.9% 0.0% 0 1,907 1,098 197 245
34.2% 26.4% 64.0% 0.0% 0 889 322 37 0
54.1% 55.7% 42.6% 0.0% 238 444 199 29 0
16.6% 13.2% 33.6% 0.7% 0 5,619 1,392 452 326
25.2% 26.8% 63.4% 0.6% 67 313 137 23 254
5.0% 3.1% 10.6% 0.0% 0 6,960 2,053 873 345
5.1% 3.9% 12.4% 0.2% 0 5,785 873 500 400
4.0% 2.8% 10.3% 0.0% 0 5,209 942 370 92
3.3% 3.7% 2.8% 0.1% 0 7,089 2,571 752 609
3.0% 2.8% 4.1% 0.0% 0 3,544 372 224 0
3.4% 3.3% 4.6% 0.0% 0 5,328 894 488 155
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 255 171 371
2.7% 2.5% 4.4% 0.0% 0 4,977 578 346 0
3.8% 3.4% 7.1% 0.0% 0 3,450 278 131 0
29.8% 25.0% 58.3% 0.0% 247 9,007 1,882 206 0
18.5% 1.4% 30.8% 0.0% 0 1,185 2,599 395 323
23.9% 17.3% 44.3% 0.1% 174 3,546 2,032 326 363
18.4% 9.1% 69.9% 0.8% 0 5,790 996 323 173
54.8% 44.6% 77.0% 15.4% 0 1,718 1,656 89 445
0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0 0 0 0 119
15.9% 4.5% 43.7% 24.6% 35 4,591 1,437 285 291
18.4% 7.9% 52.1% 1.7% 0 1,584 735 20 126
13.1% 10.5% 26.2% 0.0% 188 3,500 695 208 0
13.3% 7.7% 28.8% 14.8% 393 8,737 3,337 857 1,250
13.5% 7.6% 37.7% 1.0% 0 6,414 1,554 391 441
28.6% 18.4% 56.6% 4.5% 0 2,994 1,141 215 154
29.7% 28.7% 41.3% 11.5% 0 4,759 1,448 259 550
20.8% 11.4% 60.5% 1.5% 0 1,782 560 88 102
17.0% 7.9% 40.0% 2.9% 0 3,323 1,742 315 558

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Student Characteristics Fall 2007 Headcount Enrollment

Institutions with Over $40 Million Total


Total Total Total
in Federal Research, Alphabetically % % First-
Student Undergraduate Graduate %
Professional
Enrollment Students Students
Students

