Federal funds for research at U.S. universities, by department 2018

This graph shows the federal funds for research programs at universities and related institutions in the United States in 2018, by government department and agency. In 2018, around 2.94 billion U.S. dollars were provided by the Department of Defense.

Federal funds for research programs at universities and related institutions in the United States in 2018, by government department

Funds in million U.S. dollars
Department of Health and Human Services18,313.19
National Science Foundation4,611.32
Department of Energy4,025.36
National Aeronautics and Space Administration3,317.33
Department of Defense2,938.3
Department of Agriculture929
Department of Education613.46
Department of Commerce347.3
Department of Transportation81.6
Environmental Protection Agency51.7
Department of the Interior48.4
Agency for International Development47.5
Department of Justice40.7
Department of Homeland Security37.8
Other agencies9.2
Nuclear Regulatory Commission5.9
Department of Housing and Urban Development1.8
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

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