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Higher Education R&D Expenditures (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 R&D expenditures with institutions classified as Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

Higher Education R&D Expenditures (compared to doctoral universities: highest research activity)
(dollars in thousands)
Institution 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Arizona State University-Tempe 385,959 405,154 426,651 458,412 518,239
Boston College 51,442 50,702 49,724 47,761 54,469
Boston University 334,496 368,281 367,328 388,336 395,921
Brandeis University 74,660 76,060 74,992 74,700 73,435
Brown University 365,120 361,010 341,531 342,040 347,016
California Institute of Technology 379,713 347,105 367,182 374,424 371,060
Carnegie Mellon University 255,933 271,277 251,222 242,004 319,168
Case Western Reserve University 431,090 425,788 419,011 401,527 405,655
Clemson University 142,096 152,444 161,070 171,215 183,965
Colorado State University-Fort Collins 375,919 313,238 307,978 317,219 331,862
Columbia University in the City of New York 889,487 889,188 890,642 868,159 837,312
Cornell University 802,387 845,184 883,292 954,412 974,199
CUNY Graduate School and University Center 9,173 11,982 7,797 6,175 10,098
Desert Research Institute 33,056 27,695 23,778 22,103 29,422
Duke University 1,009,911 992,821 1,036,813 1,036,698 1,055,778
Emory University 565,766 575,943 558,600 585,210 614,527
Florida International University 118,058 128,070 132,531 163,033 170,846
Florida State University 225,378 250,877 252,548 256,449 268,288
George Mason University 90,198 95,913 98,680 106,410 108,899
George Washington University 196,448 202,428 227,995 241,117 231,829
Georgetown University 180,308 178,995 172,726 176,131 183,788
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus 688,905 730,488 725,550 765,370 790,706
Georgia State University 91,148 111,999 123,915 139,596 161,314
Harvard University 799,432 1,012,766 933,975 1,013,753 1,077,253
Indiana University-Bloomington 184,486 197,897 206,039 485,076 508,766
Iowa State University 260,995 266,596 313,263 306,125 328,385
Johns Hopkins University 2,106,185 2,168,568 2,242,478 2,305,679 2,431,180
Kansas State University 176,141 183,096 184,945 188,721 193,254
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 285,395 283,400 290,076 281,154 291,972
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 824,130 900,524 908,017 930,719 946,159
Michigan State University 507,061 515,707 526,906 558,248 613,369
New York University 458,645 471,909 523,623 602,041 809,739
North Carolina State University at Raleigh 404,225 417,468 446,112 468,293 489,918
Northeastern University 107,862 116,088 116,245 122,915 129,040
Northwestern University 631,078 639,781 645,333 656,167 713,491
Ohio State University-Main Campus 766,513 793,373 815,075 817,881 818,464
Oregon State University 240,507 232,677 230,963 245,317 254,275
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 797,679 837,880 800,773 791,031 825,561
Princeton University 275,666 269,908 293,274 279,851 305,147
Purdue University-Main Campus 602,501 595,739 564,923 558,611 606,302
Rice University 117,223 131,003 138,536 144,679 154,543
Rutgers University-New Brunswick 434,901 493,320 644,116 628,613 630,212
Stanford University 903,238 945,450 959,247 1,022,551 1,066,269
Stony Brook University 219,744 225,712 211,631 220,580 230,621
SUNY at Albany 137,758 137,759 130,955 111,705 120,232
Syracuse University 85,649 70,967 66,321 69,896 84,651
Temple University 138,318 224,087 224,101 227,468 246,392
Texas A & M University-College Station 693,421 820,015 854,214 866,678 892,718
Texas Tech University 138,026 142,676 159,308 163,897 172,521
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 179,252 193,054 179,041 173,533 183,268
The University of Texas at Arlington 78,556 86,735 89,175 77,798 87,386
The University of Texas at Austin 621,538 634,132 585,251 604,376 621,692
The University of Texas at Dallas 90,700 98,842 99,727 98,551 106,205
Tufts University 160,922 156,525 160,825 168,314 189,085
Tulane University of Louisiana 164,373 160,414 157,825 152,658 165,438
University of Alabama at Birmingham 453,779 440,796 428,563 516,229 537,825
University of Arizona 625,365 629,466 588,088 606,219 604,464
University of Arkansas 123,199 125,501 125,824 133,660 145,020
