Table 5-2
Higher education R&D expenditures, by source, character of work, and institutional control: FYs 2010–12
(Thousands of dollars)
 
All sources   Federal sources
Fiscal year and institution type Total Basic
research
Applied
research
Development Total Basic
research
Applied
research
Development
 
2010
All institutions 61,257,398 40,447,510 15,509,065 5,300,823 37,477,100 25,385,643 9,417,733 2,673,724
Public 41,233,759 27,269,400 10,397,033 3,567,326 23,351,313 15,806,171 5,733,271 1,811,871
Private 20,023,639 13,178,110 5,112,032 1,733,497 14,125,787 9,579,472 3,684,462 861,853
 
2011
All institutions 65,274,235 42,524,917 17,015,016 5,734,302 40,771,096 27,096,972 10,713,838 2,960,286
Public 43,913,855 28,865,817 11,350,366 3,697,672 25,388,804 16,970,999 6,599,322 1,818,483
Private 21,360,380 13,659,100 5,664,650 2,036,630 15,382,292 10,125,973 4,114,516 1,141,803
 
2012
All institutions 65,774,524 41,992,517 17,718,281 6,063,726 40,130,460 26,072,764 10,890,277 3,167,419
Public 44,180,528 28,635,051 11,785,332 3,760,145 25,112,353 16,524,660 6,715,555 1,872,138
Private 21,593,996 13,357,466 5,932,949 2,303,581 15,018,107 9,548,104 4,174,722 1,295,281
 

NOTE: Data include S&E and non-S&E R&D expenditures.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Higher Education Research and Development Survey.

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