The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics conducts a number of periodic surveys. All available survey questionnaires are provided below.

Note: Questionnaires provided for information purposes only and are not intended to be completed and submitted.

Education of Scientists and Engineers
Survey of Earned Doctorates
2013 (243K)
2012 (682K)
2011 (235K)
2010 (299K)
2009 (351K)
2008 (1.7MB)
2007 (206K)
2006 (144K)
2005 (111K)
2004 (156K)
2003 (234K)
2002 (178K)
2001 (127K)
2000 (130K)
Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering
2012 (955K)
2011 (307K)
2010 (586K)
2009 (122K)
2008 (1.3MB)
2007 (1.4MB)
2006 (88K)
2005 (99K)
2004 (99K)
2003 (253K)
2002 (107K)
2001 (97K)
2000 (323K)
1999 (33K)
1998 (97K)
1997 (35K)
1996 (26K)
Research and Development Funding and Expenditures
Business Research and Development and Innovation Survey

2013:
BRDI-1 (857K)
BRDI-1(S) (219K)

2012:
BRDI-1 (773K)
BRDI-1(S) (156K)
BRDI-FED (88K)
BRDI-1(S) NAICS 23 (88K)
BRDI-1(S) NAICS 5417 (89K)

2011:
BRDI-1 (532K)
BRDI-1a (403K)
BRDI-1(SUP1) (91K)
BRDI-1(SUP2) (72K)
BRDI-1(SUP3) (90K)

2010:
BRDI-1 (415K)
BRDI-1a (284K)
BRDI-1b (287K)
BRDI-1(SUP1) (61K)
BRDI-1(SUP2) (46K)
BRDI-1(SUP3) (60K)

2009:
BRDI-1 (464K)
BRDI-1a (266K)

2008:
BRDI-1 (480K)
BRDI-1a (272K)

For prior year questionnaires, see Survey of Industrial Research and Development

FFRDC Research and Development Survey
FY 2013 (77K)
FY 2012 (531K)
FY 2011 (98K)
FY 2010 (131K)
FY 2009 (478K)
FY 2008 (48K)
FY 2007 (25K)
FY 2006 (23K)
FY 2005 (21K)
FY 2004 (23K)
FY 2003 (31K)
FY 2002 (22K)
Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development
FY 2012–14:
DOD version (321K)
non-DOD version (283K)

FY 2011–13:
DOD version (308K)
non-DOD version (284K)

FY 2010–12:
DOD version (647K)
non-DOD version (672K)

FY 2009–11:
DOD version (674K)
non-DOD version (621K)

FY 2007 [2] (443K)
FY 2006 [2] (164K)

FY 2003:
DOD version [2] (740K)
non-DOD version [2] (608K)

FY 2002:
DOD version [2] (753K)
non-DOD version [2] (619K)

FY 2001:
DOD version [2] (263K)
non-DOD version [2] (242K)
Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions
FY 2012:
DOD version (177K)
non-DOD version (178K)

FY 2011:
DOD version (176K)
non-DOD version (177K)

FY 2010:
DOD version (715K)
non-DOD version (333K)

FY 2009:
DOD version (842K)
non-DOD version (780K)

FY 2007:
DOD version [2] (303K)
non-DOD version [2] (299K)

FY 2006:
DOD version [2] (2.9MB)
non-DOD version [2] (2.9MB)

FY 2005:
DOD version [2] (81K)
non-DOD version [2] (79K)

FY 2004:
DOD version [2] (70K)
non-DOD version [2] (69K)

FY 2003:
DOD version [2] (70K)
non-DOD version [2] (79K)

FY 2002:
DOD version [2] (202K)
non-DOD version [2] (201K)

FY 2001:
DOD version [2] (137K)
non-DOD version [2] (143K)
Survey of Industrial Research and Development
2008:
For more recent questionnaires, see Business Research and Development and Innovation Survey

2007:
Form RD-1 (1.3M), Instructions (147K)
Form RD-1a (663K), Instructions (179K)

2006:
Form RD-1 (436K), Instructions (153K)
Form RD-1a (229K), Instructions (168K)

2005:
Form RD-1 (308K), Instructions (136K)
Form RD-1a (123K), Instructions (167K)

2004:
Form RD-1 (414K), Instructions (95K)
Form RD-1a (297K), Instructions (83K)

2003:
Form RD-1 (302K), Instructions (105K)
Form RD-1a (150K), Instructions (90K)

2002:
Form RD-1 (152K), Instructions (87K)
Form RD-1a (107K), Instructions (75K)

2001:
Form RD-1 (442K), Instructions (424K)
Form RD-1a (820K), Instructions (417K)
Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges

Universities and Colleges forms
FY 2009 (669K)
FY 2008 (62K)
FY 2007 (75K)
FY 2006 (92K)
FY 2005 (125K)
FY 2004 (67K)
FY 2003 (673K)
FY 2002 (642K)
FY 2001 (1.2M)
FY 2000 (1.3M)
FY 1999 (709K)
FY 1998 (53K)
FY 1997 (1.1M)
FY 1996 (57K)
FY 1995
FY 1994
FY 1993
FY 1992

FFRDC forms
FY 2008 (48K)
FY 2007 (25K)
FY 2006 (23K)
FY 2005 (21K)
FY 2004 (23K)
FY 2003 (31K)
FY 2002 (22K)

Science and Engineering Research Facilities
Science and Engineering Workforce
National Survey of College Graduates
2013:
New respondents (1.7MB)
Returning respondents (1.3MB)

2010:
New respondents (1.9MB)
Returning respondents (1.7MB)

2008 (337K)
2006 (277K)
2003 (172K)
1999 (209K)
1997 (91K)
1995 (87K)
1993 (536K)
National Survey of Recent College Graduates
2010 (2.3MB)
2008 (537K)
2006 (533K)
2003 (425K)
2001 (127K)
1999 (124K)
1997 (107K)
1995 (100K)
1993 (105K)
Survey of Doctorate Recipients
2013:
National (1.0MB)
International (1.2MB)

2010:
National (1.1MB)
International (1.1MB)

2008 (735K)
2006 (657K)
2003 (370K)
2001 (169K)
1999 (183K)
1997 (103K)
1995 (93K)
1993 (89K)
Other Surveys

Footnotes

[1] For a questionnaire in alternate format, please contact NCSES.
[2] This is a web only survey, with no paper questionnaire. NSF prepared this replica questionnaire for information purposes.


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