University of California-Berkeley 730,348 727,002 744,343 788,505 774,255
University of California-Davis 713,292 725,734 711,721 721,077 741,892
University of California-Irvine 350,030 347,773 340,056 329,798 345,319
University of California-Los Angeles 1,003,375 966,659 948,197 1,021,227 1,037,528
University of California-Riverside 135,494 132,617 133,558 144,511 152,233
University of California-San Diego 1,073,864 1,075,554 1,067,388 1,101,466 1,087,117
University of California-Santa Barbara 233,883 236,497 231,322 222,870 230,139
University of California-Santa Cruz 155,516 150,777 151,734 151,713 151,192
University of Central Florida 116,891 126,681 185,555 215,519 242,308
University of Chicago 419,631 402,621 390,082 412,536 420,997
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 433,668 438,642 422,873 436,028 430,579
University of Colorado Boulder 392,004 385,849 379,475 420,775 453,123
University of Connecticut 256,854 242,251 258,056 259,397 265,522
University of Delaware 170,174 179,967 175,563 175,724 176,295
University of Florida 696,985 695,063 708,526 739,522 791,294
University of Georgia 351,395 350,225 355,471 374,264 410,345
University of Hawaii at Manoa 312,311 326,750 324,342 316,497 304,476
University of Houston 116,288 130,844 140,597 150,628 162,049
University of Illinois at Chicago 388,625 367,848 347,888 354,560 337,296
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 583,754 743,487 621,733 639,817 625,180
University of Iowa 446,429 435,377 449,147 443,218 473,362
University of Kansas 286,262 298,498 301,534 311,383 297,933
University of Kentucky 360,776 339,764 328,239 331,705 349,661
University of Louisville 196,842 186,772 183,376 179,499 182,454
University of Maryland-College Park 502,406 491,998 485,051 505,699 539,388
University of Massachusetts-Amherst 194,775 190,739 200,199 213,902 214,576
University of Miami 365,301 344,757 345,805 331,036 358,441
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 1,322,711 1,375,117 1,349,262 1,369,278 1,436,448
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 826,173 858,378 876,870 880,618 910,181
University of Mississippi 121,731 108,168 109,922 94,040 121,665
University of Missouri-Columbia 239,810 236,423 237,266 246,684 248,300
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 253,321 266,507 278,299 284,438 294,856
University of Nevada-Las Vegas 34,543 35,935 39,448 42,000 62,825
University of Nevada-Reno 85,726 89,797 87,324 90,138 95,475
University of New Mexico-Main Campus 220,360 227,703 228,849 232,271 239,550
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 884,791 973,007 989,766 966,781 1,045,338
University of North Texas 46,865 44,904 47,002 46,335 50,567
University of Notre Dame 157,691 175,220 182,228 190,954 202,216
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus 240,974 255,674 253,344 242,367 259,998
University of Oregon 105,030 94,522 91,203 79,698 100,754
University of Pennsylvania 847,077 828,422 828,350 864,068 1,296,429
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 866,638 872,736 856,806 861,205 889,793
University of Rochester 389,612 389,355 353,419 346,932 346,165
University of South Carolina-Columbia 214,901 203,365 206,173 208,736 209,271
University of South Florida-Main Campus 443,206 459,409 488,641 485,354 505,965
University of Southern California 623,544 645,636 687,222 691,031 702,866
University of Utah 430,056 494,058 486,140 518,928 350,212
University of Virginia-Main Campus 383,359 385,828 358,576 373,218 397,458
University of Washington-Seattle Campus 1,109,008 1,192,513 1,176,340 1,180,563 1,277,679
University of Wisconsin-Madison 1,169,779 1,123,501 1,108,564 1,069,077 1,157,680
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 61,771 56,587 60,752 63,414 59,813
Vanderbilt University 560,466 571,603 683,890 647,816 640,842
Virginia Commonwealth University 201,366 196,015 201,858 218,925 225,999
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 454,417 496,169 513,149 504,282 521,773
Washington State University 335,930 341,082 326,414 333,134 334,082
Washington University in St Louis 706,410 684,847 664,752 694,069 741,115
Wayne State University 227,070 224,331 218,435 213,878 221,537
West Virginia University 169,303 167,144 164,454 170,145 172,477
Yale University 656,555 788,784 772,840 803,004 881,765