Public Univ. of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 42,326 30,895 73.0% 10,421 24.6% 1,010 2.4%
Public University of Iowa 29,117 20,907 71.8% 6,194 21.3% 2,016 6.9%
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 25,651 20,298 79.1% 5,323 20.8% 790 3.1%
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 2,918 530 18.2% 916 31.4% 712 24.4%
Public University of Kentucky 25,856 18,770 72.6% 5,543 21.4% 1,543 6.0%
Public University of Louisville 20,592 14,962 72.7% 4,258 20.7% 1,372 6.7%
Public University of Maine - Orono 11,912 9,596 80.6% 2,316 19.4% 0 0.0%
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 5,884 810 13.8% 2,556 43.4% 2,518 42.8%
Public Univ. of Maryland - Baltimore County 12,041 9,464 78.6% 2,577 21.4% 0 0.0%
Public Univ. of Maryland - College Park 36,014 25,857 71.8% 10,040 27.9% 117 0.3%
Public Univ. of Massachusetts - Amherst 25,873 20,114 77.7% 5,759 22.3% 0 0.0%
Public Univ. of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 1,013 0 0.0% 578 57.1% 435 42.9%
Public Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 5,617 900 16.0% 2,603 46.3% 2,114 37.6%
Private University of Miami 15,449 10,379 67.2% 2,991 19.4% 2,079 13.5%
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 41,042 26,083 63.6% 12,343 30.1% 2,616 6.4%
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 50,883 32,294 63.5% 14,946 29.4% 3,643 7.2%
Public University of Mississippi Medical Ctr. 1,702 557 32.7% 591 34.7% 554 32.5%
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 28,405 21,586 76.0% 5,708 20.1% 1,111 3.9%
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 22,973 18,053 78.6% 4,497 19.6% 423 1.8%
Public University of Nebraska Medical Ctr. 3,128 829 26.5% 1,377 44.0% 922 29.5%
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 27,960 21,975 78.6% 5,225 18.7% 760 2.7%
Public University of Nevada - Reno 16,681 13,205 79.2% 3,253 19.5% 223 1.3%
Public Univ. of New Hampshire - Durham 15,005 12,045 80.3% 2,960 19.7% 0 0.0%
Public Univ. of New Mexico - Albuquerque 25,672 19,913 77.6% 4,751 18.5% 1,008 3.9%
Public Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 28,136 17,628 62.7% 8,177 29.1% 2,331 8.3%
Public University of North Dakota 12,559 10,085 80.3% 1,985 15.8% 489 3.9%
Private University of Notre Dame 11,733 8,371 71.3% 2,763 23.5% 599 5.1%
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 3,754 1,016 27.1% 1,356 36.1% 1,382 36.8%
Public University of Oregon 20,332 16,674 82.0% 3,129 15.4% 529 2.6%
Private University of Pennsylvania 23,980 11,877 49.5% 9,730 40.6% 2,373 9.9%
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 27,020 17,208 63.7% 7,983 29.5% 1,829 6.8%
Public University of Rhode Island 15,650 12,516 80.0% 2,564 16.4% 570 3.6%
Private University of Rochester 9,334 5,131 55.0% 3,788 40.6% 415 4.4%
Public Univ. of South Carolina - Columbia 27,272 18,827 69.0% 6,996 25.7% 1,449 5.3%
Public University of South Florida 44,870 34,898 77.8% 9,498 21.2% 474 1.1%
Private University of Southern California 33,408 16,384 49.0% 14,319 42.9% 2,705 8.1%
Public University of Southern Mississippi 14,592 11,924 81.7% 2,668 18.3% 0 0.0%
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 29,937 21,369 71.4% 6,236 20.8% 2,332 7.8%
Public University of Texas - Austin 50,170 37,459 74.7% 10,941 21.8% 1,770 3.5%
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 3,774 454 12.0% 2,144 56.8% 1,176 31.2%
Public Univ. of Texas HSC - San Antonio 2,868 695 24.2% 933 32.5% 1,240 43.2%
Public U. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 139 139 100.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Public U. of Texas Med. Branch - Galveston 2,422 562 23.2% 978 40.4% 882 36.4%
Public Univ. of Texas SW Med. Ctr. - Dallas 2,253 119 5.3% 1,225 54.4% 909 40.3%
Public University of Utah 28,025 21,421 76.4% 5,612 20.0% 992 3.5%
Public University of Vermont 12,239 10,504 85.8% 1,320 10.8% 415 3.4%
Public University of Virginia 24,257 15,078 62.2% 7,455 30.7% 1,724 7.1%
Public University of Washington - Seattle 40,218 28,570 71.0% 9,845 24.5% 1,803 4.5%
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 41,563 30,166 72.6% 8,876 21.4% 2,521 6.1%

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Fall 2007 Part-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 Degrees Awarded

Percentage Percentage Percentage Percentage


of Total of Under- of Graduates of First- Associateʼs Bachelorʼs Masterʼs Doctorate Professional
Students graduates Enrolled Professionals Degrees Degrees Degrees Degrees Degrees
Enrolled Enrolled Part Time Enrolled
Part Time Part Time Part Time

