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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.
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.
- The Medical School ranked No. 1 in research expenditures among U-M units in FY19 with $690 million, while the College of Engineering reported $268 million in research expenditures last year. Learn more about how U-M schools, colleges, units and campuses fared in terms of FY19 research expenditures.
- Research expenditures at U-M have increased over the past decade, jumping from $1.01 billion in FY09 to $1.62 billion in FY19. Learn more about the growth of U-M research expenditures over time.
- Research awards at U-M increased by 0.3 percent to 1,987 in FY19. The number of research submissions, however, decreased by 4.6 percent to 5,846. Learn more about U-M research awards and submissions.