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Official, accurate, and unbiased information and analysis


This section provides historic information on the volume of organized and sponsored research at Cornell as well as the sources of funds for related expenditures. The expenditure data are shown by division.

The source for research expenditures for the Ithaca campus is the Office of Sponsored Programs. All comparative information is derived from a survey conducted by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Organized Research Expenditures

Sponsored Research Expenditures

Federal Obligations for R&D, FY 1996-1997, 2001-2002, 2006-2007 (pdf)

Top Twenty Institutions in R&D Expenditures