7.8% 2.2% 24.9% 2.1% 0 7,314 2,655 759 308


19.1% 10.7% 52.1% 4.8% 0 4,488 1,361 413 513
20.0% 10.8% 55.8% 2.4% 3,750 1,162 249 313
21.6% 10.8% 55.8% 2.4% 247 167 59 160
14.2% 10.6% 30.1% 0.6% 0 3,775 1,311 308 409
26.3% 22.1% 47.7% 4.9% 19 2,298 1,257 151 343
24.4% 17.8% 51.8% 0.0% 0 1,622 465 50 0
20.7% 31.5% 35.4% 2.3% 0 350 701 147 628
25.4% 15.9% 60.6% 0.0% 0 1,844 449 93 0
15.0% 8.0% 33.0% 0.0% 0 6,307 2,059 655 28
19.9% 7.3% 63.7% 0.0% 73 4,431 1,215 291 0
2.9% 0.0% 5.0% 0.0% 0 0 67 47 102
28.6% 39.7% 47.9% 0.0% 108 358 459 205 457
8.0% 6.8% 16.0% 2.8% 0 2,445 989 173 530
7.2% 3.5% 16.5% 0.0% 0 6,258 3,336 753 730
28.3% 16.1% 61.1% 1.7% 0 6,650 3,188 775 788
17.4% 26.4% 25.2% 0.0% 0 201 80 77 127
15.2% 6.0% 52.4% 1.4% 0 4,779 1,421 326 303
15.3% 7.2% 49.4% 0.9% 12 3,246 802 255 127
13.8% 8.4% 25.9% 0.4% 0 370 124 72 224
35.4% 28.6% 66.5% 17.5% 0 3,696 1,374 91 199
30.5% 21.7% 68.5% 0.0% 0 2,119 606 82 49
14.7% 4.8% 55.2% 0.0% 143 2,377 807 48 0
30.7% 26.1% 55.5% 4.9% 9 3,052 1,110 166 269
17.2% 5.1% 47.6% 2.1% 0 4,131 1,836 600 604
20.6% 12.8% 65.2% 0.4% 0 1,836 471 153 145
1.1% 0.1% 4.1% 0.0% 0 2,087 901 185 196
24.9% 10.2% 48.6% 12.3% 0 590 325 51 306
11.5% 9.6% 23.9% 0.4% 0 3,636 856 151 182
17.4% 14.4% 25.1% 0.5% 1 2,766 3,019 464 641
16.8% 9.0% 37.3% 0.2% 0 3,913 2,006 463 563
20.7% 13.2% 61.5% 0.4% 0 2,201 481 68 87
17.0% 5.7% 34.3% 0.0% 0 1,232 913 279 91
19.4% 8.4% 53.1% 0.6% 11 3,823 1,574 243 396
35.1% 29.5% 57.4% 0.0% 254 7,031 2,252 256 115
12.8% 4.3% 25.0% 0.0% 0 4,528 4,455 708 815
20.8% 14.4% 49.5% 0.0% 0 2,262 640 135 0
12.4% 6.9% 36.1% 0.0% 0 3,655 1,556 355 557
9.1% 7.6% 11.2% 28.0% 0 8,669 2,975 865 574
28.6% 18.1% 46.5% 0.0% 0 236 319 119 246
17.5% 29.8% 31.5% 0.0% 0 326 173 29 284
5.8% 5.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0 68 0 0 0
22.6% 46.3% 29.4% 0.0% 0 279 207 41 194
29.0% 12.6% 52.2% 0.0% 0 47 127 79 221
30.6% 32.2% 29.5% 1.3% 0 4,882 1,611 397 270
15.7% 11.5% 54.5% 0.0% 0 2,003 360 84 81
15.5% 5.4% 39.5% 0.0% 0 3,526 1,835 393 532
16.7% 15.3% 23.3% 4.5% 0 6,952 2,631 622 503
11.5% 9.1% 22.0% 3.0% 0 6,376 1,910 761 646

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Student Characteristics Fall 2007 Headcount Enrollment

Institutions with Over $40 Million Total


Total Total Total
in Federal Research, Alphabetically % % First-
Student Undergraduate Graduate %
Professional
Enrollment Students Students
Students

Public US Naval Postgraduate School 2,569 0 0.0% 2,569 100.0% 0 0.0%


Public Utah State University 14,893 13,179 88.5% 1,714 11.5% 0 0.0%
Private Vanderbilt University 11,847 6,532 55.1% 4,055 34.2% 1,260 10.6%
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 31,700 21,952 69.2% 8,152 25.7% 1,596 5.0%
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and St. Univ. 29,898 23,041 77.1% 6,496 21.7% 361 1.2%
Private Wake Forest University 6,788 4,412 65.0% 1,347 19.8% 1,029 15.2%
Public Washington State Univ. - Pullman 24,396 20,282 83.1% 3,330 13.6% 784 3.2%
Private Washington University in St. Louis 13,382 7,253 54.2% 4,864 36.3% 1,265 9.5%
Public Wayne State University 32,380 21,145 65.3% 9,115 28.2% 2,120 6.5%
Public West Virginia University 28,113 21,145 75.2% 5,595 19.9% 1,373 4.9%
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst.
Private Yale University 11,454 5,311 46.4% 4,895 42.7% 1,248 10.9%
Private Yeshiva University 6,358 3,017 47.5% 1,510 23.7% 1,831 28.8%

