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Indicia of Innovation — Minnesota

R&D Expenditures in the State

A detailed look at the colleges, universities and research organizations, their expenditures, the sources of funding, and the domains where they are spending money in the State.

Institutions

A look at the institutions and businesses forming the State's scientific presence.

Expenditures at Minnesota Higher Education R&D Institutions

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Higher Education Research and Development Survey, FY 2012.
The breakdown of R&D expenditures in the state and the source of the funding.
US Rank Institution All R&D Expenditures Federal Government State & Local government Institution Funds Business Nonprofit Organizations All Other Sources
  All institutions $65,774,524 $40,130,460 $3,704,365 $13,673,539 $3,281,809 $4,033,233 $951,118
14 University Minnesota, Twin Cities 826,173 485,462 50,691 216,007 29,657 22,476 21,880
262 University Minnesota, Duluth 21,530 7,597 3,443 9,504 518 227 241
400 Carleton College 4,957 2,212 0 1,409 0 1,336 0
466 St. Cloud State University 2,932 215 182 1,029 734 772 0
525 Minnesota State University, Mankato 2,082 701 94 347 0 89 851
615 University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) 1,030 767 85 76 64 37 1
547 Northwestern Health Sciences University 1,851 1,547 0 304 0 0 0
558 Macalester College 1,721 1,106 6 330 0 279 0
575 St. Olaf College 1,518 1,220 32 236 8 22 0
608 Augsburg College 1,144 766 0 378 0 0 0
  Totals —  Minnesota 864,938 501,593 54,533 229,620 30,981 25,238 22,973

Funded by State & Local Government

The Details on the institutions receiving the State and Local Government R&D funding.

Higher education R&D expenditures funded by state and local governments, ranked by all R&D expenditures, by R&D field: FY 2012. Reported in 000s, (Dollars in thousands). Data from survey cycle FY 2012, as of 30 October 2013.


Rank Institution All R&D
expenditures
Environmental
Sciences
Life
Sciences
Math &
Computer
Sciences
Physical
Sciences
Psychology Social
Sciences
Sciences,
nec
Engineering All non-S&E
fields
All US Institutions 3,704,365 167,243 2,133,890 73,818 84,821 33,600 164,970 99,140 682,971 263,912
18 University Minnesota, Twin Cities 50,691 2,339 37,724 574 31 25 3,131 0 6,296 571
148 University Minnesota, Duluth 3,443 2,688 166 0 0 0 10 0 461 118
398 St. Cloud State University 182 0 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 42
437 Minnesota State University, Mankato 94 0 0 0 65 0 0 0 29 0
444 University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) 85 5 23 0 57 0 0 0 0 0
497 St. Olaf College 32 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
530 Macalester College 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Total 54,533 5,038 38,085 574 153 25 3,141 0 6,786 731

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