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Indicia of Innovation — Oregon

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 Oregon 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
72 Oregon Health and Science University 305,530 242,337 212 25,158 15,174 22,613 36
87 Oregon State University 240,507 156,446 37,461 25,196 7,032 2,271 12,101
144 University Oregon 105,030 86,316 662 11,693 1,585 4,774 NA
189 Portland State University 58,489 42,662 4,389 7,146 775 3,517 0
511 Western Oregon University 2,195 1,666 66 375 0 88 0
613 Southern Oregon University 1,070 799 181 9 39 42 0
643 University Portland 755 312 148 77 23 195 0
483 Willamette University 2,652 1,327 0 953 0 372 0
505 Lewis and Clark College 2,246 718 0 927 0 601 0
523 Pacific University 2,110 1,767 93 60 165 25 0
549 Reed College 1,837 678 0 1,036 0 123 0
  Totals —  Oregon $722,421 $535,028 $43,212 $72,630 $24,793 $34,621 $12,137

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
28 Oregon State University 37,461 2,351 28,555 442 611 1 1,398 190 3,864 49
128 Portland State University 4,389 415 0 13 393 4 2,577 0 591 396
293 University Oregon 662 55 124 0 7 5 386 0 4 81
389 Oregon Health and Science University 212 212 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
399 Southern Oregon University 181 23 0 0 0 0 158 0 0 0
413 University Portland 148 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 147 1
438 Pacific University 93 0 0 0 0 0 93 0 0 0
459 Western Oregon University 66 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47
  Total 43,212 3,075 28,679 455 1,011 10 4,612 190 4,606 574

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