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Fall 2007 Part-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 Degrees Awarded

Percentage Percentage Percentage Percentage


of Total of Under- of Graduates of First- Associateʼs Bachelorʼs Masterʼs Doctorate Professional
Students graduates Enrolled Professionals Degrees Degrees Degrees Degrees Degrees
Enrolled Enrolled Part Time Enrolled
Part Time Part Time Part Time

34.0% 34.0% 0 1 1,161 12 0


19.3% 15.7% 47.1% 15 2,844 852 97 0
6.2% 1.1% 15.9% 2.1% 0 1,542 1,044 297 353
29.7% 20.2% 60.5% 2.1% 0 3,544 1,541 252 397
9.9% 2.3% 37.5% 0.0% 33 5,049 1,525 341 88
2.3% 1.4% 6.6% 0.4% 0 1,028 531 56 288
17.3% 14.6% 38.0% 0.4% 0 4,818 724 189 188
17.7% 15.3% 25.8% 0.5% 7 1,760 1,304 344 386
43.0% 40.2% 57.1% 9.8% 0 2,781 2,271 221 537
13.9% 6.6% 44.9% 0.7% 0 3,790 1,527 204 355
0 0 0 0 0
1.6% 0.4% 2.9% 1.5% 0 1,319 1,398 375 365
12.0% 3.5% 33.9% 7.8% 292 646 440 113 536

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The Center Measures - National Rankings

2009 2009 2008 2008


Institutions with Over $40 Million No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50
Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally

Public Arizona State University 0 1 0 2


Public Auburn University 0 0 0 0
Private Baylor College of Medicine 0 3 2 1
Private Boston University 1 1 1 2
Private Brandeis University 0 1 0 1
Private Brown University 2 2 1 3
Private California Institute of Technology 3 3 2 5
Private Carnegie Mellon University 0 2 1 1
Private Case Western Reserve University 1 2 1 2
Private Charles R. Drew University of Med. and Sci. 0 0 0 0
Public Clemson University 0 0 0 0
Public Colorado State University 0 1 0 0
Private Columbia University 9 0 9 0
Private Cornell University 4 5 5 4
Private Cornell University Weill Medical College 0 0 0 1
Private Dartmouth College 2 1 2 1
Private Drexel University 0 0 0 0
Private Duke University 8 0 8 0
Private Emory University 2 6 2 5
Public Florida International University 0 0 0 0
Public Florida State University 0 1 0 1
Public George Mason University 0 0 0 0
Private George Washington University 0 0 0 0
Private Georgetown University 0 2 0 1
Public Georgia Institute of Technology 0 5 0 7
Private Harvard University 8 1 8 1
Public Indiana University - Bloomington 0 3 0 3
Public Indiana Univ. - Purdue Univ. - Indianapolis 0 1 0 0
Public Iowa State University 0 0 0 0
Private Johns Hopkins University 6 3 7 2
Public Kansas State University 0 0 0 0
Public Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge 0 0 0 0
Public Louisiana State University HSC 0 0 0 0
Private Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9 0 9 0
Public Medical College of Georgia 0 0 0 0
Private Medical College of Wisconsin 0 0 0 0
Public Medical University of South Carolina 0 0 0 0
Public Michigan State University 0 4 1 4
Public Mississippi State University 0 0 0 0
Public Montana State University - Bozeman 0 0 0 0
Private Mount Sinai School of Medicine 0 3 0 2
Public New Jersey Institute of Technology 0 0 0 0
Public New Mexico Institute of Mining and Tech. 0 0 0 0
Public New Mexico State University - Las Cruces 0 0 0 0
Private New York University 1 5 3 3
Public North Carolina State University 0 2 0 4
Public North Dakota State University 0 0 0 0
Private Northwestern University 3 6 4 5
Public Ohio State University - Columbus 5 3 4 4

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No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures
in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50
Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally

0 2 0 2 0 1 0 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3
1 2 0 3 0 2 1 3
0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
1 2 2 2 1 2 2 1
3 4 3 4 4 3 3 4
0 3 0 2 1 1 0 2
0 3 0 4 0 5 0 4
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 0 9 0 8 1 8 1
4 5 6 3 5 3 8 1
0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
2 1 2 2 2 2 2 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 0 8 0 8 0 8 0
2 6 2 6 3 5 3 4
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2
0 5 0 5 0 7 0 6
9 0 9 0 8 1 9 0
0 1 0 3 0 2 0 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 2 8 1 8 1 8 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 0 9 0 9 0 9 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 2 1 3 1 3 1 4
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 3 2 4 2 4 2 6
0 4 0 5 0 6 0 5
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 4 4 5 3 5 3 5
4 4 4 4 3 5 3 5

