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America’s Top 100 Universities In Research And Development Spending In 2017

Johns Hopkins University ranks number one among the 100 U.S. universities that are most active in research and development, according to a new report from the National Science Foundation. Johns Hopkins devoted $2.56 billion to R&D programs in 2017, putting it in first place in the foundation’s annual Higher Education Research and Development Survey.

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, at $1.53 billion, finished as America’s No. 2 university for expenditures on research and development, followed by University of California-San Francisco ($1.40 billion) and University of Pennsylvania ($1.37 billion)

Eight other universities topped $1 billion last year, based on the foundation’s report. Other universities that joined UPenn in the $1 billion spending are University of Washington-Seattle (1,34 billion), the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1,19 billion), the University of California-San Diego (1,13 billion), Duke University (1,12 billion), Harvard University (1,12 billion), Stanford University (1,10 billion), University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (1,10 billion), the University of California-Los Angeles (1,07 billion).

America’s Top 100 Universities In Research And Development Spending In 2017

RankUniversityResearch & Development Spending
1Johns Hopkins University2562307000
2University of Michigan-Ann Arbor1530139000
3University of California-San Francisco1409398000
4University of Pennsylvania1374293000
5University of Washington-Seattle1348220000
6University of Wisconsin-Madison1193413000
7University of California-San Diego1133454000
8Duke University1126924000
9Harvard University1123160000
10Stanford University1109708000
11University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill1102063000
12University of California-Los Angeles1076917000
13Cornell University984478000
14Massachusetts Institute of Technology952017000
15Yale University951084000
16University of Pittsburgh939706000
17University of Minnesota-Twin Cities921681000
18New York University917744000
19Texas A&M University-College Station and Health Science Center905474000
20Columbia University in the City of New York893062000
21University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center888029000
22Ohio State University864327000
23Pennsylvania State University-University Park and Hershey Medical Center, R&D 854815000
24Georgia Institute of Technology804301000
25University of Florida801418000
26University California-Berkeley770822000
27University of Southern California764322000
28Washington University in St. Louis754462000
29Northwestern University751809000
30University California-Davis738347000
31Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center712036000
32Michigan State University694917000
33Rutgers University681719000
34Emory University664888000
35University of Texas-Austin652187000
36University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign642084000
37Purdue University622814000
38University of Arizona622200000
39Baylor College of Medicine604952000
40Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai575448000
41University of Alabama-Birmingham561851000
42University of South Florida557889000
43University of Maryland-College Park548885000
44Arizona State University545016000
45Indiana University-Bloomington540421000
46Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University522425000
47North Carolina State University500445000
48University of Colorado-Boulder499389000
49University of Iowa494280000
50University of Colorado-Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus480598000
51University of Virginia469682000
52University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center461797000
53University of Georgia455432000
54University of Cincinnati455250000
55University of Chicago433328000
56University of Maryland-Baltimore County426895000
57Boston University421360000
58Case Western Reserve University408609000
59University at Buffalo401591000
60California Institute of Technology400312000
61University of Utah380295000
62University of Kentucky378374000
63University of Illinois-Chicago372619000
64University of Miami367877000
65University of California-Irvine361414000
66Washington State University356901000
67Scripps Research Institute354582000
68University of Rochester353003000
69Oregon Health and Science University348449000
70Colorado State University-Fort Collins338404000
71Carnegie Mellon University328100000
72Princeton University326207000
73Iowa State University323584000
74Rockefeller University319037000
75SUNY Polytechnic Institute308861000
76Dartmouth College308445000
77University of Nebraska-Lincoln302204000
78University of Kansas300319000
79Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences298370000
80University of Hawaii-Manoa292021000
81Albert Einstein College of Medicine289685000
82Florida State University282901000
83University of Massachusetts Medical School279884000
84University of Oklahoma-Norman and Health Science Center272239000
85Temple University268385000
86University of Connecticut267647000
87Oregon State University267068000
88Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge266177000
89Medical University of South Carolina262267000
90University of Missouri-Columbia253952000
91University of New Mexico246597000
92University of Texas Health Science Center246060000
93George Washington University245519000
94Mississippi State University240972000
95Stony Brook University238612000
96University of California-Santa Barbara238246000
97Virginia Commonwealth University235464000
98University of Central Florida233702000
99Wayne State University227728000
100Tufts University223409000
Megan Batchelor

Megan Batchelor

Executive features editor at CEOWORLD Magazine
Executive features editor at The CEOWORLD magazine and lover of reality TV.I eat cereal for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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