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Indicia of Innovation — New Jersey

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 New Jersey 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 US Institutions $65,774,524 $40,130,460 $3,704,365 $13,673,539 $3,281,809 $4,033,233 $951,118
45 Rutgers, State University New Jersey, New Brunswick 434,901 279,161 40,555 68,621 15,972 26,927 3,665
77 Princeton University 275,666 161,591 742 83,301 12,093 12,599 5,340
98 University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 206,504 110,595 7,578 49,375 13,627 25,229 100
146 New Jersey Institute of Technology 102,851 59,398 4,762 30,015 5,431 3,245 0
221 Rutgers, State University New Jersey, Newark 34,797 20,588 5,966 3,811 1,124 2,938 370
235 Stevens Institute of Technology 31,929 27,420 709 2,403 668 690 39
374 Seton Hall University 6,398 1,667 2,093 0 814 1,824 0
398 Montclair State University 5,123 3,593 65 1,226 118 121 0
426 Rutgers, State University New Jersey, Camden 3,810 1,545 371 1,252 41 541 60
427 Rowan University 3,783 2,349 727 143 461 103 0
540 Rider University 1,890 490 44 1,336 4 16 0
568 Drew University 1,597 703 3 515 53 323 0
634 Richard Stockton College New Jersey 927 160 151 602 5 9 0
638 Monmouth University 904 714 21 0 148 21 0
528 Kean University 2,029 1,191 0 838 0 0 0
588 William Paterson University 1,418 132 119 1,135 20 12 0
  Totals —¬† New Jersey 1,114,527 671,297 63,906 244,573 50,579 74,598 9,574

Federally Funded R&D Centers
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, FFRDC Research and Development Survey, FY 2012.
One FFRDC is located in New Jersey. Federally Funded R&D Centers (FFRDCs) located in New Jersey, the federal government department that sponsors the center, and information about their research spending.
Total Federally Financed
FFRDC Sponsor Location All R&D expenditures Basic research Applied research Development All R&D expenditures Basic research Applied research Development
All FFRDCs     17,446,036 6,139,311 5,361,496 5,945,229 17,006,331 5,998,392 5,162,235 5,845,704
Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. DOE Princeton 81,389 81,389 0 0 79,316 79,316 0 0

Funded by The 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
26 Rutgers, State University New Jersey, New Brunswick 40,555 4,469 11,329 4,143 4,300 3,857 5,899 1,470 3,811 1,277
95 University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 7,578 0 7,578 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
109 Rutgers, State University New Jersey, Newark 5,966 2 3,250 27 0 88 2,351 105 0 143
123 New Jersey Institute of Technology 4,762 0 181 9 19 0 0 869 2,463 1,221
189 Seton Hall University 2,093 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,093
282 Princeton University 742 0 464 0 0 250 0 0 28 0
284 Rowan University 727 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 617 20
285 Stevens Institute of Technology 709 169 0 0 0 0 0 0 521 19
348 Rutgers, State University New Jersey, Camden 371 0 0 0 0 0 28 186 0 157
410 Richard Stockton College New Jersey 151 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
423 William Paterson University 119 0 17 4 7 8 21 0 0 62
431 Pace University 102 102 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
462 Montclair State University 65 23 20 0 0 0 2 0 0 20
480 Rider University 44 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
511 Monmouth University 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
541 Drew University 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Total 64,008 5,071 22,839 4,183 4,326 4,203 8,301 2,630 7,440 5,015

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