Strategic Plan Metrics - Research

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Doctoral awards conferred per 100 undergraduate and graduate AAFTE (compared to doctoral universities: highest research activity)
UNLV and UNR aspire to the Carnegie classification of Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity. This table displays UNLV and UNR doctoral awards conferred by undergraduate and graduate FTE with institutions classified as Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity. Currently, 44 UNLV and UNR PhD students and 15 master's degree students have DRI advisors.

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Doctoral awards conferred per 100 undergraduate and graduate AAFTE (compared to doctoral universities: highest research activity)
Institution 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Arizona State University-Tempe 1.25 1.57 1.39 1.55 1.41
Boston University 3.60 3.56 3.48 3.41 3.66
Brandeis University 1.24 1.34 1.41 1.43 1.36
Brown University 3.69 3.61 3.57 3.52 3.75
California Institute of Technology 7.63 10.51 8.24 8.19 8.42
Carnegie Mellon University 2.61 2.08 2.91 2.78 2.61
Case Western Reserve University 8.00 7.83 6.75 6.61 6.15
Colorado State University-Fort Collins 1.47 1.49 1.40 1.42 1.41
Columbia University in the City of New York 5.19 5.34 5.25 4.33 4.65
Cornell University 3.63 3.61 3.52 3.41 3.47
CUNY Graduate School and University Center 15.95 16.26 17.19 17.85 15.40
Dartmouth College 2.28 3.02 2.83 2.67 2.67
Duke University 6.25 6.64 6.27 5.25 5.60
Emory University 4.26 4.47 4.79 5.29 5.08
Florida State University 2.14 1.87 2.07 2.09 1.82
George Washington University 4.90 4.93 5.11 4.43 4.93
Georgetown University 6.15 6.33 6.22 6.21 6.03
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus 2.24 2.20 2.47 2.23 2.11
Georgia State University 1.40 1.45 1.38 1.50 1.53
Harvard University 5.79 6.22 6.53 6.13 5.92
Indiana University-Bloomington 1.82 1.91 1.84 1.90 1.72
Iowa State University 1.86 1.68 1.58 1.44 1.37
Johns Hopkins University 2.91 3.15 2.91 2.99 2.84
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 2.18 2.12 2.26 2.08 2.04
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5.32 5.30 5.31 5.42 5.75
Michigan State University 2.22 2.25 2.61 2.65 2.53
Mississippi State University 1.11 1.10 1.16 1.20 1.21
Montana State University 0.43 0.38 0.42 0.58 0.43
New York University 3.34 3.35 3.12 3.06 3.16
North Carolina State University at Raleigh 1.68 1.83 1.87 1.93 2.04
North Dakota State University-Main Campus 1.39 1.31 1.46 1.56 1.61
Northwestern University 4.73 5.28 5.12 5.12 4.97
Ohio State University-Main Campus 2.35 2.74 2.82 2.94 2.78
Oregon State University 1.52 1.47 1.38 1.39 1.40
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 1.59 1.74 1.54 1.58 1.53
Princeton University 4.34 3.94 4.78 4.43 4.52
Purdue University-Main Campus 2.18 2.33 2.46 2.48 2.41
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2.00 2.16 1.89 2.30 1.95
Rice University 2.97 2.65 2.83 2.43 2.89
Rockefeller University 76.92 35.42 38.33 45.90 50.82
Rutgers University-New Brunswick 1.61 1.60 2.70 2.64 2.55
Stanford University 6.67 6.79 6.45 6.07 6.49
Stony Brook University 2.34 2.41 2.47 2.52 2.58
SUNY at Albany 1.03 0.99 1.19 1.05 1.23
Texas A & M University-College Station 1.76 1.75 2.75 2.66 2.47
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 3.97 3.89 3.66 2.18 2.23
The University of Texas at Austin 2.97 2.86 2.92 2.99 3.02
Tufts University 5.24 5.42 5.47 5.14 5.29
Tulane University of Louisiana 4.47 4.32 4.07 4.46 4.45