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2009 2009 2008 2008


Institutions with Over $40 Million No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50
Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally

Public Oregon Health & Science University 0 1 0 2


Public Oregon State University 0 0 0 0
Public Pennsylvania State University - Univ. Park 3 4 3 4
Private Princeton University 5 1 5 1
Public Purdue University - West Lafayette 1 5 1 6
Private Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 0 0 0 0
Private Rice University 2 0 2 0
Private Rockefeller University 1 2 1 2
Public Rutgers - State Univ. of NJ - New Brunswick 0 3 0 3
Private Saint Louis University - St. Louis 0 0 0 0
Private Scripps Research Institute 0 4 0 4
Private Stanford University 9 0 9 0
Public Stony Brook University 0 1 0 1
Public Temple University 0 1 0 1
Public Texas A&M University 3 4 3 4
Private Thomas Jefferson University 0 0 0 0
Private Tufts University 1 2 1 2
Private Tulane University 0 0 0 0
Public University at Albany 0 0 0 0
Public University at Buffalo 0 2 0 1
Public University of Alabama - Birmingham 0 2 1 1
Public University of Alabama - Huntsville 0 0 0 0
Public University of Alaska - Fairbanks 0 0 0 0
Public University of Arizona 1 6 2 5
Public University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 0 0 0 0
Public University of California - Berkeley 7 1 7 1
Public University of California - Davis 3 3 2 4
Public University of California - Irvine 1 2 0 2
Public University of California - Los Angeles 7 1 7 1
Public University of California - Riverside 0 0 0 0
Public University of California - San Diego 6 0 5 2
Public University of California - San Francisco 6 0 6 0
Public University of California - Santa Barbara 1 0 1 1
Public University of California - Santa Cruz 0 0 0 0
Public University of Central Florida 0 0 0 0
Private University of Chicago 5 2 5 3
Public University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati 0 3 0 0
Public University of Colorado - Boulder 0 3 1 3
Public University of Colorado Health Sciences Ctr. 0 1 0 1
Public University of Connecticut - Health Center 0 0 0 0
Public University of Connecticut - Storrs 0 0 0 0
Private University of Dayton 0 0 0 0
Public University of Delaware 0 0 0 0
Public University of Florida 3 4 4 3
Public University of Georgia 0 2 0 2
Public University of Hawaii - Manoa 0 0 0 1
Public University of Houston - University Park 0 0 0 0
Public University of Idaho 0 0 0 0
Public University of Illinois - Chicago 0 2 0 2

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2007 2007 2006 2006 2005 2005 2004 2004

No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures
in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50
Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally

0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 3 3 3 3 4 4 2
5 1 5 1 4 3 5 2
1 6 2 3 2 3 1 4
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 0 2 0 2 0 2 1
1 2 1 2 1 2 1 3
0 3 0 3 0 2 0 4
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 4 0 3 0 0 0 0
9 0 9 0 9 0 9 0
0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2
0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
3 4 3 3 3 3 3 4
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 2 0 2 0 1 0 2
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
0 1 0 2 0 3 0 3
0 2 0 2 1 1 1 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 5 2 5 2 5 2 5
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 0 8 0 8 0 8 0
2 4 2 5 2 4 2 4
0 3 1 2 0 3 0 2
7 1 7 1 7 0 7 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 2 5 2 5 2 5 2
6 1 6 1 6 0 5 1
1 2 1 2 1 0 1 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 3 5 3 4 4 4 5
0 1 0 3 0 3 0 2
1 3 1 3 1 4 1 4
0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1
4 3 3 4 3 4 3 4
0 2 0 2 0 2 1 1
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 2 0 3 0 3 0 4

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2009 2009 2008 2008


Institutions with Over $40 Million No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50
Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally

Public University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign 3 4 4 3


