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FY19 Research By the Numbers

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The University of Michigan, which has ranked No. 1 in research volume among the nation's public universities for nine consecutive years, reported $1.62 billion in research expenditures during Fiscal Year 2019. That marks a 4.8 percent increase from FY18.


Research Expenditures by Sponsor

  • The federal government plays a vital role in the university's research endeavors, supporting 54 percent of its research volume during FY19. Support from industry increased by nine percent during FY19, as the university reported a record $118 million in total research expenditures from industry sources. And internally funded research increased by 4.8 percent to $549 million last year. Learn more about the internal and external sponsors of U-M research.

Research Expenditures by UnitResearch Expenditures by U-M Unit

Research Expenditures Over Time

Research Awards and Submissions