University at Buffalo 3.32 3.54 3.32 3.82 3.34
University of Alabama at Birmingham 3.54 3.36 3.29 3.43 3.12
University of Alabama in Huntsville 0.72 0.63 0.57 0.76 0.79
University of Arizona 2.31 2.23 2.23 2.38 2.21
University of Arkansas 1.38 1.47 1.18 1.28 1.20
University of California-Berkeley 3.28 3.41 3.33 2.94 2.41
University of California-Davis 3.16 3.13 2.75 2.88 2.59
University of California-Irvine 1.97 2.12 1.95 1.84 1.90
University of California-Los Angeles 3.27 3.39 3.41 3.22 3.18
University of California-Riverside 1.27 1.24 1.26 1.27 1.11
University of California-San Diego 2.36 2.28 2.16 2.11 2.11
University of California-Santa Barbara 1.52 1.70 1.56 1.47 1.44
University of California-Santa Cruz 0.96 0.90 1.03 0.83 0.95
University of Central Florida 0.52 0.54 0.69 0.82 0.83
University of Chicago 5.49 5.18 5.20 4.79 4.77
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 2.33 2.44 2.44 2.14 2.32
University of Colorado Boulder 1.78 1.93 1.91 2.01 1.94
University of Connecticut 3.23 2.69 2.78 3.03 2.93
University of Delaware 1.21 1.09 1.12 1.19 1.37
University of Florida 4.08 4.13 4.20 4.10 4.08
University of Georgia 2.57 2.60 2.71 2.52 2.64
University of Hawaii at Manoa 2.34 2.41 2.23 2.85 2.30
University of Houston 2.38 2.36 2.28 2.25 2.26
University of Illinois at Chicago 3.20 3.42 3.41 3.46 3.58
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2.48 2.36 2.26 2.27 2.00
University of Iowa 3.34 3.69 3.58 3.33 3.15
University of Kansas 3.19 3.45 3.38 3.78 3.45
University of Kentucky 3.35 3.36 3.32 2.98 3.16
University of Louisville 3.02 2.82 2.94 3.07 2.94
University of Maryland-College Park 1.83 1.95 1.94 2.06 1.85
University of Massachusetts-Amherst 1.12 1.21 1.09 1.06 1.17
University of Miami 5.85 5.46 4.91 5.24 4.68
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 3.57 3.67 3.65 3.58 3.40
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 3.11 3.36 3.32 3.61 3.73
University of Missouri-Columbia 2.22 2.41 2.36 2.48 2.29
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1.82 2.19 2.07 2.12 1.99
University of Nevada-Las Vegas 1.61 1.50 1.38 1.38 1.38
University of Nevada-Reno 1.17 1.17 1.08 1.03 1.03
University of New Mexico-Main Campus 2.01 1.98 2.11 2.24 2.14
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 4.16 4.12 4.25 4.27 4.38
University of Notre Dame 3.23 3.11 3.03 3.30 2.96
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus 1.76 1.70 1.52 1.56 1.50
University of Oregon 1.38 1.33 1.43 1.36 1.25
University of Pennsylvania 4.86 5.05 5.07 5.04 4.94
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 3.63 3.70 3.89 3.67 3.68
University of Rochester 3.61 3.71 3.55 3.39 3.58
University of South Carolina-Columbia 2.21 2.41 2.20 2.26 2.25
University of South Florida-Main Campus 1.15 1.24 1.50 1.65 1.90
University of Southern California 4.43 4.33 3.91 3.98 4.06
University of Utah 2.50 2.47 2.46 2.64 2.52
University of Virginia-Main Campus 3.74 3.79 3.85 3.69 3.27
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 2.70 2.93 2.87 2.97 2.75
University of Wisconsin-Madison 4.06 3.82 3.90 3.92 3.77
Vanderbilt University 5.22 5.67 5.71 6.16 5.77
Virginia Commonwealth University 2.58 2.65 2.56 2.56 2.58
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1.79 1.81 1.87 1.86 1.84
Washington State University 1.39 1.72 1.65 1.69 2.00
Washington University in St Louis 5.75 5.40 5.51 5.17 4.84
Wayne State University 3.06 3.01 3.20 3.29 3.10
Yale University 5.18 5.08 5.26 5.21 4.86
Yeshiva University 11.85 12.65 11.67 11.16 11.97