Public University of Iowa 0 7 0 6
Public University of Kansas - Lawrence 0 0 0 0
Public University of Kansas Medical Center 0 0 0 0
Public University of Kentucky 0 0 0 2
Public University of Louisville 0 0 0 0
Public University of Maine - Orono 0 0 0 0
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore 0 1 0 1
Public University of Maryland - Baltimore County 0 0 0 0
Public University of Maryland - College Park 1 4 1 4
Public University of Massachusetts - Amherst 0 1 0 0
Public University of Mass. Med. Sch. - Worcester 1 1 0 2
Public University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ 0 0 0 0
Private University of Miami 0 1 0 1
Public University of Michigan - Ann Arbor 8 0 8 0
Public University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 6 2 7 1
Public University of Mississippi Medical Center 0 0 0 0
Public University of Missouri - Columbia 0 0 0 0
Public University of Nebraska - Lincoln 0 0 0 0
Public University of Nebraska Medical Center 0 0 0 0
Public University of Nevada - Las Vegas 0 0 0 0
Public University of Nevada - Reno 0 0 0 0
Public University of New Hampshire - Durham 0 0 0 0
Public University of New Mexico - Albuquerque 0 0 0 0
Public University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill 6 2 4 4
Public University of North Dakota 0 0 0 0
Private University of Notre Dame 3 0 3 1
Public University of Oklahoma HSC 0 0 0 0
Public University of Oregon 0 0 0 0
Private University of Pennsylvania 8 1 8 1
Public University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh 4 4 3 5
Public University of Rhode Island 0 0 0 0
Private University of Rochester 1 4 0 4
Public University of South Carolina - Columbia 0 0 0 0
Public University of South Florida 0 0 0 0
Private University of Southern California 6 3 4 4
Public University of Southern Mississippi 0 0 0 0
Public University of Tennessee - Knoxville 0 0 0 1
Public University of Texas - Austin 6 1 5 2
Public University of Texas HSC - Houston 0 0 0 0
Public University of Texas HSC - San Antonio 0 0 0 0
Public Univ. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. 1 1 1 2
Public Univ. of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston 0 0 0 0
Public Univ. of Texas SW Medical Center - Dallas 0 6 0 6
Public University of Utah 0 3 0 2
Public University of Vermont 0 0 0 0
Public University of Virginia 2 4 2 5
Public University of Washington - Seattle 7 1 7 1
Public University of Wisconsin - Madison 7 1 7 1

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2007 2007 2006 2006 2005 2005 2004 2004

No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures
in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50
Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally

4 3 5 2 5 2 4 2
0 6 0 6 0 5 0 6
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 4 1 3 2 4 1 4
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1
8 0 8 0 8 0 8 0
6 2 7 1 6 2 6 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 2 5 3 5 3 3 5
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 3 1 2 2 1 1 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 0 9 0 9 0 8 1
3 5 4 4 3 5 3 5
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 5 0 6 0 4 0 5
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 5 4 5 7 0 7 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2
4 3 4 3 5 2 6 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 5 1 5 1 5 0 5
0 3 0 3 0 3 0 4
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 5 2 5 2 5 2 5
7 1 7 1 7 1 7 1
7 1 6 2 6 2 7 1

2009 Annual Report 155


The Top American Research Universities

The Center Measures - National Rankings

2009 2009 2008 2008


Institutions with Over $40 Million No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures
in Federal Research, Alphabetically
in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50
Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally

Public US Naval Postgraduate School 0 0 0 0


Public Utah State University 0 0 0 0
Private Vanderbilt University 3 5 4 4
Public Virginia Commonwealth University 0 0 0 0
Public Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ. 0 2 0 2
Private Wake Forest University 0 0 0 0
Public Washington State University - Pullman 0 0 0 0
Private Washington University in St. Louis 6 2 6 3
Public Wayne State University 0 1 0 0
Public West Virginia University 0 0 0 0
Private Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 0 0 0 0
Private Yale University 7 2 8 1
Private Yeshiva University 0 2 0 2

156 The Center for Measuring University Performance


The Top American Research Universities

2007 2007 2006 2006 2005 2005 2004 2004

No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures
in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50 in Top 25 in Top 26-50
Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally Nationally

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 5 3 5 2 6 1 5
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 2 6 2 7 1 7 1
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 2 7 2 7 2 7 2
0 2 0 2 0 2 0 2

2009 Annual Report 157


The Top American Research Universities

The Center Measures - Control Rankings


2009 2009 2008 2008

Institutions with Over $40 Million No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures No. of Measures
in Federal Research, Alphabetically