Annual Research Statistics


Amount of Awards (in Millions)

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FY 14 FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 FY 18
Private/Other 34.8 27.2 26.6 26.4 22.8
State 21.0 24.0 21.0 21.4 26.1
Federal 174.3 149.6 142.5 162.5 177.4
Total 230.1 200.8 190.1 210.4 226.3

Research Expenditures (External Only) (in Millions)

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FY 14 FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 FY 18
Private/Other 28.5 27.0 34.7 32.9 31.4
State 20.2 20.0 18.1 20.9 25.1
Federal 162.4 152.7 136.8 145.7 159.2
Total 211.1 199.71 189.6 199.7 215.7

Submitted Proposals & Awards Received

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FY 14 FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 FY 18
Awards 1186 1281 1254 1340 1331
Proposals 1121 1262 1301 1357 1265

Patent & Licensing Activity

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FY 14 FY 15 FY 16 FY 17 FY 18
Licenses/Options Executed 25 16 9 13 15
Patents Granted 39 35 35 50 39
Patent Applications 99 66 142 120 103

Federal Awards By Funding Source FY18

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NSF 31.6% $56M
Health & Human Services 27.3% $48.4M
– NIH 89.7% $43.4M
– Other DHHS divisions 10.3% $5M
Department of Education 13.5% $24M
Department of Defense 13.9% $24.6M
Department of Energy 5.9% $10.5M
US Dept of Transportation 1.8% $3.2M
Other 6% $10.7M